Harry Morgan

Screenwriter / Television Director | * 04/10/1915 († 96, 12/07/2011) | Detroit, Michigan (United States of America (USA))
Harry Morgan (born Harry Bratsberg; April 10, 1915 – December 7, 2011) was an American actor whose television and film career spanned six decades. Morgan's major roles included Pete Porter in both December Bride (1954–1959) and Pete and Gladys (1960–1962); Officer Bill Gannon on Dragnet (1967–1970); Amos Coogan on Hec Ramsey (1972–1974); and his starring role as Colonel Sherman T. Potter in M*A*S*H (1975–1983) and AfterMASH (1983–1985). Morgan also appeared as a supporting player in more than 100 films. ()
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Harry Morgan (born Harry Bratsberg) was an American stage, screen, radio, and television actor. He is perhaps best remembered for his television serials roles as Detective Bill Gannon on Dragnet and as Colonel Sherman T. Potter on M*A*S*H.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Western

Known for these Movies & Shows

Awards & Nominations for Harry Morgan

Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series 9x Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Comedy Series
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Movies with Harry Morgan as Actor(119)

as Bill Gannon (archive footage)2013 Greenboy: Prescription for Death
as Officer Bill Gannon in Dragnet (archive footage)2004 Los Angeles Plays Itself
as Self (archive footage) (uncredited)2001 The Shootist: The Legend Lives On
as Sol Rubins1997 Family Plan
as Judge Bell1994 Incident in a Small Town
as Judge Bell1990 The Incident
as Uncle Herb1988 14 Going on 30
as Captain Gannon1987 Dragnet
as Captain Kemp1983 Sparkling Cyanide
as (archive footage)1982 Showbiz Goes to War
as Carolinus1982 The Flight of Dragons
as Father Everett Kolodny1981 Rivkin: Bounty Hunter
as Robert T. 'Skinny' Malone1980 More Wild Wild West
as Plug Champion1980 Roughnecks
as Mr. Briggs1980 Scout's Honor
as Robert T. Malone1979 The Wild Wild West Revisited
as Mr. Scott1979 Better Late Than Never
as Mr. DePinna1979 You Can't Take it With You
as Toby Waites1978 Maneaters Are Loose!
as Capt. Caleb1978 The Bastard
as Jim Bob Jackson1978 Murder at the Mardi Gras
as General Stilton1978 The Cat from Outer Space
as Arthur Travis1977 Exo-Man
as Marshall Thibido1976 The Shootist
as Narrator1975 The Last Day
as Homer McCoy1975 The Apple Dumpling Gang
as Sheriff Jenkins1974 Sidekicks
as The Angel formerly Roy Zerney1973 Charley and the Angel
as Jesse McCord1972 Snowball Express
as Sheriff Pippin1971 Scandalous John
as Horace Bowers1971 The Feminist and the Fuzz
as E.J. Crampton1971 The Barefoot Executive
as Insp. Richard Queen1971 Ellery Queen: Don't Look Behind You
as The Rancher1971 Cat Ballou
as Bill Gannon1969 Dragnet
as Olly Perkins1969 Support Your Local Sheriff!
as Chief of Police Sylvester1969 Viva Max!
as Sheriff Slade1967 The Flim-Flam Man
as Cully1966 Frankie and Johnny
as Ulysses S. Grant1962 How the West Was Won
as Judge Mel1960 Inherit the Wind
as Mike Michaelson1960 The Mountain Road
as Jessie Rickey1960 Cimarron
as Charles Meriden1959 It Started with a Kiss
as Sergeant Gregovich1957 The Teahouse of the August Moon
as Sgt. Joseph C. Dusak (as Henry Morgan)1957 Under Fire
as Lew Hogan1956 Star in the Dust
as Tony Welker1956 Backlash
as himself1956 Operation Teahouse
as Sergeant Bible1955 Strategic Air Command
as Oley1955 Not as a Stranger
as Ketchum1954 The Far Country
as Chummy MacGregor1954 The Glenn Miller Story
as Fred Blue1954 About Mrs. Leslie
as Alf Billings1954 The Forty-Niners
as Lew Hutchins1953 Arena
as Joe Denner1953 Torch Song
as Al Muntz1953 Champ for a Day
as Rawlings1953 Thunder Bay
as Sam Fuller1952 High Noon
as Verne Kimber1952 Toughest Man in Arizona
as Dawson1952 My Six Convicts
as Quarter Horse Henry1952 Boots Malone
as Shorty1952 Bend of the River
as Innocence1952 Stop, You're Killing Me
as Sergeant Moran1952 What Price Glory
as Ed Cotten1952 Apache War Smoke
as Biddle1952 Scandal Sheet
as Father Reed (Modern)1951 When I Grow Up
as Abel Stone1951 Belle Le Grand
as Charles Hall1951 The Blue Veil
as Claude Packard1951 The Well
as Rod Main1950 The Showdown
as Soldier1950 Dark City
as Garth (as Hanry Morgan)1950 Outside the Wall
as George Soderquist1950 Appointment with Danger
as Rocky1949 Red Light
as Hyppolite1949 Madame Bovary
as Police Lieutenant1949 Holiday Affair
as Richard Webb1949 Strange Bargain
as The Young Gambler1949 Hello Out There
as Frank Lubey1948 All My Sons
as Billy Scripture1948 Moonrise
as Hermy1948 The Saxon Charm
as Bill Womack1948 The Big Clock
as Half Pint1948 Yellow Sky
as Hal Towers1948 Race Street
as Shorty1947 The Gangster
as Joe Patillo1946 Johnny Comes Flying Home
as Klaas Bleecker1946 Dragonwyck
as Hank Beesley1946 From This Day Forward
as Bath Attendant (uncredited)1946 Somewhere in the Night
as Barker1945 State Fair
as Capt. N. Purvis1945 A Bell for Adano
as himself1944 Take It or Leave It
as Thomas "Smoke" Reardon1944 Roger Touhy, Gangster
as Cottonwood Goss (as Henry Morgan)1944 Gentle Annie
as Malcolm Brainard1944 Wing and a Prayer
as Private Shevlin1944 The Eve of St. Mark
as Art Croft1943 The Ox-Bow Incident
as Tony Cavrek1943 Happy Land
as Brownie1943 Crash Dive
as Ebenezer Burling1942 The Loves of Edgar Allan Poe
as Henchman Nat1942 The Omaha Trail
as Cully Anderson1942 Orchestra Wives
as Gamble (uncredited)1933 The Kennel Murder Case

TV Shows/Series with Harry Morgan as Actor(38)

as Professor Suter1996 3rd Rock from the Sun
as Bill Gannon (voice)1989 The Simpsons
as Leonard Blacke1986 Blacke's Magic
as Retired Lt. Richard Webb1984 Murder, She Wrote
as Sherman T. Potter1983 AfterMASH
as Bob Campbell1979 Roots: The Next Generations
as Pres. Harry S. Truman1979 Backstairs at the White House
as Wendell Snead1977 The Love Boat
as Milo Endler1977 The Love Boat
1975 Bronk
as Doc Amos Coogan1972 Hec Ramsey
as General Steele1972 M*A*S*H
as Sherman Potter1972 M*A*S*H
as H.M. 'Staff' Stafford1971 The D.A.
1967 Dragnet
as Seldom Jackson1964 Kentucky Jones
as Kendall Jones1962 The Virginian
as Charlie1962 Ensign O'Toole
as Francis X. Healy1961 Dr. Kildare
as Hermie Jenkins1955 Alfred Hitchcock Presents
as Osgood Pickett1955 Gunsmoke
as John Milligan1955 Gunsmoke
as Jed Hockett1955 Gunsmoke
as Pete Porter1954 December Bride
as Homer Byington1952 Cavalcade of America

TV Shows/Series with Harry Morgan as Crew(5)

Directing/Director1972 Hec Ramsey
Directing/Director1972 M*A*S*H
Directing/Director1968 Adam-12
Directing/Director1963 The Richard Boone Show
Directing/Director1962 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour

Full Name: Harry Bratsberg
Born: Saturday, 04/10 1915 (April) in Detroit, Michigan (United States of America (USA))
Died: Wednesday, 12/07 2011 (December) in Los Angeles (aged: 96)
Zodiac sign: Aries (Chinese zodiac sign: Rabbit)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: University of Chicago, Muskegon High School
Related to: Julie Cobb
Other names for Harry Morgan (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Henry Morgan"
"Henry 'Harry' Morgan"
"Гарри Морган"
"Harry Bratsberg"
Harry Morgan frequently works together with these people:
Tress MacNeille (36x, Actress)
Gregg Palmer (28x, Actor)
Robert Karnes (27x, Actor)
Virginia Gregg (27x, Actress)
John Anderson (25x, Actor)
Pamela Hayden (23x, Actress)
Royal Dano (22x, Actor)
Shug Fisher (22x, Actor)
Morgan Woodward (21x, Actor)
Victor French (21x, Actor)
Raymond Bailey (20x, Actor)
Thomas Little (13x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:5761, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 04/05/2024