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Biography: Garrett Morris

September 9, 2018
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Real Name: Garrett Morris

Occupation: Comedian, actor, and singer

Date of Birth: February 1, 1937

How Old is Garrett Morris: 81 years

Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

How Tall is Garrett Morris: 5 feet 8 inches

Nationality: American

Wife: Freda Morris (1996 – present).

 

Garrett Morris Facts:

Morris lived in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where he worked as a postal carrier.

In 1994 he was shot in an apparent robbery attempt and had to discontinue his role on the sitcom Martin because of it.

According to the book Saturday Night: A Backstage History of Saturday Night Live, Morris was frequently unhappy during his tenure on SNL from 1975–1980, and expressed the opinion that he was usually typecast in stereotypical roles.

 

Garrett Morris Quotes:

I happen to dig being able to use whatever mystique I have to further the idea of peace.

 

Garrett Morris Filmography:

CBS Repertoire Workshop (1960)

General Hospital (1963)

Where’s Poppa? (1970)

The Anderson Tapes (1971)

Roll Out (1973)

Change at 125th Street (1974)

Cooley High (1975)

Car Wash (1976)

ABC Weekend Specials (1978)

Easter Fever (1980)

Saturday Night Live (1975-1980)

How to Beat the High Co$t of Living (1980)

Diff’rent Strokes (1982)

The Invisible Woman (1983)

The Census Taker (1984)

The Jeffersons (1983-1984)

The New Scooby-Doo Mysteries (1984)

Murder, She Wrote (1985)

Hill Street Blues (1985)

It’s Your Move (1984-1985)

The Stuff (1985)

The Pound Puppies (1985)

The Twilight Zone (1985)

Scarecrow and Mrs. King (1985)

New Love, American Style (1986)

The Love Boat (1986)

Critical Condition (1987)

227 (1987)

The Under Achievers (1987)

Who’s the Boss? (1988)

Married with Children (1987-89)

Hunter (1986-89)

City Rhythms (1989)

Earth Angel (1991)

Children of the Night (1991)

Motorama (1991)

Blackbird Fly (1991)

Made for Each Other (1992)

Roc (1991-92)

Severed Ties (1992)

Coneheads (1993)

Daddy Dearest (1993)

ER (1993)

The Wayans Bros. (1995)

Martin (1992-95)

Black Scorpion (1995)

Minor Adjustments (1995)

Cleghorne! (1995)

Black Rose of Harlem (1996)

Santa with Muscles (1996)

Black Scorpion II: Aftershock (1996)

Almost Blue (1996)

Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (1997)

Boston Common (1997)

Palmer’s Pick-Up (1999)

Twin Falls Idaho (1999)

Good vs Evil (1999)

Graham’s Diner (1999)

City of Angels (2000)

Little Richard (2000)

Static Shock (2000)

The Jamie Foxx Show (1996-2001)

Jackpot (2001)

Justice League (2001)

According to Jim (2001)

The Hughleys (2001)

How High (2001)

Maniac Magee (2003)

Connecting Dots (2003)

The Salon (2005)

Noah’s Arc (2005)

All of Us (2006)

Frank (2007/I)

Implanted (2007)

Halfway Home (2007)

Who’s Your Caddy? (2007)

Frangela (2007)

Amenic (2007)

Dog Gone  (2008)

The Longshots (2008)

Bed Ridden (2009)

Just Like Family (2009)

Sonny Dreamweaver (2009)

Pickin’ & Grinnin’ (2010)

Shameless (2011)

Valley of the Sun (2011)

Let Go (2011/I)

Pawn Shop (2012)

Freeloaders (2012)

Psych (2013)

Ant-Man (2015)

Rhett and Link’s Buddy System (2017)

2 Broke Girls (2011-17)

MacGyver (2018)

This Is Us (2018)

Garrett Morris Discography:

Things We Did Last Summer (1978)

Saturday Night Live (1975-1980)

Saturday Night Live Christmas (1999)

Jackpot (2001)

Saturday Night Live: The Best of Dan Aykroyd (2005)

Stealing Time (2009)

 

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