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Garrett Morris

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Garrett Gonzalez Morris (born February 1, 1937 height 5' 8" (1,73 m)) is an Americancomedian and actor. He was part of the original cast of the sketch comedy program Saturday Night Live, appearing from 1975 to 1980. Morris was a church-choir singer from his youth, trained at the Juilliard School of Music, and graduated from Dillard University in 1958. Early in his career, he soloed with the Harry Belafonte singers. He performed in a number of Broadwaymusicals, including Hallelujah, Baby! and Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death. He also appeared as a high school teacher in the 1975 film Cooley High. He had a small role as a police sergeant in The Anderson Tapes (1970). Morris also lived in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where he worked as a postal carrier.


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Born:
Feb 1, 1937 In New Orleans - Louisiana - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
62
First Appeared:
In the series Tony Awards 1956-04-01
Latest Project:
Series Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker 2020-03-20
Known For
Poster of Station 19
Poster of Coneheads
Poster of The Stuff
Poster of The Census Taker
Filmography
Series Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker Cleophus 2020-03-20
Series Family Reunion Grand Sensei Shandu 2019-07-10
Series Station 19 Earl Davis 2018-03-22
Series This Is Us Lloyd 2016-09-20
Series MacGyver Willy 2016-09-23
Movie Saturday Night Live: 40th Anniversary Special Self 2015-02-15
Series Metropolis Himself 2015-01-04
Series Celebrity Family Feud Unknown 2015-06-21
Movie Ant-Man Taxi Driver 2015-07-14
Movie Pawn Shop Rey 2012-02-10
Movie Valley of the Sun Joe 2011-01-01
Series 2 Broke Girls Earl Washington 2011-09-19
Movie Pickin' and Grinnin' Richard A. Trophey 2010-04-17
Movie Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy Self 2009-01-01
Movie The Longshots Reverend Pratt 2008-08-22
Movie Who's Your Caddy? Reverend 2007-07-27
Series Psych Clizby 2006-07-07
Movie Saturday Night Live: The Best of Dan Aykroyd Various Characters 2005-09-06
Series Noah's Arc Reverand Allen 2005-10-19
Movie Maniac Magee Mr. Cobble 2003-02-23
Movie Super Spy: The Final Exit Man In Shadow 2003-01-01
Movie Connecting Dots Henry 2003-07-01
Movie Jackpot Lester Irving 2001-07-26
Movie Little Richard Carl Rainey 2000-02-20
Series Family Guy Unknown 1999-01-31
Movie Twin Falls Idaho Jesus 1999-07-30
Movie Palmer's Pick Up Tom 1999-02-09
Movie Black Scorpion II: Aftershock Argyle 1997-05-13
Movie Black Rose of Harlem Wisdom 1996-03-01
Series Boston Common Sammy Sutherland 1996-03-21
Series The Jamie Foxx Show Uncle Junior King 1996-08-28
Movie Santa with Muscles Clayton 1996-11-08
Series Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Buzzard (voice) 1995-03-12
Movie Black Scorpion Argyle 1995-08-22
Series Cleghorne! Unknown 1995-09-10
Movie Coneheads Captain Orecruiser 1993-07-23
Movie Maid for Each Other Harold Brown 1992-01-13
Series Martin Unknown 1992-08-27
Movie Severed Ties Stripes 1992-09-02
Movie Earth Angel Joey 1991-03-04
Series Roc Unknown 1991-08-25
Movie Children of the Night Matty 1991-09-06
Movie Motorama Andy 1991-09-10
Movie Saturday Night Live: 15th Anniversary Himself 1989-09-24
Movie The Underachievers Dummont 1988-06-01
Movie Critical Condition Helicopter Junkie 1987-01-16
Series The Twilight Zone Unknown 1985-09-27
Movie The Stuff 'Chocolate Chip' Charlie W. Hobbs 1985-06-14
Movie The Census Taker Harvey 1984-01-23
Series Murder, She Wrote Lafayette Duquesne 1984-09-30
Series It's Your Move Unknown 1984-09-26
Movie The Invisible Woman Lieutenant Greg Larkin 1983-02-13
Movie Easter Fever Jack 1980-03-29
Movie How to Beat the High Cost of Living Power & Light Man 1980-07-11
Movie The Things We Did Last Summer Himself 1978-10-28
Movie Car Wash Slide 1976-10-22
Movie Cooley High Mr. Mason 1975-06-25
Series Saturday Night Live Himself 1975-10-11
Series Roll Out Unknown 1973-10-05
Movie The Anderson Tapes Officer Everson 1971-06-17
Movie Where’s Poppa? Garrett 1970-11-10
Series Tony Awards Performer 1956-04-01