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Morris, Garrett, 1937-

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Personal name headingMorris, Garrett, 1937-
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Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1937-02-01
Place of birthNew Orleans (La.)
Field of activityActing Television authorship
AffiliationDillard University United States. Army Saturday Night Live Studios
Profession or occupationComedians Actors Soldiers Screenwriters
Found inSaturday nite sweet ... p1980: label (Garrett Morris)
Contemporary theatre, film & television, v. 16 (Morris, Garrett, b. Feb. 1, 1937; actor, singer, musical arranger)
African American National Biography, accessed February 27, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Morris, Garrett; comedian, stage/screen actor, television actor, soldier; born 01 February 1937 in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States; attended Dillard University in New Orleans; earned a part in The Bible Salesman, a production at the Broadway Congregational Church (1960); was an X-ray technician in the Army (1961-1963); appeared in plays and musicals on and off of Broadway, among them Hallelujah, Baby! and Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death (1967-1968, 1971-1972); produced his own play, The Secret Place (1972); appeared in small roles in Carl Reiner's Where's Poppa? and Sidney Lumet's The Anderson Tapes (1970, 1971); offered well-regarded performance in Cooley High (1975); performed on Saturday Night Live (SNL) (1975); initiated movie career with Where's Poppa?; produced second play, Daddy Picou and Marie Le Veau (1982); appeared in The Stuff, Coneheads, Twin Falls, Idaho, and Jackpot (1985,1993,1999, 2001); honors include nomination for Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male)
IMDb, January 4, 2020: (Garrett Morris, actor, writer ; b. February 1, 1937 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Garrett Gonzalez Morris ; alternate name: Garrett 'Bud' Morris)
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