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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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Feb 1, 1937 In New Orleans - Louisiana - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Where’s Poppa? 1970-11-10
Latest Project:
Movie Ant-Man 2015-07-14
Known For
Poster of Saturday Night Live: The Best of Dan Aykroyd
Poster of Severed Ties
Poster of Easter Fever
Poster of Cooley High
Movie Ant-Man Taxi Driver 2015-07-14
Movie Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special Himself 2015-02-15
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
Series Psych Clizby 2006-07-07
Movie Saturday Night Live: The Best of Dan Aykroyd Various Characters 2005-09-06
Movie Maniac Magee Mr. Cobble 2003-02-23
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 The Jamie Foxx Show Uncle Junior King 1996-08-28
Movie Santa with Muscles Clayton 1996-11-08
Movie Severed Ties Stripes 1992-09-02
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
Movie The Stuff 'Chocolate Chip' Charlie W. Hobbs 1985-06-14
Series The Twilight Zone Unknown 1985-09-27
Movie The Census Taker Harvey 1984-01-23
Series Hunter Sporty James 1984-09-18
Movie How to Beat the High Co$t of Living Power & Light Man 1980-07-11
Movie Easter Fever Jack 1980-03-29
Movie Car Wash Wash Guy - Slide 1976-10-22
Movie Cooley High Mr. Mason 1975-06-25
Series Saturday Night Live Various 1975-10-11
Series Roll Out 1973-10-05
Movie The Anderson Tapes Officer Everson 1971-06-17
Movie Where’s Poppa? Garrett 1970-11-10
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