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Harry Morgan

Actor Harry Morgan

Profession: Actor

United States of America

Biography: American TV and film actor who appeared on TV in M*A*S*H and Dragnet.

Morgan replaced Henry Blake in 1975 in series 4 of "M*A*S*H" as the medical units commanding officer Colonel Sherman T. Potter opposite original stars Alan Alda and Loretta Swit.

Born: April 10, 1915
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, USA

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aries

Died: December 7, 2011 (aged 96)
Cause of Death: Passed away in his sleep

Married Life

  • 1940-09-01 Actor Harry Morgan (25) weds Eileen Detchon
  • 1986-12-17 Actor Harry Morgan (71) weds Barbara Bushman

Historical Events

  • 1983-02-28 Final TV episode of "M*A*S*H", a 2-hour special directed by series star Alan Alda titled "Goodbye, Farewell and Amen", airs (CBS); record 125 million watch in the US

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