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Known Credits: 29

Birthday: 1937-02-01

Place of Birth: New Orleans - Louisiana - USA

Adult Actor: False

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Also Known As

  • Garrett Gonzalez Morris

Garrett Morris

Biography

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.

Acting
2012 Pawn Shop as Rey
2011 2 Broke Girls - (74 episodes) as Earl
2011 Valley of the Sun as Joe
2010 Pickin' and Grinnin' as Richard A. Trophey
2009 Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy as Himself
2001 Jackpot
1999 Twin Falls Idaho
1999 Family Guy - (2 episodes)
1997 Black Scorpion II: Aftershock as Argyle
1996 The Jamie Foxx Show - (100 episodes)
1996 Black Rose of Harlem as Wisdom
1995 Cleghorne! - (15 episodes)
1995 Black Scorpion as Argyle
1993 Motorama as Andy
1992 Martin - (1 episode)
1991 Roc - (72 episodes)
1988 The Underachievers as Dummont
1987 Critical Condition as Helicopter Junkie
1985 The Twilight Zone - (1 episode)
1985 The Stuff as 'Chocolate Chip' Charlie W. Hobbs
1984 It's Your Move - (18 episodes)
1984 Hunter - (154 episodes) as Sporty James
1984 The Census Taker
1976 Car Wash as Slide
1975 Saturday Night Live - (107 episodes)
1975 Cooley High as Mr. Mason
1973 Roll Out - (12 episodes)
1971 The Anderson Tapes as Officer Everson
1970 Where's Poppa? as Garrett
Writing
1975 Saturday Night Live - (944 episodes) … Writer