Harry Morgan (born Harry Bratsberg) was an American stage, screen, radio, and television actor. He is perhaps best remembered for his television serials roles as Detective Bill Gannon on Dragnet and as Colonel Sherman T. Potter on MAS*H.

Harry Morgan (born Harry Bratsberg) was an American stage, screen, radio, and television actor. He is perhaps best remembered for his television serials roles as Detective Bill Gannon on Dragnet and as Colonel Sherman T. Potter on MAS*H.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 136

Birthday 1915-04-10

Day of Death 2011-12-07

Place of Birth Detroit, Michigan, USA

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Also Known As

  • Henry Morgan
  • Henry 'Harry' Morgan

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2013 Greenboy: Prescription for Death as Bill Gannon (archive footage)
2002 M*A*S*H: 30th Anniversary Reunion as Himself
1999 Love & Money (1 episode)
1995 The Jeff Foxworthy Show (1 episode)
1994 Incident in a Small Town as Judge Bell
1993 Grace Under Fire (1 episode)
1992 Renegade (1 episode)
1992 Against Her Will: An Incident in Baltimore as Judge Stoddard Bell
1990 The Incident as Judge Bell
1989 The Simpsons (1 episode)
1987 Dragnet as Captain Gannon
1986 Blacke's Magic (13 episodes) as Leonard Blacke
1985 The Twilight Zone (2 episodes)
1984 Murder, She Wrote (1 episode)
1983 AfterMASH (31 episodes) as Sherman T. Potter
1983 Goodbye, Farewell & Amen as Colonel Sherman T. Potter
1982 The Flight of Dragons as Carolinus
1980 More Wild Wild West as Robert T. 'Skinny' Malone
1979 The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again as Maj. T.P. Gaskill
1979 You Can't Take it With You as Mr. DePinna
1979 The Wild Wild West Revisited as Robert T. Malone
1979 Roots: The Next Generations (8 episodes) as Bob Campbell
1979 Backstairs at the White House (4 episodes) as President Harry S. Truman
1978 The Cat from Outer Space as Gen. Stilton
1978 Kate Bliss and the Ticker Tape Kid as Hugo Peavey
1978 The Bastard as Capt. Caleb
1978 Murder at the Mardi Gras
1978 Maneaters Are Loose! as Toby Waites
1977 The Love Boat (4 episodes)
1977 Exo-Man as Arthur Travis
1976 The Shootist as Marshall Walter Thibido
1975 Bronk (1 episode)
1975 The Apple Dumpling Gang as Sheriff Homer McCoy
1975 The Last Day as Narrator
1973 Charley and the Angel as The Angel formerly Roy Zerney
1972 M*A*S*H (205 episodes) as Sherman T. Potter (1 episode)
1972 Hec Ramsey (10 episodes) as Doc Amos Coogan
1972 Snowball Express as Jesse McCord
1971 The D.A. (15 episodes) as H.M. 'Staff' Stafford
1971 Scandalous John as Sheriff Pippin
1971 Support Your Local Gunfighter as Taylor
1971 The Barefoot Executive as E.J. Crampton
1971 The Feminist and the Fuzz as Dr. Horace Bowers
1970 Night Gallery (1 episode)
1969 Viva Max! as Chief of Police Sylvester
1969 Love, American Style (1 episode)
1969 Support Your Local Sheriff as Olly Perkins
1969 Dragnet as Officer Bill Gannon
1967 The Flim-Flam Man as Sheriff Slade
1967 Dragnet (100 episodes)
1966 What Did You Do in the War, Daddy? as Major Pott
1966 Frankie and Johnny as Cully
1965 The Wackiest Ship in the Army (1 episode)
1965 John Goldfarb, Please Come Home! as Secretary of State Deems Sarajevo
1964 Kentucky Jones (26 episodes) as Seldom Jackson
1963 The Richard Boone Show (15 episodes)
1962 How the West Was Won as Gen. Ulysses S. Grant
1962 The Civil War as Ulysses S. Grant
1962 Going My Way (1 episode)
1962 The Virginian (1 episode)
1961 Dr. Kildare (3 episodes)
1960 Cimarron as Jessie Rickey
1960 Here's Hollywood (1 episode)
1960 Pete and Gladys (72 episodes)
1960 Inherit the Wind as Judge Mel
1960 The Mountain Road as Sgt. 'Mike' Michaelson
1959 It Started With A Kiss as Charles Meriden
1957 Have Gun – Will Travel (2 episodes)
1956 Star in the Dust as Lew Hogan
1956 Backlash as Tony Welker
1956 The Teahouse of the August Moon as Sgt. Gregovich
1955 The 20th Century Fox Hour (1 episode)
1955 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1 episode)
1955 Gunsmoke (4 episodes)
1955 Strategic Air Command as Sgt. Bible
1955 Not as a Stranger as Oley
1954 December Bride (157 episodes)
1954 About Mrs. Leslie as Fred Blue
1954 The Forty-Niners as Alf Billings
1954 The Far Country as Ketchum
1954 The Glenn Miller Story as Chummy MacGregor
1953 Torch Song as Joe Denner
1953 Champ for a Day as Al Muntz
1953 Arena as Lew Hutchins
1953 Thunder Bay as Rawlings
1952 Stop, You're Killing Me as Innocence
1952 Toughest Man in Arizona as Verne Kimber (as Henry Morgan)
1952 Cavalcade of America (1 episode)
1952 Apache War Smoke as Ed Cotten
1952 What Price Glory as Sgt. Moran
1952 High Noon as Sam Fuller
1952 My Six Convicts as Dawson
1952 Bend of the River as Shorty
1952 Scandal Sheet as Biddle (as Henry Morgan)
1952 Boots Malone as Quarter Horse Henry
1951 The Blue Veil as Charles Hall
1951 The Amazing Mr. Malone (1 episode)
1951 The Well as Claude Packard (as Henry Morgan)
1951 Appointment with Danger as George Soderquist (as Henry Morgan)
1951 When I Grow Up as Father Reed (modern)
1951 Belle Le Grand as Abel Stone
1950 Dark City as Soldier (as Henry Morgan)
1950 The Showdown as Rod Main (as Henry Morgan)
1950 Outside the Wall as Garth (as Henry Morgan)
1949 Holiday Affair as Police Lieutenant
1949 Strange Bargain as Lt. Richard Webb
1949 Red Light as Rocky (as Henry Morgan)
1949 Madame Bovary as Hyppolite
1949 Down to the Sea in Ships as Britton (as Henry Morgan)
1949 Hello Out There as The Young Gambler
1948 Yellow Sky as Half Pint
1948 Moonrise as Billy Scripture
1948 The Saxon Charm as Hermy
1948 Race Street as Hal Towers (as Henry Morgan)
1948 All My Sons as Frank Lubey
1948 The Big Clock as Bill Womack
1947 The Gangster as Shorty
1946 Crime Doctor's Man Hunt as Jervis
1946 It Shouldn't Happen To A Dog as Gus Rivers (as Henry Morgan)
1946 Somewhere in the Night as Bath Attendant (uncredited)
1946 Dragonwyck as Klaus Bleecker (as Henry Morgan)
1946 From This Day Forward as Hank Beesley
1945 State Fair as Barker
1944 Gentle Annie as Cottonwood Goss
1944 Take It or Leave It
1944 Roger Touhy, Gangster as Thomas J. 'Smoke' Reardon (as Henry Morgan)
1944 The Eve of St. Mark as Cpl. Tate as Pvt. Shevlin
1944 Wing and a Prayer as Ens. Malcolm Brainard
1943 Happy Land as Anton 'Tony' Cavrek
1943 Crash Dive as Brownie
1943 The Ox-Bow Incident as Art Croft
1942 To the Shores of Tripoli as Mouthy (as Henry Morgan)
1942 Orchestra Wives as Cully Anderson (as Henry Morgan)
1942 The Omaha Trail as Henchman Nat
1942 The Loves of Edgar Allan Poe as Ebenezer Burling (as Henry Morgan)


1972 M*A*S*H (9 episodes)Director
1972 Hec Ramsey (2 episodes)Director
1968 Adam-12 (1 episode)Director
1963 The Richard Boone Show (2 episodes)Director

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