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Harry Morgan Height, Weight, Age, Net Worth, Children, Family

Harry Morgan Quick Info
Height 5 ft 6 in
Weight 66 kg
Date of Birth April 10, 1915
Zodiac Sign Aries
Date of Death December 7, 2011

Harry Morgan was an American actor, voice actor, radio personality, and director whose career spanned 6 decades. He gained popularity with his roles like playing Colonel Sherman T. Potter in the CBS war comedy-drama series M*A*S*H, Officer Bill Gannon in the television series Dragnet, Amos Coogan in the NBC series Hec Ramsey, and Pete Porter in both the CBS sitcoms December Bride and Pete and Gladys. Additionally, Harry Morgan was cast in films like Strategic Air CommandThe Loves of Edgar Allan Poe, Johnny Comes Flying Home, Orchestra WivesHappy LandWing and a PrayerA Bell for Adano, From This Day ForwardThe Far Country, Prisoner of WarStar in the Dust, About Mrs. LeslieUFO, Not as a Stranger, Support Your Local Sheriff!, Madame BovaryThe Gangster, Appointment with DangerThe Cat from Outer Space, My Six ConvictsThe Apple Dumpling Gang, The Flight of DragonsToughest Man in ArizonaAgainst Her Will: An Incident in Baltimore, and Stop, You’re Killing Me.

Born Name

Harry Bratsberg

Other Names

Harry Morgan, Henry Morgan, Henry ‘Harry’ Morgan

Harry Morgan as seen while smiling in a photo as he joined the cast of 'M*A*S*H' in 1975
Harry Morgan as seen while smiling in a photo as he joined the cast of ‘M*A*S*H’ in 1975 (CBS Television / eBay / Public Domain)

Age

He was born on April 10, 1915.

Died

On December 7, 2011, Harry Morgan died peacefully in his sleep at 3:00 a.m. local time at the age of 96 in Los Angeles, California, United States. He had recently been treated for pneumonia.

Sun Sign

Aries

Born Place

Detroit, Michigan, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

Harry Morgan studied at Muskegon High School and graduated in 1933. During his time there, he became a statewide debating champion.

He then got enrolled at the University of Chicago, a private research university in Chicago, Illinois.

Occupation

Actor, Voice Actor, Radio Personality, Director

Family

  • Father – Henry Bratsberg (Mechanic)
  • Mother – Hannah Bratsberg (Housewife)
  • Siblings – Marguerite (Sister), Arnold Bratsburg (Brother) (died on January 4, 2001)
  • Others – Jeremy Morgan (Grandson) (Actor), Spencer Morgan (Grandson), Rosemary Morgan (Granddaughter) (Actor, Producer), Terence N. Morgan (Grandson) (Actor),

Net Worth

According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, his net worth was $10 Million.

Build

Slim

Harry Morgan and Cara Williams as Pete and Gladys Porter from the television program 'Pete and Gladys'
Harry Morgan and Cara Williams as Pete and Gladys Porter from the television program ‘Pete and Gladys’ (CBS Television / eBay / Public Domain)

Height

5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm

Weight

66 kg or 145.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Harry Morgan had dated –

  1. Eileen Detchon (1940-1985) – He married Eileen Detchon in 1940 and they remained together until her death in 1985.​ They had 4 sons – Christopher Morgan, Charles Morgan, Paul Morgan, and Daniel Morgan (who died in 1989).
  2. Barbara Bushman (1986-2011) – On December 17, 1986, Harry Morgan married his 2nd wife Barbara Bushman (granddaughter of silent film actor Francis X. Bushman). Morgan was arrested in July 1996 on domestic battery charges for striking Barbara which resulted in her being admitted to the hospital. The case was later dismissed. They remained married until his death in 2011.

Race / Ethnicity

White

Harry Morgan was of Swedish and Norwegian descent.

Hair Color

Gray

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Short stature
  • Recognizable commanding voice
  • Deadpan delivery

Brand Endorsements

Harry Morgan was cast in TV commercials for IBM Personal Computers in the 1980s.

Harry Morgan (Right) as seen alongside Jack Webb in the television program 'Dragnet'
Harry Morgan (Right) as seen alongside Jack Webb in the television program ‘Dragnet’ (NBC Television / eBay / Public Domain)

Harry Morgan Favorite Things

  • ActorAlan Alda
  • MovieThe Ox-Bow Incident (1943)

SourceIMDb

Harry Morgan Facts

  1. He spent his childhood years growing up in Muskegon, Michigan.
  2. He initially wanted to become a lawyer but then got inclined towards acting.
  3. Harry Morgan had a photographic memory.
  4. He was a Democrat.
  5. Some of his hobbies included golfing, traveling, dining, fishing, spending time with his family, reading, raising quarter horses, horseback riding, and painting.
  6. He shared a close bond with Glenn Miller, a big band founder, owner, conductor, composer, arranger, trombone player, and recording artist.
  7. Harry Morgan had a dog named Sterling.
  8. He was also friends with Karl Malden, Jack Webb, McLean Stevenson, James Arness, Loretta Swit, John Wayne, Jamie Farr, Tim Conway, Don Knotts, Shirley Jones, Angela Lansbury, and others.
  9. In 2006, Harry Morgan was inducted into the Hall of Great Western Performers at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum.

Featured Image by CBS Television / eBay / Public Domain

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