Garrett Morris

Garrett Morris

Age
77
Birthday
Feb. 1st, 1937
Born in
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Height
5' 8"

Garrett Morris' Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
2 Broke Girls TV Show
2 Broke Girls
Hunter (1984) TV Show
Hunter (1984)
Martin TV Show
Martin
The Jamie Foxx Show TV Show
The Jamie Foxx Show
It's Your Move TV Show
It's Your Move
 

Main Movie Roles

2008 - The Longshots
2007 - Who's Your Caddy?
2007 - Frank
2001 - How High
1997 - Black Scorpion II: Aftershock
1996 - Black Rose of Harlem
1996 - Santa With Muscles
1993 - Coneheads
1987 - Critical Condition
1985 - The Stuff
1976 - Car Wash
1975 - Cooley High
1971 - The Anderson Tapes

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Sidney Carlson
11
Wheels
9
Wiz
5
Jimmy
5
Derelict
3
Garrett Morris
2
Rev. Allen
2
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:




TRIVIA:
  • Is portrayed by 'Dean Bernard' (qv) in _Gilda Radner: It's Always Something (2002) (TV)_ (qv).
  • Currently, the oldest living cast member to be on _"Saturday Night Live" (1975)_ (qv).
  • First professional work was as a soloist and arranger with the 'Harry Belafonte' (qv) singers.
  • One of the original, albeit least heralded, Not Ready for Prime Time Players, he is best recalled for his SNL characterizations, especially retired Latino baseball player Chico ("baseball been berry berry good to me!" Escuela, and personalities Sammy Davis, Jr, and Richard Pryor.
  • Raised by his grandfather, a Baptist minister, and began singing in the church choir.
  • Trained in voice at Juilliard, he appeared on stage in many musicals in his pre-SNL days, including "Porgy and Bess," "Hallelujah, Baby," "Show Boat," and others.
  • The first African-American cast member on _"Saturday Night Live" (1975)_ (qv).
  • June 2009, appearing in commercials for Nintendo DS.


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