April 10, 1915
|Died||December 7, 2011 (aged 96)|
|Cause of death||Pneumonia|
|Education||Muskegon High School|
|Alma mater||University of Chicago|
|Occupation||Actor, director, writer|
|Years active||1942 – 2002|
|Television||Colonel Sherman T. Potter on M*A*S*H|
Officer Bill Gannon on Dragnet
(m. 1940–1985, she died)
(m. 1986–2011, his death)
Harry Morgan (born as Harry Bratsburg, April 10, 1915 – December 7, 2011) was an American actor. He was well known for his role in the M*A*S*H TV series as Colonel Sherman T. Potter and as Bill Gannon in the T.V. series Dragnet. He won an Emmy Award in 1980.
He was married to Eileen Detchon from 1940 until she died in 1985. Then he was married to Barbara Bushman from 1986 until his death in 2011. He had four children. In December 1987 he was arrested for abusing his wife. All charges were dropped.
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- United States Census for 1930; Census Place: Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan; Roll: 1014; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 27; Image: 830.0.
- Errico, Marcus (July 11, 1996). "Actor Harry Morgan Arrested". E!.
- "'MASH' Star's Abuse Case Is Dismissed". Los Angeles Times. June 26, 1997.
- Pollak, Michael (December 7, 2011). "Harry Morgan, Colonel Potter on 'M*A*S*H,' Dies at 96". The New York Times.
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