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Read Morgan

Highest Rated:   93% Dillinger (1973)
Lowest Rated:   0% Blood Beach (1981)
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American actor Read Morgan chose his profession after two years at the University of Kentucky, where he starred on the basketball court. In 1950, Morgan went on a regular dietary and exercise regimen that earned him quite a few photo spreads in major American magazines like TV Guide. Thanks to his physique, Morgan was cast as an athletic mountaineer in the Broadway play Li'l Abner, which led to TV work in a similar vein: he played a wrestler on US Steel Hour, a ballplayer on Twilight Zone, a skindiver on Adventures in Paradise and a boxer on Steve Canyon. Thus it was that Morgan was more than prepared for the strenuous requirements of his role as cavalry sergeant Tasker on the Henry Fonda TV-western vehicle The Deputy (1960). Following the cancellation of this series, Read Morgan found himself on call for innumerable rugged character roles, usually as sheriffs, detectives or highway patrolmen. Among his many film credits were Fort Utah (1967), Easy Come, Easy Go (1968), Marlowe (1969), Dillinger (1971), The New Centurions (1972), Shanks (1967), and the made-for-TV movies Return of the Gunfighter (1967), Helter Skelter (1976), The Billion Dollar Threat (1979), Power (1980) and A Year in the Life (1986).

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
66% Maverick
  • Dealer
1994
No Score Yet Dudes
  • Stoddard
1987
33% Just Between Friends
  • Charlie
1986
No Score Yet Lightning---The White Stallion
  • Harry Leeman
1986
No Score Yet Hollywood Hot Tubs
  • Wally Wright
1984
No Score Yet Jinxed
  • Reno Player
1982
0% Blood Beach
  • Newsman
1981
5% Meteor
  • Communications Center Technician
1979
No Score Yet Crash of Flight 401
  • Actor
1978
90% I Wanna Hold Your Hand
  • Peter's Father
1978
No Score Yet Cannonball
  • Cop
1976
60% Breakheart Pass
  • Capt. Oakland
1975
No Score Yet Shanks
  • Cop
1974
No Score Yet The Deadly Trackers
  • Deputy Bob
1973
93% Dillinger
  • Big Jim Wollard
1973
No Score Yet One Little Indian
  • Actor
1973
71% Marlowe
  • Gumpshaw
1969
43% Easy Come, Easy Go
  • Lt. Tompkins
1967
No Score Yet Beach Girls and the Monster
  • Actor
1965
No Score Yet Ask Any Girl
  • Bert
1959

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
97% Moonlighting
1985-1989
  • Man #2
  • 1986
No Score Yet The A-Team
1983-1987
  • Earl
  • 1985
No Score Yet Murder, She Wrote
1984-1996
  • Sgt. Kevin Hogan
  • 1984
No Score Yet Charlie's Angels
1976-1981
  • Kadin
  • 1977
No Score Yet Gunsmoke
1955-1975
  • Brown Pete Moreland Lieutenant Dan Slade Bartender Kell Roy Gast
  • 1974
  • 1972
  • 1970
  • 1965
  • 1959
No Score Yet Ironside
1967-1975
  • Officer #1
  • 1969
  • 1968
No Score Yet Bonanza
1959-1973
  • Tad Blake
  • 1965
No Score Yet The Fugitive
1963-1967
  • Highway Patrolman
  • 1965
No Score Yet The Alfred Hitchcock Hour
1962-1965
  • Freddie
  • 1963
No Score Yet Alfred Hitchcock Presents
1955-1962
  • Police Officer Ben
  • 1960
82% The Twilight Zone
1959-1964
  • Lefty
  • 1959

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