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Occupation
  
Actress

Height
  
1.70 m

Years active
  
1979–present

Children
  
Chelsea Morgan

Name
  
Cindy Morgan

Ex-spouse
  
Glen Morgan

Role
  
Actress


Cindy Morgan wearing a necklace and black and white polo shirt with a red collar and an autograph on the upper left

Full Name
  
Cynthia Ann Cichorski

Born
  
September 29, 1954 (age 72) (
1951-09-29
)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Education
  
Guerin College Preparatory High School, Northern Illinois University, Illinois Institute of Technology

Movies and TV shows
  
Similar People
  
Bruce Boxleitner, Sarah Holcomb, Michael O'Keefe, Ted Knight, Steven Lisberger

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Cindy Morgan (born Cynthia Ann Cichorski; September 29, 1954) is an American actress best known for her appearances as Lora/Yori in Tron and Lacey Underall in Caddyshack.

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Caddyshack actress cindy morgan


Life and career

Cindy Morgan smiling while wearing a black and white long sleeve jumpsuit

Morgan was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Polish and German parents. Morgan attended 12 years of Catholic school and was the first in her family to attend college.

Cindy Morgan wearing a black and white long sleeve jumpsuit

While studying communications at Northern Illinois University, Morgan played records on the radio. A commercial station in town wanted her to report the news for them, as well, so a slight deception was needed. She used the name Cindy Morgan, taken from a story she read about Morgan le Fay when she was 12 years old.

Cindy Morgan walking while wearing a necklace and black and white polo shirt with a red collar

After graduation, Morgan gave all the latest meteorological news on a television station in Rockford, Illinois. She also kept her hand in radio by working the graveyard shift at a local rock station. Then she returned to Chicago and deejayed on WSDM-FM (now WLUP-FM). During a labor dispute at the station, she literally quit on the air and walked out with a record still spinning on the turntable.

Cindy Morgan smiling while wearing a black blouse, earrings, and necklace

She found employment at auto shows for Fiat, which took her to both coasts. Morgan moved to Los Angeles in 1978, and became the Irish Spring girl. While she did television commercials, she studied acting, and was rewarded with her first screen role in Caddyshack, playing the role of Lacey Underall opposite Chevy Chase.

"Caddyshack was my first film and I'll say that the end product was so completely different, it was originally about the caddies. So at first, I had nothing to lose to audition. It was fun. All I did was focus on making the person sweat. Look 'em in the eye, do that thing many women know how to..."

Disney made film history with Tron, the first computer-generated film. Morgan played two characters: Lora, a computer programmer in the "real" world, and Yori, her alter-ego in the film's computer-generated flights of imagination.

Morgan has many television and film credits, including portraying two different roles on the primetime soap opera Falcon Crest during the course of its run (Lance Cumson's love interest Lori Chapman in season one, and Chase Gioberti's love interest Gabrielle Short from seasons six and seven). She made two appearances on Matlock as different characters. Her other credits include The Larry Sanders Show, Amazing Stories, CHiPs, and Bring 'Em Back Alive.

Morgan also associate-produced five films with Larry Estes, best known for Sex, Lies, and Videotape.

According to the documentary Caddyshack: The Inside Story, Morgan is currently a resident of Florida and is working on a book about her experiences during the making of Caddyshack.

Morgan did not participate in the making of Tron Legacy, the sequel to the 1982 film, nor does she appear in any of the retrospective materials produced in conjunction with the sequel for use in a DVD/Blu-ray reissue of the film in 2011. She did, however, reunite with her costar Bruce Boxleitner, in character as Lora, in a mock news conference on April 2, 2010, promoting the release of Tron Legacy.

Charitable works

Morgan, whose father fought in World War II, is passionate about supporting the US military and helping to alleviate the financial hardship felt by those who have been called to serve in the war on terror in Afghanistan and Iraq. She was director of the Caddyshack Reunion Golf Tournament in 2006, which reunited some of the cast of Caddyshack (Morgan included), along with other celebrities. Subtitled "Playing for the Home Team" and hosted at Willow Crest Golf Club in Oak Brook, Illinois, the tournament raised funds (and awareness) to benefit the Illinois Military Family Relief Fund, an organization that helps the families of National Guard members and reservists on active duty.

Voice acting

Morgan spent years in television and radio before becoming an actress. She did the weather at 6:00 and 10:00 in Rockford, Illinois, and weekends in Milwaukee. She was the morning drive DJ at the Chicago radio station WSDM, now "The Loop". She ran camera and was an FCC-licensed radio-station engineer. In 2006, Morgan provided the voice of Emily S. Preston in the Night Traveler multimedia adventure series produced by Lunar Moth Entertainment. She also voiced Ma3a in Buena Vista Interactive's PC game Tron 2.0 in 2003.

Filmography

Actress
2022
Face of the Trinity as
Mason's Mother (voice)
2016
Face of the Father (Short) as
Mason's Mother (voice)
2011
Empty Sky (Short) as
Donna Pershing
2009
Summer Waters (Short) as
Mrs. Leeds
2006
Open Mic'rs as
Cindy Morgan
2003
Tron 2.0 (Video Game) as
Ma3a (voice)
1995
Out There (TV Movie) as
Judith Daws
1995
Amanda & the Alien (TV Movie) as
Holly Hoedown, Hotel Clerk
1995
Dead Weekend (TV Movie) as
Newscaster
1995
Galaxis as
Detective Kelly
1994
Silent Fury as
Woman
1994
Under Suspicion (TV Series) as
Laura Brian
- Father/Daughter Murder (1994) - Laura Brian
1992
The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series) as
Karen Jackson
- The Promise (1992) - Karen Jackson
1992
Harry and the Hendersons (TV Series) as
Julia
- The Green Eyed Bigfoot (1992) - Julia
1987
Hunter (TV Series) as
Paula Allen / Carol Benson
- Room Service (1991) - Paula Allen
- Hot Prowl (1987) - Carol Benson
1990
Mancuso, FBI (TV Series) as
Amanda
- Adamant Eve (1990) - Amanda
1988
Matlock (TV Series) as
Linda Hansfield / Jessie Martin
- The Thief: Part 2 (1989) - Linda Hansfield
- The Thief: Part 1 (1989) - Linda Hansfield
- The Lemon (1988) - Jessie Martin
1988
She's the Sheriff (TV Series) as
Samantha
- Max's Ten (1988) - Samantha
1988
The Highwayman (TV Series) as
Mink
- Billionaire Body Club (1988) - Mink
1982
Falcon Crest (TV Series) as
Gabrielle Short / Lori Chapman
- A Madness Most Discreet (1988) - Gabrielle Short
- Obsession, Possession (1987) - Gabrielle Short
- Opening Moves (1987) - Gabrielle Short
- Desperation (1987) - Gabrielle Short
- Chain Reaction (1987) - Gabrielle Short
- The Great Karlotti (1987) - Gabrielle Short
- Loose Cannons (1987) - Gabrielle Short
- Body and Soul (1987) - Gabrielle Short
- Cold Hands (1987) - Gabrielle Short
- Nowhere to Run (1987) - Gabrielle Short
- Battle Lines (1987) - Gabrielle Short
- Hat Trick (1987) - Gabrielle Short
- Dance of Deception (1987) - Gabrielle Short
- A Piece of Work (1987) - Gabrielle Short
- Topspin (1987) - Gabrielle Short
- For Love or Money (1982) - Lori Chapman
1987
Beverly Hills Buntz (TV Series) as
Randy St. James
- Sid and Randy (1987) - Randy St. James
1987
The Magical World of Disney (TV Series) as
Laura Wells
- The Return of the Shaggy Dog (1987) - Laura Wells
1986
Amazing Stories (TV Series) as
Beth
- Hell Toupee (1986) - Beth
1986
Crazy Like a Fox (TV Series)
- The Duke Is Dead (1986)
1986
Tough Cookies (TV Series) as
Maggie
- The Unfantasy (1986) - Maggie
1986
The Fall Guy (TV Series) as
Zoe LeRoy
- No Rms Ocean Vu (1986) - Zoe LeRoy
1985
Solomon's Universe (TV Movie) as
Stephenie
1985
The Midnight Hour (TV Movie) as
Vicky Jensen
1984
Masquerade (TV Series)
- Flashpoint (1984)
1984
Hawaiian Heat (TV Series) as
Sharon
- Picture Imperfect (1984) - Sharon
1982
Bring 'Em Back Alive (TV Series) as
Gloria Marlowe
- A Switch in Time (1983) - Gloria Marlowe
- Bones of Contention (1983) - Gloria Marlowe
- To Kill a Princess (1983) - Gloria Marlowe
- Escape from Kampoon (1982) - Gloria Marlowe
- The Best of Enemies (1982) - Gloria Marlowe
- Wilmer Bass and the Serengeti Kid (1982) - Gloria Marlowe (credit only)
- Thirty Hours (1982) - Gloria Marlowe
- The Warlord (1982) - Gloria Marlowe
- The Pied Piper (1982) - Gloria Marlowe
- The Reel World of Frank Buck (1982) - Gloria Marlowe
- There's One Born Every Minute (1982) - Gloria Marlowe
- Seven Keys to Singapore (1982) - Gloria Marlowe
- Bring 'Em Back Alive (1982) - Gloria Marlowe
1982
Tron as
Lora / Yori
1981
CHiPs (TV Series) as
Jennifer / Melanie Mitchell
- Mitchell & Woods (1981) - Melanie Mitchell
- Ponch's Angels: Part 2 (1981) - Jennifer
- Ponch's Angels: Part 1 (1981) - Jennifer
1981
Vega$ (TV Series) as
Margie Jenkins
- Time Bomb (1981) - Margie Jenkins
1981
The Love Boat (TV Series) as
Tracy Cotts
- Clothes Make the Girl/Black Sheep/Hometown Doc (1981) - Tracy Cotts
1980
Caddyshack as
Lacey Underall
1979
Up Yours as
Elaine
Producer
1995
Out There (TV Movie) (associate producer)
1995
Amanda & the Alien (TV Movie) (associate producer)
1995
Dead Weekend (TV Movie) (associate producer)
Self
2021
Playing A Round with Paige Renee (Podcast Series) as
Self - Guest
- It's a Cinderella Story (2021) - Self - Guest (voice)
2013
Culture x History x Attitude (TV Series) as
Self
- Dallas Comic-Con, Carolina Games Summit, Pinballz Arcade (2013) - Self
2012
Chicly Geek (TV Series) as
Self
- Popcon LA 2012: Cindy Morgan - Actress Interview (2012) - Self
2010
Hollywood Treasure (TV Series) as
Self
- Comic Con-Quest (2010) - Self
2009
Caddyshack: The Inside Story (TV Movie documentary) as
Self
2002
The Making of 'Tron' (Video documentary) as
Self
1999
Caddyshack: The 19th Hole (Video short documentary) as
Self
1982
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) as
Self
- Steve Landesberg/Cindy Morgan/Barbara & Elden Hathaway (1982) - Self
- Jimmy Aleck/Raymond Smullyan (1982) - Self (credit only)
Archive Footage
2012
Tron: A Trip to the Original Site of Flynn's Arcade (Documentary short) as
Lora

References

Cindy Morgan Wikipedia