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Years active  1959–1991
Name  Howard Morton

Role  Actor
Resting place  California
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Full Name  Howard Leroy Morton
Born  May 15, 1925 (1925-05-15) New York, New York
Died  May 11, 1997, Los Angeles, California, United States
Movies and TV shows  The Munsters Today, Gimme a Break!, Rhinoceros
Similar People  Al Lewis, Sandy Baron, Morton Lachman, Robert Morse, Eddie Izzard

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Howard Leroy Morton (May 15, 1925 – May 11, 1997) was an American actor.

A tall man with comedic talent, Morton appeared as Dolph Sweet's doltish police subordinate on Gimme a Break! for five seasons (1981–86) and appeared in many other TV shows and films. He frequently played supporting roles on sitcoms including All in the Family, The Jeffersons, I Dream of Jeannie, Good Times, and Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman. He also played Grandpa in The Munsters Today from 1988 to 1991. Morton made a number of appearances on game shows, including Super Password and Pyramid. He made his feature film debut in The Mechanic (1972) and appeared on stage in productions of Auntie Mame, Morning's at Seven and Fancy Meeting You Again.

Born in New York City, the never-married Morton moved to Hollywood in 1960 to pursue his acting career.

He died of complications of stroke on May 11, 1997 at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank. A memorial service was held at the North Hollywood Church of Religious Science.


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