Garrett Morris Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 14 Mar, 2016
Facts of Garrett Morris
Date of Birth: 1937 , February-1
Age: 84 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Morris
Birth Name Garrett Morris
Nationality American
Birth Place/City New Orleans, Louisiana
Ethnicity Black
Profession Comedian
Net Worth $ 500 thousand
Famous for Actor,
Married Yes
Married to Freda Morris
Children N/A
Education Dillard University
Movies Twin Falls Idaho
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Garrett Morris is an actor and comedian of American nationality, known best for being the original cast of the comedy program called Saturday Night Live. He was born on the 1st of February, 1937 and has been liked and respected all around the world in regards to his bio and career details on sites like the wiki. Morris has also appeared on television series like The Jamie Foxx Show and 2 Broke Girls.

Garrett was born on the 1st of February, 1937 in New Orleans, Louisiana and was enrolled in the Julliard School of Music for his education. He then graduated from the Dillard University and got a chance to perform in Broadway musicals like Hallelujah Baby!. Morris also grabbed a role of a police sergeant on The Anderson Tapes Roll Out and was cast as a high school teacher in Cooley High. Garrett’s rise to fame came about after he was cast as an original member of NBC’s Saturday Night Live. His best known character on the show certainly has to be that of Dominican baseball player named Chico Escuela. He has also been presented in the show as the President of the New York School for Hard of Hearing. He was however been known for being casted in stereotypical roles.

After his stint in SNL, Morris has appeared on movies like Car Wash and series like The Jeffersons. He also starred in the 1984 film The Census Taker and in the horror film The Stuff on 1985. His other endeavors include acting on the NBC drama Hunter, 1992 horror comedy Served Ties, TV series Space Ghost Coast to Coast, Showtime series Shameless and the CBS comedy 2 Broke Girls. 

The personal life of this hugely talented comedian and actor too has been talked about widely by news and tabloids around the world. He has been known to be linked with actress and singer Vanessa del Rio who was supposed to be his girlfriend. It has not been known if the couple actually were dating or if the rumors were not true. He is a married man and has been happily married to his spouse Freda for the past 20 years. The couple has managed to hide the details in regards to their personal life but seems to be getting along pretty well and have not been involved in extra marital affair which might lead to divorce. It has not been known if the couple has any children or not but it sure can be said that they are doing pretty well in their personal lives.

For his acting credits, Morris has managed to grab a net worth of a whopping 500 thousand dollars and a huge salary. He has a height of 5 feet and 8 inches and an amiable personality which appeals to all his fans around the world.