Harry Morgan. Born Apr. 10, 1915, Detroit, MI. Died Dec. 7, 2011, Los Angeles, CA. He was an American actor & director whose TV & film career spanned six decades. He was best known for his work on the TV series "Dragnet" as Officer Bill Gannon & on "M*A*S*H" as Col. Potter. He was a guest star on many other TV shows & appeared in more than 100 films.
Born Harry Bratsberg on April 10, 1915 in Detroit, Michigan, Harry Morgan was most famous for playing the role of Colonel Sherman T. Potter on the 1970s television comedy M*A*S*H. However, he is also well known for playing other roles such as Pete Porter in Pete and Gladys and December Bride, and Bill Gannon on Dragnet. Read the full story>>
Harry Morgan (born Harry Bratsberg, often spelled Harry Bratsburg; April 10, 1915 – December 7, 2011) was an American actor. He was widely known for his roles as Pete Porter in both December Bride (1954–1959) and Pete and Gladys (1960–1962); Officer Bill Gannon on Dragnet (1967–1970); Amos Coogan on Hec Ramsey (1972–1974); and Colonel Sherman T. Potter in M*A*S*H (1975–1983) and AfterMASH (1983–1984). Additionally, Morgan appeared in more than 100 films.