Greg Morris Biography (1933-1996)

Born September 27, 1933, in Cleveland, OH; died of cancer (some reports say natural causes), August 27, 1996, in Las Vegas, NV; father, a trumpet player,and mother's name, Iona; married Lee Keys, 1957; children: Iona (an actress), Phil (an actor), and Linda (a film production executive). Career:Actor. Military service: Served in U.S. Army, 1952-1955. Awards, Honors: Fashion, Television, and Costume Designers Guild, most promising newcomer, 1968-69; Los Angeles Father of the Year, 1969; honorary degree, Miles College, 1969; Emmy Award nominations, best supporting actor--drama, Mission Impossible, 1969, 1970, and 1972; Image Award, National Associationfor the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), 1971; Star of the Year, Hollywood Women's Press Club, 1971; Television Father of the Year, National Father's Day Committee, 1971; VIVA citation, 1971; Ethics Award, SisterhoodTemple Emanuel, 1971; Unity Award, 1973.

Birth Details
September 27, 1933
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Death Details
August 27, 1996
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

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