Howard Morris Biography (1919-)

Born September 4, 1919, in New York, NY; son of Hugo (a rubber company executive) and Elsie Morris; married six times. Addresses: Agent: Broder-Kurland-Webb-Uffner Agency, 9242 Beverly Blvd., Suite 200, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.; Contact: c/o 11645 Picturesque Dr., Studio City, CA 91604.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, voice performer, director, producer
Birth Details
September 4, 1919
New York, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Admiral Broadway Revue, 1949-1950
  • Your Show of Shows, NBC, 1951-1954
  • Fred Brewster, Caesar's Hour, NBC, 1954
  • Ernest T. Bass, The Andy Griffith Show, CBS, 1963-1966
  • Voices of Beetle Bailey and General Halftrack, Beetle Bailey and His Friends (animated), syndicated, 1963
  • Voice of Atom Ant, The Atom Ant Show (animated), NBC, 1965
  • Voice of Atom Ant, The Atom Ant/Secret Squirrel Show (animated), NBC, 1967
  • Voices of Jughead Jones, Big Moose Mason, Dilton Doily, and Hot Dog, The Archie Show (animated), CBS, 1968
  • Voices of Jughead Jones, Big Moose Mason, Dilton Doily, and Pops, TheArchie Comedy Hour (animated), CBS, 1969
  • Voices of Jughead Jones, Big Moose Mason, and Dilton Doily, Archie's Fun House (animated), CBS, 1970
  • Voices of Jughead Jones, Hot Dog, Moon Mullins, and Sandy, Archie's TVFunnies (animated), CBS, 1971
  • Voices of Jughead Jones and Big Moose Mason, The US of Archie (animated), CBS, 1974
  • Voices of Waldo Kitty, Wetzel, Lone Kitty, Catman, Catzan, Robin Cat, andCaptain Herc, The Secret Lives of Waldo Kitty (animated), NBC, 1975
  • Voices of Jughead Jones, Big Moose Mason, and Dilton Doily, The New Archie/Sabrina Hour (animated), NBC, 1977
  • Voice of Gunge, Fraggle Rock, 1983-1989
  • Voices of Professor Hugo Fish and Techno Tex, Bionic Six (animated), syndicated; voices of Earl and Flem, Cow and Chicken (animated), Cartoon Network; voices, The Famous Adventures of Mr. Magoo (animated),NBC; voice of Gunge, Down at Fraggle Rock (animated); voices of Professor Icenstein and Luigi La Bounci, Galaxy High School, CBS; voices ofWade Duck and Wart, Garfield and Friends (animated), CBS; voice, Gravedale High (animated; also known as Rick Moranis in Gravedale High), NBC; voice of Henry Orbit, The Jetsons (animated), ABC; voice ofDr. Sivana, Legends of the Super-Heroes (animated), NBC; voices of Mr.Peebles and Mushmouse, Magilla Gorilla (animated), syndicated; voicesof Harvey, Socks, Tolamy, and Tut Tut, Mission: Magic!; voices of TimO'Hara, Bill Brennan, Brad Brennan, Tiny, Chump, Crumbs, Okey Dokey, and Uncle Martin, My Favorite Martians (animated), CBS; voice, The NudnikShow; voice of Trembly Paw, The Paw Paws (animated); voice of Breezly Bruin, Peter Potamus and His Magic Flying Balloon, syndicated; voice, Police Academy (also known as Police Academy: The Series),syndicated; voices of Franklin "Frankie" Frankenstein, Wolfgang "Wolfie" Wolfman, Orville Mummy, Bella Love-Ghostly, and Old Ghoulihand, Sabrina and the Groovy Ghoulies (animated; also known as The Groovy Ghoulies and Friends); voices of Harvey and Cousin Ambrose, Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (animated), CBS; voice of Bogel, The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo (animated), 1985; and voices of Mr. Blunderpuss, Ralph Rotten Lewis, Won Ton Son,Professor Lewis, Hong Kong Lewis, and Uncle Seadog, Will the Real Jerry Lewis Please Sit Down?, ABC.
  • Movies
  • Voices of Franklin "Frankie" Frankenstein, Wolfgang "Wolfie" Wolfman, Orville Mummy, Bella LaGhostly, and Old Ghoulihand, Daffy Duck and Porky PigMeet the Groovie Goolies (animated), ABC, 1972
  • Ernest T. Bass, Return to Mayberry, NBC, 1986
  • Voice, Hollyrock-a-Bye Baby (animated), ABC, 1993
  • Ben Cully, It Came from Outer Space II, Sci-Fi Channel, 1996
  • Episodic
  • "Detour," Wanted: Dead or Alive, CBS, 1961
  • Voice of Montique Jetson, "A Visit from Grandpa," The Jetsons (animated), ABC, 1962
  • Voice of Jet Screamer, "A Date with Jet Screamer," The Jetsons (animated), ABC, 1962
  • Voice of Nimbus the Great, "Elroy's Pal," The Jetsons (animated),ABC, 1962
  • Voice of Mr. Tweeder, "Jane's Driving Lesson," The Jetsons (animated), ABC, 1962
  • Stanley Towers, "Most Likely to Succeed," Alfred Hitchcock Presents, NBC, 1962
  • Myron Sills and Dr. Wilford Bliss, "The Lethal Ladies," Thriller,NBC, 1962
  • Voices of sarcastic pharmacist, clerk, kid, and porcupine, "Flash Gun Freddie," The Flintstones (animated), ABC, 1962
  • Voices of doctor, boy, pilot, first soldier, sergeant, cop, and first bird, "Nuttin' But the Tooth," The Flintstones (animated), ABC, 1962
  • Voices of Mr. Rockhard, Charles, coach, cat, first boy, and third boy, "High School Fred," The Flintstones (animated), ABC, 1962
  • Voices of Rodney Whetstone, Dr. Pilldown, monkey, letter-opening bird, second turtle, and first guy in crowd, "Dial S for Suspicion," The Flintstones (animated), ABC, 1962
  • Voices of burglar, Henry, and first cop, "The Kissing Burglar," The Flintstones (animated), ABC, 1963
  • Voices of Ted Stonevan, Tex Bricker, Filbert the dinosaur, knitting needle, chisel bird, and turtle butler, "Wilma, the Maid," The Flintstones(animated), ABC, 1963
  • Voices of airport announcer, guard, pilot, traffic cop, and black lamb, "Mother-in-Law's Visit," The Flintstones (animated), ABC, 1963
  • Voices of Eddie, clam, turtle, manager, and customer, "Fred's New Job," The Flintstones (animated), ABC, 1963
  • Voices of Mr. Slate, boy, monkey, first man, third man, fourth man, and bird, "The Big Move," The Flintstones (animated), ABC, 1963
  • Voices of Ole, turtle, Drive, ranger, and cop, "Swedish Visitors," TheFlintstones (animated), ABC, 1963
  • Voices of Rockhead, Slag, bird, animal, and second card player, "The Birthday Party," The Flintstones (animated), ABC, 1963
  • Voices of Bobby, the announcer, and the parrot, "Ann Margrock Presents,"The Flintstones (animated), ABC, 1963
  • Voices of Herman, chimp, horse, Sam, bird, cop, and general, "The Flintstone Canaries," The Flintstones (animated), ABC, 1963
  • Voices of Peter, Al, cop, mop animal, and announcer, "Sleep On, Sweet Fred," The Flintstones (animated), ABC, 1963
  • Voices of tortoise, mammoth, alligator, second detective, Hotrock, oyster, and second traffic cop, "Kleptomaniac Pebbles," The Flintstones (animated), ABC, 1963
  • Voices of bird, second kid, second monkey, Elmo, elephant, and Lucy, "Daddies Anonymous," The Flintstones (animated), ABC, 1963
  • Voices of television announcer, monkey, cat, third buffalo, master of ceremonies, and first bird, "Peek-a-Boo Camera," The Flintstones (animated), ABC, 1963
  • Voices of Jimmy the mayor, Quartz, second and fourth members, ticket taker, reporter, and first man, "The Hero," The Flintstones (animated), ABC, 1963
  • Voices of Mr. Brickley, Brick Boulder, Dr. Corset, Doc, bird, and bosun'swhistle, "The Blessed Event" (also known as "The Dress Rehearsal"), The Flintstones (animated), ABC, 1963
  • George P. Hanley, "I Dream of Genie," The Twilight Zone, CBS, 1963
  • Ernest, Holdecker, "The Masterpiece," The Dick Van Dyke Show, CBS,1963
  • Voice of radio announcer, "Barney's Bloodhound," The Andy Griffith Show (also known as Andy of Mayberry), CBS, 1964
  • George, "Andy and Helen Have Their Day," The Andy Griffith Show (also known as Andy of Mayberry), CBS, 1964
  • Voices of Rockoff, bird, official, proprietor, and Joe, "Fred El Terrifico," The Flintstones (animated), ABC, 1964
  • Voices of Percy, Pa, Slab, possum, first dinosaur, and attendant, "Flintstone Hillbillies," The Flintstones (animated), ABC, 1964
  • Voices of treasurer, turtle, bird, Scotchman, and timid man, "Ladies Night at the Lodge," The Flintstones (animated), ABC, 1964
  • Voices of baggage monkey, Reggie, horn bird, actor, dragon, and alligator, "Bachelor Daze," The Flintstones (animated), ABC, 1964
  • Voice of Doc, "Monster Fred," The Flintstones (animated), ABC, 1964
  • Voices of Weirdly, spider, flower, head, and television announcer, "The Gruesomes," The Flintstones (animated), ABC, 1964
  • Voice of inspector, "Captain and the Kids," Archie's TV Funnies (animated), CBS, 1971
  • Voice of Sluggo, "Nancy," Archie's TV Funnies (animated), CBS, 1971
  • The Red Baron, "Only Ghosts Have Wings," The Ghost Busters, CBS, 1975
  • Shorty Vance, "Jerry's Retirement," The Bob Newhart Show, CBS, 1976
  • Captain Rampo, "Star Legend," Space Academy, CBS, 1977
  • "Chapter XVI," The Yellow Rose, NBC, 1984
  • "Running Free," The Yellow Rose, NBC, 1984
  • Voice of Montique Jetson, "Father/Daughter Dance," The Jetsons (animated), ABC, 1985
  • Voice of Montique Jetson, "Grandpa and the Galactic Golddigger," The Jetsons (animated), ABC, 1986
  • Voice of genie, "Masters of the Djinni," Duck Tales (animated), ABC, 1987
  • Uncle Ziggy, "Something Borrowed, Someone Blue," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1989
  • "Fillmore vs. Billy Jeans," Head of the Class, ABC, 1990
  • Voices of poodle owner and Maltese Le Sade, "Le Purrfect Crime," Chip'n Dale Rescue Rangers (animated), 1990
  • Voice of King Amok, "The Road to Macadamia," Tale Spin (syndicated), 1991
  • Voices of Mazuma Contest clerk and 18th-class postal clerk, "Your Baloo'sin the Mail," Tale Spin (animated), syndicated, 1991
  • Voice of Ernest T. Glob, "The One with Lisa Kudrow in a Small Role," Duckman, 1996
  • Arthur, "Scorcher," Baywatch, NBC, 1996
  • Jigger, "Memorial Day," Baywatch, NBC, 1997
  • Appeared in The Danny Thomas Show; voices of Hocus and Pocus, "TheBanana Splits in Hocus Pocus Park," ABC Saturday Superstar Movie, ABC; voice of Cousin Roscoe, "Country Cousin," Garfield and Friends (animated), CBS; voice of Sir Ponch, "Too Many Cooks," Gummi Bears (animated); voice of bill collector, "Mouse Blanche," Krazy Kat; and voices offirst lion and zebra, "Have Yourself a Thornberry Little Christmas," TheWild Thornberrys (animated).
  • Other
  • Feste, Twelfth Night, 1957
  • Wu Fang, Aladdin, CBS, 1958
  • White rabbit, What's a Nice Kid Like You Doing in a Place Like This?, ABC, 1966
  • The Munsters' Revenge, 1981
  • Wally Gordon, Portrait of a Showgirl, 1982
  • (As Howie Morris) Joan Rivers and Friends Salute Heidi Abromowitz(special), Showtime, 1985
  • The sandwich guy, Ask Harriet (pilot), Fox, 1998
  • Television Work
  • Series
  • Additional voices, The Flintstones (animated), ABC, 1960-1963
  • Additional voices, The Jetsons (animated), ABC, 1962-1963
  • Producer, The Corner Bar, ABC, 1972-1973
  • Additional voices, Duck Tales (animated), ABC, 1989-1990
  • Also provided additional voices and worked as voice director for Bionic Six (animated), syndicated; additional voices, Tale Spin (animated), syndicated.
  • Television Director
  • Episodic
  • Directed episodes of The Andy Griffith Show (also known as Andyof Mayberry), CBS; Bewitched, ABC; The Dick Van Dyke Show(also known as Head of the Family), CBS; Get Smart, NBC; Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C., CBS; Hogan's Heroes, CBS; Laredo, NBC; Love, American Style, ABC; The Love Boat, ABC; One Day at a Time, CBS; Private Benjamin, CBS; and Trapper John, M.D., CBS.
  • Television Work
  • Other
  • Director, Get Smart (pilot), NBC, 1965
  • Voice director, Rose Petal Place (special), syndicated, 1984
  • (As Howie Morris) Additional voices, I Yabba-Dabba Do! (animated movie), Cartoon Network, 1993
  • Provided additional voices for the animated special Flintstone Christmas Carol.
  • Film Appearances
  • Voice of Gerald McBoing-Boing, Gerald McBoing-Boing (animated), Columbia, 1951
  • Voice of Gerald McBoing-Boing, Gerald McBoing-Boing's Symphony (animated), Columbia, 1953
  • Voice of Gerald McBoing-Boing, How Now Mr. McBoing-Boing (animated), Columbia, 1954
  • Voice of Gerald McBoing-Boing, Gerald McBoing-Boing on Planet Moo(animated), Columbia, 1956
  • Munro (animated short film), Vestron Video, 1960
  • Voice of Beetle Bailey, Home Sweet Swampy (animated short film), Paramount, 1962
  • Voice of Beetle Bailey, Psychological Testing (animated short film), Paramount, 1962
  • Howard McIllenny, Boys' Night Out, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1962
  • Voice of Beetle Bailey, Et Tu Otto (animated short film), Paramount, 1962
  • Julius, 40 Pounds of Trouble, Universal International Pictures, 1963
  • Mr. Kelp, The Nutty Professor (also known as Dr. Jerkyll and Mr. Hyde), Paramount, 1963
  • Sweeney, Fluffy, Universal, 1965
  • Voice of Gopher, Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree (animated short film), Buena Vista, 1966
  • Schmidlapp, Way ... Way Out, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1966
  • Star Spangled Salesman (documentary), U.S. Treasury Department, 1966
  • Voice, Alice of Wonderland in Paris (animated; also known as Alice in a New Wonderland), Childhood Productions, 1966
  • Voice of Gopher, Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day (animated short film), Buena Vista, 1968
  • Getaway pilot, Don't Drink the Water, Avco-Embassy, 1969
  • 10 from Your Show of Shows, Continental, 1973
  • Voice of Gopher, The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (animated), Walt Disney Pictures, 1977
  • Professor Lilloman, High Anxiety, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1977
  • Court spokesperson, History of the World: Part I, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1981
  • Dr. Zidell, Splash!, Buena Vista, 1984
  • Hobo, End of the Line, Orion Classics, 1987
  • Marinas Orlock, Transylvania Twist, Concorde, 1990
  • Voice on The Jetsons television program, Dying Young, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1991
  • Sailor, Life Stinks (also known as Life Sucks), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1991
  • Voice of Squawk, Tom and Jerry: The Movie (animated), 1992, Miramax, 1993
  • Julius Davis, Lasting Silents, 1997
  • Leo Zellman, The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit, Buena Vista/Walt DisneyPictures, 1998
  • Also voice of Beetle Bailey, Comic King.
  • Film Director
  • Who's Minding the Mint?, Columbia, 1967
  • With Six You Get Eggroll (also known as A Man in Mommy's Bed), National General, 1968
  • Don't Drink the Water, Avco-Embassy, 1969
  • Goin' Coconuts, Osmond Entertainment, 1978
  • Stage Appearances
  • Rosencrantz, Hamlet, Columbus Circle Theatre, New York City, 1945-1946, then City Center Theatre, New York City, 1946
  • Louie Lemanteur, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Ziegfeld Theatre, New York City, 1949-1951
  • Also appeared in Finian's Rainbow, Broadway production.
  • Major Tours
  • Toured in Hamlet and Macbeth, U.S. Army bases, during WorldWar II, and in Call Me Mister.
  • RECORDINGS
  • Videos
  • The Sid Caesar Collection: The Magic of Live TV, Creative Light Worldwide, 2000
  • The Sid Caesar Collection: Inside the Writer's Room, Creative Light Worldwide, 2000
  • The Sid Caesar Collection: Creating the Comedy, Creative Light Worldwide, 2000
  • The Sid Caesar Collection: The Fan Favorites--The Professor and OtherClowns, Creative Light Worldwide, 2001
  • The Sid Caesar Collection: The Fan Favorites--Love & Laughter,Creative Light Worldwide, 2001
  • Hail Sid Caesar! The Golden Age of Comedy, Creative Light Worldwide, 2001
  • Albums
  • Finian's Rainbow (original Broadway cast recording), RCA, 1990
  • Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (original cast recording), Sony, 1991
  • Scooby Doo's Snack Treats: The Ultimate Collection, Rhino Records,1998

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