Garrett Morris Biography

Published On May 21, 2018
Facts of Garrett Morris
Date of Birth: 1937 , February-1
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Name Garrett Morris
Birth Name Garrett Morris
Nationality American
Birth Place/City New Orleans, Louisiana
Ethnicity African-American
Profession Actor
Net Worth $500 thousand
Salary $750 thousand
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Face Color Black
Affair with Freda Morris
Girlfriend Freda Morris
Married Yes
Married to Freda Morris (m.1996-present)
Online Presence Twitter, Instagram and Facebook
Movies The Anderson Tapes, The Census Taker, Critical Condition, Motorama
TV Show General Hospital, ABC Weekend Special, The Jeffersons, Masquerade, Hill Street Blues
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Garrett Morris is a well-known comedian, actor, and singer from America. He is famous for portraying his role of Earl Washington on the CBS sitcom 2 Broke Girls. He has also worked as a comedian in an American late-night live television variety show Saturday Night Live.

Garrett Morris, born Garrett Gonzalez Morris, saw the world on February 1, 1937, in New Orleans, Louisiana. Talking about his education, he attended Juilliard School of Music, where he trained as a singer. Later the actor joined Dillard University, where he graduated in 1958. He holds American nationality and belongs to African-American ethnicity. 

During his early age, he performed in a number of Broadway musicals such as Baby!, Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death, and Hallelujah. He also played a small role as a police sergeant in a Technicolor 1971 American crime film The Anderson Tapes.

In 1976, he appeared in an American comedy film Car Wash, which was directed by Michael Schultz. His co-stars in this movie were Bill Duke, George Carlin, Ivan Dixon, and Antonio Fargas.

Later in 1993, he appeared in an American science fiction comedy film Coneheads, which was directed by Steve Barron. The stars of this movie were Dan Aykroyd and Jane Curtin. This movie made a collection of $21.3 million at the box office.

In 2001, he featured in stoner film of Jesse Dylan called How High. The other cast members of this movie are Danny DeVito, Shauna Garr, Michael Shamberg, and Stacey Sher. The movie grossed $31,283,790 amount at the box office against the budget of $20 million.

In 2015, Morris starred in an American superhero film Ant-Man, alongside Evangeline Lilly, Bobby Cannavale, Wood Harris, and Michael Douglas. It was directed by Peyton Reed and produced by Kevin Feige. The movie became a huge hit and made a collection of $519.3 million at the box office against the budget of $142 million.

Likewise, he has also appeared in some notable movies including The Anderson Tapes, The Census Taker, Critical Condition, Motorama, Santa with Muscles, Twin Falls Idaho, Who's Your Caddy?, The Longshots, Valley of the Sun, and Freeloaders.

Similarly, he has also been featured in the number of television series General Hospital, ABC Weekend Special, The Jeffersons, Masquerade, Hill Street Blues, The Twilight Zone, The Hughleys, Psych, This Is Us and Scandal.

Morris has been married to his girlfriend, Freda Morris since 1996. The couple is living together for more than 22 years; however, they have not shared any information about their children. They might be busy in developing their respective career instead of living a parental life.

Besides, Morris has no shared any past affair and relationship with any woman. Currently, he lives a marital life together with his wife Freda Morris and shows no any rumors of divorce.

As an actor, Morris lives a prosperous and dignified life. He earns a massive amount of money from his respective career. During 1975 season of Saturday Night Live, he earned $750 salary per week.

As of 2018, some sources have claimed that Morris' net worth is accumulated to be over $500 thousand.

 

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Born in United States

1937

Garrett Morris was born on 1937 February 1, as Garrett Gonzalez Morris, in New Orleans, Louisiana. 

Appeared in Car Wash

1976

Morris appeared in an American comedy film Car Wash, which was directed by Michael Schultz. The co-stars of this movie are Bill Duke, George Carlin, Ivan Dixon, and Antonio Fargas.
 

Appeared in Coneheads

1993

Morris appeared in an American science fiction comedy film Coneheads, which was directed by Steve Barron. The stars of this movie were Dan Aykroyd and Jane Curtin. This movie made a collection of $21.3 million at the box office.

Appeared in Ant-Man

2015

Morris starred in an American superhero film Ant-Man, alongside Evangeline Lilly, Bobby Cannavale, Wood Harris, and Michael Douglas. The movie became a huge hit and made a collection of $519.3 million at the box office against the budget of $142 million.

Married Freda Morris

1996

Morris has been married to his girlfriend Freda Morris since 1996. The couple is living together for more than 22 years, however, they have not shared any information about their children. 

Net worth around $0.5 million

2018

As of 2018, some sources have claimed that Morris' net worth is accumulated to be around $500 thousand.