Dennis Morgan


Actor
Dennis Morgan

About

Also Known As
Richard Stanley, Stanley Morner
Birth Place
Prentice, Wisconsin, USA
Born
December 30, 1908
Died
September 07, 1994
Cause of Death
Heart Problems

Biography

Dennis Morgan was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Morgan began his acting career with roles in such films as the Jean Harlow drama "Suzy" (1936), the Steffi Duna drama "I Conquer the Sea" (1936) and "Mama Steps Out" (1937). He also appeared in "Navy, Blue and Gold" (1937), "The Return of Dr. X" (1939) and "Tear Gas Squad" (1940). He continued to act in productions l...

Photos & Videos

God is My Co-Pilot - Movie Poster
In This Our Life - Scene Stills
Kitty Foyle - Scene Stills

Biography

Dennis Morgan was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Morgan began his acting career with roles in such films as the Jean Harlow drama "Suzy" (1936), the Steffi Duna drama "I Conquer the Sea" (1936) and "Mama Steps Out" (1937). He also appeared in "Navy, Blue and Gold" (1937), "The Return of Dr. X" (1939) and "Tear Gas Squad" (1940). He continued to act in productions like "Wings For the Eagle" (1942), the musical comedy "Thank Your Lucky Stars" (1943) with Eddie Cantor and "The Desert Song" (1943). He also appeared in "The Hard Way" (1943). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in "Two Guys From Texas" (1948), "It's a Great Feeling" (1949) and "Perfect Strangers" (1950). He also appeared in "This Woman Is Dangerous" (1952). Morgan was most recently credited in the Kevin Costner dramatic adaptation "Message in A Bottle" (1999). Morgan passed away in September 1994 at the age of 86.

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

Uranium Boom (1956)
Brad Collins
The Gun That Won the West (1955)
Jim Bridger
Pearl of the South Pacific (1955)
Dan Merrill
Cattle Town (1952)
Mike McGann
This Woman Is Dangerous (1952)
Dr. Ben Halleck
Painting the Clouds with Sunshine (1951)
Vince Nichols
Raton Pass (1951)
Marc Challon
Perfect Strangers (1950)
David Campbell
Pretty Baby (1950)
Sam Morley
The Lady Takes a Sailor (1949)
Bill Craig
One Sunday Afternoon (1949)
Biff Grimes
It's a Great Feeling (1949)
Himself
Always Together (1948)
Character in movie
Two Guys from Texas (1948)
Steve Carroll
To the Victor (1948)
Paul Taggart
Cheyenne (1947)
James Wylie
My Wild Irish Rose (1947)
Chauncey Olcott
One More Tomorrow (1946)
Thomas Rufus Collier, III
Two Guys from Milwaukee (1946)
Prince Henry
The Time, the Place and the Girl (1946)
Steven Ross
Christmas in Connecticut (1945)
Jefferson Jones
God Is My Co-Pilot (1945)
Col. Robert L. Scott
Shine on Harvest Moon (1944)
Jack Norworth
The Very Thought of You (1944)
Dave Stewart
Hollywood Canteen (1944)
Thank Your Lucky Stars (1943)
Tommy Randolph
The Hard Way (1943)
Paul Collins
The Desert Song (1943)
Paul Hudson, also known as El Khobar
Captains of the Clouds (1942)
Johnny Dutton
Wings for the Eagle (1942)
Corky Jones
In This Our Life (1942)
[Dr.] Peter Kingsmill
Affectionately Yours (1941)
Richard "Rickey" Mayberry
Kisses for Breakfast (1941)
Rodney Trask [also known as Happy Homes]
Bad Men of Missouri (1941)
Cole Younger
The Fighting 69th (1940)
Lieutenant Ames
Flight Angels (1940)
Chick Farber
Kitty Foyle (1940)
Wyn Strafford
River's End (1940)
John Keith/Sergeant Derry Conniston
Tear Gas Squad (1940)
Tommy McCabe
Three Cheers for the Irish (1940)
Angus Ferguson
Waterfront (1939)
Jim Dolen
No Place to Go (1939)
Joe Plummer
The Return of Dr. X (1939)
[Dr.] Michael Rhodes
Persons in Hiding (1939)
Flagler
King of Alcatraz (1938)
First Mate Rogers
Illegal Traffic (1938)
Cagey Miller
Men with Wings (1938)
Galton
Mama Steps Out (1937)
"Chuck" Thompson
Song of the City (1937)
Tommy
Navy Blue and Gold (1937)
Lieutenant of Marines
Piccadilly Jim (1936)
Band singer
Suzy (1936)
Officer [Lt. Chabrey]
The Great Ziegfeld (1936)
Singer in "A Pretty Girl Is Like a Melody" number
I Conquer the Sea! (1936)
Tommy

Cinematography (Feature Film)

Revenge of Billy the Kid (1991)
Camera Operator

Music (Feature Film)

Message in a Bottle (1999)
Song
Kuffs (1991)
Song
Harley Davidson And The Marlboro Man (1991)
Song
Navy Seals (1990)
Song
I'm Gonna Git You Sucka (1988)
Song

Film Production - Main (Feature Film)

Fade to Black (1980)
Key Grip

Cast (Special)

The Old Man and the City (1963)
Dr Clay Maitland

Cast (Short)

I Am An American (1944)
Himself
Stars on Horseback (1943)
Himself
March On, Marines (1940)

Life Events

Photo Collections

God is My Co-Pilot - Movie Poster
Here is the American one-sheet movie poster for God is My Co-Pilot (1945). One-sheets measured 27x41 inches, and were the poster style most commonly used in theaters.
In This Our Life - Scene Stills
Here are a number of scene stills from Warner Bros' In This Our Life (1942), starring Bette Davis, Olivia De Havilland, and Dennis Morgan.
Kitty Foyle - Scene Stills
Here are several scene stills from Kitty Foyle (1940), starring Ginger Rogers and Dennis Morgan.
It's a Great Feeling - Lobby Card Set
Here is a set of Lobby Cards from Warner Bros' It's a Great Feeling (1949), starring Dennis Morgan, Doris Day, and Jack Carson. Lobby Cards were 11" x 14" posters that came in sets of 8. As the name implies, they were most often displayed in movie theater lobbies, to advertise current or coming attractions.
Kitty Foyle - Publicity Stills
Here are a few Publicity Stills from Kitty Foyle (1940), starring Ginger Rogers, Dennis Morgan, and James Craig. Publicity stills were specially-posed photos, usually taken off the set, for purposes of publicity or reference for promotional artwork.
Christmas in Connecticut - Movie Posters
Here are a few American release movies posters from Christmas in Connecticut (1945), starring Barbara Stanwyck and Dennis Morgan.
Flight Angels - Movie Poster
Here is the American One-Sheet Movie Poster for Warner Bros' Flight Angels (1940). One-sheets measured 27x41 inches, and were the poster style most commonly used in theaters.

Videos

Movie Clip

Return of Doctor X (1939) - Open, Prominent Actress Found Slain Opening credits and scenes from the Warner Bros. programmer The Return of Doctor X, 1939, directed by Vincent Sherman, featuring Humphrey Bogart in the freaky title role, and here fresh-faced reporter Walt (Wayne Morris) and sultry actress Angela (Lya Lys).
Return of Doctor X (1932) - Start The Transfusion One suspects more than meets the eye, as doctors Rhodes (Dennis Morgan) and Flegg (John Litel) prepare to operate on Joan (Rosemary Lane), in the Warner Bros. programmer The Return of Doctor X, 1939, directed by Vincent Sherman.
Return of Doctor X (1939) - His Interest In Blood The music turns eerie as Marshall Quesne (Humphrey Bogart, stroking a bunny) makes his first appearance, greeting Dr. Rhodes (Dennis Morgan) then being dismissed by Dr. Flegg (John Litel) in The Return of Doctor X, 1939, directed by Vincent Sherman.
Two Guys From Texas (1948) - Every Day I Love You Both the leading men will get a private musical interlude with Dorothy Malone as decorative dude rancher Joan, first Dennis Morgan (later Jack Carson) as Steve with a Sammy Cahn-Jule Styne original, later recorded by both Frank Sinatra and Vaughn Monroe, in Warner Bros., in Two Guys From Texas, 1948.
Two Guys From Texas (1948) - There's Music In The Land Opening for Warner Bros. the follow-up to Two Guys From Milwaukee (1946), also produced by Alex Gottlieb and directed by David Butler, real-life best-buddy Wisconsinites Jack Carson and Dennis Morgan as song and dance men about to be stranded, with a Sammy Cahn-Jule Styne original, greeted by Andrew Tombes, in Two Guys From Texas, 1948.
Two Guys From Texas (1948) - That's What The Dudes Want First shot of Dorothy Malone as Joan, Texas dude ranch proprietor, with aide Pete (Monte Blue) then joined by the stars Dennis Morgan and Jack Carson, as an un-booked night club act, who turn out to be old pals of employee Maggie (Penny Edwards), in Warner Bros. Two Guys From Texas, 1948.
Two Guys From Texas (1948) - Ever Watch That Guy Operate? Dennis Morgan as visiting Steve has just finished serenading dude ranch owner Joan (Dorothy Malone) and they retire to join roommates (Jack Carson as animal-phobic Danny, Penny Edwards as Maggie), for a clever bit directed by David Butler from the script by I.A.L Diamond and Allan Boretz for Warner Bros., in Two Guys From Texas, 1948.
Two Guys From Texas (1948) - Hankerin' Dorothy Malone as dude ranch owner Joan, in blue this time, having encouraged Jack Carson as traveling entertainer Danny in his pursuit, despite earlier efforts by his more suave buddy (Dennis Morgan), also with a Sammy Cahn-Jule Styne tune, on the very same set, in Warner Bros., in Two Guys From Texas, 1948.
Two Guys From Milwaukee (1946) -- Hooking Up With A Prince Nearing the end, New York cabbie Buzz (Jack Carson) is trying to persuade his longtime gal Connie (Joan Leslie) to choose him over visiting European prince Henry (Dennis Morgan), with whom he’s now reconciled, and who’s about to address his country by radio, in Two Guys From Milwaukee, 1946.
Desert Song, The (1944) - Step Out Of The Sun Joining the uncommonly complex early exposition, we’ve barely met Dennis Morgan, a guy who shares bathing facilities in Morocco with a reporter (Lynne Overman), then the new singer in town (Irene Manning) converses with her boss (Nestor Paiva) and a French colonel (Bruce Cabot), in Warner Bros.’ The Desert Song, 1944.
Desert Song, The (1944) - El Khobar! Big action perhaps refers to the title, as a guy in a red mask, apparently the rebel leader in Morocco (could he be top-billed Dennis Morgan, an itinerant piano player?) leads a raid on a French forced-labor camp Gerald Mohr his aide, as Tarbouch (Marcel Dalio) is captured, in Warner Bros.’ The Desert Song, 1944.
Desert Song, The (1944) - One Alone Working in the song from the 1926 Sig Romberg operetta (lyrics credited to Otto Harbach, Oscar Hammerstein II and Frank Mandel), American Paul (Dennis Morgan) entertains the French commander (Bruce Cabot), joined by singer Margot (Irene Manning), but really alerting the local Moroccan rebels, Gene Lockhart the club owner, in The Desert Song, 1944.

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