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Topic - Dragnet
Harry Morgan wasn't a star and didn't need to be. In "M-A-S-H," "Dragnet" and so many other TV shows and movies, the veteran character actor proved as indispensable as any marquee name.
Harry Morgan never planned to be an actor, yet he spent 10 years on one of the top TV series of all time, made 50 films and appeared on Broadway. He became one of the best-known character actors in Hollywood.
Emmy-winning character actor Harry Morgan, whose portrayal of the fatherly Col. Sherman T. Potter on television's "M*A*S*H" highlighted a show-business career that included nine other TV series, 50 films and the Broadway stage, died Wednesday. He was 96.
Emmy-winning character actor Harry Morgan, whose portrayal of the fatherly Col. Sherman Potter on television's "M*A*S*H" highlighted a show business career that included nine other TV series, 50 films and the Broadway stage, died Wednesday. He was 96.
Tom Mankiewicz, the screenwriter of such James Bond films as "Diamonds Are Forever" and "Live and Let Die" and the first two "Superman" movies, has died in Los Angeles at 68.