Garfield Morgan

Garfield Morgan


Garfield Morgan was born on Apr 19, 1931 in UK. Garfield Morgan's big-screen debut came with Finger of Guilt directed by Joseph Losey in 1956, strarring Waiter (uncredited). Garfield Morgan is known for The Murder Game directed by Alex Menzies, Nick Sykes stars as Self and Melanie Sainz as Self. The upcoming new movie Garfield Morgan plays is 28 Weeks Later which will be released on May 11, 2007.

Garfield Morgan was born in Birmingham, England, in 1931. After a brief sojourn working as a trainee dental mechanic, he trained as an actor at a local drama school. His career began at the Arena Theatre in Birmingham in the fifties and he later became involved in both production and directing duties at The Marlow Theatre in Canterbury, Kent, and at The Library Theatre, Manchester. During the seventies he was Associate Director of Northgate Theatre and Associate Director of The Nottingham Playhouse.His television career began in the mid-fifties and although initially playing small parts, during the sixties he began to take on bigger roles, including the part of Detective Chief Inspector Lewis in the BBC's long-running Softly Softly (1966) series. He often played policemen but none more famous than DCI Frank Haskins in Regan (1974), opposite John Thaw and Dennis Waterman, during the seventies, where he was an admirable foil to Thaw's brash, renegade Inspector Jack Regan. He was also a regular in other TV series such as The Nineteenth Hole (1989), You Must Be the Husband (1987) and Shelley (1979), all during the eighties, and No Job for a Lady (1990) opposite Penelope Keith in the nineties.He preferred acting on stage and in television so his film career was rather limited but he did have a decent role in Le dossier Odessa (1974) in 1974.In his personal life, early on he was married to the actress Dilys Laye before it ended in divorce. After a short illness, Morgan died from cancer on December 5, 2009. His former wife died just a few months previously.

  • Birthday

    Apr 19, 1931
  • Place of Birth

    Birmingham, England, UK

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