Christopher Morley (actor)

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For the writer, see Christopher Morley

cleanup=missing information date=April 2013 Christopher Morley was accepted to UCLA in 1969 with a major in mathematics. Once at UCLA, he changed his major to dance and studied ballet with Mia Slavenska. He also studied ballet with Stanley Holden at the Los Angeles Music Center. He performed with the Santa Monica Ballet Co. at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium in their production of 'The Nutcracker.' Later he obtained his license in Cosmetology, and worked in Beverly Hills at the John Peters Hair Salon, on Rodeo drive. He and his Style Assistant, Robert A. Romero, achieved recognition and success in the Beverly Hills/Hollywood area. Unfortunately, his Assistant, Robert, moved on the Eric Serena Hair Salon, working with stars, such as Cher and others. Both later regretted this career change and separation of a successful work relationship.

An actor and female impersonator who specialized in cross-dressing roles in the 1970s and '80s. He played numerous parts in television and movies, most known for his parts in Freebie and the Bean (1974) and General Hospital (1980). In General Hospital, Morley played Sally Armitage, owner of a bar and a friend of Laura. The role was played straight and attracted the flirtatious interest of Luke until Morley's character finally revealed he was a man. Once revealed as a male, Morley's character became part of a plot to hold Luke and Laura's lives as ransom, in exchange for hidden gold. After the gold was found, however, his character was killed in a gunfight.[1] The role in General Hospital was believed to be the inspiration for Tootsie, since the name of the show there is Southwest General Hospital.[2]




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