Johnnie Morris (actor)

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Johnny Morris (born June 15, 1887, New York, NY - October 1969, Hollywood, California) was an American actor and comedian who began his career in vaudeville and then worked in the movies.

The diminutive actor played newsboys, jockeys, and characters named 'Peewee' in a career that lasted from 1912-1942. One of his most notable roles was that of Pappy Yokum in the 1940 film version of Li'l Abner.

He died on October 7, 1969 in Hollywood, California.

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