July 25, 1924|
Monroe, Utah, U.S.
|Died||September 2, 2010
Sevier, Utah, U.S.
|Years active||1967–1969, 1987|
Career and film information
Best known to a generation of Hawaii viewers as "Pogo Poge" in the locally-produced Checkers & Pogo show, White also wrote and produced several episodes of the show. Checkers & Pogo, which ran from 1967 to 1982 and produced by KGMB/Honolulu, is considered the longest-running, most successful children's show in Hawaii. White was the only original member of the series, outlasting the three actors who played Checkers during its run.
In addition to the Checkers & Pogo show, White had a minor role as the attorney general in six Hawaii Five-O episodes. In addition to his television career, White was also a popular radio DJ in Denver prior to being hired by KGMB.
Personal life and death
- "Morgan White, "Pogo" to a generation of Hawaii children, dies in Utah". Retrieved September 3, 2010.
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