Greg Morton (actor)

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Greg Morton
Born1959 (age 59–60)

Greg Morton is a Canadian actor, voice actor, director, and comedian. He is best known for his "Obama Man" radio routine and his Star Wars-themed standups.

Early life[edit]

In his early life, Greg Morton worked as a mobile disk jockey.[1]

Career[edit]

Greg Morton has voice acted and voice directed the cartoons that were recorded in Canada where he did his rendition of Moses Hightower and Larvell Jones in Police Academy: The Series as well as having a main role in Stunt Dawgs.

Later on, Greg Morton went on to become a comedian where he has shared the stage with other notable acts. He also did his comedy routine at Radio City Music Hall and regularly headlines events at Planet Hollywood, The MGM Theater of the Air, and the Tropicana Casino & Resort Atlantic City.[2]

In 2019, Greg Morton auditioned in season 14 of America's Got Talent.[3] He was the first to audition and won over Howie Mandel, Gabrielle Union, Julianne Hough, and Simon Cowell with his Star Wars impression routine.[1] All four judges voted yes and he moved on to the next round of the competition. During the judge cuts round, he performed a brand new comedy act that he had never tried out before by doing his movie characters impression including Howie Mandel's Gizmo from Gremlins. At the end of the night, he advanced to the live shows.[4] At the live shows, he performed once again and advanced to the semifinals where he does moments from The Mask, Braveheart, Shrek, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, The Sixth Sense, Predator, Aliens, The Dark Knight, The Godfather, Rocky, Jerry Maguire, and Terminator 2: Judgment Day.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1987 ALF: The Animated Series Additional Voices Also voice director
1988 C.O.P.S. - Voice director
1988 Garbage Pail Kids Additional voices
1988 RoboCop: The Animated Series Additional voices
1988 Police Academy Moses Hightower, Larvelle Jones (voices) Main role
1989 Captain N: The Game Master - Voice director
1989 The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! Additional voices Also voice director
1990 The Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3 Additional voices Also voice director
1991 Hammerman Additional voices
1991 Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventures Additional voices Also casting and voice director
1991 Wish Kid - Voice director
1991 Super Mario World - Voice director
1992 Stunt Dawgs Splat, Crash, Velda (voices) Main role; Also voice director
1992 The Legend of White Fang - Voice director
2019 America's Got Talent Himself/Contestant Season 14

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b https://www.goldderby.com/article/2019/americas-got-talent-star-wars-impressions-greg-morton-agt-video/
  2. ^ https://gregmorton.com/bio/
  3. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d22xSCEOqS0
  4. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BbFlMXeGnZs
  5. ^ RESULTS: America Votes 7 Acts Through! Did YOUR Faves Make It? | America's Got Talent 2019, retrieved 2019-08-16

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