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Howard Leroy Morton|
May 15, 1925
New York City, New York
May 11, 1997 (aged 71)|
Howard Leroy Morton (May 15, 1925 – May 11, 1997) was an American actor.
A tall man with immense comedic talent, Morton was best known for playing dim-witted police officer Ralph Waldo Simpson on Gimme a Break! for five seasons (1981–86). He appeared in many TV supporting roles on sitcoms including All in the Family, The Jeffersons, I Dream of Jeannie, Good Times, and Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman. He also played Grandpa in The Munsters Today from 1988 to 1991. Morton made a number of appearances on game shows, including Super Password and Pyramid. He also appeared in many feature films, making his debut in The Mechanic (1972) and appeared on stage in productions of Auntie Mame, Morning's at Seven, and Fancy Meeting You Again.
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- Howard Morton obituary in Variety (May 21, 1997)
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