Jeff Morris (actor)
September 20, 1934|
St. Joseph, Missouri, U.S.
July 12, 2004 (aged 69)|
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Jeff Morris (September 20, 1934 – July 12, 2004) was an American film and television actor. Among his roles was Bob, the owner of Bob's Country Bunker, in The Blues Brothers. He later reprised his role in Blues Brothers 2000.
Born in the Missouri city of St. Joseph, he was raised in Lubbock, Texas. After high school, he went to Hollywood and worked his way into the movies. He had roles in many war films, including Private Cowboy in Kelly's Heroes and in television westerns, Death Valley Days (including the role of Morgan Earp), and Bonanza.
- The Bonnie Parker Story (1958) - Marvin
- Paratroop Command (1959) - Pigpen
- The Legend of Tom Dooley (1959) - Confederate Soldier
- The Long Rope (1961) - Will Matthews
- Kid Galahad (1962) - Ralphie
- 36 Hours (1965) - Bit Part (uncredited)
- Bonanza (1968-1972, TV Series) - Tulsa / Hal / Turk Murphy / Matthew Brody / Dunne / Haley
- Kelly's Heroes (1970) - PFC "Cowboy"
- Ironside (1971-1974, TV Series) - Milt Archer / Sheriff Matt Gibson / Frank Richards
- Payday (1973) - Bob Tally
- The Gauntlet (1977) - Desk Sergeant
- Goin' South (1978) - Big Abe, Moon's Old Gang
- CHiPs (1979, TV Series) - LeMasters
- The Blues Brothers (1980) - Bob
- The Border (1982) - J.J.
- Ironweed (1987) - Michigan Mac
- The Freeway Maniac (1989) - Ray
- The Two Jakes (1990) - Tilton
- The Crossing Guard (1995) - Silas
- Too Much Sleep (1997) - Bartender
- Blues Brothers 2000 (1998) - Bob
- Susan's Plan (1998) - Larry Cooper
- The Homecoming of Jimmy Whitecloud (2001) - Jim (scenes deleted)
- Anger Management (2003) - Porter (final film role)
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