Kevin O'Morrison

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Kevin O'Morrison (May 25, 1916 – December 11, 2016) was an American playwright and actor. He played the lead actor in the TV series Charlie Wild, Private Detective (1950–51) for the first seven episodes. The series began on CBS Television, and then moved to ABC, and finally DuMont.

He started his career working as a stage, radio, television, and film actor in the 1940s. He began writing plays in the 1960s, including A Party For Lovers and The Long War.[1]

In 1993, O'Morrison played Cliff Reed in Sleepless in Seattle, starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan.[2]

O'Morrison died on December 11, 2016, in Lynnwood, Washington, at the age of 100. He was survived by his wife, Linda.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Kevin O'Morrison, Actor in 'The Set-Up' and 'Sleepless in Seattle', Dies at 100". Retrieved July 23, 2017. 
  2. ^ Turner, Adrian. "Sleepless in Seattle: Cast & Crew". Radio Times. Retrieved June 29, 2016. 

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