Mike Morgan (actor)

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Mike Morgan (1929 – 5 June 1958), born John Michael Pughe-Morgan,[1] was a British actor. His film acting debut was in the 1957 film comedy Barnacle Bill, which starred Sir Alec Guinness.

Morgan played a much larger role in another film with Guinness, The Horse's Mouth, as Nosey, a sidekick of Guinness's character, Gulley Jimson. However, shortly before filming ended, he fell ill with meningitis and died before the film was completed; some of his lines were therefore dubbed by another actor.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Morgan was married to actress Elvi Hale until his death in 1958; she married George Murcell three years later.


  1. ^ England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index, 1916-2005
  2. ^ Matthew Sweet (19 October 2003). "Ronald Neame (2003 interview at the National Film Theatre)". British Film Institute profile. Archived from the original on 18 August 2006. Retrieved 11 January 2008. 

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