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|Born||Francis Morgan Farley
October 3, 1898
Mamaroneck, New York, U.S.
|Died||October 11, 1988
San Pedro, California, U.S.
|Resting place||Valhalla Memorial Park Cemetery|
Francis Morgan Farley (October 3, 1898 – October 11, 1988) was an American actor on the stage and in films and television.
His theatrical career began in 1918 in the stage adaptation of Booth Tarkington's Seventeen. He recreated the role of Joe Bullitt in Orson Welles's Mercury Theatre on the Air adaptation of the story that aired October 16, 1938. He gained a whole new generation of followers as a result of his guest spots on the original Star Trek series in the 1960s, in "The Return of the Archons" and "The Omega Glory".
He was an out actor and was an activist in the early movement to gain civil/equal rights for homosexual Americans. He was a member of the board of ONE, Inc, the first public organization and publication (ONE Magazine). His contribution is covered in a book by Joseph Hansen on ONE Magazine's main editor, Don Slater, titled A Few Doors West of Hope, published by the Homosexual Information Center.(Information on HIC can be found on the website; tangentgroup.org)
- The Greene Murder Case (1929)
- Half Marriage (1929)
- Slightly Scarlet (1930)
- MacBeth (1948)
- The Winner's Circle (1948)
- Guilty of Treason (1950)
- Double Crossbones (1951)
- Goodbye, My Fancy (1951)
- The Wild North (1952)
- High Noon (1952)
- Angel Face (1952)
- Julius Caesar (1953)
- The Barefoot Executive (1971)
- Soylent Green (1973)
- The Last Tycoon (1976)
- Nickelodeon (1976)
- Heaven Can Wait (1978)
- Wilson, Scott. Resting Places: The Burial Sites of More Than 14,000 Famous Persons, 3d ed.: 2 (Kindle Locations 14682-14683). McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers. Kindle Edition.
- Morgan Farley at AllMovie
- Morgan Farley on IMDb
- Morgan Farley at Find a Grave
- Morgan Farley at Memory Alpha (a Star Trek wiki)
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