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April 1, 1949 |
Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||John Ritter (m. 1977; div. 1996)|
|Children||3; including Jason Ritter and Tyler Ritter|
Morgan is the daughter of Marjorie (née Greenfield) and Samuel A. Morgan Jr. She is a niece of John "Red" Morgan, who was awarded the Medal of Honor for his bravery during World War II in 1943, events which were later fictionalized in the movie Twelve O'Clock High.
Morgan starred opposite Ron Howard in Howard's directorial debut, Grand Theft Auto, as well as starring opposite Italian film star Terence Hill in a feature film and European television series based on comic-strip hero Lucky Luke. For many years Morgan and her husband, John Ritter, co-hosted the national United Cerebral Palsy Telethon together. They also co-starred in television movies The Dreamer of Oz and Danielle Steel's Heartbeat, and in the feature film, Americathon; and she made a guest appearance in his television series, Hooperman.
Morgan was married to actor John Ritter, they married in 1977; together they had three children: Jason (b. 1980), Carly (b. 1982), and Tyler, (b. 1985). Ritter and Morgan divorced in 1996 after nineteen years of marriage.
- Fraternity Row (1976) - Jennifer
- Grand Theft Auto (1977) - Paula Powers
- Americathon (1978) - Lucy
- Pray TV, (1980) - Peggy Williams
- The Nest (1988) - Lilli
- Tricks of the Trade (1988)
- Behind God's Back (1989) - Sara
- Lucky Luke (1991) - Lotta Legs
- Good Dick (2008) - Waitress
- Boston (2014) - Jane
- Worthy (2015) - Beverly Jenson
- McMillan and Wife (1976) - Jenny
- Good Times (1977) - Cindy Crebbins
- The San Pedro Beach Bums (1977) - Julie
- Backstairs at the White House (1978) - Margaret Truman
- Diff'rent Strokes (1982) - Kate
- Hooperman (1986)
- The Dreamer of Oz: The L. Frank Baum Story (1986) - Helen Leslie
- The Joy of Natural Childbirth (1987) - Nancy
- Danielle Steel's Heartbeat (1992)
- Lucky Luke (1993) - Lotta Legs
- Monday Night Shakespeare (2015) - Gandma Mountague
- Break a Hip (2018) - Yolanda Kincade