Greg Morris

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Greg Morris
Birth name Francis Gregory Alan Morris
Born September 27, 1933 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Died August 27, 1996 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA from brain cancer
Notable Roles
Notable Episodes
Awards

Contents

Roles

Starring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
Mission: Impossible Barney Collier 1966–1973 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Vega$ Dave Nelson 1978–1981 1 2 3

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
Ben Casey 2x09 - The Fireman Who Raised Rabbits November 26, 1962
Dr. Kildare Lincoln Bell 2x30 - The Gift of Koodjanuk May 9, 1963
Ben Casey Dr. Felix Martin 3x04 - Allie October 2, 1963
The Dick Van Dyke Show Sticks Mandalay 4x24 - Bupkis March 10, 1965
The Fugitive Mickey Deming 3x01 - Wings of an Angel September 14, 1965
Branded Colonel Johnny Macon 2x09 - Fill No Glass for Me (1) November 7, 1965
Branded Colonel Johnny Macon 2x10 - Fill No Glass for Me (2) November 14, 1965
I Spy Jim Rogers 2x02 - Lori September 21, 1966
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In Cameo Appearance 2x03 - Show 17 September 30, 1968
Mannix Luke Whitney 7x03 - Climb a Deadly Mountain September 30, 1973
The Streets of San Francisco Eddie Griffin 4x11 - Merchants of Death November 20, 1975
Sanford and Son Freddy Wells 6x01 - The Hawaiian Connection (1) September 24, 1976
Sanford and Son Freddy Wells 6x02 - The Hawaiian Connection (2) September 24, 1976
Sanford and Son Freddy Wells 6x03 - The Hawaiian Connection (3) October 1, 1976
What's Happening!! Lawrence Nelson 2x06 - If I'm Elected October 27, 1977
The Love Boat Greg Elkins 2x09 - Till Death Do Us Part–Maybe / Locked Away / Chubs November 11, 1978
Quincy, M.E. Cliff Collier 4x09 - A Night to Raise the Dead December 7, 1978
What's Happening!! Lawrence Nelson 3x21 - Dwayne's Debate April 21, 1979
The Fall Guy Gary Jordan 2x20 - P.S., I Love You March 16, 1983
The Jeffersons Jimmy's Cousin 10x01 - Mission: Incredible (1) October 2, 1983
The Jeffersons Jimmy's Cousin 10x02 - Mission: Incredible (2) October 3, 1983
The Jeffersons Jimmy's Cousin 10x03 - Mission: Incredible (3) October 9, 1983
T.J. Hooker Dave Reemer 3x15 - Exercise in Murder January 28, 1984
Murder, She Wrote Lt. Andrews 1x05 - Lovers and Other Killers November 18, 1984
War of the Worlds General Masters 1x07 - The Second Seal November 7, 1988
Superboy Damon 1x11 - The Invisible People January 21, 1989

Game Show Appearances

Series Episode Airdate
The Hollywood Squares April 15-19, 1968
The Hollywood Squares July 1-5, 1968
The Hollywood Squares August 19-23, 1968
The Hollywood Squares September 16-20, 1968
The Hollywood Squares October 14-18, 1968
The Hollywood Squares November 18-22, 1968
The Hollywood Squares January 13-17, 1969
The Hollywood Squares February 24-28, 1969
The Hollywood Squares June 30-July 4, 1969
The Hollywood Squares October 20-24, 1969
The Hollywood Squares July 13-17, 1970
The Hollywood Squares November 22-26, 1971
The Hollywood Squares August 7-11, 1972
The Hollywood Squares September 27-October 1, 1976

Awards and Accolades

Primetime Emmy Awards

  • Nominated: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (1969, 1970, 1972)
Mission: Impossible

Trivia

  • father of Phil Morris and Iona Morris. Phil would go on to play Grant Collier, the son of Barney Collier (whom Greg played in the original Mission: Impossible), in the late '80's M:I reboot. Greg appeared with Phil in a two=part episode of the new series, reprising his famous role.