Harry Morgan (April 10, 1915 – December 7, 2011) was an American actor best known for his role as Colonel Sherman T. Potter on the television series M*A*S*H, appearing in 176 episodes from 1974-1983.
He also played the title role of Pete Porter in the TV shows December Bride (1954-1956) and its spin-off series Pete And Gladys (1960-1962); and played Officer Bill Gannon in Dragnet (1951) and later Dragnet 1967, from 1967-1969, and the feature film Dragnet in 1987.
Other television shows he has appeared in include Alfred Hitchcock Presents; The Untouchables; The Richard Boone Show; Dr. Kildare; The Partridge Family; Gunsmoke; The Love Boat; Murder, She Wrote; The Simpsons; Grace Under Fire; 3rd Rock From The Sun; and Love & Money.
Morgan has also appeared in the following made-for-TV movies:
The Wall to Wall War (1963)
Dragnet 1966 (1969)
But I Don't Want to Get Married! (1970)
The Feminist and the Fuzz (1971)
Cat Ballou (1971)
Ellery Queen: Don't Look Behind You (1971)
Hec Ramsey (1972)
The Last Day (1975)
The Magnificent Magical Magnet of Santa Mesa (1977)
Maneaters Are Loose! (1978)
Murder at the Mardi Gras (1978)
The Bastard (1978)
Kate Bliss and the Ticker Tape Kid (1978)
The Wild Wild West Revisited (1979)
You Can't Take It with You (1979)
Better Late Than Never (1979)
Scout's Honor (1980)
More Wild Wild West (1980)
Rivkin: Bounty Hunter (1981)
Sparkling Cyanide (1983)
14 Going on 30 (1988)
The Incident (1990)
Against Her Will: An Incident in Baltimore (1992)
Incident in a Small Town (1994)
Morgan's last screen appearance was in an episode of Love & Money in November 1999. He died on December 7, 2011, at the age of 96.