Tracy Morgan is an American actor best known as a member of the cast of the late night television comedy variety show Saturday Night Live, from 1996-2003.
He also starred as Tracy Jordan in the sitcom 30 Rock, from 2006-2013.
As a stand-up comic who headlined across the country, Morgan was first introduced to TV audiences in his role as Hustleman on the hit comedy series Martin.
Morgan next joined Saturday Night Live in 1996 where he appeared for seven seasons and created such memorable characters as Astronaut Jones and Brian Fellows.
After leaving Saturday Night Live, Morgan went on to star in his own comedy series The Tracy Morgan Show and as the voice of Spoonie Luv on Crank Yankers.
Morgan's feature-film credits include The Longest Yard, Little Man, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back and Head of State. He also starred in First Sunday, opposite Ice Cube and Katt Williams, for Sony Pictures.
Recent film projects include Superhero Movie featuring Christopher McDonald, Pamela Anderson, Leslie Nielsen and Jeffrey Tambor; as well as Walt Disney Pictures and Jerry Bruckheimer Films' animated movie G-Force, to which he lent his voice, along with Nicolas Cage, Penelope Cruz, Will Arnett and Steve Buscemi.
In addition to his individual NAACP Image Award nomination, Morgan, along with the
30 Rock cast, was nominated for a 2008 Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series.