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Greg Morris

Lieutnant Dave Nelson in Vega$, Barney Collier in Mission : Impossible

Photos Greg Morris Birth name: Francis Gregory Alan Morris
Birth date: 1933/09/27
Date of death : 1996/08/27 (63 years old)
Birth place : Cleveland Ohio

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Biography for Greg Morris

Born in Cleveland, Morris came to Hollywood in the early 1960's. His acting experience at that time consisted of a few minor roles on the Seattle stage. He found work appearing on Television series such as "The Dick Van Dyke Show" and "The Twilight Zone" before being cast in "Mission: Impossible". Morris played quiet, efficient electronics expert Barney Collier from 1966 - 1973. After the show ended, Morris continued to appear in other Television series and a couple of Television movies. In 1979, he went to Las Vegas to film the television series "Vega$" in which he played Lt. David Nelson. He liked the city so much he decided to stay. This series lasted 2 years. In 1981, Morris survived a serious road accident and did not reappear on television for years. In 1989, he appeared in a short-lived remake of "Mission: Impossible". In 1990, he was diagnosed with Cancer.

Born in Cleveland, Greg Morris arrived in Hollywood in the early 1960s. His acting experiences until then is only in small role. Greg Morris wins roles on TV before winning the role of Barney Collier in the Mission Impossible series which makes him famous. After the end of the series, he continued to shoot in TV movies before leaving, in 1979, for Las Vegas to play the LT. David Nelson in the TV series VĂ©gas. In 1989, he appeared in the remake of the impossible Mission series in which his son plays. On August 27, 1996, he died of cancer.


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Title Role
Peloton d'exécution, Le (1991) (TV) Jacob Dorn
Tropical Gamble (1990) Monsieur Laurent
The Jesse Owens Story (1984) (TV) Mel Walker
Vega$ (1978) TV Series Lt. David Nelson (1979-1981)
Roots: The Next Generations (1979) (mini) TV Series Beeman Jones
Crisis in Mid-air (1979) (TV) Brian Haley
Vega$ (1978) (TV) Lt. George Nelson
Flight to Holocaust (1977) (TV) Dr. Jeff Evans
Countdown at Kusini (1976) Red Salter
S.T.A.B. (1976) Richard Hill
Go (1973) TV Series (voice) Narrator
Killer by Night (1972) (TV) Capt. George Benson
Mission Impossible Versus the Mob (1968) Barney Collier
The Doomsday Flight (1966) (TV) FBI Agent Balaban
Mission: Impossible (1966) TV Series Barney Collier
Blade Rider, Revenge of the Indian Nations (1966) Pvt. Johnny Macon
The Sword of Ali Baba (1965) Yusef
The Lively Set (1964) Highway Patrol Officer


Shortly before his death, he went to see the Mission: Impossible movie; he hated it so much that he walked out less than an hour after the film started.

Along with Peter Lupus, he is one of only two "Mission: Impossible" (1966) cast members to stay with the series throughout its entire run.


Spouse : Leona Keyes (19 September 1956 - 1995) (divorced) 3 children

Father of Iona Morris.

Father of Phil Morris

Author of the card

  • Creation date: 01/07/2003 by abdest

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