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WJLA, December 07, 2011

Remembering 'M-A-S-H' actor Harry Morgan

Emmy-winning character actor Harry Morgan had a show business career that included more than nine TV series, 50 films and the Broadway stage.

Actor Harry Morgan sits on the set of "M*A*S*H*" in Los Angeles in 1982. The Emmy-winning character actor played Col. Potter on the show. His career included nine other TV series, 50 films, and the Broadway stage. Morgan appeared in mostly supporting roles on the big screen, playing opposite such stars as Henry Fonda, John Wayne, James Garner, Elvis Presley ,and Dan Aykroyd. On television, he was more the comedic co-star, including roles on "December Bride," its spin-off "Pete and Gladys," as Sgt. Joe Friday's loyal partner in later "Dragnet" episodes.