Tracy Morgan

Actor, Comedian, Producer
During his seven years on "Saturday Night Live" (NBC, 1975- ), actor and stand-up comedian Tracy Morgan rose to fame playing several memorable characters, including Astronaut Jones, a retro lounge-singing space traveler ... Read more »
Born: 11/09/1968 in The Bronx, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (87)

Accidental Love 2015 (Movie)

Keyshawn (Actor)

FXX / Untitled Tracy Morgan Project 2014 - 2015 (TV Show)

Actor

Conan 2012, 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Deep in the Valley 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Jimmy Kimmel Live 2004 - 2005, 2012 - 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Rio 2 2014 (Movie)

Luiz (Voice)

The Boxtrolls 2014 (Movie)

Mr. Gristle (Voice)

Top Five 2014 (Movie)

Fred (Actor)

Tracy Morgan: Bona Fide 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Actor

20/20 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

30 Rock 2006 - 2013 (TV Show)

Actor

3rd Rock From the Sun 1996 - 2003, 2007 - 2008, 2010 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Crank Yankers 1996 - 2003, 2007 - 2008, 2010 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Voice

Martin 1994 - 2003, 2007 - 2008, 2010 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Saturday Night Live 1996 - 2003, 2007 - 2008, 2010 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Scare Tactics 1994 - 2003, 2007 - 2008, 2010 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Host

The 2013 Billboard Music Awards 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

Host

The Late Show With David Letterman 2008 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Guest

Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

A Michael Buble Christmas 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Actor

Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

The 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Cameo

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Why Stop Now? 2012 (Movie)

Sprinkles (Actor)

Rio 2011 (Movie)

Luiz (Voice)

The Comedy Awards 2010 - 2011 (TV Show)

Presenter

The Marriage Ref 2010 - 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Son of No One 2011 (Movie)

Vincent Carter (Adult) (Actor)

Tracy Morgan: Black and Blue 2010 - 2011 (TV Show)

Actor

2009 MTV Video Music Awards 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Actor

Cop Out 2010 (Movie)

Paul (Actor)

Death at a Funeral 2010 (Movie)

Norman (Actor)

The 61st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Actor

VH1 Hip Hop Honors 2009 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Host

G-Force 2009 (Movie)

Blaster (Voice)

Jimmy Kimmel's Big Night of Stars 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Actor

Laffapalooza 2008 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Host

Saturday Night Live: Best of Tracy Morgan 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Actor

VH1 Hip Hop Honors 2008 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Host

Comedy Central Roast of Bob Saget 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

First Sunday 2008 (Movie)

LeeJohn (Actor)

Human Giant 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

Superhero Movie 2008 (Movie)

Dr. Xavier (Actor)

The 39th Annual NAACP Image Awards 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

VH1 Hip Hop Honors 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Host

Guys Choice 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Host

Guys Choice 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Host

Farce of the Penguins 2006 (Movie)

Voice of Marcus (Actor)

Little Man 2006 (Movie)

Percy (Actor)

Mind of Mencia 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

Are We There Yet? 2005 (Movie)

Voice of Satchel Paige (Actor)

The Longest Yard 2005 (Movie)

Ms. Tucker (Actor)

VH1 Hip Hop Honors 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

Weekends at the D.L. 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

Apollo at 70: A Hot Night in Harlem 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Christmas in Rockefeller Center 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Comedy Central's Bar Mitzvah Bash! 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

The 2004 ESPY Awards 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

The Osbourne Family Christmas Special 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

The Tracy Morgan Show 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

VH1 Big in '03 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Volcano High 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Voice

Head of State 2003 (Movie)

Meat Man (Actor)

Three Stooges' 75th Anniversary Special 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

30 Years to Life 2002 (Movie)

Troy (Actor)

Frank McKlusky, C.I. 2002 (Movie)

(Actor)

TV Tales 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

The VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Tracy Morgan: One Mic 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back 2001 (Movie)

Pumpkin Escobar (Actor)

Saturday Night Live: Mothers' Day Special 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

The Source Hip-Hop Music Awards 2000 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

A Thin Line Between Love and Hate 1996 (Movie)

Bartender (Actor)

Breaking the Silence (TV Show)

Actor

Freshman Roommates (Movie)

(Actor)

Helter Skelter (Movie)

Henna Woman (Actor)

Totally Awesome (TV Show)

Actor
Producer (1)

Freshman Roommates (Movie)

(Producer)

Biography

During his seven years on "Saturday Night Live" (NBC, 1975- ), actor and stand-up comedian Tracy Morgan rose to fame playing several memorable characters, including Astronaut Jones, a retro lounge-singing space traveler infatuated with female aliens, and impersonating Mike Tyson, Star Jones and Busta Rhymes. A fearless comic who was always performing whether or not cameras were rolling, Morgan earned a reputation for outrageous behavior, while problems with alcohol led to a career dip following his departure from "SNL." The failure of his own family sitcom, "The Tracy Morgan Show" (NBC, 2003-04), only cast a deeper shadow on his young, promising career. But he continued doing stand-up and was tapped for supporting roles in features like "Head of State" (2003) and "The Little Man" (2005). Thanks to fellow "SNL" castmate Tina Fey who had long recognized his comic brilliance, Morgan rebounded professionally when he landed the role of a lifetime, joining the ensemble cast of her Emmy-winning sitcom, "30 Rock" (NBC, 2006-2013). Morgan shined as Tracy Jordan, the impulsive, demanding star of a late-night sketch comedy show-within-a-show whose dramas often mirrored the actor's offscreen life. The series' critical success reignited his career, leading to Morgan appearing in big screen comedies and voicing character's in animated films, where audiences continued to love his unpredictable, loose cannon persona.

Relationships

Sabina Morgan Producer

Wife
Married high school sweetheart in 1985 Separated in 2001 filed for divorce in August 2009

Jimmy Morgan

Father
Vietnam veteran Died in 1987

Gitrid Morgan

Son
Born c. 1991; mother, Sabina Morgan

Malcolm Morgan

Son
Born c. 1987; mother, Sabina Morgan

Tracy Morgan

Son
Born c. 1986; mother, Sabina Morgan

Megan Wollover

Companion
Engaged in April 2011

EDUCATION

De Witt Clinton High School

Bronx , New York

Milestones

2011

Voiced the character of Luiz in the animated feature "Rio"

2011

Cast in "The Son of No One," co-starring Al Pacino, Channing Tatum and Juliette Binoche

2010

Teamed with Bruce Willis for Kevin Smith's buddy cop film, "Cop Out"

2010

Co-starred in the Chris Rock produced black comedy, "Death at a Funeral," a remake of the 2007 British film of the same name

2009

Voiced the guinea pig Blaster in the live-action Disney movie "G-Force"

2008

Appeared in the comedy spoof "Superhero Movie"

2006

Played a cast member of a fictional New York based sketch comedy show in "30 Rock" (NBC); earned an Emmy nomination in 2009 for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

2006

Co-starred with Shawn and Marlon Wayans in the comedy, "The Little Man"

2006

Voiced Woof in the MTV2 Animated Series "Where My Dogs At?"

2005

Appeared in the remake of "The Longest Yard"

2003

Cast opposite Chris Rock in "Head of State"

2003

Produced and starred in "The Tracy Morgan Show"; loosely based on his real life

2002

Voiced Spoonie Luv on the series "Crank Yankers"

2001

Played Pumpkin Escobar in Kevin Smith's comedy "Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back"

1998

Featured in the film "Half Baked"

1996

Joined NBC's "Satruday Night Live" as a regular cast member

1996

Feature debut, "A Thin Line Between Love and Hate"

1994

Made TV debut on "Martin" (Fox), playing Hustle Man

1992

Member of the sketch comedy show, "Uptown Comedy Club"; aired on various channels

1984

Discovered while doing stand-up at The Apollo

Bonus Trivia

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In 1996, Morgan was diagnosed with diabetes, but did not take medication or change his diet until after getting sick years later while on the set of "30 Rock" (NBC).

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On Dec. 2, 2005, Morgan was arrested in Hollywood, CA on impaired driving charges after police stopped him for speeding. In February 2006, Morgan pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor charge and was sentenced to 36 months' probation, fined $390 and ordered to attend an alcohol education program.

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Morgan was arrested Nov. 28, 2006 in Upper Manhattan on drunken driving charges. He was arraigned on charges of driving while intoxicated and driving while impaired. In February 2007, Morgan pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor drunken driving charge. The judge ordered for him to enter a doctor-supervised alcohol program, do a period of community service, and avoid being arrested again within the next six months. Morgan was also fined $1,000 and his driver's license was suspended for six months.

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"You won't find anyone who's more eager, willing and ready to step into the spotlight. He's spent the last 10 to 12 years ready for this moment, for his close-up. Everything is coming up Tracy. He brings such an insane enthusiasm. He's one of the most brilliant ad-libbers on the planet. Tracy is this amazing comedic weapon that you turn on and step away and turn the camera on." – director Kevin Smith on Morgan, from USA Today, July 24, 2009

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In January 2012, Morgan was rushed to a hospital after the actor fell unconscious at an award ceremony during the Sundance Film Festival. A spokeswoman for Park City Medical Center said no drugs or alcohol were found in Morgan's system upon medical evaluation. The actor's rep released a statement explaining the collapse was due to a combination of exhaustion and altitude.

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