Appeared on Inside Edition
(1988) in 1995. In the report, he revealed that he had lost most of his money and was living in a small apartment in South Central Los Angeles.
6' 2½" (1.89 m)
Did You Know?
I always had an awareness of the black revolution. When I was a kid, 9 or 10, I used to walk down Seventh Avenue and 125th Street with a sandwich sign on my back that said "Down With Jim Crow". -- GM, 1970 interview
Had three children: Phil Morris
, Iona Morris
and Linda Morris
. Each of them have had show business careers. Phil and Iona both became actors and Linda became a film production executive. In early 2000, Iona performed a one-woman show to pay tribute to her father. The show, "For You", used the same title her father had used on a jazz album he released in the 1970s.