Stuntman, stunt coordinator, and actor Thomas Alvin Morga was born on November 27, 1941 in Burbank, California. While in college, Morga worked as a smoke jumper stationed in Missoula, Montana between 1969 and 1974. It was Tom's work as a smoke jumper that led to his first television appearance as himself in the documentary series Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom (1963) in which he saved a wild buffalo herd from a forest fire. Morga first began performing stunts in films and TV shows in the mid-1970's. Among the notable actors who Tom has doubled for throughout his career are Jeff Goldblum, James Coburn, John Travolta, Leonard Nimoy, James Keach, Patrick Duffy, Jonathan Frakes, Tim Robbins, Robert Urich, Bruce Boxleitner, Keith Carradine, Harold Ramis, and Steve Railsback. Moreover, Morga has portrayed an eclectic array of different aliens as well as has doubled for an assortment of actors in various "Star Trek" movies and TV series. A member of the Stuntmen's Association of Motion Pictures since 1982, Tom was the recipient of a well-earned Lifetime Membership Award from the Stuntmen's Association in 2012.
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