George Morfogen

George Morfogen

Birthplace: 
New York City, New York
Birthday: 
March 30
Date of passing: 
March 08, 2019

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George Morfogen

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George Morfogen was an American actor.

A New York native, Morfogen graduated from Brown University and the Yale School of Drama, then began his Broadway career in 1962 as stage manager on The Fun Couple, a short-lived comedy that featured Jane Fonda and Dyan Cannon.

His best known television role was that of prison inmate Bob Rebadow on the HBO show Oz, which he played from 1997 to 2003.

Morfogen’s other television credits include Kojak, Remington Steele, St. Elsewhere, The Equalizer, Law & Order, and Damages.

Morfogen appeared in eight films directed by Peter Bogdanovich: What's Up, Doc? (1972), Daisy Miller (1974), At Long Last Love (1975), Saint Jack (1979), They All Laughed (1981), Mask (1985), Illegally Yours (1988) and She's Funny That Way (2014).

As a stage actor, Morfogen appeared at some of the most prestigious theaters in the country, including the Kennedy Center, the Williamstown Theatre Festival, New York’s Public Theater and Shakespeare in the Park and Off Broadway’s Mint Theater Company.

Morfogen died March 8, 2019, in New York City, New York. He was 85.

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