Harry Morgan. Born Apr. 10, 1915, Detroit, MI. Died Dec. 7, 2011, Los Angeles, CA. He was an American actor & director whose TV & film career spanned six decades. He was best known for his work on the TV series "Dragnet" as Officer Bill Gannon & on "M*A*S*H" as Col. Potter. He was a guest star on many other TV shows & appeared in more than 100 films.
Harry Morgan (born Harry Bratsberg, often spelled Harry Bratsburg; April 10, 1915 – December 7, 2011) was an American actor. He was widely known for his roles as Pete Porter in both December Bride (1954–1959) and Pete and Gladys (1960–1962); Officer Bill Gannon on Dragnet (1967–1970); Amos Coogan on Hec Ramsey (1972–1974); and Colonel Sherman T. Potter in M*A*S*H (1975–1983) and AfterMASH (1983–1984). Additionally, Morgan appeared in more than 100 films.