Dennis Morgan

Dennis Morgan

Kristin Morgan, Dennis' daughter, appeared with him in My Wild Irish Rose (1947). She was 8 years old at the time.

Appeared in high school plays and the glee club.

Attended Carroll College in Wisconsin and belonged to the college football team. Later studied voice at the Wisconsin Conservatory of music in Milwaukee and the American Conservatory in Chicago.

Born at 11am CST.

Dennis and Jack Carson made at least 15 projects together, including Thank Your Lucky Stars (1943) and The Hard Way (1943).

First under contract to MGM, he subsequently moved to Paramount and then Warner Bros., where he became one of the top movie singers.

His children are named Stanley Morner, Kristin Morgan and James Morner.

In 1943, was originally cast to play Rick Blaine in Casablanca (1942), but made Thank Your Lucky Stars (1943) instead.

Later became an astute businessman, with extensive business holdings.

Received his big musical film break singing "A Pretty Girl Is Like a Melody" in the now famous glossy finale of The Great Ziegfeld (1936). His voice, however, was dubbed by Allan Jones.

Sang "Home is the Sailor" at friend Errol Flynn's funeral (October 1959).

Traveled during his early days with an operatic company singing in productions of "Faust" and "Carmen".