Howard Morris, Bronx NY, (1919-2005), heart disease and pneumonia. Played Ernest T Bass on the Andy Griffith Show.

Howard Morris

Howard Morris, Bronx NY, (1919-2005), heart disease and pneumonia. Played Ernest T Bass on the Andy Griffith Show.

Howard "Howie" Morris (1919–2005)  American comic actor and director who was best known for his role as Ernest T. Bass on The Andy Griffith Show. During World War II he was assigned to a US Army Special Services unit where he was the First Sergeant. Maurice Evans was the company commander and Carl Reiner and Werner Klemperer were soldiers in the unit.  Based in Honolulu, the unit entertained American troops throughout the Pacific.

Howard "Howie" Morris (1919–2005) American comic actor and director who was best known for his role as Ernest T. Bass on The Andy Griffith Show. During World War II he was assigned to a US Army Special Services unit where he was the First Sergeant. Maurice Evans was the company commander and Carl Reiner and Werner Klemperer were soldiers in the unit. Based in Honolulu, the unit entertained American troops throughout the Pacific.

Howard Morris (He played Ernest T. Bass !)

Howard Morris (He played Ernest T. Bass !)

Howard Morris, Actor: Garfield and Friends. This short, quicksilver comic of TV's "Golden Age" has been heard more than seen in the last few decades, as he possesses one of the finest vocal instruments around for animation. Howard ("Howie") Morris was born in New York City in 1919 and forged his own destiny after a chance meeting with Carl Reiner in a radio workshop. Following the war in which they entertained troops together, they ...

Howard Morris, Actor: Garfield and Friends. This short, quicksilver comic of TV's "Golden Age" has been heard more than seen in the last few decades, as he possesses one of the finest vocal instruments around for animation. Howard ("Howie") Morris was born in New York City in 1919 and forged his own destiny after a chance meeting with Carl Reiner in a radio workshop. Following the war in which they entertained troops together, they ...

Born September 4, 1919, Character Actor Howard Morris!    Howard Morris appeared in over 120 film & TV roles, including Mr. Elmer Kelp in The Nutty Professor (1963), Julius in 40 Pounds of Trouble (1962) & of course — most famously — as ‘mountain man’ Ernest T Bass on The Andy Griffith Show! What a voice!  Howard Morris was also the voice of Mr. Peebles (The Magilla Gorilla Show) & Breezly Bruin (The Peter Potamus Show) among others!

Born September 4, 1919, Character Actor Howard Morris! Howard Morris appeared in over 120 film & TV roles, including Mr. Elmer Kelp in The Nutty Professor (1963), Julius in 40 Pounds of Trouble (1962) & of course — most famously — as ‘mountain man’ Ernest T Bass on The Andy Griffith Show! What a voice! Howard Morris was also the voice of Mr. Peebles (The Magilla Gorilla Show) & Breezly Bruin (The Peter Potamus Show) among others!

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