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Glenn Morris
Birth: Jun. 18, 1912
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA
Death: Jan. 31, 1974
Palo Alto
Santa Clara County
California, USA

Actor and athlete. Morris was the 1936 Decathlon champion at the Olympics and for his hard work he was awarded the Sullivan Award by runner Jesse Owens. In 1936 he was recruited by a talent agent for the role of Tarzan. He would become the fourth Olympic athlete to the play role. He went to Hollywood and appeared in several films including "Early Sports Quiz" (1947), "Hold That Coed" (1938),"Olympia Part 2: Festival of Beauty" (1938), "Tarzan's Revenge" (1938), "She Married An Artist" (1937), and "Decathlon Champion" (1937). 
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  Pearl M. Morris (1916 - 1967)*
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Skylawn Memorial Park
San Mateo
San Mateo County
California, USA
Plot: Garden of Inspiration, Lot 2315
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Record added: Sep 26, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6802838
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Remembering you .god Bless.
- R. Owens
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