Glenn Morris

Glenn Morris

Birth
Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Death 31 Jan 1974 (aged 61)
Palo Alto, Santa Clara County, California, USA
Burial San Mateo, San Mateo County, California, USA
Plot Garden of Inspiration, Lot 2315
Memorial ID 6802838 · View Source
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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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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 26 Sep 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6802838
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Glenn Morris (18 Jun 1912–31 Jan 1974), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6802838, citing Skylawn Memorial Park, San Mateo, San Mateo County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .