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Anita Morris –


About Anita Morris (1943 – 1994)

Anita Rose Morris was born on March 14, 1943, in Durham, North Carolina. Morris Passed away on March 2, 1994, in Los Angeles, California, from Ovarian Cancer. Morris was married to Grover Dale in 1973. They are the parents of James Badge Dale. The two remained together until her death in 1994.

Morris began her career in the American Mime Theatre. She would eventually make her way to the big screen and establish herself with her trademark look: red hair, full lips, and that hour glass figure.

She appeared on Broadway in the musicals, Jesus Christ Superstar, Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, and she won a Tony nomination for Nine.

In 1982, Morris was actually scheduled to perform a musical number from Nine, for the Tony Awards broadcast. However, her stage outfit was so revealing that censors refused to even let her perform.

Anita Morris's notable movie and television credits include...

1972 The Broad Coalition
1975 The Happy Hooker
1980 Big Blonde
1980 The Magic Show
1981 So Fine
1984 The Hotel New Hampshire
1984 Maria's Lovers
1985 Berrenger's
1986 A Masterpiece of Murder
1986 Absolute Beginners
1986 Blue City
1986 Ruthless People
1986 A Smoky Mountain Christmas
1987 Down and Out in Beverly Hills
1987 Cheers
1987 Aria
1987 Miami Vice
1988 18 Again!
1989 Murder, She Wrote
1989 Who's the Boss?
1989 Bloodhounds of Broadway
1989 A Sinful Life
1989 Matlock
1990 Martians Go Home
1990 Good Grief
1990 WIOU
1991 Tales from the Crypt
1991 Off and Running
1991 Pros and Cons
1992 Eerie, Indiana
1992 Melrose Place
1992 Matlock
1992 A Different World
1993 Trade Winds
1993 Major Dad
1993 Little Miss Millions
1993 Me and the Kid
1994 Radioland Murders

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Anita Morris in RUTHLESS PEOPLE.