George Morfogen (March 30, 1933 – March 8, 2019) was an American stage, film and TV actor. He is known for playing Bob Rebadow in the HBO show Oz, and for his role as Stanley Bernstein in the original V miniseries.
|Born||March 30, 1933|
The Bronx, New York, U.S.
|Died||March 8, 2019 85) (aged|
Manhattan, New York, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Gene Laughorne (? - March 8, 2019) ( his death)|
He appeared at the Chelsea Theater Center of Brooklyn and at the off-Broadway Westside Theatre in Heinrich von Kleist's play, The Prince of Homburg. The play was videotaped for the PBS series, Great Performances, and later released as a DVD. A chapter in Davi Napoleon's book, Chelsea on the Edge: The Adventures of an American Theater describes the rehearsal process and the production. Morfogen appeared in 1988's comedy Illegally Yours as the judge.
In 2001 reprised his role as Bob in the Off-Broadway premiere of “Uncle Bob,” by Austin Pendleton, who wrote the role with Morfogen in mind. Joseph Gordon-Levitt played the character of Josh, Bob’s nephew. The production, which was directed by Courtney Moorehead and produced by Steven Sendor, had 114 performances at The SoHo Playhouse.
He was a teacher at HB Studio. He died on March 8, 2019. He is survived by his husband Gene Laughorne. They were partners for fifty-one years.
|1972||What's Up, Doc?||Headwaiter|
|1973||The Thief Who Came to Dinner||Rivera|
|1980||Those Lips, Those Eyes||Sherman Sprat|
|1980||Times Square||Don Dowd|
|1981||They All Laughed||Leon Leondopolous|
|1983||V||Stanley Bernstein||2 episodes|
|1984||V: The Final Battle||1 episodes|
|1988||Illegally Yours||Judge Norman Meckel|
|1993||Twenty Bucks||Jack Holiday|
|1996||The Substance of Fire||Otto the printer|
|1997-2003||Oz||Bob Rebadow||56 episodes|
|2008||The Marconi Bros.||Grandpa Marconi|
|2014||She's Funny That Way||Harold Fleet|
- The Prince of Homburg (1976) at the Internet Off-Broadway Database
- George Morfogen profile, HB Studio
- "George Morfogen Obituary".
- "George Morfogen, 'Oz' Actor and Theater Veteran, Dies at 86". The Hollywood Reporter.
- George Morfogen at the Internet Off-Broadway Database
- George Morfogen at the Internet Broadway Database
- George Morfogen on IMDb