Tracy Jamal Morgan is an American film actor, comedian, screenwriter, producer. He was nominated 7 times for a Screen Actors Guild Award and 2 times for an Emmy. He became popular after participating in the entertainment show "Saturday Night Live" and thanks to the filming of the comedy series "Studio 30".
The actor's creative biography began with performances on the stage of clubs as a stand-up comedian. In 1996, he got a small role in the film, and then appeared on a popular entertainment show and quickly won the love and recognition of the audience.
The actor has 168 roles in television and film projects, including participation in popular American show programs and award ceremonies: Oscars, Emmy Awards, Billboard Music Awards, Comedy Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, Actors Guild.
In the spring of 2018, Morgan won a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at number 6280.
Tracy was born in the United States in the fall of 1968 in the family of Alicia Warden and Jimmy Morgan. His father was a Vietnam War veteran. When Tracy was born, his father gave him a name in memory of his friend who died in battle. The father passed away when the boy was 17 years old.
In his youth, Morgan did not even dream of becoming an actor. But his great sense of humor and ability to perform on stage eventually brought him into show business.
Tracy began his career as a stand-up comedian, performing at numerous clubs in New York City. The actor has also appeared on popular shows such as Uptown Comedy Club, Apollo Comedy Hour and Showtime at the Apollo.
Once he met the producer of the famous program "Saturday Night Live" Lorno Michaels, who invited him to take part in one of the programs. From that moment on, Morgan's rapid career on television began.
In 2010, Morgan underwent major kidney transplant surgery. He was in the clinic for a long time in rehabilitation.
In 2014, a tragic event took place in Tracy's life. He had a serious accident in which his own uncle died. The actor himself was hospitalized with numerous injuries.
In 1996, Morgan made his debut in The Thin Line Between Love and Hate, where he played a minor cameo role.
In the same year, he joined the popular comedy show Saturday Night Live, where he performed in various forms for several years.
In the early 2000s, Morgan starred in several projects: "Thirty", "Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back", "Talking Dolls", "Head of State", "All or Nothing", "Party Dogs", "Mischievous" …
He became widely known for his work in the Studio 30 project, where he played the main role. The series was released on screens for 7 seasons and repeatedly became the owner and nominee for awards: "Golden Globe", Actors Guild, "Emmy".
The actor also often takes part in the voice acting of the animated characters. Heroes from the films speak in his voice: "Rio", "Mission Darwin", "Mr. Pickles", "Family of Monsters", "Guiding Star".
In 2019, the actor appeared on the screen in the film "What Men Want" and the TV series "The Twilight Zone".
Morgan has been married twice.
The first chosen one was Sabina Morgan. They became husband and wife in 1998, but divorced in 2009. During this time, the couple had 3 children.
The second wife was Megan Wallover. They started dating in 2011, and after 2 years the couple had a daughter. They were officially married in 2015.