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Deborah "Debbi" Morgan
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At A Glance

Ms. Morgan received a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in 1989 and garnered an additional Emmy nomination in 1986 as Outstanding Ingénue in a Drama Series for her portrayal of Angie Hubbard in ABC's All My Children. Ms. Morgan went on to portray the character of Angie in ABC's Loving and The City.

Her acting career began in high schools in New York's South Bronx when she landed the role of Puck in a musical version of "A Midsummer Night's Dream." She became involved in workshops run by the Negro Ensemble Company and the New Federal Theatre, which led to a Broadway role in Ron Milner's "What the Wine Sellers Buy." She toured with the national company for a year, and since then has also appeared off-Broadway in "Does the Tiger Wear a Necktie?"; and in Los Angeles productions of "My Sister, My Sister" and "Once in a Wifetime."

Ms. Morgan appeared as Alex Haley's aunt, Elizabeth Harvey, in "Roots: The Next Generation." She also received critical acclaim for her roles in the television movies, "The Jesse Owens Story" and "Guilty of Innocence: The Lenell Jeter Story." She guest-starred in numerous primetime television series such as "The Cosby Show," "A Different World," "Herman's Head" and "Roc." Ms. Morgan stars in the theatrical film "Eve's Bayou" with Samuel L. Jackson, Lynn Whitfield and Vondie Curtis Hall.

Ms. Morgan is married to photographer Donn Thompson.

Acting Portfolio: TELEVISION
I Wanna Be A Soap Star
Herself, judge
2005-2007

The Runaway
Reba Monroe
2000

Boston Public
Marsha Shinn
2000

Port Charles
Dr. Ellen Burgess
June 1997 to 1998

Spawn
Granny Blake [Voice]
1997

The City
Dr. Angela Baxter Hubbard Harrison Foster
1995-1997

Loving
Dr. Angie Baxter Hubbard Harrison
1993-1995

Generations
Chantal Marshall
1990-1991

Guilty of Innocence: The Lenell Geter Story
Marcia Hickson
1987

The Jesse Owens Story
Ruth Solomon Owens
1984

All My Children
Dr. Angie Baxter Hubbard
1982-1990

Behind the Screen
Lynette Porter
1981

Love's Savage Fury
1979

Roots: The Next Generations
Elizabeth Harvey
1979

Acting Portfolio
FILM

Love & Basketball
Nona McCall
2000

The Hurricane
Mae Thelma
1999

She's All That
Ms. Rousseau
1999

Asunder
Lauren Hubbs
1998

Eve's Bayou
Mozelle Batiste Delacroix
1997

Dirty Mary
1977

Monkey Hustle
Vi
1977

Taxi Driver
Girl at Columbus Circle
1976

Mandingo
Dite
1975

Cry Uncle!
Olga Winter
1971

Awards & Acclaim
Daytime Emmy Winner, Outstanding Supporting Actor (1989)
Daytime Emmy Nomination, Outstanding Ingénue (1986)
Soap Opera Digest Awards Nominee, Outstanding Young Leading Actress (1986)
Soap Opera Digest Awards Nominee, Outstanding Lead Actress (1990)
Vital Statistics

DATE OF BIRTH: September 20th, 1956

PLACE OF BIRTH: Dunn, North Carolina

HEIGHT: 5'3"

HAIR:Brown

EYES: Brown Miscellaneous

Morgan was the first actress to place the same character on three different soap operas. (All My Children, Loving and The City).

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