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Tracy Morgan Biography

Birth Name:
Tracy Jamel Morgan
Birth Place:
Bronx, New York, United States
Profession
Actor, comedian

Fast Facts

  • Married his high-school sweetheart
  • Performed stand-up on such shows as Uptown Comedy Club, Apollo Comedy Hour and Showtime at the Apollo
  • Joined the cast of Saturday Night Live and made his movie debut in A Thin Line Between Love and Hate in 1996
  • Provided the voice for Spoonie Luv on TV's Crank Yankers
  • Short-lived 2003 sitcom The Tracy Morgan Show was loosely based on his life
  • Lampooned the alcohol-monitoring ankle bracelet he wore in 2007 by having his 30 Rock character wear one in a Christmas episode
  • Underwent a successful kidney transplant in December 2010

Awards

  • 2016Emmy-Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2013Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2012Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2011Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2010Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2009Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2008Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: winner
  • 2007Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated

Relationships

  • James Morgan -- Brother
  • Gitrid Morgan -- Daughter
  • Maven Sonae Morgan -- Daughter
  • Sabina Morgan -- Ex-wife
  • Jimmy Morgan -- Father
  • Alicia Warden -- Mother
  • Alicia Warden Morgan -- Mother
  • Asia Morgan -- Sister
  • Gitrid Morgan -- Son
  • Malcolm Morgan -- Son
  • Maven Sonae -- Son
  • Tracy Morgan Jr. -- Son
  • Megan Wallover -- Wife
  • Megan Wollover -- Wife
  • Sabina Morgan -- Wife (separated)