Kevin O’Morrison, American playwright and actor, Died at 100

Kevin O’Morrison was born on May 25, 1916, and died on December 11, 2016.

He was an American playwright and actor.

O’Morrison played the lead actor in the TV series Charlie Wild, Private Detective (1950–51) for the first seven episodes.

That series began on CBS Television, and then moved to ABC, and finally DuMont.

O’Morrison started his career working as a stage, radio, television, and film actor in the 1940s.

O’Morrison started writing plays in the 1960s, most of which have been performed Off-Broadway and in theatres throughout the US; two of which have been performed in Europe.

O’Morrison was a Creative Art Public Service (CAPS) Playwriting Fellow, a National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Playwriting Fellow, Winner of the National Repertory Theatre’s First Prize for Playwriting (for his play “A Party For Lovers), and was awarded The Pinter Review Gold Medal for Drama (for his play The Nighgatherers).

During 1993, he played the character Cliff Reed in the movie Sleepless in Seattle, starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan.

Kevin O’Morrison passed away at 100 years old.