Vic Morrow was born Victor Morozoff on February 14th, 1929 in the Bronx. Growing up in a middle-class Jewish family in New York, he dropped out of high school and went into the Navy. He is best known for his roles in such films as Humanoids from the Deep (1980), The Last Shark (1981) and 1990: The Bronx Warriors (1982).
He married Barbara Turner, an actress. They had two daughters, Carrie Ann Morrow and Jennifer Jason Leigh, who due to a falling-out changed her name and was estranged from Morrow.
Morrow, along with two other actors, were killed in 1982 while filming the Twilight Zone movie, in a stunt helicopter crash.
Blackboard Jungle (1955) as Artie West
It’s a Dog’s Life (1955)
Tribute to a Bad Man (1956) as Lars Peterson
Men in War (1957) as Cpl. Zwickley
King Creole (1958) as Shark
God’s Little Acre (1958) as Shaw Walden
Hell’s Five Hours (1958)
Posse from Hell (1961)
Portrait of a Mobster (1961)
Target: Harry (1969) as Harry Black
A Man Called Sledge (1970)
Dirty Mary Crazy Larry (1974) as Capt. Everett Franklin
The Take (1974) as Manso
Funeral for an Assassin (1974) as Michael Cardiff
Scar Tissue (1975) as Vic, the kidnapper
The Bad News Bears (1976)
Treasure of Matecumbe (1976)\ as Spangler
Message from Space (1978) as General Garuda
The Evictors (1979) as Jake Rudd
Humanoids from the Deep (1980) as Hank Slattery
The Last Shark (1981) as Ron Hamer
1990: The Bronx Warriors (1982) as Hammer
Stu has a bachelor’s in English and two master’s degrees in Psychology and Education. If the world were to collapse into oblivion, Stu would be humanity’s choice to send to a bunker to preserve information and trivia belonging to cinema and television from the 1980s through 1990s. His favorite films and television shows include: Pulp Fiction, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Twin Peaks, The Sopranos, and Arrested Development.