Morgan Woodward

Sep 16, 1925 – Feb 22, 2019 (Age 93)


September 16, 1925
February 22, 2019


Morgan Woodward was the character actor who played the menacing field boss, "The Man with No Eyes" in the classic movie "Cool Hand Luke," which starred Paul Newman.For full obituary and coverage from, click here.

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He was a great movie actor , I like the part he played with Hugh O'Brien in shot gun Gibbs with t.v. series .last of the good old boys in cow boy days ..

Loved watching anything with Morgan in it. I never met him, but met his brother Lee several times.

Morgan was a great guy. In 1980 we met at a hardware store in Hollywood and he needed help at his house. So I told him I can take care if it. After that we became good friends and we worked on many projects together in different businesses . I lived at one of his properties for a time. We would go out and do some flying, classic car work, construction, so many different things. It was great to know him and he is missed.

Mr. Woodward was a wonderful actor. I always love seeing him in episodes of Gunsmoke that I still watch on TV Land. RIP Sir.

What a great actor I think that the actors of today could learn a great deal from the actors like Morgan Woodward I was only a baby when Morgan was acting but I prefer the actors of the old movies over so.e of the actors of today Morgan you rest easy you were turley a great man

Mr. Woodward played a great heavy in movies and tv, but he played a great character as Shotgun Gibbs in "The Kids and Legend of Wyatt Earp".

Loved his role as Shotgun Gibbs in the Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp. Wonderful voice and a great sense of humour. Rest in Peace "Shotgun". Many thanks for your wonderful role which I enjoyed immensely. No doubt; you and Roscoe are now reunited. R.I.P.

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I was very saddened to find out just last week about Mr. Woodwards passing. Unknowingly, Ive been watching Mr. Woodwards wonderful artistry for decades on shows such as Star Trek and Dallas, but I became much more familiar with him in the last several years as Shotgun Gibbs on the Wyatt Earp TV Show. I just love how he "owns" that character and what he brings to it, and as a horseman, I also love his special rapport with Roscoe the Mule. Of course, because of his wide...