Glenn Morris bio

Birth Name: Glen Edgar Morris

Occupation: Decathlete

Place Of Birth: Colorado

Date Of Birth: June 18, 1912

Date Of Death: January 31, 1974

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Glenn Morris was born on the 18th of June, 1912. He was best known for being a Decathlete. American decathlon champion at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin who later came to play Tarzan in Hollywood.

Glenn Morris was born in Colorado. A superb athlete in high school, his performance at the 1936 games mesmerized German chancellor Adolf Hitler and Germany’s propagandist filmmaker Leni Riefenstahl . His Olympic success got him a ticker-tape-parade welcoming back to the U.S., a movie offer from Twentieth Century Fox, and an invitation to play football for the Detroit Lions.

Glenn Morris was a Gemini and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Glenn Morris was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

Glen Edgar Morris is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Glenn’s Glen Edgar Morris attended Colorado State.


Glenn Morris’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Glenn Morris’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Glenn Morris kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Glenn Morris was born in the Year of the Rat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Glen Edgar Morris
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Glenn Morris was a Gemini. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chatting, short trips and dislike being alone, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are being gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Glenn Morris was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are clever and charming. They're curious, but sometimes too motivated by money.

Ruling Planet: Glenn Morris had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Glenn Morris’s birth sign is Gemini and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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