Patti Morgan

born: 14 November 1919
Indian Point, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia,
died: 13 October 2002
(last residence) Nassau County, New York,
United States of America
(age 82)

Canadian actress, dancer and model. Moved from Halifax to New York and danced on stage (with Walter Catlett, Bert Wheeler, and Olsen & Johnson) and at the Copacabana (as a "Samba Siren") before she was signed by Roach in 1946 after he saw her photograph in a cigarette ad in a magazine.
Not to be confused with the Australian actress (1928-2001) of the same name.
Real name: Patricia Louise Wentzell
Height: 5'4½"
Films listed on this page: complete Hal Roach filmography.


The Fabulous Joe
Girl friend

Here Comes Trouble
Esther Dexter

Acknowledgements & sources:
Patricia Louise Wentzell, "U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007" ( ark:/61903/1:1:QK3B-KMM1 (1942 manifest) (1947 passenger list) (1947 passenger index) (NY Nat. Index) (NY Nat. Index) (Social Security Death Index) newspage/44476975/ (Ottawa Journal, 19 Aug 1944) newspage/481602231/ (Calgary Herald, 09 Apr 1946) newspage/421213030/ (The Gazette [Montreal], 16 Apr 1947) newspage/448284972/ (Republican and Herald [Pottsville, PA], 21 Sep 1948)
Jesse Brisson (research and information)
Jim Jarvis (additional help)

This page was last updated on: 19 April 2020