Norman B. Morgan, 62, a producer-director at the Air Force Television Studio at the Pentagon, died at his home in Falls Church Aug. 11 following a heart attack.
Mr. Morgan began his government career in the 1960s. He was with NBC-TV in New York from 1947 to 1955, and helped produce such programs as "The Perry Como Show" and "The Philco Theater." He spent the next four years with the J. Walter Thompson advertising agency in New York and Los Angeles and worked on "The Kraft TV Theater" and other shows.
In 1959, Mr. Morgan went to work for Desilu Studios in Hollywood, and later for Jack Wrather Productions in Beverly Hills, where he helped produce the "Lassie" series. He then worked for CBS-TV and ABC-TV.
He moved to Washington from California and joined the Walter Reed Medical TV Center. In 1968, he headed television production at the Air Force Audiovisual Service at Norton Air Force Base in California. He returned to Washington in 1972 as a producer-director at the Air Force TV Studio.
Mr. Morgan was active in the Directors Guild of America, the Television Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Washington Film Council and the American Film Institute. He also was a supporter of the Folger Shakespeare Library.
There are no immediate survivors.
Friends suggested that expressions of sympathy be in the form of contributions to the Folger Shakespere Library.