Tracy Morgan full name Tracy Jamal Morgan

 Tracy Morgan full name Tracy Jamal Morgan

Tracy Jamal Morgan is an American actor and comedian known for his eight seasons as a cast member on Saturday Night Live and for his role as Tracy Jordan on the TV series 30 Rock

A truck driver didn’t see traffic slowing in front of him and crashed into the limo bus carrying comedian Tracy

Morgan and several others, according to ABC News.
The six-vehicle Turnpike accident left 45-year-old Morgan in critical condition.

“Driver failed to observe slow-moving traffic ahead,” New Jersey State Police Sgt. First Class Gregory Williams told ABC News. “He observed at the last minute – just prior to impact – the limo bus carrying Morgan and his party.”

Morgan was born in the Bronx and raised in a housing project in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. He is the second-oldest of five childrenof Alicia (née Warden),a homemaker, and Jimmy Morgan, a musician who returned from military duty in the Vietnam War recovering from addiction to heroin, causing him to leave the family when Morgan was six. Tracy, the target of bullies as a child, attended DeWitt Clinton High School. In 1985, his sophomore year, when he was 17, he learned his father had AIDS; Jimmy Morgan died November 1987, at age 39. Tracy Morgan married his girlfriend Sabina that year and dropped out of high school four credits short of a diploma. Already raising their first son, and living on welfare, Morgan sold crack cocaine with limited success, but began earning some money performing comedy on the streets after his best friend was murdered. Tracy said in 2009, “He would say to me, ‘Yo, Tracy, man, you should be doing comedy.’ A week later, he was murdered. And that for me, that was like my Vietnam. I had my survival guilt when I started to achieve success. Why I made it out and some guys didn’t.” Morgan embarked on a standup comedy career, successfully enough that, he said, “I finally moved to a nice community in [the Bronx neighborhood of Riverdale from a run-down apartment next to Yankee Stadium in the Bronx…………….”

On the April 7, 2014 broadcast of The Adam Carolla Podcast, Morgan revealed that his father named him Tracy in honor of a 17 year-old platoon-mate and dear friend who shipped off to Vietnam with him, but was killed in action only a few days later.

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