Joey Morgan Biography – Joey Morgan Wiki
Joey Morgan (born Joseph Terrence Morgan) was an actor best known for the action-comedy “Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse,” in which he plays panic-prone scout Augie Foster alongside Tye Sheridan and Logan Miller.
The actor went on to appear in “Compadres,” “Camp Manna” and “Flower,” the latter premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2017. He garnered wide acclaim for his performance and was named one of Tribeca’s breakout talents that year by IndieWire.
He also had a recurring role on “Critters: A New Binge,” a Shudder series based on the 1986 cult classic “Critters.” His last major big-screen role was in the 2020 film “Max Reload and the Nether Blasters,” which featured Greg Grunberg (“Heroes”), Lukas Gage (“The White Lotus”) and “Clerks” filmmaker Kevin Smith.
Joey Morgan Age
He was born in 1993 in Chicago, Illinois. He died on November 21, 2021. He was 28 years old.
Joey Morgan Family
He was the younger brother of Trevor Morgan, an actor, director and writer. Trevor begin acting at the age of 5 working on numerous TV shows and commercials. He got his acting breakthrough in a five-episode arc on ER (1994) playing terminally ill patient Scott Anspaugh.
Joey Morgan Death
Actor Joey Morgan died on November 21, 2021, at the age of 28. His rep and uncle confirmed his passing in a statement to E! News: “My nephew Joey Morgan passed Sunday morning. As a family, we are devastated beyond belief. He was a kind, gentle, loving and caring soul who meant so much to his family and so to many other people. We ask that everyone give us the space we need to properly grieve his unexpected passing as we process this heartbreaking tragedy.”
“Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse” director Christopher Landon paid tribute to the late actor, writing on Twitter: “Joey Morgan came into my life nearly 9 years ago when I made ‘Scouts.’ He was quiet, funny, intelligent and thoughtful. And when the cameras rolled he was magnetic. He passed today and the news is heartbreaking. I am honored to have known him.”
His “Flower” co-star Zoey Deutch wrote on Instagram: “Rest in peace joey. a deeply kind, talented, special person. we love you.” Actor and model Patrick Schwarzenegger, who worked with Joey on “Scouts Guide, commented under Zoey’s post, writing, “What?!? No. Such a hilarious bright star when I worked with him. Wow. This is awful.”
His big brother Trevor Morgan wrote on Instagram: “It is with regret, anger, and unbelievable sadness that I say Joseph Terrence Morgan passed away this morning. He brightened every room with laughter and put smiles on countless faces. He was an unspeakable energy of love. He is survived by his father Michael, aunt Lisa, uncle joe, best friend Paulina, and big brother. Words do not describe the pain that fills his absence. Love you forever buddy. Save a barstool up there for me.”
Actor Logan Miller, who also starred in the film Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse, wrote in an Instagram post: “The world has lost a great human. I was told that my dear friend Joey Morgan has passed away. Joey was kind, giving, hilarious, extremely talented and full of love and life. We had nothing but fun together. Didn’t matter where we were in the world we would always catch-up and keep each other company through the formative years of us breaking into our industry. Sometimes we wouldn’t see each other for years and once we reunited it was like only a couple days had passed. I am so grateful for the time we got to spend together and I’m sorry we didn’t have more time. I miss you. I love you! And I’ll see you later duder.”
Actor Joey Morgan Cause of Death
A cause of death has not been released.
Joey Morgan Net Worth
He had an estimated net worth of $500k.