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Beth Morris


B: 1943 in Toronto, Ontario

Beth Morris originated the role of Maggie Muggins on the popular CBC television series when she was twelve years old. For the 1956 season, Beth Morris was replaced by Deanne Taylor who played the part until she outgrew it. Deanne Taylor was replaced by 8-year-old Mary Long who played Maggie Muggins from 1959 until the series ended in 1962. Beth Morris appeared in a number of television dramas as well as playing the role of Ginny Malone in 18 episodes of Cannonball between 1958 and 1959.

Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

Guest in the House (1953, General Motors Theatre)
Ill Met by Moonlight (1954, Ford Theatre Playbill)
The Mark (1955, CBC Summer Theatre)
The Liar (1955, On Camera)
Deadly is the Egg (1955, General Motors Theatre)
Symphony of Movement: Moods and Variations (1955, Folio)
Janey Canuck (1957, First Performance)
The Father (1958, On Camera)
The Little Witch (1958, On Camera)
Midsummer Sisters (1958, On Camera)

The Town That Didn’t Care (1961, General Motors Theatre)
Valerie (1961, Playdate)
Trio (1963, Playdate)
The Man Who Cheered the Leafs (1963, Playdate)
The Endless Echo (1963, Festival)

TV Series – Cast:
Maggie Muggins (1955-1956)
Cannonball (1958-1959)