Her first name is taken from the the title character of the David Warner film, Morgan: A Suitable Case for Treatment (1966).
Is a 1967 graduate of Lake Highlands High School in Dallas, Texas.
First professional job was acting as Faye Dunaway's double during the location filming of Bonnie and Clyde (1967). A native Texan, Morgan was later considered for the Cybill Shepherd role in The Last Picture Show (1971), competing alongside Sissy Spacek.
One of three actors to play "Jenna Wade" (Bobby Ewing's former girlfriend) on "Dallas" (1978).
Measurements: 33-25-31 (in 1980), 34D-25-32 (post-implants), (Source: Celebrity Sleuth magazine)
She was voted "1981 Star of Tomorrow" by the National Association of Theatre Owners - in November 1980.
Named "One of the 10 Most Beautiful Women in the World" by Harpers Bazaar in 1982.
Co-wrote (with Deborah Patton) and published a beauty book titled "Morgan Fairchild's Super Looks" in 1984.
Was a spokesmodel for Old Navy stores from 1997 to 2004.
Mother: Martha Jane Hartt McClenny, English teacher at Richardson High School in Richardson, Texas. Died May 4, 1999 (complications from stroke).
Served as Grand Marshal at Bellflower's Liberty Day Parade on October 11, 2003-which marked Bellflower, California's 46th Birthday celebration.
Served as Grand Marshal at the St. Louis Pridefest Parade on June 25, 2006.
She was inducted into the Texas Film Hall of Fame in March 2008 in Austin, Texas.