Read Morgan is a retired American actor whose longest-running role was as a United States Army cavalry officer in the 1960–1961 season of The Deputy. He was sometimes credited as Reed Morgan. Morgan appeared in thirty-five episodes as Sergeant Hapgood Tasker, recognized by his black eyepatch and referred to in the series as "Sarge". Henry Fonda had the starring role on The Deputy as Marshal Simon Fry. The program was set in fictitious Silver City in the Arizona Territory.Morgan debuted on The Deputy as Sergeant Tasker in the episode, "Meet Sergeant Tasker" (October 1, 1960), followed by "The Jason Harris Story" in the title role. Morgan's later episodes included "Tension Point", "Brother in Arms", "The Return of Widow Brown", "Enemy of the Town", "The Deathly Quiet", "Brand of Honesty", and "Lorinda Belle" (the series finale episode).