Howard Morton (May 15,1925 -- May 11,1997) was an American actor.
A tall man with comedic talent, Morton appeared as Dolph Sweet's police subordinate on Gimme a Break, and appeared in many other TV shows and films. He also played Grandpa Munster in The Munsters Today from 1988- 1991.
In his last years he was linked romantically with actress Jean Stapleton.
Morton died in Los Angeles, California of a stroke four days before his 72nd birthday.