Tracy Morgan Leaves Hospital Following Tragic Car Accident
According to a spokesperson, 30 Rock star Tracy Morgan has left a New Jersey hospital to continue his recovery from a roadway accident that killed his friend and writer 62-year-old James McNair at a rehabilitation facility. It is expected that Morgan will remain at the rehab center for a few weeks.
His spokesperson, Lewis Kay, said "While he is continuing to show signs of improvement, he still has a long way to go."
Kay continued, "He and (fiancé) Megan wanted to publicly express their deepest gratitude to everyone at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital for the unbelievable care and attention they provided him."
Morgan's tour bus was struck by a semi-truck on Saturday, June 7th. Read our article from June 19th for the latest updates on the investigation.
FXX, which was to begin airing Morgan's return to TV this year, has said that when he is healthy, his show will be waiting on him.
From 2006 to 2013, Morgan starred on NBC's Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning "30 Rock," opposite Tina Fey and Alec Baldwin as Tracy Jordan, the unpredictable star of the fictional hit variety show "TGS with Tracy Jordan." In 2009, he received an Emmy nomination for "Best Supporting Actor" for his work on "30 Rock."
One the big screen, he has starred in numerous films including "The Son of No One," "Why Stop Now," "Half Baked," "Deal at a Funeral" and "The Longest Yard." He has provided his voice to numerous animated characters over the years including Luiz in "Rio" and the upcoming "Rio 2," and Blaster in "G-Force."
In 2009 he released his first book, "I Am The New Black," a compilation of studied anecdotes and some of the more serious moments that shaped him and his career. He was scheduled to begin filming a 10-episode FXXcomedy series in August. Parent company FX Network confirmed this week that Morgan's show would be waiting for him after his recovery.