Gary Morris (born December 7, 1948) is an American country music singer and theater actor who enjoyed a string of Countrypolitan hit songs throughout the 1980s. He is best known for the 1983 ballad "Wind Beneath My Wings." He later became a successful theater actor. Gary Morris was born as Gary Gwyn Morris in Ft. Worth, Texas in 1948. He had two siblings, a twin sister and a younger brother. Even though Morris was best known for pop-oriented hits, he was descended from a long line of traditional country singers who sang hard-twang roots country as well as gospel.