30 Rock Star Tracy Morgan Gets New Kidney

Morgan to be absent from several episodes
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 21, 2010 1:41 AM CST
30 Rock Star Tracy Morgan Recovering From Kidney Transplant
Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan speaks at the HBO Summer press tour panel in Beverly Hills earlier this year.   (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg)

Comedian Tracy Morgan is recovering from a kidney transplant and will be missing from several episodes of 30 Rock this spring. Morgan, a star of the NBC comedy's "show within a show," is doing well and taking some much needed time to recover after the surgery," a rep tells Entertainment Weekly. "He is looking forward to going back to work after the holidays.” The show's writers plan to explain his absence by saying his character suffered a meltdown. Click for more.
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