Emmys: 5 Supporting Comedy Actresses Who Deserve a Shot at EmmyTuesday, June 14, 2011
The former Beyonce backup dancer originally was only meant to teach the Glee cast the steps for its juggernaut "Single Ladies" routine. But she was so funny that she got a third-banana role as shy, dim-bulb cheerleader Brittany. Because she has turned out to be as funny a dummy as Lisa Kudrow's Phoebe on Friends, Morris graduated to key player toward the end of Glee's second season. Next to Emmy winner Jane Lynch, Morris has the funniest lines on the show, and she deserves the same consideration as her co-stars.