David Morse

Biography

David Bowditch Morse (born October 11, 1953) is an American stage, television, and film actor. He first came to national attention as Dr. Jack Morrison in the medical drama St. Elsewhere from 1982 to 1988. Morse continued his movie career with roles in Dancer in the Dark, The Negotiator, The Green Mile, Disturbia, The Long Kiss Goodnight, The Crossing Guard, The Rock, Extreme Measures, Twelve Monkeys, 16 Blocks, and Hounddog.

In 2006, Morse had a recurring role as Detective Michael Tritter on the medical drama House for which he received an Emmy Award nomination.  Morse portrayed George Washington in the 2008 HBO Miniseries John Adams, which garnered him a second Emmy nomination. Morse has received acclaim for his portrayal of Uncle Peck on the Off-Broadway play How I Learned to Drive for which he earned a Drama Desk and Obie Award. He also had success on Broadway, portraying James "Sharky" Harkin in The Seafarer. As of 2011, Morse is a regular on the HBO series, "Treme".

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David Bowditch Morse (born October 11, 1953) is an American stage, television, and film actor. He first came to national attention as Dr. Jack Morrison in the medical drama St. Elsewhere from 1982 to 1988. Morse continued his movie career with roles in Dancer in the Dark, The Negotiator, The Green Mile, Disturbia, The Long Kiss Goodnight, The Crossing Guard, The Rock, Extreme Measures, Twelve Monkeys, 16 Blocks, and Hounddog.

In 2006, Morse had a recurring role as Detective Michael Tritter on the medical drama House for which he received an Emmy Award nomination.  Morse portrayed George Washington in the 2008 HBO Miniseries John Adams, which garnered him a second Emmy nomination. Morse has received acclaim for his portrayal of Uncle Peck on the Off-Broadway play How I Learned to Drive for which he earned a Drama Desk and Obie Award. He also had success on Broadway, portraying James "Sharky" Harkin in The Seafarer. As of 2011, Morse is a regular on the HBO series, "Treme".

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Gender -

Known Credits 75

Birthday 1953-10-11

Place of Birth Hamilton - Massachusetts - USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 Outsiders(13 episodes) as Big Foster
2015 Concussion as Mike Webster
2015 The Boy as John
2014 Yellow as Psychologist
2014 McCanick as Eugene 'Mack' McCanick
2014 True Detective(3 episodes) as Eliot Bezzerides
2013 Horns as Dale Williams
2013 World War Z as Ex-CIA Agent
2013 Winter in the Blood as Airplane Man
2012 The Odd Life of Timothy Green as James Green, Sr.
2011 Collaborator as Gus
2011 Drive Angry as Webster
2010 Eager to Die as Prime Minister Nizzell
2010 Shanghai as Richard Astor
2010 Mint Julep as Karl
2010 Treme(3 episodes)
2009 Mother and Child as Tom
2008 The Hurt Locker as Col. Reed
2008 Passengers as Arkin
2008 John Adams as George Washington
2008 John Adams(9 episodes) as George Washington
2007 Disturbia as Robert Turner
2007 Hounddog as Daddy
2006 16 Blocks as Frank Nugent
2005 Dreamer: Inspired By a True Story as Palmer
2005 Nearing Grace as Shep Nearing
2005 Down in the Valley as Wade
2005 Medium(3 episodes)
2004 House(7 episodes)
2004 The Tony Danza Show(1 episode)
2002 Double Vision as Kevin Richter
2002 Hack(40 episodes)
2002 The Slaughter Rule as Gideon 'Gid' Ferguson
2001 Hearts in Atlantis as Adult Bobby Garfield
2001 Diary of a City Priest as Fr. John McNamee
2000 Proof of Life as Peter Bowman
2000 Von Trier's 100 Eyes as Himself
2000 Bait as Edgar Clenteen
2000 Dancer in the Dark as Bill Houston
1999 The Green Mile as Brutus "Brutal" Howell
1999 Crazy in Alabama as Dove Bullis
1998 The Negotiator as Cdr. Adam Beck
1997 The View(1 episode)
1997 Contact as Ted Arroway
1996 The Long Kiss Goodnight as Luke / Daedalus
1996 Extreme Measures as FBI Agent Frank Hare
1996 The Rock as Major Tom Baxter
1995 Twelve Monkeys as Dr. Peters
1995 The Crossing Guard as John Booth
1995 The Langoliers as Captain Brian Engle
1995 The Langoliers(3 episodes)
1994 Magic Kid II as Jack
1994 The Getaway as Jim Deer Jackson
1994 seaQuest DSV(1 episode)
1993 The Good Son as Jack
1993 Big Wave Dave's(6 episodes) as Dave Bell
1993 Miracle on Interstate 880 as Dr. Jim Betts
1993 Homicide: Life on the Street(1 episode)
1992 Two-Fisted Tales
1991 The Indian Runner as Joe Roberts
1991 Cry in the Wild: The Taking of Peggy Ann as Bicycle Pete
1990 Desperate Hours as Albert
1989 Cross of Fire as Klell Henry
1989 Tales from the Crypt(1 episode)
1989 Brotherhood of the Rose as Remus
1987 Six Against the Rock as Marvin Hubbard
1987 Downpayment on Murder as Det. Jackson
1984 Shattered Vows as Father Tim
1983 Prototype as Michael
1983 Max Dugan Returns as Shoe Store Cop
1982 St. Elsewhere(137 episodes) as Dr. Jack Morrison
1981 Nurse(1 episode)
1980 Inside Moves as Jerry Maxwell
1900 Empire State(0 episodes)

Directing

1987 Friday the 13th(1 episode) … Director
1982 St. Elsewhere(2 episodes) … Director

Writing

2002 Hack(1 episode) … Writer
1987 Friday the 13th(1 episode) … Writer

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