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Birth information

11 October 1953 Hamilton, Massachusetts, USA

Given Name

David Bowditch Morse

How tall is David Morse?

1.93 m

Who is(are) his/her spouse(s)?

Susan Wheeler Duff

Life Story of David Morse

David Morse, a 6' 4" tall blue-eyed blond who performed on stage for 10 years before breaking into film, has become established as a respected supporting, character actor and second lead.

He was born the first of four children of Charles, a sales manager, and Jacquelyn Morse, a schoolteacher, on October 11, 1953, in Beverly, Massachusetts. He grew up with three younger sisters. After graduating from high school, Morse studied acting at the William Esper Studio. In 1971, he began his professional acting career appearing in over 30 productions with the Boston Repertory Company from 1971 to 1977. In the late 1970s, Morse continued his stage career with the Circle Repertory Company in New York before moving into television and film. In the late 1990s, he returned to the Off-Broadway stage starring in Paula Vogel's Pulitzer Prize winning drama, "How I Learned to Drive" (1997), for which he won the Drama Desk Award and the Obie.

Morse made his big screen debut in 1980 co-starring as "Jerry Maxwell", a cheerful bartender turned basketball player, opposite John Savage and Diana Scarwid in Inside Moves (1980), written by Barry Levinson and directed by Richard...

Significant features of David Morse

Towering height
Blue eyes and short hair

What movies did David Morse play or participate?

Producers Filmography
The Boy (2015) , McCanick (2013) ,
Directors Filmography
St. Elsewhere (1987) , Erben des Fluchs (1987) ,
Actors Filmography
The Good Lord Bird (2020) Dutch Henry Sherman, The Gettysburg Address Abraham Lincoln, The Virtuoso The Deputy, The Morning Show (2019) Mr. Jackson, The Deuce (2019) Matthew Rouse, Escape at Dannemora (2018) Gene Palmer, Blindspot (2018) Hank Crawford, Thank You for Your Service (2017) Fred Gusman, Trouble (2017) Gerry, Outsiders (2017) Big Foster Farrell, Concussion (2015) Mike Webster,...

Birth information

11 October 1953 Hamilton, Massachusetts, USA

Given Name

David Bowditch Morse

How tall is David Morse?

1.93 m

Who is(are) his/her spouse(s)?

Susan Wheeler Duff

Life Story of David Morse

David Morse, a 6' 4" tall blue-eyed blond who performed on stage for 10 years before breaking into film, has become established as a respected supporting, character actor and second lead.

He was born the first of four children of Charles, a sales manager, and Jacquelyn Morse, a schoolteacher, on October 11, 1953, in Beverly, Massachusetts. He grew up with three younger sisters. After graduating from high school, Morse studied acting at the William Esper Studio. In 1971, he began his professional acting career appearing in over 30 productions with the Boston Repertory Company from 1971 to 1977. In the late 1970s, Morse continued his stage career with the Circle Repertory Company in New York before moving into television and film. In the late 1990s, he returned to the Off-Broadway stage starring in Paula Vogel's Pulitzer Prize winning drama, "How I Learned to Drive" (1997), for which he won the Drama Desk Award and the Obie.

Morse made his big screen debut in 1980 co-starring as "Jerry Maxwell", a cheerful bartender turned basketball player, opposite John Savage and Diana Scarwid in Inside Moves (1980), written by Barry Levinson and directed by Richard...

Significant features of David Morse

Towering height
Blue eyes and short hair

What movies did David Morse play or participate?

Producers Filmography
The Boy (2015) , McCanick (2013) ,
Directors Filmography
St. Elsewhere (1987) , Erben des Fluchs (1987) ,
Actors Filmography
The Good Lord Bird (2020) Dutch Henry Sherman, The Gettysburg Address Abraham Lincoln, The Virtuoso The Deputy, The Morning Show (2019) Mr. Jackson, The Deuce (2019) Matthew Rouse, Escape at Dannemora (2018) Gene Palmer, Blindspot (2018) Hank Crawford, Thank You for Your Service (2017) Fred Gusman, Trouble (2017) Gerry, Outsiders (2017) Big Foster Farrell, Concussion (2015) Mike Webster,...

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David Morse in Crossing Guard - Es geschah auf offener Straße (1995)

Studied acting at the William Esper studio.

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Jack Nicholson and David Morse in Crossing Guard - Es geschah auf offener Straße (19

Broke several fingers during a fight scene in Disturbia (2007) but remained in character and finished the take.

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David Morse in Crossing Guard - Es geschah auf offener Straße (1995)

Is allergic to most forms of sugar.

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David Morse in Crossing Guard - Es geschah auf offener Straße (1995)

Stated that out of all of the films he's done, his favorites are The Green Mile (1999), The Crossing Guard (1995), The Indian Runner (1991), and The Rock (1996).

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Robin Wright and David Morse in Crossing Guard - Es geschah auf offener Straße (1995

He is the only actor to date to play both Abraham Lincoln and George Washington.

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David Morse in Crossing Guard - Es geschah auf offener Straße (1995)

His middle name, Bowditch, comes from mathematician Nathaniel Bowditch.

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David Morse in Crossing Guard - Es geschah auf offener Straße (1995)

Has appeared in two films as a criminal connected to the prison island of Alcatraz: in Six Against the Rock (1987) he plays Marvin Hubbard, second-in-command to David Carradine's Bernard Coy; and in The Rock (1996) he is Major Tom Baxter, second-in-command to Ed Harris' Brigadier General Francis X. Hummel, USMC.

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Denzel Washington, David Morse, and Howie Mandel in Chefarzt Dr. Westphall (1982)

Best known by the public for his role as Dr. Jack Morrison on St. Elsewhere (1982).

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David Morse and Amy Wright in Inside Moves (1980)

His acting mentor was William Daniels.

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David Morse and Harold Sylvester in Inside Moves (1980)

Has appeared in 'The Langoliers (1996)(TV)', The Green Mile (1999), and Hearts in Atlantis (2001), all based on novels by Stephen King. He also appeared in Horns (2013), based on a novel by King's son, Joe Hill.

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David Morse and John Savage in Inside Moves (1980)

Father of Eliza Morse, still photographer.

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David Morse and John Savage in Inside Moves (1980)

1 of 3 actors who have had a primary or secondary role in a Nicolas Cage movie produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and a primary or secondary role in a Tom Hanks movie also starring Gary Sinise. The other 2 actors are Ed Harris and Mykelti Williamson. Morse appeared in the Cage/Bruckheimer collaboration, "The Rock" (1996) and in the Hanks/Sinise collaboration, "The Green Mile" (1999).

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David Morse and John Savage in Inside Moves (1980)

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David Morse in Lebenszeichen - Proof of Life (2000)

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David Morse in Lebenszeichen - Proof of Life (2000)

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David Morse in Lebenszeichen - Proof of Life (2000)

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Mickey Rourke and David Morse in 24 Stunden in seiner Gewalt (1990)

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David Morse in 24 Stunden in seiner Gewalt (1990)

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David Morse in 24 Stunden in seiner Gewalt (1990)

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David Morse in 24 Stunden in seiner Gewalt (1990)

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Tom Hanks, David Morse, and Jeffrey DeMunn in The Green Mile (1999)

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David Morse, Bill Nunn, and John Toles-Bey in Extrem... mit allen Mitteln (1996)

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David Morse in Outsiders (2016)

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David Morse and Christina Jackson in Outsiders (2016)

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David Morse in Outsiders (2016)

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David Morse, Kyle Gallner, and Christina Jackson in Outsiders (2016)

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David Morse and Tina Alexis Allen in Outsiders (2016)

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David Morse in Outsiders (2016)

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David Morse in Outsiders (2016)

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David Morse and Eddie Beveridge in Outsiders (2016)

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David Morse and Rachel McAdams in True Detective (2014)

Listed as one of twelve "Promising New Actors of 1980" in John Willis' Screen World, Vol. 32.

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Charles Bronson and David Morse in Indian Runner (1991)

Frequently cast in book-to-movie/television works by Stephen King.

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David Morse and Viggo Mortensen in Indian Runner (1991)

Has three younger sisters.

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David Morse in Indian Runner (1991)

Parents: Charles and Jacquelyn Morse.

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David Morse and Viggo Mortensen in Indian Runner (1991)

Moved to Philly with his family after California earthquake of 1994, to be near wife's family.

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