David Morse

Born Oct 11, 1953

David Bowditch Morse 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 Indian Runner, The Negotiator, Contact, The Green Mile, Disturbia, The Long Kiss Goodnight, The Crossing Guard, The Rock, Extreme Measures, 12 Monkeys, 16 Blocks, and Hounddog.… Read More

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1953 Birth Morse was born October 11, 1953, in Beverly, Massachusetts, the son of Jacquelyn, a school teacher, and Charles Morse, a sales manager. … Read More


1971 17 Years Old After graduating from high school in 1971, Morse studied acting at the William Esper Studio. … Read More


1980 26 Years Old During that time, Morse was listed as one of the twelve most "Promising New Actors of 1980" in John A. Willis' Screen World, Vol. 32.
1982 28 Years Old Morse's big break came in 1982 when he was cast in the television medical drama St. Elsewhere. … Read More


1988 34 Years Old Morse appeared in a number of supporting roles following the finale of St. Elsewhere in 1988. … Read More


2002 48 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2002, Morse starred as Mike Olshansky, an ex-Philadelphia police officer turned cab driver, in the television film Hack. … Read More


2006 52 Years Old In 2006, Morse received a phone call from David Shore, having previously worked with him on the Hack series, who asked him if he would be interested in having a guest role on House. … Read More
2008 54 Years Old In 2008, Morse portrayed George Washington in the HBO miniseries John Adams, for which his nose was made bigger. … Read More
2010 56 Years Old 1 More Event
…  From 2010 to 2013, he portrayed Terry Colson, an honest police officer in a corrupt New Orleans police department, on the HBO series Treme. … Read More
2011 57 Years Old He was promoted to series regular starting with the show's second season, which began in April 2011. … Read More
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