Peter Morton

Born Aug 7, 1947

Peter Morton co-founded the Hard Rock Café, a chain of casual dining restaurants with Isaac Tigrett. His father is Arnie Morton, founder of Morton's, and his son is Harry Morton, founder of Pink Taco restaurants. His former stepdaughter was Domino Harvey, who was the subject of the October 2005 film Domino starring Keira Knightley and directed by Tony Scott. Morton is a graduate of the University of Denver, where he was a member of the Phi Sigma Delta fraternity.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Peter Morton.


1947 Birth Born in 1947.


1995 48 Years Old In 1995, The Rank Organisation (now The Rank Group) acquired the cafes owned by Morton for $410 million, but Morton retained the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.


2006 59 Years Old In May 2006, Morton sold the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas to New York-based Morgans Hotel Group for $770 million. … Read More
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