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David Morse

 
Birth Place:
Hamilton, MA, USA
Bio:
David Morse received Emmy nominations for his roles on “House” and HBO’s “John Adams,” and has appeared in numerous television shows, including Emmy-nominated “Escape at Dannemora,” “Hack,” “Treme,” “True Detective,” “Outsiders,” and “St. Elsewhere.” Morse’s film ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: Hamilton, MA, USA

Bio:
David Morse received Emmy nominations for his roles on “House” and HBO’s “John Adams,” and has appeared in numerous television shows, including Emmy-nominated “Escape at Dannemora,” “Hack,” “Treme,” “True Detective,” “Outsiders,” and “St. Elsewhere.” Morse’s film ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Broadway Premiere, 2022
Uncle Peck
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2018
Larry Slade
  [Off-Broadway]
Invictus Theater Company Reading, 2017
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company Production, 2013
Tom Durnin
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2007
James "Sharky" Harkin
  [Off-Broadway]
1997
Beck
  [Broadway]
1995
Father Barry
  [Off-Broadway]
1981
Nub

David Morse Movies

Inside Moves
 
[1980]
Jerry Maxwell
Our Family Business
 
[1981]
Phil
Prototype
 
[1983]
Michael
Max Dugan Returns
 
[1983]
Shoe Store Cop
Shattered Vows
 
[1984]
Father Tim
When Dreams Come True
 
[1985]
Robert Wynton
Six Against the Rock
 
[1987]
Marvin Hubbard
Personal Foul
 
[1987]
Ben
Downpayment on Murder
 
[1987]
Det. Jackson
A Place at the Table
 
[1988]
Tom Williams
Winnie
 
[1988]
Thomas
Cross of Fire
 
[1989]
Klell Henry
Desperate Hours
 
[1990]
Albert
The Indian Runner
 
[1991]
Joe Roberts
Cry in the Wild: The Taking of Peggy Ann
 
[1991]
Bicycle Pete
Dead Ahead: The Exxon Valdez Disaster
 
[1992]
Rick Steiner - Fishermen
Two-Fisted Tales
 
[1992]
Tom McMurdo
The Good Son
 
[1993]
Jack
Miracle on Interstate 880
 
[1993]
Dr. Jim Betts
The Getaway
 
[1994]
Jim Deer Jackson
Magic Kid II
 
[1994]
Jack
Tecumseh: The Last Warrior
 
[1995]
Galloway
Twelve Monkeys
 
[1995]
Dr. Peters
The Crossing Guard
 
[1995]
John Booth
The Rock
 
[1996]
Major Tom Baxter
Extreme Measures
 
[1996]
FBI Agent Frank Hare
The Long Kiss Goodnight
 
[1996]
Luke / Daedalus
Contact
 
[1997]
Ted Arroway
George B.
 
[1997]
George
Murder Live!
 
[1997]
Frank McGrath
The Legend of Pig Eye
 
[1998]
The Negotiator
 
[1998]
Adam Beck
The Green Mile
 
[1999]
Brutus 'Brutal' Howell
Crazy in Alabama
 
[1999]
Dove
Proof of Life
 
[2000]
Peter Bowman
Dancer in the Dark
 
[2000]
Bill Houston
Bait
 
[2000]
Edgar Clenteen
Hearts in Atlantis
 
[2001]
Adult Bobby Garfield
Diary of a City Priest
 
[2001]
Father John McNamee
The Slaughter Rule
 
[2002]
Gideon Ferguson
Double Vision
 
[2002]
Kevin Richter
Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story
 
[2005]
Palmer
Down in the Valley
 
[2005]
Wade
Nearing Grace
 
[2005]
Shep Nearing
16 Blocks
 
[2006]
Frank Nugent
Hounddog
 
[2007]
Daddy
Disturbia
 
[2007]
Mr. Turner
Passengers
 
[2008]
Arkin
The Hurt Locker
 
[2008]
Colonel Reed
Mother and Child
 
[2009]
Tom
Shanghai
 
[2010]
Richard Astor
Mint Julep
 
[2010]
Karl
Collaborator
 
[2011]
Gus Williams
Drive Angry
 
[2011]
Webster
The Odd Life of Timothy Green
 
[2012]
James Green, Sr.
Yellow
 
[2012]
Psychologist
McCanick
 
[2013]
Eugene 'Mack' McCanick
Horns
 
[2013]
Dale Williams
Winter in the Blood
 
[2013]
Airplane Man
World War Z
 
[2013]
Ex-CIA Agent
Wall Street
 
[2014]
Conklin
The Boy
 
[2015]
John Henley
Concussion
 
[2015]
Mike Webster
Thank You for Your Service
 
[2017]
Fred Gusman
Trouble
 
[2017]
Gerry
The Virtuoso
 
[2021]
The Deputy

David Morse TV Shows

Nurse
 
[1981]
Kevin Mallory
St. Elsewhere
 
[1982-1988]
Dr. Jack Morrison
Brotherhood of the Rose
 
[1989]
Remus
Midnight Caller
 
[1989]
Chandler
Tales from the Crypt
 
[1992]
Tom McMurdo
Reasonable Doubts
 
[1992]
Edward Durrell
The Hat Squad
 
[1993]
Frankie Stein
Seaquest DSV
 
[1993]
Lenny Sutter
Big Wave Dave's
 
[1993]
Dave Bell
The Langoliers
 
[1995]
Brian Engle
Homicide: Life on the Street
 
[1995]
Jim Bayliss
Hack
 
[2002-2004]
Mike Olshansky
Tvist
 
[2005]
Dr. Jack Morrison
House M.D.
 
[2006-2007]
Michael Tritter, Detective Michael Tritter
John Adams
 
[2008]
George Washington
Medium
 
[2009]
Douglas Lydecker
Lights Out
 
[2011]
Jerry 'The Rainmaker' Raines
Makete, katsu: Sengo wo tsukutta otoko Yoshida Shigeru
 
[2012]
Douglas MacArthur
Robot Chicken
 
[2012]
The Lorax, Robin Hood
Treme
 
[2010-2013]
Lt. Terry Colson
True Detective
 
[2015]
Eliot Bezzerides
Outsiders
 
[2016-2017]
Big Foster Farrell
Escape at Dannemora
 
[2018]
Gene Palmer
The Deuce
 
[2019]
Matthew Rouse
The Morning Show
 
[2019]
Mr. Jackson
Blindspot
 
[2018-2019]
Hank Crawford
The Good Lord Bird
 
[2020]
Dutch Henry Sherman
Blindspot
 
[2017-2020]
Hank Crawford
The Chair
 
[2021]
Dean Paul Larson

David Morse Biography

David Morse received Emmy nominations for his roles on “House” and HBO’s “John Adams,” and has appeared in numerous television shows, including Emmy-nominated “Escape at Dannemora,” “Hack,” “Treme,” “True Detective,” “Outsiders,” and “St. Elsewhere.” Morse’s film credits include The Green Mile (1999), 16 Blocks (2006), The Hurt Locker (2009), World War Z (2013), and Concussion (2015). A stage veteran, Morse was most recently seen on Broadway in the 2018 revival of The Iceman Cometh, for which he received a Tony Award nomination. His other notable stage performances include the 1984 Los Angeles production of Of Mice and Men; Lanford Wilson’s Redwood Curtain, in which he originated the role of Lyman; Heather MacDonald’s An Almost Holy Picture; the Broadway production of The Seafarer; the Off-Broadway production of The Unavoidable Disappearance of Tom Durnin; and the original Off-Broadway production of How I Learned to Drive, for which he won a Lucille Lortel Award, a Drama Desk Award, and an Obie Award. He can also be seen in Apple’s “The Morning Show,” HBO’s “The Deuce,” and Showtime’s “The Good Lord Bird.” He is represented by UTA, Kipperman Management, and Katz, Golden & Rosenman LLP.

David Morse Awards and Nominations

 
Drama League Awards - 2022 - Distinguished Performance Awards
David Morse, How I Learned to Drive
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2022 - Special Achievement Awards Gold Star
David MorseHow I Learned to Drive
 
Tony Awards - 2022 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
David Morse, How I Learned To Drive
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play
David Morse, The Iceman Cometh
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play
David Morse, The Iceman Cometh
 
Tony Awards - 2018 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
David Morse, Eugene O'Neill's The Iceman Cometh
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Actor in a Play
David Morse, The Unavoidable Disappearance of Tom Durnin
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1997 - Outstanding Actor - Play Gold Star
David Morse, How I Learned to Drive
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1997 - Best Actor - Play
David Morse, How I Learned to Drive
 
The Lortels - 1997 - Outstanding Lead Actor Gold Star
David Morse, How I Learned to Drive

David Morse News

Photos: First Look at Jessie Davidson as Vivian Ward in PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL Nat Photo Photos: First Look at Jessie Davidson as Vivian Ward in PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL National Tour
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 13, 2022

The producers of the first national tour of PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL have released first look photos of Jessie Davidson as Vivian Ward after her debut performance in Memphis, TN. Check out the photos here!

IG LIVE: Hablamos los protagonistas de PRETTY WOMAN en directo Photo IG LIVE: Hablamos los protagonistas de PRETTY WOMAN en directo
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Oct 3, 2022

Roger Berruezo y Cristina Llorente nos cuentan todo sobre esta comedia musical que ya se puede ver en el Teatre Apolo de Barcelona.

Review: PRETTY WOMAN THE MUSICAL Plays Nashville's Tennessee Performing Arts Center T Photo Review: PRETTY WOMAN THE MUSICAL Plays Nashville's Tennessee Performing Arts Center Through Sunday, 10/02
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 28, 2022

Pretty Woman The Musical – the latest offering in the 2022-23 Broadway at TPAC Series – is one of those shows that almost defies explanation and proves even more difficult to review. (Case in point: I’ve rewritten that sentence 758 times in the past 22 hours and it’s still not “singing,” is it?) Pretty Woman The Musical is a pleasant enough diversion, entertaining even, but there is little in the show’s first act to convince most people that the 1990 rom com, which starred Julia Roberts and Richard Gere, needed to be transformed into a glitzy and glittering Broadway musical (a term we use loosely in this case), with Olivia Valli and Adam Pascal in the leading roles.

PHOTO FLASH: Saludos finales de PRETTY WOMAN en la noche de estreno Photo PHOTO FLASH: Saludos finales de PRETTY WOMAN en la noche de estreno
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Sep 28, 2022

Roger Berruezo, Cristina Llorente, Erika Bleda y Rubén Yuste protagonizan el musical.

PHOTO FLASH: Los invitados llegan al estreno de PRETTY WOMAN en Barcelona Photo PHOTO FLASH: Los invitados llegan al estreno de PRETTY WOMAN en Barcelona
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Sep 28, 2022

El musical basado en la película de los 90 ya se puede ver en el Teatre Apolo de Barcelona.

PRETTY WOMAN se estrena hoy oficialmente en Barcelona Photo PRETTY WOMAN se estrena hoy oficialmente en Barcelona
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Sep 27, 2022

El musical protagonizado por Roger Berruezo y Cristina Llorente se puede ver en el Teatre Apolo.

Comienzan las previas de PRETTY WOMAN en el Apolo de Barcelona Photo Comienzan las previas de PRETTY WOMAN en el Apolo de Barcelona
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Sep 22, 2022

Cristina Llorente como Vivian y Roger Berruezo como Edward protagonizan el show que se estrena oficialmente el 27 de septiembre.

PHOTOS: La compañía de PRETTY WOMAN se presenta en el Apolo de Barcelona Photo PHOTOS: La compañía de PRETTY WOMAN se presenta en el Apolo de Barcelona
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Sep 20, 2022

El musical basado en la famosa comedia romántica comienza funciones esta semana en la Ciudad Condal.

Photos: Roger Berruezo y Cristina Llorente en ensayos de PRETTY WOMAN EL MUSICAL
 Photo Photos: Roger Berruezo y Cristina Llorente en ensayos de PRETTY WOMAN EL MUSICAL
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Sep 6, 2022

Asistimos a los ensayos del musical que se prepara para su estreno en el Teatre Apolo de la Ciudad Condal el 22 de septiembre.

Vineyard Theatre Announces 40th Anniversary Season Featuring Three World Premieres Photo Vineyard Theatre Announces 40th Anniversary Season Featuring Three World Premieres
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 10, 2022

Vineyard Theatre has announced the company’s upcoming 40th Anniversary Season which will include three world-premiere productions. Kicking off the season will be David Cale’s Sandra, which reunites Cale and director Leigh Silverman following the acclaimed Harry Clarke, which premiered at the Vineyard in 2017.

David Morse Videos

VIDEO: PRETTY WOMAN's Christian Brailsford Dishes All About the National Tour on Surv Videoplay
VIDEO: PRETTY WOMAN's Christian Brailsford Dishes All About the National Tour on Survival Jobs

by Survival Jobs - Jul 3, 2022

Jason A. Coombs and Samantha Tuozzolo are back with the mega- talented and grounded actor Christian Brailsford, who is currently starring as David Morse in the  Broadway National tour of the hit 90’s film PRETTY WOMAN. Christian shares the audition process for booking the tour and how he juggles multiple roles!

VIDEO: Mary-Louise Parker Talks Her HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE Pre-Show Ritual on LATE NI Videoplay
VIDEO: Mary-Louise Parker Talks Her HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE Pre-Show Ritual on LATE NIGHT

by Michael Major - Apr 29, 2022

Mary Louise Parker sat down with Seth Meyers on Late Night last night to discuss her current Broadway run in How I Learned to Drive. During the interview, Parker discussed her secret pre-show ritual that she uses to prepare for every performance.

VIDEO: David Morse Discusses Returning to His HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE Role 25 Years La Videoplay
VIDEO: David Morse Discusses Returning to His HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE Role 25 Years Later on GMA

by Michael Major - Apr 25, 2022

David Morse appeared on Good Morning America to discuss returning to his role in How I Learned to Drive 25 years after doing the play Off-Broadway. This Broadway premiere of Paula Vogel's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece How I Learned to Drive reunites the two original stars, Morse and Tony-winner Mary-Louise Parker.

VIDEO: Inside Opening Night of HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE Videoplay
VIDEO: Inside Opening Night of HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE

by Opening Night - Apr 20, 2022

Just last night, Manhattan Theatre Club celebrated opening night of the Broadway premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning How I Learned to Drive, at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.

BWW TV: Mary-Louise Parker, David Morse & More Talk Bringing HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE B Videoplay
BWW TV: Mary-Louise Parker, David Morse & More Talk Bringing HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE Back to Broadway!

by TV - Press Previews - Mar 3, 2020

The Broadway premiere of Paula Vogel's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece How I Learned to Drive reunites the two original stars with their award-winning director for a new production. Tony Award® winner Mary-Louise Parker (Proof) and Tony nominee David Morse (The Iceman Cometh) head the cast of this remarkably timely and moving memory play about a woman coming to terms with a charismatic uncle who impacts her past, present and future life.

Theater Talk: Tony Nominees Jessie Mueller & Joshua Henry Sing from CAROUSEL! Videoplay
Theater Talk: Tony Nominees Jessie Mueller & Joshua Henry Sing from CAROUSEL!

by Theater Talk - May 29, 2018

As Broadway revs up for the TONY Awards, THEATER TALK welcomes Tony nominated actors JOSHUA HENRY and JESSIE MUELLER from RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN's CAROUSEL, who along with the show's Musical Supervisor ANDY EINHORN, perform excerpts from the show's classic 'Bench Scene' number and discuss its brilliant musical architecture with co-hosts JESSE GREEN of 'The New York Times' and SUSAN HASKINS. Next, TONY-nominated director GEORGE C. WOLFE shares his insights into Eugene O'Neill's masterpiece THE ICEMAN COMETH and how they have influenced his absorbing revival of this classic American play, starring Denzel Washington and David Morse. JAN SIMPSON of BroadwayRadio co-hosts with Haskins.

BWW TV: Celebrate the Best of Off-Broadway Backstage at the Obie Awards! Videoplay
BWW TV: Celebrate the Best of Off-Broadway Backstage at the Obie Awards!

by BroadwayWorld TV - May 28, 2018

The American Theatre Wing (Heather Hitchens, President and CEO) and The Village Voice (Peter Barbey, President and CEO) announced the winners of the 63rd Annual Obie Awards® just last week at Terminal 5.

WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Anthony Boyle Videoplay
WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Anthony Boyle

by BroadwayWorld TV - May 27, 2018

Watch below as Anthony tells us all about want this nomination means to him, how he's preparing for the Tonys, and so much more!

WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Brian Tyree Henry Videoplay
WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Brian Tyree Henry

by BroadwayWorld TV - May 30, 2018

Watch below as Brian and his Tony-nominated co-star Michael Cera tell us all about want this nomination means to them, how they're preparing for the Tonys, and so much more!

WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Michael Cera Videoplay
WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Michael Cera

by BroadwayWorld TV - May 15, 2018

Watch below as Michael and his Tony-nominated co-star Brian Tyree Henry tell us all about want this nomination means to them, how they're preparing for the Tonys, and so much more!


David Morse Frequently Asked Questions

What is David Morse next theatre project?
David Morse's next show will be How I Learned to Drive which opens on 4/19/2022 on Broadway.

How many Broadway shows has David Morse been in?
David Morse has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has David Morse been in?
David Morse has not appeared in the West End

What awards has David Morse been nominated for?
Distinguished Performance Awards (Drama League Awards) for How I Learned to Drive , Special Achievement Awards (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for How I Learned to Drive , Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for How I Learned To Drive , Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Iceman Cometh , Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Iceman Cometh , Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Eugene O'Neill's The Iceman Cometh , Outstanding Actor in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Unavoidable Disappearance of Tom Durnin , Outstanding Actor - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for How I Learned to Drive Best Actor - Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for How I Learned to Drive and Outstanding Lead Actor (The Lortels) for How I Learned to Drive .

What awards has David Morse won?
Special Achievement Awards (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for How I Learned to Drive Outstanding Actor - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for How I Learned to Driveand Outstanding Lead Actor (The Lortels) for How I Learned to Drive.