David Morse – Biography, Height, Wife, Children, Net Worth

In the world of entertainment and show business,David Morse can rightfully be called an all-rounder. The multi-talented star is not only a very successful film, television and stage actor, but also a singer, occasional director and writer. He first came into focus in the 1980s when he landed the role of Dr. Jack Morrison on the NBC series Hit Medical played St. Elsewhere Since then he has consistently delivered brilliant performances on the big screen, small screen and also on stage.

The multi-talented actor has earned much critical acclaim throughout his long career, earning him multiple Emmy Award, Tony Award and Drama Desk Award nominations. Most notably, David Morse has recently come to prominence as the lead actor in the drama series Misfits

David Morse’s Biography & Age

David Bowditch Morse was born in Beverly,Massachusetts on October 11, 1953. He grew up in the cities of Essex and Hamilton, both also in Massachusetts. His mother, Jacquelyn, worked as a school teacher, while his father, Charles Morse, made a living as a sales manager. He has 3 younger siblings.

Morse completed his high school education in 1971. He then enrolled to study acting at the William Esper Studio in Manhattan, New York. He previously worked as a stage actor at the Boston Repertory Theater where he appeared in over 30 productions over the course of 6 years. He remained a part of the New York theater community until 1980, when he became involved in film and television.

Morse’s breakthrough came in 1982 when he starred as Dr. Jack “Boomer” Morrison was cast in the NBC medical series St. Elsewhere He did a brilliant portrayal of the character throughout the 6 season run of the series and this made him a popular television audience across the US. He has also acted in countless made-for-TV movies, and in 1993 played the character Dave Bell on the short-lived sitcom Big Wave Daves

David Morse’s next regular TV role was in the crime series Hacken (2002-04), in which he portrayed lead character Mike Olshansky. He received his first Emmy nomination for his recurring role as Det. Michael Tritter on the medical drama series Haus (2006-07). His second Emmy nomination was in 2008 for his performance in the miniseries John Adams (2008). Morse was also in the cast of the HBO series Treme (2010–13) with regular Lt. Terry Colson. He was the lead actor of the 2-season long series Outsiders (2016-17) and he also had a recurring role in the crime series Blind Spot(2017-18). Also in 2018, Morse starred in the critically acclaimed miniseries Escape from Dannemora

Morse’s work on the big screen is as impressive as that on the small screen. He has received numerous film credits throughout his long Hollywood career, including 12 Monkeys (1995), Contact (1997), The Green Mile (1999), Dancers in the Dark (2000), Disorder (2007), Winter in the Blood (2013) and the biography Concussion (2015). He also had a speaking role in the film adaptation of The Gettysburg Address (2019).

David Morse has equally many notable stage credits to his name. His portrayal of the character Uncle Peck in the Off-Broadway production of How I Learned to Drive (1997-98) earned him the 1997 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor, among other awards. Similarly, Morse was nominated for a 2018 Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play for his performance in the Broadway revival of The Iceman (2018).

Wealth (income and earnings)

By all accounts, it seems that David Morse has had quite an illustrious acting career. He’s also had his fair share of blockbuster movie roles over the years. With these and other profitable business ventures, the talented Hollywood star has increased his net worth to an enviable $3 million.

wife, children

David Morse’s wife has been actress and author SusanWheeler Duff Morse for over three decades. The couple married on June 19, 1982 and have enjoyed a blissful marriage ever since. They have 3 children together; a daughter and 2 sons. Her daughter Eliza Morse is a still photographer. They also have twin sons Benjamin and Samuel Morse.

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