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David Morse is a Actor and Producer American born on 11 october 1953 at Beverly (USA)

David Morse

David Morse
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Birth name David Bowditch Morse
Nationality USA
Birth 11 october 1953 (65 years) at Beverly (USA)

David Bowditch Morse (born October 11, 1953) is an American actor, singer, director, and writer. He first came to national attention as Dr. Jack Morrison in the medical drama series St. Elsewhere from 1982 to 1988. He continued his film 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.
In 2006, Morse had a recurring role as Detective Michael Tritter on the medical drama series House, for which he received an Emmy Award nomination. He portrayed George Washington in the 2008 HBO miniseries John Adams, which garnered him a second Emmy nomination. He has also received acclaim for his portrayal of Uncle Peck on the Off-Broadway play How I Learned to Drive, earning a Drama Desk Award and Obie Award. He had success on Broadway too, portraying James "Sharky" Harkin in The Seafarer. From 2010 to 2013, he portrayed Terry Colson, an honest police officer in a corrupt New Orleans police department, on the HBO series Treme.

Biography

Morse has three younger siblings. He has been married to actress and author of The Habit, Susan Wheeler Duff Morse, since 1982. They have one daughter, Eliza, and twin sons Benjamin and Samuel. After the 1994 Northridge earthquake, Morse and his family moved to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where they currently live.

Best films

World War Z (2013)
(Actor)
The Green Mile (1999)
(Actor)
12 Monkeys (1996)
(Actor)
Disturbia (2007)
(Actor)
16 Blocks (2006)
(Actor)
The Good Son (1993)
(Actor)

Usually with

Sean Penn
Sean Penn
(2 films)
Tony Gilroy
Tony Gilroy
(3 films)
Kuo-Fu Chen
Kuo-Fu Chen
(1 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of David Morse (51 films)

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Actor

Concussion
Concussion (2015)
, 2h2
Directed by Peter Landesman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography
Themes Medical-themed films, Sports films, Films about suicide, American football films
Actors Will Smith, Albert Brooks, Alec Baldwin, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Paul Reiser, Luke Wilson
Roles Mike Webster
Rating70% 3.549043.549043.549043.549043.54904
A dramatic storytelling depiction of Dr. Bennet Omalu's race-against-time to publicize CTE (chronic traumatic encephalopathy) in American football players and games and the attempts by the NFL to deny the problem and to disparage Omalu.
The Boy
The Boy (2015)
, 1h45
Directed by Craig William Macneill
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror
Themes Serial killer films
Actors Rainn Wilson, David Morse, Mike Vogel, Zuleikha Robinson, Bill Sage
Roles John
Rating54% 2.7035152.7035152.7035152.7035152.703515
Ted Henley (Jared Breeze) and his father (David Morse) operate a floundering family business—The Mt. Vista Motel. It’s just the two of them since Ted’s mother ran off with a guest years earlier, stealing the motel’s soul and one of its last regular patrons. Since then, Ted’s father has drifted into despondency—becoming a living ghost, haunting his own motel and leaving Ted to fend for himself. In his isolation, unchecked by the bounds of parenting, friendship, or affection, Ted's fascination with death awakens.
McCanick
McCanick (2014)
, 1h36
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Actors David Morse, Rachel Nichols, Mike Vogel, Ciarán Hinds, Trevor Morgan, Cory Monteith
Roles Eugene 'Mack' McCanick
Rating47% 2.3592652.3592652.3592652.3592652.359265
Eugene "Mack" McCanick (David Morse) is a detective who, along with partner Floyd Intrator (Mike Vogel), hunts down a young criminal named Simon Weeks (Cory Monteith) who was just released from prison.
Horns
Horns (2013)
, 2h
Directed by Alexandre Aja
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Fantastic, Fantasy, Horror, Crime
Actors Daniel Radcliffe, Juno Temple, James Remar, Kelli Garner, Sabrina Carpenter, Joe Anderson
Roles Dale Williams
Rating64% 3.2481453.2481453.2481453.2481453.248145
Ignatius "Ig" Perrish is the prime suspect when his girlfriend Merrin is raped and murdered. Despite his declarations of innocence, he is shunned by the community, and only his childhood friend and lawyer Lee seems to believe him. He stays with his parents and brother Terry, hiding from the press. After a vigil led by Merrin's father, who believes Ig to be guilty, Ig drinks heavily and wakes up with a pair of horns protruding from his head. While at his doctor to try and remove his horns, Ig, under anesthesia, dreams of his childhood, when he first met Merrin after the death of her mother. A young Ig and his friends play with cherry bombs near the docks; Ig risks a dangerous dare to win a cherry bomb, and nearly drowns, but is saved by Lee. He later trades the cherry bomb with Lee in exchange for fixing Merrin's broken necklace; however, Lee loses two fingers when the cherry bomb goes off accidentally. Ig and Merrin bond over the fixed necklace and fall in love, frequenting a treehouse in the woods together.
World War Z, 1h56
Directed by Marc Forster
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction
Themes Films about children, La fin du monde, Medical-themed films, Seafaring films, Films about religion, Transport films, Films set in the future, Zombie films, Films about viral outbreaks, Catastrophe épidémiologique, Political films, Dystopian films, Arme nucléaire, Disaster films
Actors Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, James Badge Dale, Matthew Fox, Ludi Boeken, David Andrews
Roles Ex-CIA Agent
Rating69% 3.497723.497723.497723.497723.49772
A zombie outbreak erupts in metropolitan areas around the world; those bitten by the creatures become zombies themselves within twelve seconds. Retired UN investigator Gerry Lane, his wife Karen, and their two daughters manage to escape the outbreak in Philadelphia and take shelter with a family in Newark while waiting for special evacuation the next day, thanks to Gerry's friend UN Deputy Secretary-General Thierry Umuntoni. They find a shelter for the night while waiting for a rescue helicopter. Their hosts choose not to accompany them when they flee the next day, and are subsequently bitten and changed by zombies. Their son, Tommy, manages to escape, and Gerry's family takes him in. They are flown to an offshore U.S. Navy carrier group near New York where Umuntoni is overseeing the remaining worldwide governments' reactions.
Winter in the Blood
Origin USA
Actors Chaske Spencer, David Morse, Gary Farmer, Julia Jones, Dana Wheeler-Nicholson, Saginaw Grant
Roles Airplane Man
Rating62% 3.101263.101263.101263.101263.10126
A Native American, Virgil First Raise, returns home to find that his wife, Agnes, has left him and sets out on an odyssey to find her.
The Odd Life of Timothy Green, 1h44
Directed by Peter Hedges
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Fantastic, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Fantasy
Themes Films about adoption, Films about children, Films about families, Children's films
Actors Jennifer Garner, Joel Edgerton, CJ Adams, Dianne Wiest, Rosemarie DeWitt, Ron Livingston
Roles James Green, Sr.
Rating66% 3.300553.300553.300553.300553.30055
The film is told from the perspective of Cindy (Jennifer Garner) and Jim Green (Joel Edgerton), as they explain their experience with Timothy (CJ Adams) in an effort to persuade an adoption agency to allow the couple to adopt a child.
Yellow
Yellow (2012)
, 1h45
Directed by Nick Cassavetes
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Riley Keough, Heather Wahlquist, Sienna Miller, David Morse, Ray Liotta, Melanie Griffith
Roles Psychologist
Rating56% 2.8129852.8129852.8129852.8129852.812985
Collaborator, 1h27
Directed by Martin Donovan
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Martin Donovan, David Morse, Olivia Williams, Katherine Helmond, Julian Richings, Eileen Ryan
Roles Gus
Rating61% 3.0502853.0502853.0502853.0502853.050285
Donovan also stars in the film, portraying a once-successful playwright, Robert Longfellow, who is taken hostage by an [ex-con] neighbor while on a routine visit to his childhood home. Two-time Emmy-nominee David Morse plays Gus (the neighbor); a man Robert has avoided since he was a boy. The film also stars Olivia Williams; Katherine Helmond and Eileen Ryan play supporting roles. As the drama unfolds, social status, celebrity and the threat of violence converge, leaving the playwright simultaneously shattered and inspired.
Drive Angry, 1h44
Directed by Patrick Lussier
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Fantasy, Action, Crime
Themes Transport films, Films about automobiles, Road movies, Chase films
Actors Nicolas Cage, Amber Heard, William Fichtner, Billy Burke, Charlotte Ross, Katy Mixon
Roles Webster
Rating53% 2.69962.69962.69962.69962.6996
John Milton (Nicolas Cage) is an undead criminal who has broken out of Hell to kill Jonah King (Billy Burke), a cult leader who tricked Milton's daughter into joining his followers in the wake of Milton's death 10 years prior, only to kill her and her husband and steal their daughter -Milton's granddaughter- to be sacrificed in a Satanist ritual, since King believes that if he kills the baby, he will unleash Hell over Earth. He also stole the Satan's personal gun, labeled The Godkiller.
Mint Julep
Mint Julep (2010)

Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors David Morse, James Gandolfini
Roles Karl
Rating64% 3.218873.218873.218873.218873.21887
Shanghai
Shanghai (2010)
, 1h45
Directed by Mikael Håfström
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Romance
Themes Spy films, Political films
Actors John Cusack, Gong Li, Chow Yun-fat, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, David Morse, Ken Watanabe
Roles Richard Astor
Rating63% 3.1983153.1983153.1983153.1983153.198315
In December 1941, just before the USA's entry into World War II, an American agent from the Naval Intelligence Office (Cusack) arrives in Shanghai to find his friend Conner (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) was recently murdered. Determined to find out who killed Conner and why, he begins working at the Herald using the alias Paul Soames, a Nazi-sympathizer cover he used while stationed in Berlin. He meets Anthony Lan-Ting (Chow Yun-Fat) an influential crime lord and Captain Tanaka (Ken Watanabe) at the German embassy in Shanghai, during an invitation only event. He later befriends Anthony when he saves him during an attack on Japanese officers by the Chinese Resistance at a night club.
Mother and Child, 2h5
Directed by Rodrigo García
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Films about adoption, Films about children
Actors Naomi Watts, Annette Bening, Kerry Washington, Jimmy Smits, Samuel L. Jackson, David Morse
Roles Tom
Rating71% 3.5981153.5981153.5981153.5981153.598115
When she was 14, Karen (Annette Bening) became pregnant and gave her daughter up for adoption. The decision to give up her child has always haunted her. Upon meeting laid-back Paco (Jimmy Smits), Karen permits her anxiety and mistrust to get the best of her. She gradually calms her anxiety through the relationship with Paco.
The Hurt Locker, 2h11
Directed by Kathryn Bigelow
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Thriller, Action
Themes Political films, United States Armed Forces in films
Actors Jeremy Lee Renner, Anthony Mackie, Brian Geraghty, Christian Camargo, Evangeline Lilly, Ralph Fiennes
Roles Col. Reed
Rating75% 3.7988853.7988853.7988853.7988853.798885
The Hurt Locker opens with a quotation from War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning, a best-selling 2002 book by Chris Hedges, a New York Times war correspondent and journalist: "The rush of battle is a potent and often lethal addiction, for war is a drug."