Birth name Morris Lamont Chestnut NationalityUSA Birth 1 january 1969 (55 years) at Cerritos (USA)
Morris Lamont Chestnut (born January 1, 1969) is an American actor. He currently stars in the Fox TV series, Rosewood. Chestnut plays the title role, a private high-level pathologist named Dr. Beaumont Rosewood Jr., who works in Miami, Florida, assisting local law enforcement's murder investigations. The series premiered on Fox on September 23, 2015.
Chestnut is also known for his roles in the films Boyz n the Hood (1991), The Best Man (1999) and its sequel The Best Man Holiday (2013), The Brothers (2001), Two Can Play That Game (2001), Like Mike (2002), Ladder 49 (2004), The Perfect Holiday (2007), Not Easily Broken (2009), Think Like A Man (2012), and TV series V (2009). He co-starred on the short-lived Patti LaBelle 1992–1993 NBC sitcom Out All Night as Jeff Carswell. He was the host of the BET show Vindicated.
Chestnut married Pam Byse in 1995 and they have two children.
, 1h40 Directed byDavid M. Rosenthal OriginUSA GenresDrama, Thriller ThemesFilms about families, Films about domestic violence ActorsSanaa Lathan, Michael Ealy, Morris Chestnut, Charles Dutton, Kathryn Morris, Tess Harper Roles Dave King Rating56% Successful lobbyist Leah Vaughn (Sanaa Lathan) is unhappy in her relationship with her boyfriend Dave King (Morris Chestnut), as he does not feel ready to commit to her wishes of starting a family, causing them to break up. Two months later, she ends up meeting the charming Carter Duncan (Michael Ealy), who works in IT for another company. They quickly grow close, and he manages to work his way into the hearts of her friends as well as her mother and father. On their way home from a trip to San Francisco to meet her parents, a stranger inquires Leah about Carter's Dodge Charger at a gas station. Carter viciously attacks the man before the mortified Leah, and he takes off when the station's owner orders them to leave at gunpoint. Leah decides to break up with Carter that night, distraught over his actions and his desperate attempts to apologize.
, 1h51 Directed bySeth Gordon OriginUSA GenresComedy, Crime ThemesBuddy films ActorsJason Bateman, Melissa McCarthy, Jon Favreau, Maggie Jones, Amanda Peet, T.I. Roles Detective Reilly Rating57% In Denver, accountant Sandy Patterson buys identity theft protection from Diana, a con artist, over the phone and reveals all of his personal information. At work, after Sandy clashes with his obnoxious and bullying boss, Harold Cornish, he receives a phone call that reminds him he has an appointment at a salon in Florida. Confused, he puts it out of his mind when co-worker Daniel Casey suggests they and several others leave Cornish's company and start their own firm; Sandy agrees to join them.
, 1h30 Directed byBrad Anderson OriginUSA GenresThriller, Crime ThemesFilms about families, Films about sexuality, Serial killer films ActorsHalle Berry, Abigail Breslin, Morris Chestnut, Michael Eklund, Ella Rae Peck, Michael Imperioli Roles Officer Paul Phillips Rating67% A Los Angeles Police Department veteran 9-1-1 operator, Jordan Turner (Berry), receives a call one night from a teenage girl, Leah Templeton (Evie Thompson), fearing for her life as a man breaks into her home. Jordan calmly advises her to conceal herself upstairs, but when the call is disconnected, Jordan calls Leah back, a decision that later costs Leah her life, as the ringing phone gives her location away to the intruder. Jordan attempts to dissuade him from going further over the phone. He responds "It's already done" and hangs up, leaving her distraught. The next day, Jordan sees a television report confirming that Leah has been murdered. Emotionally affected by the incident, Jordan tells her boyfriend, Officer Paul Phillips (Morris Chestnut), that she can no longer handle field calls.
, 2h3 Directed byMalcolm D. Lee OriginUSA GenresComedy ThemesChristmas films ActorsTerrence Howard, Harold Perrineau, Jr., Nia Long, Morris Chestnut, Taye Diggs, Sanaa Lathan Roles Lance Sullivan Rating65% Mia Sullivan (Monica Calhoun), wife of Lance Sullivan (Morris Chestnut), has written letters requesting the old gang join them for Christmas: Harper Stewart (Taye Diggs) and his almost-nine-month-pregnant wife Robyn (Sanaa Lathan), Julian Murch (Harold Perrineau) and wife Candace Sparks (Regina Hall), her best friend Jordan Armstrong (Nia Long) and boyfriend Brian McDonald (Eddie Cibrian), Quentin "Q" Spivey (Terrence Howard), and Shelby Taylor (Melissa De Sousa). All the friends arrive at the house, the first time they've come together in 14 years, and the celebration begins. At dinner, the old friends catch up while tensions grow between Shelby and Candace.
, 1h39 Directed byBill Duke OriginUSA GenresDrama, Comedy-drama, Romance ThemesFilms about religion ActorsMorris Chestnut, Taraji P. Henson, Maeve Quinlan, Wood Harris, Kevin Hart, Eddie Cibrian Roles Dave Johnson Rating60% Dave (Morris Chestnut) and Clarice Johnson (Taraji P. Henson) have reached a breaking point in their marriage. When Clarice is injured in a car accident, her mother Mary (Jenifer Lewis) intervenes. The obvious truth that more than just her injuries need immediate attention is exposed. Clarice begins to be treated by Julie (Maeve Quinlan), a physical therapist. Dave develops a friendship with Julie and her teenage son Bryson (Cannon Jay). The acceptance and comfort Dave finds in the two stirs his longing for a family and a passionate partner. When Bryson unexpectedly dies in a swimming accident, Dave and Julie's relationship grows closer as Clarice pulls farther away. Dave and Clarice must confront whether their marriage vows are or are not easily broken. Dave later visits Julie after she calls him, and he comforts her in her grief. They begin to kiss, but Dave realizes it is Clarice he truly wants. The couple reunites once Clarice expresses to him the reasons for her mother having such a big input in their marriage. They reunite and Dave finds out that Clarice is pregnant.
, 1h36 OriginUSA GenresDrama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance ThemesChristmas films ActorsMorris Chestnut, Gabrielle Union, Faizon Love, Terrence Howard, Queen Latifah, Charlie Murphy Roles Benjamin Armstrong Rating48% Benjamin (Chestnut) is an aspiring songwriter who attempts to break into the music business by giving a copy of his recording track of a Christmas album to a rap artist named J-Jizzy (Charles Q. Murphy). Nancy (Union) is a divorced mother, who is too busy taking care of her three children to take care of herself. Her daughter Emily (Khail Bryant) overhears her mother say that she wished for a compliment from a man, and the daughter tells the local mall's Santa Claus about her mother's wish.
, 1h52 Directed byAndy Fickman OriginUSA GenresComedy ThemesSports films, American football films, Children's films ActorsDwayne Johnson, Madison Pettis, Kyra Sedgwick, Roselyn Sánchez, Morris Chestnut, Hayes MacArthur Roles Travis Sanders Rating64% In the last game of the American Football Federation between the Boston Rebels and the New York Dukes, Rebels quarterback Joe Kingman (Dwayne Johnson) scores a touchdown after ignoring an open wide receiver, Travis Sanders (Morris Chestnut). The next morning, an 8-year-old girl named Peyton Kelly (Madison Pettis) arrives on Kingman's doorstep saying that she is his biological daughter, and that his divorced wife sent her there to meet him. Kingman's agent, Stella Peck (Kyra Sedgwick), thinks this will be bad for his image and distracts him with the upcoming playoffs.
, 1h37 OriginUSA GenresScience fiction, Thriller, Fantastic, Action, Adventure, Horror ActorsCole Hauser, Morris Chestnut, Eddie Cibrian, Rick Ravanello, Daniel Dae Kim, Lena Headey Roles Top Buchanan Rating51% The film begins deep in the Carpathian Mountains of Romania during the Cold War, where a group of Russian and British explorers are searching for a long-lost 13th-century abbey. As they venture inside and below the church, they make a startling discovery: the abbey is built over the entrance to a vast subterranean cave system. When they try to blast their way in, they cause a landslide that buries the abbey and the men are trapped in the cave below it. Once they recover, they continue on into the cave without a choice in hopes of finding a way out, but as they do, they hear strange sounds coming from the darkness.