David Morse is known as an American actor, singer, and writer. He is most famous for his role as Dr. Jack "Boomer" Morrison in the medical drama series St. Elsewhere.

Background and Age

David Bowditch Morse was born on October 11, 1953 in Beverly. Massachusetts. He experienced childhood in the towns of Essex and Hamilton. His mom. Jacquelyn worked as a teacher while his father Charles Morse earned his living as a team coach. He has 3 more youthful siblings.

Morse finished his high school education in 1971 after which he enrolled to study acting at the William Esper Studio in Manhattan, New York. Preceding that, he had started working as a stage actor at the Boston Repertory Theater where he featured in more than 30 productions over the span of 6 years.

Career and Net Worth

Morse's big leap forward came in the year 1982 when he was cast as the character Dr. Jack "Boomer" Morrison on the NBC medicinal series St. Elsewhere. He rendered a splendid depiction of the character all through the 6 seasons of the series. In 1993, he depicted the character Dave Bell on the sitcom Big Wave Dave's.

David Morse's next regular TV role was on the crime series Hack (2002-04) in which he depicted the lead character, Mike Olshansky. He got his first Emmy Award nomination for his role as Det. Michael Tritter in the medicinal drama series House (2006-07). His second Emmy nomination came in 2008 for his performance in the miniseries John Adams (2008). Morse was additionally on the cast of the HBO series Treme (2010–13) featuring as series normal Lt. Terry Colson. He was the lead star of the 2-season long series Outsiders (2016-17) and he likewise had a repetitive role in the crime series Blindspot (2017-18).

Morse's work on the big screen is similarly as great as that of the TV screen. He has collected various motion picture credits over the span of his long-running Hollywood career including 12 Monkeys (1995), Contact (1997), The Green Mile (1999), Disturbia (2007), and Concussion (2015).

David Morse similarly has numerous outstanding stage credits to his name. His depiction of the character Uncle Peck in the Off-Broadway production of the play How I Learned to Drive (1997-98) earned him the 1997 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor.

In September 2019, at the 2019 Emmy Awards show, Morse was involved in the Outstanding Limited Series category because of his performance in Escape at Dannemora.

Marriage, Wife and Kids

David Morse is a married man. Morse has been married to actress and author, Susan Wheeler Duff Morse, since June 1982. The couple was honored with a girl, Eliza, and twin boys Benjamin and Samuel

Last Modified: Nov 28, 2020

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