David Morse

David Morse


  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 11-10-1953
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: Hamilton, Massachusetts, USA
  • Also Known As:

    David Bowditch Morse

  • Popularity: 8.10
  • Homepage: N/A


David Bowditch Morse (born October 11, 1953) is an American stage, television, and film actor. He first came to national attention as Dr. Jack Morrison in the medical drama St. Elsewhere from 1982 to 1988. Morse continued his movie career with roles in Dancer in the Dark, The Negotiator, The Green Mile, Disturbia, The Long Kiss Goodnight, The Crossing Guard, The Rock, Extreme Measures, Twelve Monkeys, 16 Blocks, and Hounddog. In 2006, Morse had a recurring role as Detective Michael Tritter on the medical drama House for which he received an Emmy Award nomination.  Morse portrayed George Washington in the 2008 HBO Miniseries John Adams, which garnered him a second Emmy nomination. Morse has received acclaim for his portrayal of Uncle Peck on the Off-Broadway play How I Learned to Drive for which he earned a Drama Desk and Obie Award. He also had success on Broadway, portraying James "Sharky" Harkin in The Seafarer. As of 2011, Morse is a regular on the HBO series, "Treme". ​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia




Year Movie Character
1991 The Indian Runner as Joe Roberts
2001 Diary of a City Priest as Fr. John McNamee
2014 McCanick as Eugene 'Mack' McCanick
1991 Cry in the Wild: The Taking of Peggy Ann as Bicycle Pete
2015 The Boy as John
1999 The Green Mile as Brutus "Brutal" Howell
2002 The Slaughter Rule as Gideon 'Gid' Ferguson
1999 Crazy in Alabama as Dove Bullis
1995 The Crossing Guard as John Booth
2000 Bait as Edgar Clenteen
1980 Inside Moves as Jerry Maxwell
1983 Prototype as Michael
2011 Collaborator as Gus
2013 Winter in the Blood as Airplane Man
2010 Mint Julep as Karl
1997 George B. as George
2017 Flowing Water as Narrator (voice)
1985 When Dreams Come True as Robert Wynton
2020 Barbecue as James T
2000 Dancer in the Dark as Bill Houston
2006 16 Blocks as Frank Nugent
2005 Down in the Valley as Wade
2000 Proof of Life as Peter Bowman
1998 The Negotiator as Cdr. Adam Beck
2002 Double Vision as Kevin Richter
1984 Shattered Vows as Father Tim
2018 Trouble as Gerry
2012 The Pond as Adam 11
1997 Murder Live! as Frank McGrath
1996 Extreme Measures as FBI Agent Frank Hare
2007 Disturbia as Robert Turner
2008 The Hurt Locker as Col. Reed
1993 The Good Son as Jack Evans
1993 Miracle on Interstate 880 as Dr. Jim Betts
1992 Two-Fisted Tales as Tom McMurdo (segment "Showdown")
1970 Faster, Cheaper, Better as (rumored)
1995 Twelve Monkeys as Dr. Peters
1994 The Getaway as Jim Deer Jackson
2001 Hearts in Atlantis as Adult Bobby Garfield
2005 Dreamer: Inspired By a True Story as Palmer
1996 The Rock as Major Tom Baxter
2008 Passengers as Arkin
2011 Drive Angry as Webster
2000 Von Trier's 100 Eyes as Himself
2015 Concussion as Mike Webster
1996 The Long Kiss Goodnight as Luke / Daedalus
2007 Hounddog as Daddy
2009 Mother and Child as Tom
1987 Six Against the Rock as Marvin Hubbard
1987 Downpayment on Murder as Det. Jackson
2021 The Virtuoso as The Deputy
1997 Contact as Ted Arroway
2013 Horns as Dale Williams
2010 Shanghai as Richard Astor
1990 Desperate Hours as Albert
2006 Nearing Grace as Shep Nearing
2013 World War Z as Ex-CIA Agent
1994 Magic Kid II as Jack
2014 Yellow as Psychologist
1988 Winnie as Thomas
2015 The Gettysburg Address as Abraham Lincoln (voice)
1987 Personal Foul
2012 The Odd Life of Timothy Green as James Green, Sr.
2000 Walking the Mile: The Making of The Green Mile as Himself - 'Brutal Howell'
1983 Max Dugan Returns as Shoe Store Cop
2010 Eager to Die as Prime Minister Nizzell
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2004 House (7 episode) as Michael Tritter
1993 seaQuest DSV (1 episode) as Lenny Sutter
2002 Hack (40 episode)
2005 Medium (3 episode) as Douglas Lydecker
2004 The Tony Danza Show (1 episode)
1997 The View (1 episode) as Self
1989 Tales from the Crypt (1 episode)
1993 Homicide: Life on the Street (1 episode)
1993 Big Wave Dave's (6 episode) as Dave Bell
2008 John Adams (7 episode) as George Washington
2010 Treme (3 episode)
1995 The Langoliers (2 episode) as Captain Brian Engle
1981 Nurse (1 episode)
1982 St. Elsewhere (137 episode) as Dr. Jack Morrison
2016 Outsiders (26 episode) as Big Foster
2014 True Detective (3 episode) as Eliot Bezzerides
1989 Brotherhood of the Rose (2 episode) as Remus
2010 Treme (26 episode) as Terry Colson
2015 Blindspot (7 episode) as Hank Crawford
2018 Escape at Dannemora (7 episode) as Gene Palmer
2017 The Deuce (1 episode) as Matthew Rouse
2019 The Morning Show (1 episode) as Mr. Jackson
1989 Cross of Fire (2 episode) as Clell Henry
2020 The Good Lord Bird (7 episode) as Dutch Henry Sherman
1992 HBO First Look (1 episode) as Self
2021 The Chair (6 episode) as Paul Larson
1987 Friday the 13th: The Series (1 episode) Writing as (Writer)
1987 Friday the 13th: The Series (1 episode) Directing as (Director)
2002 Hack (1 episode) Writing as (Writer)
1982 St. Elsewhere (2 episode) Directing as (Director)

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