Ten fun facts about David Morse


Fact 1
He first came to national attention as Dr. Jack Morrison in the medical drama series St. Elsewhere from 1982 to 1988.

Fact 2
Morse studied acting at the William Esper Studio.

Fact 3
He began his acting career in the theater as a player for the Boston Repertory Theatre in the early 1970s.


Fact 4
He spent some time in New York's theater community in the early 1980s, before moving into television and film.

Fact 5
Morse was listed as one of the twelve most “Promising New Actors of 1980” in John A. Willis' Screen World, Vol. 32.

Fact 6
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.

Fact 7
He portrayed George Washington in the 2008 HBO miniseries John Adams, which garnered him a second Emmy nomination.

Fact 8
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.

Fact 9
He had success on Broadway, portraying James “Sharky” Harkin in The Seafarer.

Fact 10
Since 2011, he has portrayed Terry Colson, an honest police officer in a corrupt New Orleans police department, on the HBO series Treme.


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