Ten fun facts about David Morse
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He first came to national attention as Dr. Jack Morrison in the medical drama series St. Elsewhere from 1982 to 1988.
Morse studied acting at the William Esper Studio.
He began his acting career in the theater as a player for the Boston Repertory Theatre in the early 1970s.
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. Click here for more people facts ❯
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