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David Burton Morris

David Burton Morris was raised in St. Paul, Minnesota. After attending UCLA film school he returned to Minnesota to make the feature film, Purple Haze (1983). He returned again in 1987 to film Patti Rocks (1988), which won the Coup de Coeur for Best Feature Film at the Deauville International Film Festival, Critics Week at the Venice International... See full bio »

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 2011 Accidentally in Love (TV Movie)
 2009 Ice Dreams (TV Movie)
 2009 Chasing a Dream (TV Movie)
 2008 The Governor's Wife (TV Movie)
 2000 Jackie Bouvier Kennedy Onassis (TV Movie)
 2000 Navigating the Heart (TV Movie) (as D.B. Morris)
 1997 Any Mother's Son (TV Movie)
 1997 The Three Lives of Karen (TV Movie)
 1996 Pretty Poison (TV Movie)
 1996 The Babysitter's Seduction (TV Movie)
 1995 Runaways (TV Series documentary)
 1995 The Price of Love (TV Movie)
 1993-1994 Space Rangers (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- The Trial (1994)
- Banshies (1993)
 1993 Sirens (TV Series)
 1992 Jersey Girl
 1990 Hometown Boy Makes Good (TV Movie)
 1990 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Three's a Crowd (1990)
 1989 Vietnam War Story: The Last Days (segment "Dirty Work")
 1989 China Beach (TV Series) (1 episode)
- China Men (1989)
 1988 Vietnam War Story (TV Series) (1 episode)
- R & R (1988)
 1988 Patti Rocks
 1982 Purple Haze
 1979 The Meateater (as Derek Savage)
 1976 Loose Ends
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Writer of Tales from the Crypt (1989), episode "Three's a Crowd" (1990) See more »

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Alternate Names:

D.B. Morris | Derek Savage

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Was member of the dramatic jury at the Sundance Film Festival in 1989.

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