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With that impish, gap-toothed grin, nervous bundle of energy, Robert Morse could never be contained long enough to become a film star. The live stage would be his calling. He made his debut with the musical, "On the Town", in 1949, and trained with Lee Strasberg, before making his inauspicious film debut in The Proud and Profane (1956), but movie ... See full bio »
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 2016 Animals. (TV Series)
Old Phil
- Flies (2016) ... Old Phil (voice)
 2016 Donald Trump's The Art of the Deal: The Movie (TV Movie)
Walter Hoving
 2014-2015 Sofia the First (TV Series)
Gnuckles / Marshak
- The Fliegel Has Landed (2015) ... Gnuckles (voice)
- Mystic Meadows (2014) ... Marshak (voice)
 2007-2015 Mad Men (TV Series)
Bertram Cooper
- Waterloo (2014) ... Bertram Cooper
- The Runaways (2014) ... Bertram Cooper (credit only)
 2014 The Legend of Korra (TV Series)
- After All These Years (2014) ... Governor (voice)
 2012 Prototype 2 (Video Game)
Doctor Anton Koening (voice)
 2007 Jeff Ltd. (TV Series)
 2006 I Did Not Know That (TV Movie)
Nick Rabinowitz
 2002 It's All About You
Dr. Flowers
 1999 The Wild Thornberrys (TV Series)
- Two's Company (1999) ... Jake (voice)
 1998 Why I Live at the P.O. (Short)
 1997 Union Square (TV Series)
Santa Claus
 1997 Superman (TV Series)
- Father's Day (1997) ... Desaad (voice)
 1997 Rugrats (TV Series)
Mr. Koch / Juggler
- Faire Play/The Smell of Success (1997) ... Mr. Koch / Juggler (voice)
 1995 Here Come the Munsters (TV Movie)
 1995 Aaahh!!! Real Monsters (TV Series)
Dootch / Repairman
- Where Have All the Monsters Gone? (1995) ... Dootch / Repairman (voice)
 1992 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Truman Capote
- Tru (1992) ... Truman Capote
 1992 Tiny Toon Adventures (TV Series)
Goopy Geer
- Two-Tone Town (1992) ... Goopy Geer (voice)
 1991 ProStars (TV Series)
Additional Characters (1991) (voice)
 1990 Masquerade (TV Movie)
 1986-1987 Pound Puppies (TV Series)
Howler / Mrs. Gugenfeller / Howler's Ancestor / ...
- Cooler, Come Back (1987) ... Howler (voice)
- Peter Pup (1987) ... Howler (voice)
- Garbage Night: The Musical (1987) ... Howler (voice)
- Bright Lights, Bright Eyes/Dog and Caterpillar (1987) ... Howler / Mrs. Gugenfeller (voice)
 1987 The Emperor's New Clothes
The Tailor
 1987 Hunk
Garrison Gaylord
 1986 You Again? (TV Series)
Officer Morton
- The Lush Life (1986) ... Officer Morton
 1985 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series)
Honest Wayne McIntrye
- A False Start (1985) ... Honest Wayne McIntrye
 1985 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Marc Faber
- Broadway Malady (1985) ... Marc Faber
 1984 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Stephen Shaw
- Sauce for the Goose (1984) ... Stephen Shaw
 1984 Calendar Girl Murders (TV Movie)
Nat Couray
 1984 The Dukes of Hazzard (TV Series)
Dewey Hogg
- How to Succeed in Hazzard (1984) ... Dewey Hogg
 1984 The Fall Guy (TV Series)
Sky Kelly
- Rabbit's Feet (1984) ... Sky Kelly
 1983 Masquerade (TV Series)
- Pilot (1983)
 1983 One Day at a Time (TV Series)
Frank Sampson
- Worried Heart (1983) ... Frank Sampson
 1983 Monchhichis (TV Series)
- Tickle Pickle (1983) ... Moncho (voice, as Bobby Morse)
 1982 The Good Book (TV Series)
Host / Narrator / Saloon Indian / ...
 1982 All My Children (TV Series)
Harry the Bookie
- Episode dated 20 July 1982 (1982) ... Harry the Bookie
 1979 Jack Frost (TV Movie)
Jack Frost (voice)
 1978 The Stingiest Man in Town (TV Movie)
Young Scrooge (voice)
 1978 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Barney Shore
 1976 The First Easter Rabbit (TV Movie)
Young Stuffy (voice)
 1971-1974 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Everett (segment "Love and the Forever Tree") / (segment "Love and the Ledge")
 1971 Night Gallery (TV Series)
Roger Blacker (segment "Marmalade Wine")
- A Fear of Spiders/Junior/Marmalade Wine/The Academy (1971) ... Roger Blacker (segment "Marmalade Wine")
 1971 Alias Smith and Jones (TV Series)
Fred Philpotts
- The Day They Hanged Kid Curry (1971) ... Fred Philpotts
 1970 The Boatniks
Ensign Garland
 1968-1969 That's Life (TV Series)
Robert Dickson
- Gloria Plays Cupid (1969) ... Robert Dickson
- Baby's First Birthday (1969) ... Robert Dickson
- Happy Anniversary (1969) ... Robert Dickson
- Chalk Can Be Sexy (1969) ... Robert Dickson
- Two Weeks Out with the Boys (1969) ... Robert Dickson
 1967 A Guide for the Married Man
Edward L. 'Ed' Stander
 1965 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Doctor - Appleby's Brother-in-Law
- Somebody Down Here Hates Me (1965) ... Doctor - Appleby's Brother-in-Law
 1964 Quick Before It Melts
Oliver Cromwell Cannon
 1964 Honeymoon Hotel
Jay Menlow
 1963 The Cardinal
Bobby (as Robert {Morse} and His Adora-Belles)
 1961 Naked City (TV Series)
Richy Wilkin
- Sweet Prince of Delancey Street (1961) ... Richy Wilkin
 1961 Shirley Temple's Storybook (TV Series)
Drum Carpenter
- Rebel Gun (1961) ... Drum Carpenter
 1959-1960 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Professor Pearson / Gustave
- The Velvet Glove (1960) ... Professor Pearson
- Thieves Carnival (1959) ... Gustave
 1959-1960 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Len / Phil
- Hitch Hike (1960) ... Len
- Touché (1959) ... Phil
 1956-1957 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
Frank Wilson / Larry
- Rain in the Morning (1957) ... Frank Wilson
- Eye of the Storm (1956) ... Larry
 1956 The Alcoa Hour (TV Series)
- The Big Wave (1956) ... Jiya
 1956 The Proud and Profane
Casualty (uncredited)
 1955 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
- Man on Spikes (1955)
 1954 The Secret Storm (TV Series)
Jerry Ames #1 (1954) (original cast)
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In 1959, he starred in an unsold pilot for a sitcom titled, "Willie" where he played a clerk living in Brooklyn whose ambition is to be a movie star. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Robert {Morse} and His Adora-Belles | Bobby Morse


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I think I'm pretty much down to earth, and I'm not really way, way out there. See more »


Has won two Tony Awards: in 1962, as Best Actor (Musical) for "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," a role he recreated in the film version, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1967); and in 1990 as Best Actor (Play) for "Tru," a one-man show in which he played Truman Capote and a performance he recreated on television as American Playhouse: Tru (1992). He was also ... See more »


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