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Joe Morton was born on October 18, 1947 in New York, New York, USA. He is a television, film, and theater actor, best known for The Brother from Another Planet (1984), Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991), Eureka (2012), and Scandal (2014). He also writes and directs, and is a singer/songwriter. See full bio »

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 2015 Grace and Frankie (TV Series) (filming)
Jason
- The Credit Cards (2015) ... Jason
 2014 Proof (TV Movie)
Dr. Oliver Stanton
 2013/I Home
Donald Hall
 2012 Coma (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Nelson
- Part Two (2012) ... Dr. Nelson
- Part One (2012) ... Dr. Nelson
 2009-2011 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Daniel Golden
- Boom (2010) ... Daniel Golden
- Heart (2010) ... Daniel Golden
- Fleas (2010) ... Daniel Golden
- Bang (2010) ... Daniel Golden
 2010 The Mulberry Tree
Samuel R. Freeman
 2010 White Collar (TV Series)
Kyle Bancroft
- Prisoner's Dilemma (2010) ... Kyle Bancroft
 2009 Brothers & Sisters (TV Series)
Peter Madsen
- From France with Love (2009) ... Peter Madsen
- Almost Normal (2009) ... Peter Madsen
 2009 Warehouse 13 (TV Series)
Reverend John Hill
 2009 Great Performances (TV Series)
Eugene Bullard
- Harlem in Montmartre: A Paris Jazz Story (2009) ... Eugene Bullard
 2009 La Linea - The Line
Hodges
 2008 Lifelines
Dr. Livingston
 2008 Boston Legal (TV Series)
Attorney Steve Duprey
- Indecent Proposals (2008) ... Attorney Steve Duprey
 1999-2008 The American Experience (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- Minik, the Lost Eskimo (2008) ... Narrator
- The Berlin Airlift (2007) ... Narrator
- The Alaska Pipeline (2006) ... Narrator
- The Nuremberg Trials (2006) ... Narrator (voice)
- Race to the Moon (2005) ... Narrator (voice)
 2007 Badland
Max Astin
 2007 Numb3rs (TV Series)
Peter Lange
- Graphic (2007) ... Peter Lange
 2006 Eureka: Hide and Seek (TV Series)
Henry Deacon
- Part Four (2006) ... Henry Deacon
 2006 The Night Listener
Ashe
 2005 Lenny the Wonder Dog
Dr. Island
 2005 Stealth
Capt. Dick Marshfield
 2005 Back in the Day
Reverend Packer
 2005 JAG (TV Series)
Elroy Johnson
- Unknown Soldier (2005) ... Elroy Johnson
 2005 House M.D. (TV Series)
Senator Gary H. Wright
- Role Model (2005) ... Senator Gary H. Wright
 2005 Gone But Not Forgotten (TV Movie)
Reggie Stewart
 1992-2005 Law & Order (TV Series)
Leon Chiles / Roland Books
- The Sixth Man (2005) ... Leon Chiles
- Veteran's Day (2004) ... Leon Chiles
- Vaya Con Dios (2000) ... Leon Chiles
- Conspiracy (1992) ... Roland Books
 2004 Breaking Dawn
Prof. Simon
 2004 The Jury (TV Series)
James Byron Milton
- Last Rites (2004) ... James Byron Milton
 2004 Whoopi (TV Series)
Martin James
- Sins of the Sister (2004) ... Martin James
 2003 Ghost Hunter (Video Game)
Professor Richmond (voice)
 2003/I Crossing (Short)
Uncle Stan
 2003 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Ray Bevins
- Grief (2003) ... Ray Bevins
 2003 War Birds: Diary of an Unknown Aviator (Video documentary)
Narrator
 2003 Jasper, Texas (TV Movie)
Walter Diggles
 2002 The Fritz Pollard Story (TV Movie)
Host
 2002 All My Children (TV Series)
Zeke McMillan
- Episode #1.8387 (2002) ... Zeke McMillan
 1996-2002 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Martin / Jake Stone
- The Impossible Dream (2002) ... Martin
- Jacob's Ladder (1996) ... Jake Stone
 2002 The Practice (TV Series)
U.S. Attorney
- Fire Proof (2002) ... U.S. Attorney
 2002 Dragonfly
Hugh Campbell
 2000 The X-Files (TV Series)
Martin Wells
- Redrum (2000) ... Martin Wells
 2000 Bounce
Jim Willer
 2000 Ali: An American Hero (TV Movie)
Malcolm X
 1997-2000 Prince Street (TV Series)
Lt. Tom Warner
- Father and Sons (2000) ... Lt. Tom Warner
- A Room Without a View (2000) ... Lt. Tom Warner
- God Bless America (1997) ... Lt. Tom Warner
- Pilot (1997) ... Lt. Tom Warner
- Everyday People ... Lt. Tom Warner
 1999 Y2K (TV Movie)
Martin Lowell
 1998-1999 Mercy Point (TV Series)
Dr. Grote Maxwell
- C.J. (1999) ... Dr. Grote Maxwell
- Persistence of Vision (1999) ... Dr. Grote Maxwell
- Battle Scars (1999) ... Dr. Grote Maxwell
- Second Chances (1999) ... Dr. Grote Maxwell
- No Mercy (1999) ... Dr. Grote Maxwell
 1999 Mutiny (TV Movie)
Thurgood Marshall
 1998 When It Clicks (Short)
Cato Caldwell Douglass
 1998 Apt Pupil
Dan Richler
 1998 Dellaventura (TV Series)
Councilman Caulder
- David & Goliath (1998) ... Councilman Caulder
 1997 Trouble on the Corner
Detective Bill
 1997 Miss Evers' Boys (TV Movie)
Dr. Sam Brodus
 1996 Jack Reed: Death and Vengeance (TV Movie)
Gordon Thomas
 1996 Lone Star
Del
 1995 New York News (TV Series)
Mitch Cotter
 1995 Under One Roof (TV Series)
Ron Langston
- Ronnie's Got a Gun (1995) ... Ron Langston
- Secrets (1995) ... Ron Langston
- Sophisticated Lady... Not! (1995) ... Ron Langston
- Pilot (1995) ... Ron Langston
- Daddy's Girl (1995) ... Ron Langston
 1995 The Walking Dead
Sgt. Barkley
 1995 In the Shadow of Evil (TV Movie)
Lt. Royce
 1994 New York Undercover (TV Series)
Dinah / Dean
- Blondes Have More Fun (1994) ... Dinah / Dean
 1994 The Inkwell
Kenny Tate
 1993 Tribeca (TV Series)
Officer Carleton Thomas
- Stepping Back (1993) ... Officer Carleton Thomas
- The Loft (1993) ... Officer Carleton Thomas
- The Rainmaker (1993) ... Officer Carleton Thomas
- Heros Exoletus (1993) ... Officer Carleton Thomas
- The Hopeless Romantic (1993) ... Officer Carleton Thomas
 1992 Legacy of Lies (TV Movie)
Samuel Flowers
 1991 City of Hope
Wynn
 1991 The Lost Platoon
World War II soldier
 1990 Challenger (TV Movie)
Doctor Ronald McNair
 1989 Howard Beach: Making a Case for Murder (TV Movie)
Cederic Sandiford
 1987-1989 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Carter Brock / Slate
- Suicide Squad (1989) ... Carter Brock
- Time Present, Time Past (1989) ... Carter Brock
- The Sins of Our Fathers (1989) ... Carter Brock
- Re-Entry (1987) ... Slate
 1989 A Man Called Hawk (TV Series)
Rev. Marvin Lewis
- Choice of Chance (1989) ... Rev. Marvin Lewis
 1989 Tap
Nicky
 1988 Police Story: Burnout (TV Movie)
Sgt. Jeff Allen
 1988 The Good Mother
Frank Williams
 1988 Zelly and Me
Earl
 1988 Alone in the Neon Jungle (TV Movie)
Ken Fraker
 1987 Stranded
Sheriff McMahon
 1986 Who's the Boss? (TV Series)
Limo Driver
- Mona's Limo (1986) ... Limo Driver
 1986 Crossroads
Scratch's Assistant
 1985 Trouble in Mind
Solo
 1985 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Lt. Jack Davis
- The Maze (1985) ... Lt. Jack Davis
 1984 A Good Sport (TV Movie)
 1983 Curse of the Pink Panther
Charlie (as Joseph Morton)
 1983 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Carl Hatch
- The Files on Jill Hatch: Part I (1983) ... Carl Hatch
 1982 The Clairvoyant
Detective Rich
 1981 We're Fighting Back (TV Movie)
Elgin Jones
 1980 Death Penalty (TV Movie)
William Terry
 1979 ...And Justice for All.
Prison Doctor
 1978 Lawman Without a Gun (TV Movie)
Louis
 1978 Watch Your Mouth (TV Series)
Mr. Raymond Geeter
- The Student Prince (1978) ... Mr. Raymond Geeter
- Shew Be Do Wop Wah Wah (1978) ... Mr. Raymond Geeter
- Ounce (1978) ... Mr. Raymond Geeter
- On Being 17: Bright and Unable to Read (1978) ... Mr. Raymond Geeter
- Mary and Melvin (1978) ... Mr. Raymond Geeter
 1977 Between the Lines
Ahmed
 1976 What's Happening!! (TV Series)
Manager
- The Birthday Present (1976) ... Manager
 1976 M*A*S*H (TV Series)
Captain Saunders
- Der Tag (1976) ... Captain Saunders
 1975-1976 Grady (TV Series)
Hal Marshall
- The Weekend (1976) ... Hal Marshall
- Grady Takes a Wife (1976) ... Hal Marshall
- Bureaucracy (1976) ... Hal Marshall
- The Strike (1976) ... Hal Marshall
- The Meterman (1976) ... Hal Marshall
 1975 Sanford and Son (TV Series)
Hal Marshall, Grady's Son-In-Law
- The Family Man (1975) ... Hal Marshall, Grady's Son-In-Law
 1974 Feelin' Good (TV Series)
Jason
 1970 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Clerk
- Hunted (1970) ... Clerk
 1970 Bracken's World (TV Series)
Yule Buford
 1964 Another World (TV Series)
Dr. Abel Marsh / Leo Mars (1983-1984)
 1951 Search for Tomorrow (TV Series)
Dr. James Foster (1973-1974)
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Appeared in the 1969 Broadway musical, "Salvation", starring Peter Link and C.C. Courtney. A song from the play, ("If You Let Me Make Love To You) Why Can't I Touch You", written by Link and Courtney became a top ten pop hit for Ronnie Dyson in 1970. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Joseph Morton

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Won NAACP Awards for his work in Equal Justice (1990) and Tribeca (1993). See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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