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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 18 October 1947Harlem, New York City, New York, USA
Birth NameJoseph Thomas Morton Jr.
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Mini Bio (1)

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 (2006), and Scandal (2014). He also writes and directs, and is a singer/songwriter.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Spouse (1)

Nora Chavooshian (October 1984 - 2006) (divorced) (3 children)

Trivia (10)

Listed as one of twelve "Promising New Actors of 1985" in John Willis' Screen World, Vol. 37.
Was nominated for Broadway's 1974 Tony Award as Best Actor (Musical) for "Raisin." He also won a Theatre World Award for this role.
Studied drama at Hofstra University on Long Island.
Made his Broadway debut in the play "Hair".
Won NAACP Awards for his work in Equal Justice (1990) and Tribeca (1993).
He has three children and a grandson.
His current, longtime, partner is Christine Lietz., aka LietzeeNut.
Cousin of Walter Jones.
One of several actors appearing in both Smallville (2001) and the DC Extended Universe films (he has a role in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)).

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