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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 (1991), Eureka (2006), and Scandal (2012). He also writes and directs, and is a singer/songwriter. See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 5 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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Terminator 2
Terminator 2 Miles Dyson
Speed Capt. McMahon
Paycheck Agent Dodge
Scandal Rowan Pope


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  God Friended Me (TV Movie) (post-production)
Arthur Finer
 2013-2018 Scandal (TV Series)
Rowan Pope
 2017 Justice League
Silas Stone
 2016 All the Way (TV Movie)
Roy Wilkins
 2015-2016 Grace and Frankie (TV Series)
 2015 Proof (TV Series)
Dr. Charles Richmond
 2015 Cleveland Abduction (TV Movie)
Agent Solano
 2013/I Home
Donald Hall
 2012 Coma (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Nelson
 2006-2012 Eureka (TV Series)
Henry Deacon
 2009-2011 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Daniel Golden
 2010 The Mulberry Tree
Samuel R. Freeman
 2010 White Collar (TV Series)
Kyle Bancroft
 1999-2010 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
 2009 Brothers & Sisters (TV Series)
Peter Madsen
 2009 Warehouse 13 (TV Series)
Reverend John Hill
 2009 Great Performances (TV Series)
Eugene Bullard
 2009 La linea
 2008 Lifelines
Dr. Livingston
 2008 Boston Legal (TV Series)
Attorney Steve Duprey
 2007 Badland
Max Astin
 2007 Numb3rs (TV Series)
Peter Lange
 2007 American Gangster
Charlie Williams
 2006 Eureka: Hide and Seek (TV Mini-Series)
Henry Deacon
 2006 The Night Listener
 2005-2006 E-Ring (TV Series)
Steven Algazi
 2005 Lenny the Wonder Dog
Dr. Island
 2005 Die Luftbrücke (TV Movie documentary)
 2005 Stealth
Capt. Dick Marshfield
 2005 Back in the Day
Reverend Packer
 2005 CSI: NY (TV Series)
Chief Dwight Hillborne
 2005 JAG (TV Series)
Elroy Johnson
 2005 House M.D. (TV Series)
Senator Gary H. Wright
 2005 Gone But Not Forgotten (TV Movie)
Reggie Stewart
 1992-2005 Law & Order (TV Series)
Leon Chiles / Roland Books
 2004 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (Video Game)
Radio Commercial (voice, uncredited)
 2004 Breaking Dawn
Prof. Simon
 2004 The Jury (TV Series)
James Byron Milton
 2004 Whoopi (TV Series)
Martin James
 2003 Paycheck
Agent Dodge
 2003 Thoughtcrimes (TV Movie)
Jon Harper
 2003 Ghost Hunter (Video Game)
Professor Richmond (voice)
 2003/I Crossing (Short)
Uncle Stan
 2003 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Ray Bevins
 2003 War Birds: Diary of an Unknown Aviator (Video documentary)
 2003 Jasper, Texas (TV Movie)
Walter Diggles
 2002 The Fritz Pollard Story (TV Movie)
 2001-2002 Smallville (TV Series)
Dr. Steven Hamilton
 1996-2002 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Martin / Jake Stone
 2002 The Practice (TV Series)
U.S. Attorney
 2002 Dragonfly
Hugh Campbell
 2002 All My Children (TV Series)
Zeke McMillan
 2001 Ali
Chauncey Eskridge
 1997-2000 Prince Street (TV Series)
Lt. Tom Warner
 2000 The X-Files (TV Series)
Martin Wells
 2000 Bounce
Jim Willer
 2000 Ali: An American Hero (TV Movie)
Malcolm X
 2000 What Lies Beneath
Dr. Drayton
 1999 Y2K (TV Movie)
Martin Lowell
 1999 The Astronaut's Wife
Sherman Reese, NASA Representative
 1998-1999 Mercy Point (TV Series)
Dr. Grote Maxwell
 1999/I Mutiny (TV Movie)
Thurgood Marshall
 1998 When It Clicks (Short)
Cato Caldwell Douglass
 1998 Apt Pupil
Dan Richler
 1998 Blues Brothers 2000
Cabel Chamberlain
 1998 Dellaventura (TV Series)
Councilman Caulder
 1997 Trouble on the Corner
Detective Bill
 1997 Speed 2: Cruise Control
Lt. Herb 'Mac' McMahon (uncredited)
 1997 Miss Evers' Boys (TV Movie)
Dr. Sam Brodus
 1997 The Pest
Mr. Kent
 1996 Jack Reed: Death and Vengeance (TV Movie)
Gordon Thomas
 1996 Lone Star
 1996 Executive Decision
 1995 New York News (TV Series)
Mitch Cotter
 1995 Under One Roof (TV Series)
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
 1994 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series)
Sam Thorne
 1994 Speed
Capt. McMahon
 1994 The Inkwell
Kenny Tate
 1993 Tribeca (TV Series)
Officer Carleton Thomas
 1992 Forever Young
 1992 Of Mice and Men
 1992 A Different World (TV Series)
Byron Douglas III
 1992 Legacy of Lies (TV Movie)
Samuel Flowers
 1991 The Good Policeman
Sweets Montgomery
 1991 City of Hope
 1990-1991 Equal Justice (TV Series)
Mike James
 1991 Terminator 2
Miles Dyson
 1990 The Lost Platoon
World War II Soldier
 1990 Challenger (TV Movie)
Dr. Ronald McNair
 1989 Howard Beach: Making a Case for Murder (TV Movie)
Cederic Sandiford
 1987-1989 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Carter Brock / Slate
 1989 A Man Called Hawk (TV Series)
Rev. Marvin Lewis
 1989 Tap
 1988 Police Story: Burnout (TV Movie)
Sgt. Jeff Allen
 1988 The Good Mother
Frank Williams
 1988 Zelly and Me
 1988 Alone in the Neon Jungle (TV Movie)
Ken Fraker
 1987 Stranded
Sheriff McMahon
 1986 Who's the Boss? (TV Series)
Limo Driver
 1986 Crossroads
Scratch's Assistant
 1985 Trouble in Mind
 1985 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Lt. Jack Davis
 1984 The Brother from Another Planet
The Brother
 1984 A Good Sport (TV Movie)
 1983 Curse of the Pink Panther
Charlie (as Joseph Morton)
 1983 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Carl Hatch
 1983 Another World (TV Series)
Dr. Abel Marsh
 1982 The Clairvoyant
Detective Rich
 1981 We're Fighting Back (TV Movie)
Elgin Jones
 1980 Death Penalty (TV Movie)
William Terry
 1979 Guiding Light (TV Series)
Dan Stennis
 1979 ...and justice for all.
Prison Doctor
 1978 Watch Your Mouth (TV Series)
Mr. Raymond Geeter
 1978 Lawman Without a Gun (TV Movie)
 1977 Between the Lines
 1975-1976 Grady (TV Series)
Hal Marshall
 1976 What's Happening!! (TV Series)
 1976 M*A*S*H (TV Series)
Captain Saunders
 1975 Sanford and Son (TV Series)
Hal Marshall, Grady's Son-In-Law
 1974 Feelin' Good (TV Series)
 1970 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
 1970 Bracken's World (TV Series)
Yule Buford
 1951 Search for Tomorrow (TV Series)
Dr. James Foster (1973-1974)
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Other Works:

(approx 1998) Radio podcast: "The Time Machine" - an audio drama produced for Seeing Ear Theatre, Sci Fi Channel. 62 mins See more »

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5 Interviews | 3 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Joseph Morton


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Won NAACP Awards for his work in Equal Justice (1990) and Tribeca (1993). See more »

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