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Rob Morrow

As an Emmy and Golden Globe nominee, Rob Morrow is a critically acclaimed actor, writer, and director with an established career in television spanning over three decades.This fall, Morrow will star in The Whole Truth (2010) opposite Maura Tierney. Produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, the legal drama chronicles how a case is built from the perspective of both the defense and the prosecution. The show will air Wednesday nights at 10:00PM on ABC.On the big screen, Rob will next star in the independent film The Good Doctor (2011) opposite Orlando Bloom. He was recently seen in Rob Reiner's The Bucket List (2007) starring opposite Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman, which grossed over $170 million worldwide.Morrow's other film credits include: Michael Hoffman's critically acclaimed film, The Emperor's Club (2002) opposite Kevin Kline; Robert Redford's Oscar-nominated film Quiz Show (1994) opposite Ralph Fiennes and John Turturro; Daisy von Scherler Mayer's The Guru (2002) opposite Heather Graham; Albert Brooks' comedy Mother (1996); Bruce Beresford's Last Dance (1996)opposite Sharon Stone; and Sean Smith and Anthony Stark's Into My Heart (1998) opposite Claire Forlani and Jake Weber.Morrow recently starred on the long running CBS hit drama, Numb3rs (2005). He is also well known for his critically acclaimed portrayal of New York doctor gone-to Alaska, Joel Fleischman, on the hit television series, Northern Exposure (1990), which garnered him three Golden Globes and two Emmy Award nominations for "Best Actor in a Dramatic Series." He also starred on the critically acclaimed Showtime original television series, Street Time (2002).His other television credits include starring as John Wilkes Booth in the TNT movie The Day Lincoln Was Shot (1998), Lifetime's Custody (2007) opposite James Denton, the CBS Hallmark Entertainment mini-series Only Love (1998) opposite Marisa Tomei, the Showtime movie The Thin Blue Lie (2000) opposite Randy Quaid and Paul Sorvino and the CBS movie, Jenifer (2001) opposite Laura San Giacomo, Annabella Sciorra, Jane Kaczmarek, and Marisa Tomei.As a director, Rob's credits include three episodes of Numb3rs (2005), an episode of HBO's crime drama Oz (1997), three episodes of Showtime's original television series Street Time (2002), and three episodes of CBS' highly lauded drama Joan of Arcadia (2003). Morrow made his directorial debut with The Silent Alarm (1993), which premiered at the 1993 Seattle Film Festival, and went on to screen at the Hamptons, Boston, Edinburgh, and Sundance Film Festivals, with its television debut on Bravo. He also directed Maze (2000), an independent feature, which he wrote, produced and co-starred in with Laura Linney in November 2001.A native New Yorker, Morrow began his theater career working for Tom O'Horgan and Norman Mailer. On Stage, Morrow starred in the hit Broadway show The Exonerated, a drama based on the true tales of six innocent death-row inmates, opposite Penn Jillette and Mia Farrow. Morrow also appeared in Third Street, at the Circle Repertory Theatre and London's West End production of Birdy. He has also been committed to the theater as a founding member of the nonprofit ensemble Naked Angels, along with Marisa Tomei, Fisher Stevens, Ron Rifkin and Nancy Travis, among others.Morrow is on the Board of Directors of Project ALS. Co-founded by Jenifer Estess, who was diagnosed with ALS in 1997, Project ALS is committed to funding the research necessary for finding effective treatments and a cure for people living with ALS, a fatal neuromuscular disease.


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Born:
Sep 21, 1962 In New Rochelle, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
17
First Appeared:
In the series Saturday Night Live 1975-10-11
Latest Project:
Series Texas Rising 2015-05-25

Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 5 wins & 5 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Numb3rs
Poster of Northern Exposure
Filmography
Texas Rising Colonel James Fannin 5 episodes, 2015 2015-05-25
Inside Amy Schumer Unknown 2013-04-30
The Fosters Unknown 2013-06-03
Necessary Roughness Unknown 2011
The Whole Truth Jimmy Brogan 13 episodes, 2010-2011 2010-09-22
Numb3rs Don Eppes 118 episodes, 2005-2010 2005
Entourage Unknown 2004-07-18
CSI: NY Unknown 2004-09-22
Joan of Arcadia Unknown 2003-09-25
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown 1999-09-20
Oz Unknown 1997-07-12
The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Northern Exposure Dr. Joel Fleischman / ... 102 episodes, 1990-1995 1990-07-12
Monsters Unknown 1988-10-22
Fame Unknown 1982-01-07
Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11