Robert Morse

Actor | * 05/18/1931 († 90, 04/20/2022) | Newton, Massachusetts (United States of America (USA))
Robert Alan Morse (May 18, 1931 – April 20, 2022) was an American actor. Morse started his career as a star on Broadway acting in musicals and plays before expanding into film and television. He earned numerous accolades including two Tony Awards, two Drama Desk Awards, a Primetime Emmy Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award. For his roles on Broadway, Morse won two Tony Awards; the first for Best Actor in a Musical for playing J. Pierrepont Finch in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1961), a role which he reprised in the 1967 film adaptation; the second for Best Actor in a Play for portraying Truman Capote in the one-man play Tru (1988), a role which he reprised in the 1992 television production, earning him a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Actor in a Limited Series or Movie. Morse was also Tony-nominated for Say, Darling (1959), Take Me Along (1960), and Sugar (1973). Morse acted in his final stage role in the Broadway revival of the newspaper comedy The Front Page from 2016 to 2017. Morse acted in the films The Matchmaker (1958), ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Kids & Family

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Awards & Nominations for Robert Morse

Theatre World Award Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play 2x Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical
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Movies with Robert Morse as Actor(28)

as Santa Claus (Voice)2019 Teen Titans Go! vs. Teen Titans
as Herman (voice)2017 Love at First Sight
as Dennis Barlow in The Loved Ones (archive footage)2004 Los Angeles Plays Itself
as J. Pierrepont Finch (segment "How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying")2004 Broadway's Lost Treasures II
as Grandpa1995 Here Come the Munsters
as himself1990 Night Of 100 Stars III
as Garrison Gaylord1987 Hunk
as The Tailor1987 The Emperor's New Clothes
as Nat Couray1984 Calendar Girl Murders
as Jack Frost (voice)1979 Jack Frost
as Young Scrooge (voice)1978 The Stingiest Man in Town
as Young Stuffy (voice)1976 The First Easter Rabbit
as Ensign Garland1970 The Boatniks
as Ed Stander1967 A Guide for the Married Man
as Oliver Cromwell Cannon1965 Quick, Before It Melts
as Dennis Barlow1965 The Loved One
as Jason Menlow1964 Honeymoon Hotel
as Bobby1963 The Cardinal
as Barnaby Tucker1958 The Matchmaker
as Casualty1956 The Proud and Profane

TV Shows/Series with Robert Morse as Actor(24)

as Dominick Dunne2016 American Crime Story
as Bertram Cooper2007 Mad Men
as Edwin O'Malley2000 City of Angels
as Jake (voice)1998 The Wild Thornberrys
as Desaad (voice)1996 Superman: The Animated Series
as Chap Starfall1993 Wild Palms
as Howler (voice)1986 Pound Puppies
as Marc Faber1984 Murder, She Wrote
as Stephen Shaw1979 Tales of the Unexpected
as himself1970 The Don Knotts Show
as himself1962 The Merv Griffin Show
as Professor Pearson1959 Play of the Week
as Richy Wilkin1958 Naked City
as Self - Mystery Guest1950 What's My Line?

Full Name: Robert Morse
Born: Monday, 05/18 1931 (May) in Newton, Massachusetts (United States of America (USA))
Died: Wednesday, 04/20 2022 (April) in Los Angeles (aged: 90)
Zodiac sign: Taurus (Chinese zodiac sign: Goat)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Newton North High School
Other names for Robert Morse (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Bobby Morse"
Robert Morse frequently works together with these people:
Norman Lloyd (15x, Actor)
Harry Tyler (11x, Actor)
Russell Collins (11x, Actor)
Frank Welker (10x, Actor)
Bradford Dillman (10x, Actor)
Rick McKay (10x, Crew)
Sorrell Booke (10x, Actor)
Raymond Bailey (10x, Actor)
Patricia Hitchcock (10x, Actress)
John Williams (10x, Actor)
Jeanette Nolan (9x, Actress)
Barbara Baxley (9x, Actress)

Other people with this name: Robert Morse (CA)

WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:58976, Added: 05/17/2018, Last updated: 04/22/2024