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Morris Chestnut

Mostly Credited As: Morris Chestnut
Birth Name: Morris L. Chestnut
Date Of Birth: January 01, 1969 (Age 45)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Cerritos, California
Height: 6' (1.82 m)

Morris Chestnut


A tall, handsome, and versatile black actor, Morris Chestnut first came to be recognized by moviegoers starring as Ricky in _Boyz N the Hood (1991)_ , a role where he played a high school running back using his football skills to escape the violent surroundings of his South Central Los Angeles neighborhood. His half brother was played by Ice Cube who in the movie did not have the same motivation. Two years later, he landed a lead role in Civil Rights Drama The Ernest Green Story (1993) (TV), a movie where he showed courage and perserverance as one of the Arkansas Nine high school students. He later starred in Action flicks Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995) and G.I. Jane (1997) and Half Past Dead (2002). Recently he has been more involved with romantic comedies, starring in The Best Man (1999/I), The Brothers (2001/I), Two Can Play That Game (2001) and Breakin' All the Rules (2004). This year, 2004, he will also be starring in Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid (2004), and Ladder 49 (2004).

Morris Chestnut
TV Appearances

Main cast 
Legends (TNT) (2014)As: Tony Cimarro
Vindicated (2012)As: Himself (Host)
V (2009) (2009)As: Ryan Nichols
C-16: FBI (1997)As: Mal Robinson
Out All Night (1992)As: Jeff Carswell
Episode Cast Credits 

The Arsenio Hall Show (2013) (2013) 
  Taye Diggs | Terrence Howard | Harold Perrineau 01x45: (Nov/14/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Nurse Jackie (2009) 
  Smile 05x03: (Apr/28/2013) As Dr. Ike Prentiss, [Special Guest Stars]
  Luck of the Drawing 05x02: (Apr/21/2013) As Dr. Ike Prentiss, [Special Guest Stars]
  Happy F**king Birthday 05x01: (Apr/14/2013) As Dr. Ike Prentiss, [Special Guest Stars]

American Dad! (2005) 
  For Black Eyes Only 08x13: (Mar/10/2013) Voiced  Boyfriend 

American Horror Story (2011) 
  Spooky Little Girl 01x09: (Nov/30/2011) As Luke 
  Rubber Man 01x08: (Nov/23/2011) As Luke 
  Open House 01x07: (Nov/16/2011) As Luke 
  Piggy, Piggy 01x06: (Nov/09/2011) As Luke 

The Wendy Williams Show (2009) 
  Tamara Tunie; Morris Chestnut 03x52: (Nov/17/2009) As Himself 

The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet (2007) 
  Morris Chestnut 02x72: (Dec/11/2007) As Himself 

Bones (2005) 
  The Man in the Wall 01x06: (Nov/15/2005) As Agent Oakes 

ER (1994) 
  The Visit (aka I Loved You, God, How I Loved You) 07x06: (Nov/16/2000) As ICU Nurse Frank 'Rambo' Bacon 
  Under Control 06x16: (Mar/23/2000) As ICU Nurse Frank 'Rambo' Bacon 

Soul Train (1971) 
  Patti LaBelle/ Sounds of Blackness/ Simple E 23x30: (Jun/04/1994) As Himself, [Guest Hosts]

Living Single (1993) 
  Mystery Date (2) 01x19: (Feb/13/1994) As Hamilton Brown 
  Love Thy Neighbor (1) 01x18: (Feb/06/1994) As Hamilton Brown 
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