Joe Morton



  • Birth Name: Joseph Morton
  • Birth Place: New York, NY
  • Profession: Actor
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Joe Morton Fast Facts:
  • Decided to pursue a career in performing arts on his first day at Hofstra University.
  • Made his Broadway debut in 1968 in the musical Hair.
  • Starred in John Sayles' 1984 cult classic, The Brother from Another Planet.
  • Was cast in two biopics about boxing legend Muhammad Ali.
  • Landed recurring roles on Law & Order and Smallville.
  • Was the reader for Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man audiobook.
  • Joe Morton Relationships:
  • Hopi Morton - Daughter
  • Seta Morton - Daughter
  • Evelyn Morton - Mother
  • Ara Morton - Son
  • Joseph T. Morton - Father
  • Nora Chavooshian - Wife
  • Joe Morton Awards:
  • 2014 Critics' Choice Television Awards: Best Guest Performer in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1974 Tony: Actor (Musical) - Nominee
  • 2007 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2014 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series - Winner
  • College:
  • Attended Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY (Drama)

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