Morris Chestnut



  • Birth Place: Cerritos, CA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 01/01/1969, Capricorn
  • Profession: Actor
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Morris Chestnut Fast Facts:
  • Hoped for a scholarship to play college football and eventually play in the NFL.
  • Worked as a bank teller in college before discovering acting. 
  • Made his acting debut in an episode of Freddy's Nightmares in 1990. 
  • Film debut was in the 1991 movie Boyz N the Hood as teenage father Ricky Baker.
  • Landed a regular role in 1992 on the NBC comedy Out All Night
  • Was nominated for an NAACP Image Award in 2000 for his role in the movie The Best Man.  
  • Appeared in the off-Broadway play Love in the Nick of Tyme in 2007.
  • Morris Chestnut Relationships:
  • Shirley Chestnut - Mother
  • Pamela Byse - Wife
  • Morris Chestnut Sr. - Father
  • College:
  • Attended Long Beach City College, Long Beach, CA; attended California State University, Northridge, CA

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