Robert Morse

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  • Birth Name: Robert Alan Morse
  • Birth Place: Newton, Massachusetts, United States
  • Profession: Actor

Fast Facts

  • Studied with acting guru Lee Strasberg.
  • Was in the original 1954 cast of the CBS soap opera The Secret Storm.
  • Won a Tony in 1961 for his lead role in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, and reprised the role in the 1967 big-screen treatment.
  • Went 17 years between film appearances: From 1970's The Boatniks to 1987's Hunk.
  • Won a Tony in 1990 as Truman Capote in the one-man show Tru, then re-created the role in 1992 for PBS and won an Emmy.
  • At age 76, he found renewed success when he was cast as quirky ad agency boss Bertram Cooper in AMC's hit series Mad Men.

Awards

  • 1990, Tony — Actor (Play): Winner
  • 2008, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Winner
  • 1960, Tony — Actor (Musical): Nominee
  • 2009, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Winner
  • 2007, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1993, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Special: Winner
  • 1959, Tony — Actor, Supporting or Featured (Dramatic): Nominee
  • 2010, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2010, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1969, Emmy — Outstanding Variety or Musical Series: Nominee
  • 2008, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2012, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2011, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1973, Tony — Actor (Musical): Nominee
  • 1962, Tony — Actor (Musical): Winner
  • 2014, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2013, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Elizabeth Roberts — Wife
  • Andrea Morse — Daughter
  • Carol Ann D'Andrea — Ex-wife
  • May Silver Morse — Mother
  • Charles Robert Morse — Son
  • Robin Morse — Daughter
  • Charles Morse — Father
  • Allyn Elizabeth Morse — Daughter
  • Hilary Morse — Daughter

Details

  • Birth Name: Robert Alan Morse
  • Birth Place: Newton, Massachusetts, United States
  • Profession: Actor

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