As the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards draw near, we look back at the careers of the lead acting nominees.
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Once Upon a Mattress
A theater vet who starred in Broadway productions of Hairspray and The Light in the Piazza, Morrison got his first TV break playing Sir Harry in a 2005 TV adaptation of Once Upon a Mattress.
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Law & Order: Criminal Intent
In 2006, Morrison guest-starred on Law & Order: Criminal Intent as the sinisterly named Chance Slaughter.
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Music and Lyrics
Morrison hit the big screen as Cora Corman's music manager in this Hugh Grant-Drew Barrymore romantic comedy.
5 of 7 CBS
Where are the curls? Rocking a buzz cut, Morrison guest-starred in a 2007 episode of the CBS procedural as a suspected killer.
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Morrison guest-starred in a 2007 episode of Ghost Whisperer as Matt Sembrook, half of a ghost couple who haunts a father and daughter.
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Morrison has earned Golden Globe and Emmy nominations for his turn as Spanish teacher and glee club director Will Schuester. Can't get enough of Morrison's smooth-like-butter voice? Then pick up his debut album, scheduled to hit stores in the fall.