Joe Morton Overview

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Born: October 18, 1947

Born in NYC, this African-Amercian actor made his stage debut at the age of 21 in Tom O'Horgan's historical Broadway musical Hair. Morton then went on to appear in Raisin, the musical adaptation of A Raisin in the Sun, which earned him a Tony Award. He won a second Tony award for the play Art, which also garnered him a New York Critics Circle Award. His impressive theater resumé also includes A Midsummer Night's Dream and King John at the New York Shakespeare Festival, and... See All

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