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Joe Morton Net Worth: Joe Morton is an American celebrity that has a net worth of $4 million. Most widely known for lately impersonating the Mysterious Guy in the 2nd season on ABC’s Scandal, he’s also appeared in several television, movie and stage projects. Joe Morton began his performing career in Broadway productions like Hair and Raisin, where he was nominated for a Tony Award. As a film actor, he starred in more than 70 films and has guest-starred on television programs including Smallville, Equal Justice, Law & Order and All My Children. He also became part of the television series Eureka impersonating Henry Deacon. In 2014, Morton won an Emmy for Outstanding Guest Performer in a Drama Series. In October 1984, Morton married Nora Chavooshian, the production designer for The Brother from Another Planet plus they’ve three kids—daughters Hopi and Seta and son Ara. There is also a grandson named Moses.

Quick Facts

Birth date: October 18, 1947
Birth place: Harlem, New York City, New York, United States
Height:5 ft 8 in (1.75 m)
Profession:Actor
Education:Hofstra University
Nationality:American
Partner:Christine Lietz
Spouse:Nora Chavooshian (m. 1984–2006)
Children:Hopi Morton, Ara Morton, Seta Morton
Parents:Evelyn Morton, Joseph Thomas Morton, Sr.
Awards:Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series
Nominations:NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series, Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Guest Performer in a Drama Series, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series, Tony Award for Best Lead Actor in a Musical
Movies:Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Blues Brothers 2000, The Brother from Another Planet, The Astronaut's Wife, Speed, Executive Decision, What Lies Beneath, Stealth, Of Mice and Men, The Inkwell, Paycheck, City of Hope, American Gangster, Crossroads, Miss Evers' Boys, The Night Listener, Forever Young, Apt Pupil, Bounce, The Good Mother, Lone Star, The Pest, Thoughtcrimes, Ali, Lenny the Wonder Dog, Trouble on the Corner, Cleveland Abduction, Zelly and Me, ...And Justice for All, Ali: An American Hero, Dragonfly, Alone in the Neon Jungle, Jasper, Texas, Gone, But Not Forgotten, Tap, Trouble in Mind, Unforgivable Blackness, The Walking Dead, La Linea, In The Shadow Of Evil, Starbright, Challenger, Back in the Day, The Mulberry Tree, Home, Badland, Jack Reed: Death and Vengeance, Minik, the Lost Eskimo, Sunday on the Rocks, Double Pedal Gold, Y2K
TV shows:Scandal, Eureka, Proof, American Experience, Equal Justice, Under One Roof, Another World, Grady, E-Ring, Mercy Point, TriBeCa, Watch Your Mouth, New York News, Prince Street
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1One of several actors appearing in both Smallville (2001) and the DC Extended Universe films (he has a role in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)).
2Father of Hopi Noel Morton, Seta Morton, and Ara Morton.
3Cousin of Walter Jones.
4His current, longtime, partner is Christine Lietz., aka LietzeeNut.
5He has three children and a grandson.
6Won NAACP Awards for his work in Equal Justice (1990) and Tribeca (1993).
7Made his Broadway debut in the play "Hair".
8Studied drama at Hofstra University on Long Island.
9Was nominated for Broadway's 1974 Tony Award as Best Actor (Musical) for "Raisin." He also won a Theatre World Award for this role.
10Listed as one of twelve "Promising New Actors of 1985" in John Willis' Screen World, Vol. 37.


Pictures

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Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama SeriesScandal (2012)
2015Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama SeriesScandal (2012)
2014Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Guest Actor in a Drama SeriesScandal (2012)
2014Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama SeriesScandal (2012)
1984Caixa de CatalunyaSitges - Catalonian International Film FestivalBest ActorThe Brother from Another Planet (1984)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014Critics' Choice TV AwardCritics Choice Television AwardsBest Guest Performer in a Drama SeriesScandal (2012)
2014Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsDrama Guest ActorScandal (2012)
2011Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Directing in a Comedy SeriesEureka (2006)
2008ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureAmerican Gangster (2007)· Armand Assante
· Josh Brolin
· Russell Crowe
· Ruby Dee
· Chiwetel Ejiofor
· Idris Elba
· Cuba Gooding Jr.
· Carla Gugino
· John Hawkes
· Ted Levine
· Lymari Nadal
· John Ortiz
· RZA
· Yul Vazquez
· Denzel Washington
2004Vision AwardNAMIC Vision AwardsBest Dramatic PerformanceJasper, Texas (2003)
1991Chainsaw AwardFangoria Chainsaw AwardsBest Supporting ActorTerminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)


Filmography

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Grace and Frankie2015-2016TV SeriesJason
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice2016Silas
Proof2015TV SeriesDr. Charles Richmond
Cleveland Abduction2015TV MovieAgent Solano
Home2013/IDonald Hall
Coma2012TV Mini-SeriesDr. Nelson
Eureka2006-2012TV SeriesHenry Deacon
The Good Wife2009-2011TV SeriesDaniel Golden
The Mulberry Tree2010Samuel R. Freeman
White Collar2010TV SeriesKyle Bancroft
American Experience1999-2010TV Series documentaryNarrator
Brothers & Sisters2009TV SeriesPeter Madsen
Warehouse 132009TV SeriesReverend John Hill
Great Performances2009TV SeriesEugene Bullard
La linea2009Hodges
Lifelines2008Dr. Livingston
Boston Legal2008TV SeriesAttorney Steve Duprey
Badland2007Max Astin
Numb3rs2007TV SeriesPeter Lange
American Gangster2007Charlie Williams
Eureka: Hide and Seek2006TV SeriesHenry Deacon
The Night Listener2006Ashe
E-Ring2005-2006TV SeriesSteven Algazi
Lenny the Wonder Dog2005Dr. Island
Die Luftbrücke2005TV Movie documentaryNarrator
Stealth2005Capt. Dick Marshfield
Back in the Day2005Reverend Packer
CSI: NY2005TV SeriesChief Dwight Hillborne
JAG2005TV SeriesElroy Johnson
House M.D.2005TV SeriesSenator Gary H. Wright
Gone But Not Forgotten2005TV MovieReggie Stewart
Law & Order1992-2005TV SeriesLeon Chiles Roland Books
Breaking Dawn2004Prof. Simon
The Jury2004TV SeriesJames Byron Milton
Whoopi2004TV SeriesMartin James
Paycheck2003Agent Dodge
Thoughtcrimes2003TV MovieJon Harper
Ghost Hunter2003Video GameProfessor Richmond (voice)
Crossing2003/IShortUncle Stan
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2003TV SeriesRay Bevins
War Birds: Diary of an Unknown Aviator2003Video documentaryNarrator
Jasper, Texas2003TV MovieWalter Diggles
The Fritz Pollard Story2002TV MovieHost
Smallville2001-2002TV SeriesDr. Steven Hamilton
All My Children2002TV SeriesZeke McMillan
Touched by an Angel1996-2002TV SeriesMartin / Jake Stone
The Practice2002TV SeriesU.S. Attorney
Dragonfly2002Hugh Campbell
Ali2001Chauncey Eskridge
The X-Files2000TV SeriesMartin Wells
Bounce2000Jim Willer
Ali: An American Hero2000TV MovieMalcolm X
What Lies Beneath2000Dr. Drayton
Prince Street1997-2000TV SeriesLt. Tom Warner
Y2K1999TV MovieMartin Lowell
The Astronaut's Wife1999Sherman Reese, NASA Representative
Mercy Point1998-1999TV SeriesDr. Grote Maxwell
Mutiny1999TV MovieThurgood Marshall
When It Clicks1998ShortCato Caldwell Douglass
Apt Pupil1998Dan Richler
Blues Brothers 20001998Cabel Chamberlain
Dellaventura1998TV SeriesCouncilman Caulder
Trouble on the Corner1997Detective Bill
Speed 2: Cruise Control1997Lt. Herb 'Mac' McMahon (uncredited)
Miss Evers' Boys1997TV MovieDr. Sam Brodus
John Leguizamo: The Pest1997Mr. Kent
Jack Reed: Death and Vengeance1996TV MovieGordon Thomas
Lone Star1996Del
Executive Decision1996Sergeant 'Cappy' Matheny
New York News1995TV SeriesMitch Cotter
Under One Roof1995TV SeriesRon Langston
The Walking Dead1995Sgt. Barkley
In the Shadow of Evil1995TV MovieLt. Royce
New York Undercover1994TV SeriesDinah / Dean
Homicide: Life on the Street1994TV SeriesSam Thorne
Speed1994Capt. McMahon
The Inkwell1994Kenny Tate
Tribeca1993TV SeriesOfficer Carleton Thomas
Forever Young1992Cameron
Of Mice and Men1992Crooks
A Different World1992TV SeriesByron Douglas III
Legacy of Lies1992TV MovieSamuel Flowers
The Good Policeman1991Sweets Montgomery
City of Hope1991Wynn
Equal Justice1990-1991TV SeriesMike James
Terminator 2: Judgment Day1991Miles Dyson
The Lost Platoon1990World War II Soldier
Challenger1990TV MovieDr. Ronald McNair
Howard Beach: Making a Case for Murder1989TV MovieCederic Sandiford
The Equalizer1987-1989TV SeriesCarter Brock / Slate
A Man Called Hawk1989TV SeriesRev. Marvin Lewis
Tap1989Nicky
Police Story: Burnout1988TV MovieSgt. Jeff Allen
The Good Mother1988Frank Williams
Zelly and Me1988Earl
Alone in the Neon Jungle1988TV MovieKen Fraker
Terrorist on Trial: The United States vs. Salim Ajami1988TV MovieTandy
Stranded1987Sheriff McMahon
Who's the Boss?1986TV SeriesLimo Driver
Crossroads1986Scratch's Assistant
Trouble in Mind1985Solo
Miami Vice1985TV SeriesLt. Jack Davis
The Brother from Another Planet1984The Brother
A Good Sport1984TV Movie
Curse of the Pink Panther1983Charlie (as Joseph Morton)
American Playhouse1983TV SeriesCarl Hatch
Another World1983TV SeriesDr. Abel Marsh
The Clairvoyant1982Detective Rich
We're Fighting Back1981TV MovieElgin Jones
Death Penalty1980TV MovieWilliam Terry
Guiding Light1979TV SeriesDan Stennis
...and justice for all.1979Prison Doctor
Lawman Without a Gun1978TV MovieLouis
Watch Your Mouth1978TV SeriesMr. Raymond Geeter
Between the Lines1977Ahmed
What's Happening!!1976TV SeriesManager
M*A*S*H1976TV SeriesCaptain Saunders
Grady1975-1976TV SeriesHal Marshall
Sanford and Son1975TV SeriesHal Marshall, Grady's Son-In-Law
Feelin' Good1974TV SeriesJason
Mission: Impossible1970TV SeriesClerk
Bracken's World1970TV SeriesYule Buford
Search for Tomorrow1951TV SeriesDr. James Foster (1973-1974)
All the Way2016TV MovieRoy Wilkins
Scandal2013-2016TV SeriesRowan Pope

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Eureka2010TV Series performer - 1 episode
Lifelines2008performer: "Perfect Tomorrows" / writer: "Perfect Tomorrows"
Badland2007"THE DEVIL'S LONELY FIRE" / performer: "THE DEVIL'S LONELY FIRE" / producer: "THE DEVIL'S LONELY FIRE" / writer: "THE DEVIL'S LONELY FIRE"
Blues Brothers 20001998performer: "John The Revelator", "Funky Nassau", "Turn On Your Love Light"
The Brother from Another Planet1984performer: "Homeboy"

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Eureka2009-2012TV Series 3 episodes
Sunday on the Rocks2004
Tribeca1993TV Series 1 episode

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Starbright2017producer pre-production
Survival2010/IShort consulting producer
Breaking Dawn2004associate producer
Mitchellville2004TV Movie executive producer

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Making of 'Blues Brothers 2000'1998Video documentary short special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Brett Gelman's Dinner in America2016TV ShortHimself
Today2015-2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
Live with Kelly and Michael2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Daily Show2016TV SeriesHimself
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore2015-2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Panelist
Unsung Hollywood2015-2016TV Series documentaryHimself
Rachael Ray2016TV SeriesHimself
The Real2016TV SeriesHimself
The 47th NAACP Image Awards2016TV MovieHimself
Greatest Sci-Fi Movies2015TV Movie documentaryHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2015TV SeriesHimself
The Wendy Williams Show2015TV SeriesHimself
The Chase2015TV SeriesHimself - Contestant
The 46th Annual NAACP Image Awards2015TV SpecialHimself
The View2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards2014TV SpecialHimself - Winner: Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series and Presenter: Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series
2014 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards2014TV SpecialHimself - Winner: Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series
Entertainment Tonight2014TV SeriesHimself
The Insider2014TV SeriesHimself
The 4th Annual Critics' Choice Television Awards2014TV SpecialHimself
The Queen Latifah Show2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The BET Honors2014TV MovieHimself
45th NAACP Image Awards2014TV Movie documentaryHimself
Datzhott2014TV SeriesHimself
The Arsenio Hall Show2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Hollywood Today2013TV SeriesHimself
Good Day L.A.2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
42nd NAACP Image Awards2011TV SpecialHimself
Halves of a Dream: Making Trouble in Mind2010Video documentaryHimself
Tavis Smiley2010TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Char·ac·ter: The Interviews2010DocumentaryHimself
American Experience2008TV Series documentaryHimself - Narrator
Harnessing Speed2005Video documentaryHimself
Character Studies2005TV SeriesHimself
Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson2004DocumentaryOther Voices (voice)
Beyond Brown: Pursuing the Promise2004TV Movie documentaryNarrator
Nature2003TV Series documentaryNarrator
National Geographic Explorer2002TV Series documentaryHimself - Narrator
Nova2001-2002TV Series documentaryHimself - Narrator / Additional narration
Africa2001TV Series documentaryHimself - Narrator
Beyond Human2001TV Movie documentaryNarrator
New York: A Documentary Film1999TV Series documentary
The Black Press: Soldiers Without Swords1999DocumentaryNarrator (voice)
The Making of 'Blues Brothers 2000'1998Video documentary shortHimself
Charlie Rose1996TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Doubles: Japan & America's Intercultural Children1995Video documentaryHimself - Narrator
Blood & Iron: The Story of the German War Machine1995TV Mini-Series documentaryNarrator
American Cinema1995TV Series documentaryNarrator
Against the Odds: The Artists of the Harlem Renaissance1994TV Movie documentaryHimself - Narrator (voice)
T2: More Than Meets the Eye1993Video short documentaryHimself
The Great Depression1993TV Series documentaryNarrator
Ebony/Jet Showcase1991TV SeriesHimself
The 17th Annual People's Choice Awards1991TV SpecialHimself - Accepting Award for Favourite New Television Dramatic Series
The Kissing Booth1988DocumentaryHimself
The 28th Annual Tony Awards1974TV SpecialHimself

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