Rob Morrow

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Rob Morrow
BornRobert Alan Morrow
(1962-09-21) September 21, 1962 (age 50)
New Rochelle, New York, U.S.
OccupationActor
Years active1985–present
SpouseDebbon Ayer (1998-present)
Website
www.robmorrow.com
 
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Rob Morrow
BornRobert Alan Morrow
(1962-09-21) September 21, 1962 (age 50)
New Rochelle, New York, U.S.
OccupationActor
Years active1985–present
SpouseDebbon Ayer (1998-present)
Website
www.robmorrow.com

Robert Alan "Rob" Morrow (born September 21, 1962) is an American actor. He is known for his portrayal of Don Eppes on Numb3rs and as Dr. Joel Fleischman on Northern Exposure, a role which garnered him three Golden Globes and two Emmy Award nominations for "Best Actor in a Dramatic Series".[1]

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Personal life

Morrow was born in New Rochelle, New York, of Jewish ancestry,[2] the son of Diane Francis (née Markowitz), a dental hygienist, and Murray Morrow, an industrial lighting manufacturer.[3] His parents divorced when he was nine.[4] He attended Edgemont High School, but dropped out at the beginning of his senior year to begin his acting career.[5] He married actress Debbon Ayer in October 1998, and together they have a daughter named Tu Simone Ayer Morrow (b. 2001).[6]

Career

Morrow played the lead role of Joel Fleischman in the award-winning television show Northern Exposure from 1990-1995. Afterward, he starred in the critically acclaimed film, Quiz Show, as Dick Goodwin, a Congressional investigator intent on uncovering the corruption behind the 1950s game show scandal, and played Albert Brooks' sports agent brother in Mother. At one point, he was slated to play the protagonist in the 1996 film version of The Island of Dr. Moreau, but he dropped out of the project and was replaced by David Thewlis. In 2000, he directed and starred in Maze, about an artist with Tourette syndrome.

In 2002, he played Kevin Hunter on the Showtime television series Street Time. He also appeared in the TV movie Custody. In 2007, he played Jack Nicholson's doctor, Dr. Hollins, in The Bucket List. From 2005 to 2010, he starred with David Krumholtz and Judd Hirsch in Numb3rs on CBS. On March 8, 2010 it was announced that Morrow has signed on to star in Jerry Bruckheimer's new series The Whole Truth on ABC.[7] The series aired on September 13, 2010 but was pulled from the ABC schedule in December. Morrow filmed 13 episodes.

Credits

Actor

YearFilmRole
1985Private ResortBen
FameJoey Laurenzano (1 episode)
1987Spenser: For HireDanny (1 episode)
Everything's RelativeEddie Dayton (1 episode)
1989MonstersVito (1 episode)
TattingersMarco Bellini
1992Saturday Night LiveHost
1994Quiz ShowDick Goodwin
1990–1995Northern ExposureDr. Joel Fleischman / Franz Kafka / Mikhail
1996Last DanceRick Hayes
MotherJeff Henderson
1998The Day Lincoln Was Shot (TV Movie)John Wilkes Booth
Only Love (TV Movie)Matthew Heller
Into My HeartBen
1999Nearly Yours (TV Series)Jim Clifford
2000Other VoicesJeff
The Thin Blue Lie (TV Movie)Jonathan Neumann
MazeLyle Maze
Labor PainsRyan Keene
2001Hudson's Law (TV Movie)
Sam the ManDaniel Lenz
Jenifer (TV Movie)Dr. Richard Feldman
2002The GuruJosh Goldstein
The Emperor's ClubJames Ellerby
Night's Noontime (Short)Dr. William Minor
2002–2003Street Time (TV Series)Kevin Hunter
2005Going ShoppingMiles
2007Custody (TV Movie)David Gordon
The Bucket ListDr. Hollins
2009The Grean Team (TV Movie)Robbie Blackman
2005–2010Numb3rs (TV Series)Don Eppes
2010Entourage (TV Series)Ari's Attorney / Jim Lefkowitz (2 episodes)
The Whole Truth (TV Series)Jimmy Brogan
2011The Good DoctorDr. Waylans

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