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Actor
(Movies & TV)
Truman Capote
(Literature)
Some Like It Hot
(Movies & TV)
Walter Matthau
(Movies & TV)
Evelyn Waugh
(Journalism)
Shirley Booth
(Movies & TV)
Ruth Gordon
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Robert Morse

Knowledge Identifier: +Robert_Morse

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Robert Morse

American actor and singer add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1931.

Countries: United States (67%), California (14%), (14%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Actor, Truman Capote, Some Like It Hot

Linked to: Fox Broadcasting Company, Hanna-Barbera, PBS

 

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Robert Morse was born in 1931 add something


1949

He graduated from high school in 1949 and spent the next year working as a ditch digger, newspaper deliveryman, waiter, drugstore clerk and bodybuilder before joining the Navy and being sent off to fight in Korea in 1950 add something


1955

He created the role of Barnaby in "The Matchmaker" on Broadway in 1955 opposite Ruth Gordon and reprised the role in the 1958 film adaptation of "The Matchmaker", this time opposite Shirley Booth add something

 

Morse has appeared in numerous TV shows, beginning in 1955 with the soap opera "The Secret Storm" and including mysteries, comedies, and variety shows add something


1961

His best known role is that of J. Pierrepont Finch in the 1961 Broadway musical and 1967 film "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" add something


 

It won him the Tony award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical, Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical in 1962 add something


1964

In 1964, Morse co-starred in the comedy film "Quick, Before It Melts add something

 

Anjanette Comer - She made her feature film debut as the female lead in the 1964 comedy "Quick, Before It Melts" followed by a memorable role in the 1965 satire "The Loved One", playing a seductive mortician who offers Robert Morse a choice for his uncle's funeral arrangements of "Inhumement, entombment, inurnment, immurement- Some people just lately have preferred ensarcophagusment


1965

In 1965, Morse appeared in the black comedy film "The Loved One," a movie based on the Evelyn Waugh novel that satirized the funeral business in Los Angeles , in particular the Forest Lawn Cemetery add something


1967

He starred in the 1967 movie version add something

 

In 1967, he co-starred in "A Guide for the Married Man," opposite Walter Matthau add something


1968

In 1968, he appeared in the comedy "Where Were You When the Lights Went Out-" opposite Doris Day add something

 

In the same year, he appeared in the 1968 television series That's Life," which attempted to blend the musical genre with a situation comedy centered on newlyweds "Robert" and "Gloria" add something


1972

Morse was in the original Broadway cast of "Sugar," a 1972 musical stage adaptation of "Some Like It Hot," for which he was nominated for another Tony add something

 

Some Like It Hot - In 1972, a musical play based on the screenplay of the film, entitled "Sugar", opened on Broadway, starring Elaine Joyce, Robert Morse, Tony Roberts and Cyril Ritchard, with book by Peter Stone, lyrics by Bob Merrill, and music by Jule Styne


1990

Truman Capote - In 1990, Robert Morse received both a Tony and a Drama Desk *award for his portrayal of Capote in the one-man show, "Tru"


1991

Jay Presson Allen - The 1991 Broadway production of "Tru" starring Robert Morse as Truman Capote was actually a request of the lawyer for the Capote Estate


 

In 1992, he recreated his performance for the PBS series "American Playhouse" and won the Emmy award as Best Actor in a Miniseries or Special add something


1993

He had featured roles in the 1993 miniseries "Wild Palms" and the 2000 medical drama "City of Angels" add something


1995

In 1995, Robert portrayed Grandpa in the Fox telefilm "Here Come the Munsters" add something


2002

In 2002, Morse was cast in the role of the Wizard of Oz in the San Francisco run of the musical Wicked," but quit the show before it opened on Broadway add something


 

Beginning in 2007, Morse took on a recurring role in the AMC dramatic series "Mad Men" as Bertram Cooper, a partner in the advertising agency Sterling Cooper, for which role he was nominated for an Emmy award for outstanding guest actor in 2008, 2010 and again in 2011 add something


2010

Daniel Radcliffe - After voicing a character in an episode of the animated television series "The Simpsons" in late 2010, Radcliffe debuted as J. Pierrepont Finch in the 2011 Broadway revival "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying", a role previously held by Broadway veterans Robert Morse and Matthew Broderick


2016

He will be in the Broadway revival of "The Front Page" at the Broadhurst Theatre starting on September 20, 2016 add something