David Morse

Elliot bezzerides

David Morse

Name: David Bowditch Morse
Age: 66
Birthdate: October 11, 1953
Birthplace: Beverly, Massachusetts,
United States of America
Role: Elliot Bezzerides

David Bowditch Morse (born October 11, 1953) is an American actor, singer, director, and writer. He first came to national attention as Dr. Jack Morrison in the medical drama series St. Elsewhere from 1982 to 1988. He continued his film career with roles in Dancer in the Dark, The Indian Runner, The Negotiator, Contact, The Green Mile, Disturbia, The Long Kiss Goodnight, The Crossing Guard, The Rock, Extreme Measures, 12 Monkeys, 16 Blocks, and Hounddog.

In 2006, Morse had a recurring role as Detective Michael Tritter on the medical drama series House, for which he received an Emmy Award nomination. He portrayed George Washington in the 2008 HBO miniseries John Adams, which garnered him a second Emmy nomination. He has also received acclaim for his portrayal of Uncle Peck on the Off-Broadway play How I Learned to Drive, earning a Drama Desk Award and Obie Award. He had success on Broadway too, portraying James "Sharky" Harkin in The Seafarer. From 2010 to 2013, he portrayed Terry Colson, an honest police officer in a corrupt New Orleans police department, on the HBO series Treme.



Year Title Role Note
2019 The Gettysburg Address Abraham Lincoln Voice


Year Title Role Note
2002–2004 Hack Mike Olshansky 40 episodes
Wrote episode: "Gone"
2006–2007 House Detective Michael Tritter 6 episodes
Nominated – Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series
2008 John Adams George Washington 4 episodes
Nominated – Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movies
Nominated – Monte-Carlo Television Festival for Outstanding Actor in a Mini Series
2015 True Detective Eliot Bezzerides 3 episodes
2016–2017 Outsiders "Big Foster" Farrell VI 26 episodes
2017–2018 Blindspot Hank Crawford 6 episodes
2018 Escape at Dannemora Gene Palmer 6 episodes

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