Lamorne Morris is an American actor best known for hosting various specials and shows on the BET network and for his starring role as Winston in the television sitcom New Girl.
Morris hails from Chicago and attended the College of DuPage in Illinois, where he studied acting on a Chris Farley Memorial Scholarship. In 2003, he started performing at The Second City and Improv Olympic.
In 2006, he moved to New York to work for BET and performed at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater and The Pit. He moved to Los Angeles in 2008 to pursue film and television.
His credits include The Assistants and The Middle, as well as numerous national commercials. He also played Martin Luther King in an episode of the Comedy Central spoof series Drunk History.