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Rob Morrow

Full / Real Name: Robert Alan Morrow
Born: 21 September 1962 (58 years old)
Gender: Male

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Rob Morrow is an American actor best known for his leading television roles as Dr. Joel Fleischman in Northern Exposure (1990-1995) and as FBI Special Agent Don Eppes in Numb3rs, from 2005-2010.

On the big screen Morrow starred in the independent film The Good Doctor, opposite Orlando Bloom. He was also seen in Rob Reiner's The Bucket List, opposite Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman.

Other film credits include The Emperor's Club, opposite Kevin Kline; Quiz Show, with Ralph Fiennes and John Turturro; The Guru, opposite Heather Graham; Last Dance, with Sharon Stone; and Into My Heart, with Claire Forlani and Jake Weber.

Morrow starred on the long running hit drama series Numb3rs, and is also well known for his critically acclaimed portrayal of New York-doctor-gone-to Alaska Joel Fleischman on the hit television series Northern Exposure, which garnered him three Golden Globes and two Emmy Award nominations for Best Actor in a Dramatic Series.

He starred on the critically acclaimed Showtime original television series Street Time and on the short-lived legal drama The Whole Truth.

Other television credits include the TNT movie The Day Lincoln was Shot; Custody, opposite James Denton; the miniseries Only Love, with Marisa Tomei; the Showtime movie The Thin Blue Lie, opposite Randy Quaid and Paul Sorvino; and the movie Jenifer, with Laura San Giacomo, Annabella Sciorra, Jane Kaczmarek and Marisa Tomei.

As a director, Morrow's credits include three episodes of Numb3rs, an episode of Oz, three episodes of Street Time and three episodes of Joan of Arcadia.

He made his directorial debut with The Silent Alarm, which premiered at the 1993 Seattle Film Festival, and went on to screen at the Hamptons, Boston, Edinburgh and Sundance Film Festivals, with its television debut on Bravo.

He also directed Maze, an independent feature which he wrote, produced and co-starred in with Laura Linney in November 2001.

A native New Yorker, Morrow began his theatre career working for Tom O'Horgan and Norman Mailer. On stage he starred in the hit Broadway show The Exonerated, opposite Penn Jillette and Mia Farrow. He also appeared in Third Street at the Circle Repertory Theatre and in London's West End production of Birdy.

He has been committed to the theatre as a founding member of the nonprofit ensemble Naked Angels, along with Marisa Tomei, Fisher Stevens, Ron Rifkin and Nancy Travis, among others.

Morrow is on the Board of Directors of Project ALS. Co-founded by Jennifer Estess, who was diagnosed with ALS in 1997, Project ALS is committed to funding the research necessary for finding effective treatments and a cure for people living with ALS, a fatal neuromuscular disease.



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