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Joe Morton

Full / Real Name: Joseph Thomas Morton, Jr.
Born: 18 October 1947 (74 years old)
Gender: Male

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Joe Morton is an American actor best known for his starring role as jack-of-all-trades scientist Henry Deacon on the sci-fi television series Eureka, from 2006-2012.

Morton was born in New York, New York to Evelyn, a secretary, and Joseph T. Morton, Sr., a U.S. army intelligence officer. Because of his father's profession, he spent parts of his childhood in West Germany and Okinawa.

He has starred on the television series Equal Justice (1990–91), Under One Roof (1995) and E-Ring (2005). He also made several appearances as a defence attorney on Law & Order.

Morton has also had roles on the soapies Search for Tomorrow (Dr. James Foster, 1973-74), Another World (Dr. Abel Marsh and Leo Mars, 1983-84), and All My Children (Dr. Zeke McMillan, 2002).

He has made many notable TV guest appearances, including his appearances as Dr. Hamilton in the first and second seasons of Smallville. Other television shows he has appeared on include Sanford and Son, M*A*S*H, Who's The Boss?, Homicide: Life on the Street, The X Files, The Practice, Touched by an Angel, House, JAG, and CSI: NY.

Morton has appeared in over 70 movies including Curse of the Pink Panther (1983), Terminator 2: Judgement Day (1991), Forever Young (1992), Speed (1994), Executive Decision (1996), Speed 2: Cruise Control (1997), Blues Brothers 2000 (1998), Apt Pupil (1998), The Astronaut's Wife (1999), What Lies Beneath (2000), Ali (2001) and Paycheck (2003).

In October 1984, he married Nora Chavooshian. He has three children: daughters Hopi and Seta, and son Ara. He also has a grandson, Moses.


Television Roles

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Character

Chauncey Eskridge

Dr. Zeke McMillan #2

Attorney Steve Duprey

Peter Madsen

Chief Dwight Hillborne

Steven Algazi

Henry Deacon

Henry Deacon

Henry Deacon

Henry Deacon

Henry Deacon

Reggie Stewart

Sam Thorne

Senator Gary H. Wright

Elroy Johnson

Roland Books

Leon Chiles

Leon Chiles

Leon Chiles

Leon Chiles

Raymond Bevans

Captain Saunders

Lt. Jack Davis

Peter Lange

Dr. Charles Russell

Hal Marshall

Dr. Steven Hamilton

Dr. Steven Hamilton

Mysterious Man

Rowan Pope

Rowan Pope

Rowan Pope

Rowan Pope

Rowan Pope

Daniel Golden

Daniel Golden

U.S. Attorney

Martin Wells

Martin

Reverend John Hill

Dr. Drayton

US Marshal

Martin James

Limo Driver


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