Full name: Morris Lamont Chestnut
Birthdate: January 1, 1969
Birthplace: Cerritos, California
Years Active: 1990-present
Spouse (s): Pam Byse Chestnut
Zodiac sign: Capricorn
Morris Chestnut is an American television actor who is widely visible on the Fox television series. The well-known actor comes to the timeline around the America when he acted in the movie Boyz n the Hood in 1991. He also is best known for his outstanding acting performance in the television series such as ‘Nurse Jackie’ and ‘Rosewood’. Now the actor is a common name to the film-loving audience.
Morris Chestnut Early Life:
Born Morris Lamont Chestnut Jr on January 1, 1969, in Cerritos, California to Morris Lamont Chestnut Sr. and Shirley Chestnut. He studied at Richard Gahr High School and graduated from the school in 1986. Chestnut also studied at California State University, Northridge in Finance and Drama. He had wide passionate about media arena from early childhood eventually turned his career into the showbiz industry.
Morris Chestnut Career:
Morris Chestnut kicked off the journey in the showbiz industry with the blockbuster drama movie ‘Boyz n the Hood’ in 1991. In the same year, he appeared in the movie ‘The Last Boy Scout’. In 1995, Chestnut made a remarkable acting performance in the movie ‘Under Siege 2: Dark Territory’. Then he starred in another successful movie ‘G.I. Jane’ in 1997.
Morris made an outstanding acting performance in the romantic comedy-drama film ‘The Best Man’ in 1999 with Nia Long and Taye Diggs and got the positive acclamation from the critics and audience. In 2007, he acted in the movie ‘The Game Plan’. In the same year, he appeared in the movie ‘The Perfect Holiday’. In 2015, he acted in two movies such as ‘The Perfect Guy’ and ‘Heist’. Following the year, Morris starred in the movie ‘When the Bough Breaks’.
Morris Chestnut married Pam Chestnut in 1995 who is a beautiful lady and lovely wife. He has two children from this marriage a son, Grant Chestnut born in 1997, and a daughter, Paige Chestnut born in 1998.