Sep. 21st, 1962
New Rochelle, New York, USA
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Robert Alan "Rob" Morrow (born September 21, 1962) is an American actor. He is known for his portrayal of Don Eppes on Numb3rs and as Dr. Joel Fleischman on Northern Exposure, a role which garnered him three Golden Globes and two Emmy Award nominations for "Best Actor in a Dramatic Series".
Morrow's credits as an actor also include, Street Time (2002), Quiz Show (1994), Mother (1996), Last Dance (1996), The Day Lincoln Was Shot (1998), The Emperor's Club (2002), The Guru (2002) and Maze (2000), an independent feature in which he also wrote, directed, produced and starred.
Morrow made his directorial debut with The Silent Alarm (1993) 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 has also directed episodes of HBO's Oz (1997), Showtime's Street Time (2002), CBS's Joan of Arcadia (2003) and Numb3rs (2005).
Morrow will be seen this fall in the upcoming 'Rob Reiner' film The Bucket List (2007) with 'Jack Nicholson' and 'Morgan Freeman'.
A native New Yorker, Morrow began his theater career working for Tom O'Horgan and Norman Mailer. Since then, he has been committed to the theater as a founding member of the nonprofit ensemble Naked Angels, along with 'Marisa Tomei', 'Fisher Stevens', 'Ron Rifkin' and 'Nancy Travis', among others. He has also appeared in Third Street, at the Circle Repertory Theatre and London's West End production of Birdy. Morrow is on the Board of Directors of Project ALS. Co-founded by 'Jenifer 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.
- Son of Murray Morrow, an industrial lighting manufacturer, and Diane Morrow, a dental hygienist. Rob's parents divorced when he was 9.
- Was an extra as a jury member in court in a Saturday Night Live skit with 'Rodney Dangerfield' (qv) as host.
- (25 April 2001) Rob and his wife Debbon welcomed their first child, daughter Tu Simone Morrow. The baby weighed 7lbs 3oz.