Lamorne Morris

Lamorne Morris became a familiar face on a raft of TV commercials, as well as on cable channel BET's special event programming in the early 2000s, before landing a breakout role in the situation comedy "New Girl" (2011 ... Read more »
Born: 08/13/1980

Filmography

Actor (7)

New Girl 2011 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Dear Secret Santa 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Actor

Drunk History 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

The 44th NAACP Image Awards 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

Presenter

The 2012 Do Something Awards 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Host

The Middle 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Brainrush 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Host

Biography

Lamorne Morris became a familiar face on a raft of TV commercials, as well as on cable channel BET's special event programming in the early 2000s, before landing a breakout role in the situation comedy "New Girl" (2011- ). A Chicago native, Morris cut his teeth as a performer with the city's famed comedy bastion, Second City. His amiable, engaging countenance as a comic and presenter found a footing at BET, where he hosted a sundry of music and tech shows, as well as becoming a regular face of the network's awards shows. In 2007, he took a key role in the straight-to-video horror film "April Fool." In 2009, he popped up as the host of Cartoon Network's short-lived game show "Brain Rush." Morris landed a more regular gig as one of a trio of wisecracking young roommates who welcome daffy new dweller Zooey Deschanel into the fold on the sitcom "New Girl," which became the overnight hit of Fox's Tuesday night lineup. As with most of his castmates, Morris went from familiar-but-unknown to various Hollywood watch-lists overnight, thanks to his stellar ensemble work and overall comedic skills.

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