In 1995, Morris got married to love of his life Pam Byse. Pam Byse is a beautiful lady and a lovely house wife. Till date they have welcomed two children named Paige Chestnut and Grant Chestnut. It's been more than two decades, they have been married and till date there is no any rumor of their divorce.
Morris was born and raised in Cerritos, California. There he got enrolled at Richard Gahr High School and he finally graduated from there in 1986. Later on he joined California State University, Northridge where he majored in finance and drama. He has been active as an actor since 1990. He made his acting debut by starring the role of Jason Woodman in an American horror anthology series Freddy's Nightmares. The following year, he made his feature film debut in an American teen hood drama film Boyz n the Hood. He played the role of Ricky Baker in this movie. In the early 1990s, he appeared in the movies like The Last Boy Scout, In the Line of Duty: Street War, The Ernest Green Story and so on. He got his rise in fame as an actor in the late 1990s after he starred the role of Lance Sullivan in an American romantic comedy-drama film The Best Man. He is well acclaimed for starring the role of Dr. Beaumont Rosewood, Jr. in Rosewood and Dr. Prentiss in Nurse Jackie. His net worth is $14 million.