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Morris Chestnut Biography

Morris Chestnut

Facts of Morris Chestnut

Date of Birth: 1969 , January-1
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet

Quick Timeline of Morris Chestnut

1969 Born in Cerritos, California, United States
1986 Graduated from Richard Gahr High School
1990 Began his acting career
1991 First feature film, Boyz n the Hood
1999 Appeared in the movie, The Best Man
2015 Appeared in the television series, Rosewood
1995 Married to Pam Byse
1997 First child, Grant Chestnut
1998 Second child, Paige Chestnut
2014 Won Image Awards
2014 Won Acapulco Black Film Festival

Detail Timeline of Morris Chestnut

January 1 , 1969

Born in Cerritos, California, United States

 Tall and talented, Morris Chestnut was born as Morris Lamont Chestnut in the late 1960s in Cerritos, California, United States of America to Shirley and Morris Chestnut, Sr.. He was born and raised in a middle class family. He is an American and is of black ethnicity.

1986

Graduated from Richard Gahr High School

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.

1990

Began his acting career

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. Two years later he appeared in the TV series Out All Night. 

1991

First feature film, Boyz n the Hood

In 1991, 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

1999

Appeared in the movie, The Best Man

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 also known for his role in the movie Two Can Play That Game. 

2015

Appeared in the television series, Rosewood

Morris Chestnut is an actor from United States best known for starring the role of Dr. Beaumont Rosewood, Jr. in an American television series Rosewood. He is also well acclaimed for starring the role of Dr. Prentiss in Nurse Jackie.

1995

Married to Pam Byse

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.

1997

First child, Grant Chestnut

He became father for the first time in his life in 1997. He and his loving wife Pam Byse welcomed their first child together that year and that time it was a boy and they named him Grant Chestnut. 

1998

Second child, Paige Chestnut

He became father for the second time in his life in 1998. He and his loving wife Pam Byse welcomed their second child together that year and that time it was a daughter and they named her Paige Chestnut. 

2014

Won Image Awards

He is well acclaimed for starring the role of Dr. Prentiss in Nurse Jackie. For this role, got nominated in Image Awards in 2014 and he was also honored with this award that year for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. 

2014

Won Acapulco Black Film Festival

In 2014, he got nominated in Acapulco Black Film Festival for Best Actor and Best Ensemble Cast. He was honored with this award that year from his later nomination. He won this award from his role in the movie The Best Man Holiday. 

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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.