Morrow, Rob 1962–

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MORROW, Rob 1962–


Full name, Robert Alan Morrow; born September 21, 1962, in New Rochelle, NY; son of Murray (an industrial lighting manufacturer) and Diane Francis (a dental hygienist; maiden name, Markowitz) Morrow; married Debbon Ayer (an actress), 1998; children: Tu Simone Ayer Morrow. Education: Studied acting at HB Studio, New York. Religion: Jewish. Avocational Interests: Vintage cameras.

Addresses: Agent—William Morris Agency, 151 South El Camino Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Manager— Hofflund/Polone, 9465 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 820, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Publicist—I/D Public Relations, 8409 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069.

Career: Actor, director, writer, producer, and photographer. Ensemble Studio Theatre, member of company; Naked Angels (theatre company), cofounder; appeared in television commercials for Chiquita bananas, 1982; co–owner of Josie's (an organic restaurant), New York City; also worked as a movie house assistant in New York City, a waiter, and balloon messenger. Project ALCS, member of board of directors.

Awards, Honors: Golden Globe Award nominations, best actor in a television drama series, 1992, 1993, and 1994, Emmy Award nominations, best lead actor in a drama series, 1992 and 1993, all for Northern Exposure; President Award, Ft. Lauderdale International Film Festival, 2000, for spirit of independents; New Directions Award—Special Mention, AFI Fest, Audience Favorite Choice Award—Honorable Mention, Cinequest San Jose Film Festival, 2000, both for Maze.


Film Appearances:

Ben, Private Resort, TriStar, 1985.

Richard Goodwin, Quiz Show, Buena Vista, 1994.

Rick Hayes, Last Dance, Buena Vista, 1996.

Jeff Henderson, Mother, Paramount, 1996.

Ben, Into My Heart, Mars Films, 1998.

Jeff, Other Voices, A–Pix Entertainment, 2000.

Lyle Maze, Maze (also known as Touched), DEJ Productions, 2000.

Daniel Lenz, Sam the Man, 2000.

Ryan Keene, Labor Pains, USA Home Video, 2000.

Goldstein, The Guru (also known as Les gourou et les femmes), Universal, 2002.

James Ellerby, The Emperor's Club, MCA/Universal, 2002.

Dr. William Minor, Night's Noontime, 2002.

Miles, Going Shopping, 2004.

Film Work:

Director and producer, The Silent Alarm, In Pictures, 1993.

Producer and director, Maze (also known as Touched), DEJ Productions, 2000.

Television Appearances; Series:

Marco Bellini, Tattingers (also known as Nick and Hillary), NBC, 1989.

Dr. Joel Fleischman, Northern Exposure, CBS, 1990–1995.

Nearly Yours, 1999.

Kevin Hunter, Street Time, Showtime, 2002.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Matthew Heller, Only Love (also known as Erich Segal's Only Love), 1998.

Television Appearances; Movies:

John Wilkes Booth, The Day Lincoln Was Shot, TNT, 1998.

Financier, Magic, 1998.

Elements, 1998.

Jonathan Neumann, The Thin Blue Lie, Showtime, 2000.

Dr. Joshua Feldman, Jenifer (also known as The Jenifer Estess Story), CBS, 2001.

Television Appearances: Specials:

The 43rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Presentation, Fox, 1991.

Presenter, The 18th Annual People's Choice Awards, 1992.

Presenter, The 44th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, 1992.

Addicted to Fame (also known as First Person with Maria Shriver), NBC, 1994.

Saturday Night Live: 25th Anniversary Primetime Special, NBC, 1999.

Himself, CBS at 75, CBS, 2003.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Jim Clifford, Nearly Yours, NBC, 1998.

Former cop, Hudson's Law, CBS, 2001.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

(Uncredited) Juror, Saturday Night Live, NBC, 1980.

Joey Laurenzano, "The Old Ball Game," Fame, 1985.

Danny, "Murder and Acquisitions," Spenser: For Hire, 1987.

"La Strega," Monsters, 1988.

Late Night with David Letterman, 1991.

Guest, "Episode with Rob Morrow," The Ben Stiller Show, Fox, 1992.

Host, Saturday Night Live, 1992.

Himself, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, NBC, 1998.

Guest, The Wayne Brady Show, 2003.

Television Work; Pilots:

Development, Broken, Showtime, 2002.

Television Director; Episodic:

"Laws of Gravity," Oz, HBO, 2002.

"Follow the Money," Street Time, Showtime, 2003.

"Lockdown," Street Time, Showtime, 2003.

"Hostage," Street Time, Showtime, 2003.

"Do the Math," Joan of Arcadia, CBS, 2004.

Stage Appearances:

Stuart Miller, Escape from Riverdale, Jewish Repertory Theatre, New York City, 1984.

Lincoln, "Slam!" One–Act Play Marathon '84, Ensemble Studio Theatre, New York City, 1984.

Understudy for the roles of Prick and Flem, The Boys of Winter, Biltmore Theatre, New York City, 1985.

Peter Sirutis, "The Shy and the Lonely" (double–bill with "Sailor off the Bremen"), I, Shaw, Jewish Repertory Theatre, 1986.

Carlo, The Return of Pinocchio, 47th Street Theatre, New York City, 1986.

Reuven Malter, The Chosen, Second Avenue Theatre, New York City, 1987–1988.

Max, Soulful Scream of a Chosen Son, Philadelphia Festival Theatre, Philadelphia, PA, c. 1988.

Marathon '88: Series B (four in a series of twelve one–act plays), Ensemble Studio Theatre, 1988.

Aven'U Boys, 1989.

The Substance of Fire, Long Wharf Theatre, New Haven, CT, 1990.

Birdy, West End production, London, 1997.

The Exonerated, 45 Bleecker, New York City, 2002.

Also appeared in Third Street, Circle Repertory Theatre, New York City; Ragged Dick, off–Broadway musical.

Stage Work:

Assistant to the director, Dreamgirls, Los Angeles production, 1983.

Radio Appearances:

Reader of Conversations with My Agent, The Late Book, BBC Radio 4, 1997.



The Silent Alarm, In Pictures, 1993.

Maze (also known as Touched), DEJ Productions, 2000.


Northern Exposures (collection of photographs), Hyperion, 1994.



People Weekly, July 8, 1991, p. 73; October 10, 1994, p. 120.

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