Morris Chestnut

Morris Chestnut


1/1/1969, Cerritos, California, USA

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Morris Chestnut


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Morris L. Chestnut was born in Cerritos, California where he graduated from Richard Gahr High School in 1986. He subsequently studied finance and drama at California State University, Northridge. He is an American film and television actor. whose first professional acting role was as "Jason" in Freddy's Nightmares:…more


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    • Morris: I'm getting to the point where they see me as a good actor, rather than just a good guy who can act.

    • Morris: Some people make a career out of doing one thing, but I wanted to diversify my body of work.

    • Morris: I think that Mos Def is the best actor, but when you talk about rappers in films, I don't really think the quality of the acting is most important because most rappers are put in movies because of the personality and people want to see that.

    • Morris: The thing about independent films, and you have to be very careful, because there are a gazillion independent films done every year, but then you don't want to be a part of that one that goes straight to video because it hurts your marketability.

    • Morris: You start making movies and people start seeing when you go to places, and all of a sudden you are getting clothes for free and all of a sudden you are getting food for free.

  • I really love Morris Chestnut. He should get oscar winning roles.

    I really love Morris Chestnut. He is one of my favorite actors. He is very talented. He made me cry in The Best Man. All his others movies were great.He should get oscar winning roles. Or maybe his own show. Morris is so fine. Keep it up Morris. Do it.