Joseph Morton, also Joe Morton is a well-established television and film actor. He was born in Harlem,
. His family includes a secretary mother named Evelyn and a U.S. Army Intelligence Officer father named Joseph Thomas Morton. He completed his education at Hofstra University. He has many movies to his credit that did enormously well at the box office. He started off his career as a debutant in Hair.
He went on to do a high amount of movies after that. Movies like John Sayle’s The Brother From Another Planet where he portrayed the character of brother and Terminator 2: Judgment Day where he portrayed the character of Dr. Miles Bennett Dyson, earned him worldwide acclaim and appreciation. He made an appearance in Blue Brothers essaying the role of “Cabel ‘Cab’ Chamberlain”. He got a nomination for the Tony Award for Raisin and thus his talent remained the limelight of movie industry.
He played the role of Dr. James Foster in the film Search for Tomorrow (1973-1974). His later works include strong role portrayal in the movies as well as television. To name a few, Another World and All of My Children made his work notable to the audience. The T.V series Eureka always gets a mention for the outstanding work he did in the series. He played the role of Jack of all trades scientist Henry Deacon comfortably adapting the skin of the character. He never shied away from guest appearances in TV series and performed them quite well. The one he did in the first two seasons of Smallville, as Dr. Steven Hamilton always gets a special mention. Some more television work includes Sanford and Son spin-off Grady (1975-76), Under One Roof (1995) and E-Ring (2005). His current role as Rowan Poper on the hit show Scandal has helped him grabbing the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in Drama Series.