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If you watch a lot of television, you'll probably recognize actor Morris Chestnut. You probably know him best as the star of the Fox series Rosewood, where he plays the lead character Dr. Beaumont Rosewood Jr. Other famous Morrisses include Morris Day, Morris Peterson, and Morris Panych.

Morris Chestnut is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Morris
age 50
Morris L. Chestnut is an American actor. He is known for his roles in the films Boyz n the Hood, The Best Man and its sequel, The Brothers, Two Can Play That Game, Like Mike, Ladder 49, The ...more

The Time is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Morris
The Original 7ven is an American funk and dance-pop ensemble formed in Minneapolis in 1981. They are close Prince associates and arguably the most successful artists who have worked with him.

Morris Peterson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Morris
age 41
Morris Peterson is a professional basketball player and an actor.

Morris Claiborne is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Morris
age 29
Morris Lee Claiborne is an American football cornerback for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League. He played college football for Louisiana State University and was recognized as an ...more

Morris Panych is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Morris
age 66
Morris Stephen Panych is a Canadian playwright, director and actor. Panych was born in Calgary and grew up in Edmonton, Alberta. He studied at Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, and the ...more

Morris Louis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Morris
Dec. at 50 (1912-1962)
Morris Louis, born Morris Louis Bernstein, was an American painter. During the 1950s he became one of the earliest exponents of Color Field painting. Living in Washington, D.C. Louis, along with ...more

Morris Kight is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Morris
Dec. at 84 (1919-2003)
Morris Kight was a gay rights pioneer and peace activist, based in Los Angeles. He is considered one of the original founders of the gay and lesbian civil rights movement in the United States.

Morris Cerullo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Morris
age 87
Morris Cerullo is an American pentecostal televangelist.

Morris Schwartz is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Morris
Dec. at 103 (1901-2004)
Morris Schwartz was an American photographic inventor, photographer and businessman. Born in Russia, Schwartz went to America in 1906. He started in the New York Times in 1922, staying with the ...more

Morris Solomon, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Morris
age 74
Morris Solomon Jr. is a convicted serial killer now sitting on death row in San Quentin, California.

Morris Lukowich is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Morris
age 62
Eugene Morris Lukowich is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player. He was a member of the Winnipeg Jets of the World Hockey Association and the National Hockey League from 1976 to ...more

Morris Michtom is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Morris
Morris Michtom was a Russian Jewish immigrant, who with his wife Rose invented the Teddy Bear. Michtom, who arrived in New York in 1887, was selling candy in his shop at 404 Tompkins Avenue in ...more

Morris Ankrum is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Morris
Dec. at 68 (1896-1964)
Morris Ankrum was an American radio, television and film character actor.

Morris Day is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Morris
age 61
Morris E. Day is an American musician, composer and actor. He is best known as the lead singer of The Time.

Morris Lapidus is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Morris
Dec. at 99 (1902-2001)
Morris Lapidus was the architect of Neo-baroque Miami Modern hotels that have since come to define the 1950s resort-hotel style synonymous with Miami and Miami Beach.

Morris Dees is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Morris
age 82
Morris Seligman Dees, Jr. is the co-founder and chief trial counsel for the Southern Poverty Law Center, and a former market engineer for book publishing. Along with his law partner, Joseph J. ...more

Morris Hillquit is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Morris
Morris Hillquit Dec. at 64 (1869-1933)
Morris Hillquit was a founder and leader of the Socialist Party of America and prominent labor lawyer in New York City's Lower East Side. Together with Eugene V. Debs and Congressman Victor L. ...more

Morris Albert is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Morris
age 67
Morris Albert is a Brazilian singer and songwriter. Albert is best known as a one-hit wonder for his 1975 international hit single "Feelings", a soft rock piece that hit the top 10 in ...more

Morris Rudensky is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Morris
Morris Rudensky Dec. at 90 (1898-1988)
Morris "Red" Rudensky was an American prohibition-era gangster, prominent cat burglar and safe-cracker. Later in his life he became an author as well as a spokesman a security ...more

Morris Graves is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Morris
Morris Graves Dec. at 91 (1910-2001)
Morris Cole Graves was an American expressionist painter. Along with Guy Anderson, Kenneth Callahan, William Cumming, and Mark Tobey, he founded the Northwest School. Graves was also a mystic.

Morris Cohen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Morris
Dec. at 85 (1910-1995)
Morris Cohen, also known in Britain by his alias Peter Kroger, was an American convicted of espionage for the Soviet Union. His wife Lona was also an agent.

Morris Carnovsky is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Morris
Dec. at 95 (1897-1992)
Morris Carnovsky was an American stage and film actor. He was one of the founders of the Group Theatre in New York City and had a thriving acting career both on Broadway and in films until, in ...more

Morris Swadesh is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Morris
Dec. at 58 (1909-1967)
Morris Swadesh was an influential and controversial American linguist. In his work, he applied basic concepts in historical linguistics to the Indigenous languages of the Americas. In Europe ...more

Morris Janowitz is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Morris
Dec. at 69 (1919-1988)
Morris Janowitz was an American sociologist and professor who made major contributions to sociological theory, the study of prejudice, urban issues, and patriotism. He was one of the founders of ...more

Morris West is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Morris
Dec. at 83 (1916-1999)
Morris Langlo West AO was an Australian novelist and playwright, best known for his novels The Devil's Advocate, The Shoes of the Fisherman and The Clowns of God. His books were published in 27 ...more