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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
Morris Chestnut age 49 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 Time 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
Morris Peterson age 40 Morris Peterson is a professional basketball player and an actor.

Morris Claiborne is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Morris
Morris Claiborne age 25 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
Morris Panych age 65 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
Morris Louis Died 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
Morris Kight Died 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
Morris Cerullo age 86 Morris Cerullo is an American pentecostal televangelist.

Morris Schwartz is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Morris
Morris Schwartz Died 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
Morris Solomon, Jr. 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
Morris Lukowich age 61 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 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

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Morris Ankrum is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Morris
Morris Ankrum Died 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
Morris Day age 60 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
Morris Lapidus Died 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
Morris Dees age 81 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 Died 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

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Morris Albert is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Morris
Morris Albert age 66 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 Died 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 Died 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
Morris Cohen Died 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
Morris Carnovsky Died 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

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Morris Swadesh is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Morris
Morris Swadesh Died 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
Morris Janowitz Died 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
Morris West Died 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

Morris Barry is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Morris
Morris Barry Died at 82 (1918-2000) Morris Barry was born in Northampton, England. He was a notable figure on the production side of the BBC in the 1960s and 1970s. He made his name as a producer and director on productions such ...more

Morris Tannehill is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Morris
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Morris P. Fiorina is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Morris
Morris P. Fiorina age 71 Morris P. Fiorina is an American political scientist and co-author of the book Culture War? The Myth of a Polarized America with Jeremy C. Pope, and with the help of the research assistant ...more

Morris Levy is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Morris
Morris Levy Died at 63 (1927-1990) Morris Levy, born Moishe Levy, was an American music industry executive, widely known as the founder and owner of Roulette Records, owner of the Birdland jazz club and Roulette Room. At the peak ...more

Morris Perry is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Morris
Morris Perry age 93 Morris Perry is an Actor.

Morris S. Arnold is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Morris
Morris S. Arnold age 76 Morris Sheppard Arnold, sometimes known as Buzz Arnold is a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. A Republican, he was appointed to the appeals court by U.S. ...more

Morris Sheppard is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Morris
Morris Sheppard Died at 66 (1875-1941) John Morris Sheppard was a Democratic United States Congressman and United States Senator from Texas. He authored the Eighteenth Amendment and introduced it in the Senate, so that he is referred ...more

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Morris Engel is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Morris
Morris Engel Died at 87 (1918-2005) Morris Engel was an influential American photographer, cinematographer and filmmaker best known for directing the 1953 film Little Fugitive in collaboration with his wife, photographer Ruth ...more

Morris Edward Opler is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Morris
Morris Edward Opler Died at 89 (1907-1996) Morris Edward Opler, American anthropologist and advocate of Japanese American civil rights, was born in Buffalo, New York. He was the brother of Marvin Opler, an anthropologist and social ...more

Morris Shumiatcher is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Morris
Morris Shumiatcher Died at 87 (1917-2004) Morris Cyril "Shumy" Shumiatcher, OC SOM QC was a Canadian lawyer best known for his contribution to the field of human rights and civil liberties. Born in Calgary, Alberta, a son to ...more

Morris Lee Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Morris
Morris Lee Sullivan Morris Lee Sullivan is an actor.

Morris Harvey is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Morris
Morris Harvey Died at 67 (1877-1944) Morris Harvey was a British film actor.

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Morris Ouma is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Morris
Morris Ouma age 35 Maurice Amollo Ouma is a Kenyan cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman and also plays as a wicket-keeper. He has played for the Kenyan cricket team since 2000. Ouma represented Kenya in the ...more

Morris Bishop is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Morris
Morris Bishop Died at 80 (1893-1973) Morris Gilbert Bishop was an American scholar, historian, biographer, author, and humorist. Raised in Canada and New York, he attended Cornell from 1910–1913, earning a Bachelor's in 1913 and ...more

Morris Lurie is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Morris
Morris Lurie Died at 76 (1938-2014) Morris Lurie was an Australian writer of comic novels, short stories, essays, plays, and children's books. His work focused on the comic mishaps of Jewish-Australian men of Lurie's generation, ...more

Morris is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Morris
Morris Died at 78 (1923-2001) Maurice De Bevere, better known as Morris, was a Belgian cartoonist and the creator of Lucky Luke. His pen name is an alternate spelling of his first name.

Morris Iemma is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Morris
Morris Iemma age 56 Morris Iemma is a former Australian politician who was the 40th Premier of New South Wales, serving from 3 August 2005 to 5 September 2008. From Sydney, Iemma attended the University of Sydney ...more

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Morris Kline is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Morris
Morris Kline Died at 84 (1908-1992) Morris Kline was a Professor of Mathematics, a writer on the history, philosophy, and teaching of mathematics, and also a popularizer of mathematical subjects. Kline grew up in Brooklyn and in ...more

Morris Berthold Abram is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Morris
Morris Berthold Abram Died at 82 (1918-2000) Morris Berthold Abram was an American lawyer, civil rights activist, and president of Brandeis University.

Morris N. Abrams is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Morris
Morris N. Abrams Died at 56 (1919-1975) Morris Newton Abrams was a Louisiana educator who specialized in the field of vocational education. Abrams was born in Winnfield, the seat of Winn Parish in north Louisiana, a son of William ...more

Morris Goodman is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Morris
Morris Goodman Died at 85 (1925-2010) Morris Goodman was an American scientist known for his work in molecular evolution and molecular systematics. Goodman was a Distinguished Professor at the Center for Molecular Medicine and ...more

Morris L. Ernst is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Morris
Morris L. Ernst Died at 88 (1888-1976) Morris Leopold Ernst was an American lawyer and co-founder of the American Civil Liberties Union. He was born in Uniontown, Alabama, on August 23, 1888, to a Czech-born father and German mother. ...more

Morris Stoloff is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Morris
Morris Stoloff Died at 82 (1898-1980) Morris Stoloff was a musical composer. Stoloff worked as a music director at Columbia Pictures from 1936 to 1962. Among space age pop fans, he is best remembered for his 1956 Top 10 hit that ...more

Morris Almond is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Morris
Morris Almond age 33 Morris Almond is an American professional basketball player who is currently a free agent. He last played for the Los Angeles D-Fenders of the NBA Development League.

Morris Gleitzman is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Morris
Morris Gleitzman age 65 Morris Gleitzman is an English-born Australian author of children's and young adult fiction. He has gained recognition for sparking an interest in AIDS in his controversial novel Two Weeks with ...more