List of Joe Morton Movies

Team Anfotimes 27 Dec 2023 12:08 pm
Here is a list of all movies by American actor Joe Morton.

Joseph Thomas Morton Jr., born on October 18, 1947, is a versatile American stage, television, and film actor. His extensive career spans across various genres, showcasing his talent in acclaimed productions. Morton's collaboration with film director John Sayles includes notable films such as "The Brother from Another Planet" (1984), "City of Hope" (1991), and "Lone Star" (1996). His diverse filmography features roles in blockbuster hits like "Terminator 2: Judgment Day" (1991), "Speed" (1994), "Blues Brothers 2000" (1998), "Ali" (2001), and "American Gangster" (2007). He also took on the role of Dr. Silas Stone in the DC Extended Universe films "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" (2016), "Justice League" (2017), and "Zack Snyder's Justice League" (2021).

On television, Morton gained acclaim for his portrayal of Eli Pope, Olivia Pope's father, in the hit drama "Scandal." His outstanding performance in the role earned him the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series in 2014. Additionally, Morton played Henry Deacon on the TV series "Eureka." From 2018 to 2020, he co-starred as Reverend Arthur Finer in the CBS series "God Friended Me," contributing not only as an actor but also as a director for several episodes.

Morton's early life was shaped by his father's military service, leading to experiences in West Germany and Okinawa. Despite the challenges of losing his father at a young age, Morton graduated from Andrew Jackson High School and pursued drama at Hofstra University. The actor made his mark on Broadway with roles in productions like "Hair," "Salvation," and the Tony Award-nominated "Raisin." Morton's contributions to the stage, spanning over 70 films and numerous TV appearances, showcase his versatility and enduring impact on the entertainment industry.

In addition to his acting career, Morton narrated the Audible program "The Water Dancer" by Ta-Nehisi Coates in 2019, further demonstrating his commitment to storytelling across various mediums.



Joe Morton All Movies List

Year Title Role
1977 Between the Lines Ahmed
1978 Lawman Without a Gun Louis
1979 ...And Justice for All Prison Doctor
1980 Death Penalty William Terry
1981 We're Fighting Back Elgin Jones
1982 The Clairvoyant Detective Rich
1983 Curse of the Pink Panther Charlie
1984 A Good Sport -
The Brother from Another Planet The Brother
1985 Trouble in Mind Solo
1986 Crossroads Scratch's assistant
1987 Stranded Sheriff McMahon
1988 Terrorist on Trial: The United States vs. Salim Ajami Tandy
Alone in the Neon Jungle Ken Fraker
Zelly and Me Earl
The Good Mother Frank Williams
Police Story: Burnout Sgt. Jeff Allen
1989 Tap Nicky
Howard Beach: Making The Case for Murder Cedric Sandiford
1990 Challenger Dr. Ronald McNair
The Lost Platoon World War II Soldier
1991 City of Hope Wynn
Terminator 2: Judgment Day Dr. Miles Bennett Dyson
1992 Legacy of Lies Samuel Flowers
Of Mice and Men Crooks
Forever Young Cameron
1994 The Inkwell Kenny Tate
Speed Lieutenant Herb "Mac" McMahon
1995 In the Shadow of Evil Lt. Royce
The Walking Dead Sergeant Barkley
1996 Lone Star Delmore Payne
Executive Decision Sergeant Campbell "Cappy" Matheny
Jack Reed: Death and Vengeance Gordon Thomas
1997 The Pest Mr. Kent
Miss Evers' Boys Dr. Sam Brodus
Speed 2: Cruise Control Captain Herb "Mac" McMahon
Trouble on the Corner Detective Bill
1998 Blues Brothers 2000 Cabel Chamberlain
Apt Pupil Dan Richler
When It Clicks Cato Caldwell Douglass
1999 Mutiny Thurgood Marshall
The Astronaut's Wife Sherman Reese
Y2K Martin Lowell
2000 What Lies Beneath Dr. Drayton
Ali: An American Hero Malcolm X
Bounce Jim Weller
2001 Ali Chauncey Eskridge
2002 Dragonfly Hugh Campbell
The Fritz Pollard Story Host
2003 Jasper, Texas Walter Diggles
Crossing Uncle Stan
Thoughtcrimes John Harper
Paycheck Agent Dodge
2004 Breaking Dawn Professor Simon
2005 Gone But Not Forgotten Reggie Stewart
Back in the Day Rev. James Packer
Stealth Dick Marshfield
Lenny the Wonder Dog Dr. Island
2006 The Night Listener Ashe
2007 American Gangster Charlie Williams
Badland Max Astin
2008 Wherever You Are Dr. Livingston
2009 La Linea Hodges
2010 The Mulberry Tree Samuel R. Freeman
2013 Home Donald Hall
2015 Cleveland Abduction Agent Solano
2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Silas Stone
All the Way Roy Wilkins
2017 Justice League Silas Stone
2019 Godzilla: King of the Monsters Houston Brooks
A Million Eyes Fern
2020 Vita Monsignor Heck
2021 Zack Snyder's Justice League Silas Stone


Year Title Role
1970 Bracken's World Yule Buford
Mission: Impossible Clerk
1973–1974 Search for Tomorrow Dr. James Foster
1975 Sanford and Son Hal Marshall
1975–1976 Grady Hal Marshall
1976 M*A*S*H Captain Saunders
What's Happening!! Department Store Manager
1978 Watch Your Mouth Raymond Geeter
1979 Guiding Light Dan Stennis
1983 American Playhouse Carl Hatch
Another World Dr. Abel Marsh
1985 Miami Vice Lt. Jack Davis
1986 Who's the Boss? Limo Driver
1987–1989 The Equalizer Slate/Carter Brock
1989 A Man Called Hawk Rev. Marvin Lewis
One Life to Live Judge Romero
1990–1991 Equal Justice Mike James
1992 Law & Order Roland Books
A Different World Byron Douglas III
1993 TriBeCa Carlton Thomas
1994 Homicide: Life on the Street Sam Thorn
New York Undercover Dean/Dinah
1995 Under One Roof Ron Langston
New York News Mitch Cotter
1996 Nova Narrator
Touched by an Angel Jake Stone
1997 Prince Street Lieutenant Tom Warner
1998 Dellaventura Councilman Caulder
1998–1999 Mercy Point Dr. Grote Maxwell
2000 The X-Files Martin Wells
2000–2005 Law & Order Leon Chiles
2001–2002 Smallville Steven Hamilton
2002 All My Children Zeke McMillan
The Practice U.S. Attorney
Touched by an Angel Martin
2003 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Ray Bevins
2004 Whoopi Martin James
The Jury James Byron Milton
2005 House Senator Gary H. Wright
JAG Elroy Johnson
CSI: NY Chief Dwight Hillborne
2005–2006 E-Ring Steve Algazi
2006–2012 Eureka Henry Deacon
2007 Numbers Reporter
2008 Boston Legal Attorney Steve Duprey
2009 Great Performances Eugene Bullard
Warehouse 13 Reverend John Hill
Brothers & Sisters Peter Madsen
2009–2011 The Good Wife Daniel Golden
2010 White Collar Kyle Bancroft
2012 Coma Dr. Nelson
2013–2018 Scandal Eli Rowan Pope
2015 Proof Dr. Charles Richmond
2015–2016 Grace and Frankie Jason
2018–2020 God Friended Me Rev. Arthur Finer
2019–2020 The Politician Marcus
2021–2022 Our Kind of People Teddy Franklin


Disclaimer: These Data (Table or List Data) are compiled from various sources and by our own research. These data can be approximate and Anfotimes does not make any claims about the authenticity of the data.

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