Morris Chestnut

TV Actor

Morris Chestnut was born on January 1st, 1969 in Cerritos, California, United States and is the TV Actor from United States. Discover Morris Chestnut's biography, age, height, physical stats, dating/affair, family, hobbies, education, career updates, and networth at the age of 53 years old.

Other Names / Nick Names
Morris Chester Chestnut Jr.
Date of Birth
January 1, 1969
United States
Place of Birth
Cerritos, California, United States
53 years old
Zodiac Sign
$6 Million
Actor, Film Actor, Film Producer, Television Actor
Social Media
Morris Chestnut Height, Weight, Eye Color and Hair Color

At 53 years old, Morris Chestnut has this physical status:

Hair Color
Eye Color
Dark Brown
Not Available
Morris Chestnut Religion, Education, and Hobbies
Not Available
Richard Gahr High School, California State University
Morris Chestnut Spouse(s), Children, Affair, Parents, and Family
Pam Byse Chestnut
Dating / Affair
Pam Byse Chestnut (1995-Present)
Morris Lamont Chestnut Sr., Shirley Chestnut
He has a sister.
About Morris Chestnut

Morris Lamont Chestnut (born January 1, 1969) is an American actor.

He first came to attention for his role in the 1991 film Boyz n the Hood.

He has appeared in feature films and on television series, including the starring role of FBI Agent Will Keaton in the NBC TV series The Enemy Within.

Early life

Chestnut was born in Cerritos, California, the son of Morris and Shirley Chestnut.


Chestnut's first professional acting role was as Jason in Freddy's Nightmares – A Nightmare on Elm Street: The Series, season 2, episode 19 ("A Family Affair"), which aired on February 18, 1990. His first feature film role was as Ricky Baker in Boyz n the Hood (1991). He followed that up with roles in various TV movies. Chestnut also played a role on Patti LaBelle's short-lived sitcom Out All Night. His career continued to rise steadily with co-starring roles in standard big-budget studio films such as Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995) opposite Steven Seagal and Katherine Heigl and G.I. Jane (1997) opposite Demi Moore. He was also a regular cast member on C-16, in the role of Special Agent Mal Robinson, from 1997 to 1998.

In 1998, he won the annual Madden Bowl video game competition. In 1999, Chestnut starred in The Best Man with Taye Diggs and Nia Long, as a professional football player on the eve of his wedding. The Best Man earned positive reviews from the press and did well at the box office. For his performance, Chestnut earned an NAACP Image Award nomination. He again played a football player in The Game Plan (2007). In 2001, he starred in The Brothers, a film centering on the themes of fidelity and success among young professionals. In 2004, he appeared as a firefighter in Ladder 49.

He has worked with Steven Seagal three times: Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995) as Seagal's reluctant partner and lead male villain in Half Past Dead (2002) and Prince of Pistols (2008).

In 2015, Morris Chestnut played Derrick Dog Prince in the movie Heist. People magazine named Morris Chestnut as one of the "Sexiest Men Alive" in 2015.

To prepare for his role as professional Football player, Lance Sullivan, in the movie The Best Man Holiday, Morris Chestnut had to get back into shape. His fitness training experience with Celebrity Fitness Trainer Obi Obadike inspired him to become Obadike's co-author on the health and fitness book, The Cut. The Cut, published on April 18, 2017, contains exercise drills and recipes.


Morris Chestnut Tweets and Instagram Photos
31 Jul 2022

Small acts of kindness go a long way. (🎥: foxymamabailey on TikTok)

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31 Jul 2022

Turning a “cheat meal” into “cheat meals ALL DAY” is a bad idea but tastes GOOD!

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30 Jul 2022

Getting ready for a night out like.

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30 Jul 2022
29 Jul 2022

Dancing into the weekend.

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