Who is Morgan Spector?

American actor Morgan Spector was born in Guerneville, California USA, on 4 October 1980, making Libra his zodiac sign. He has 36 acting credits, and is probably known best for starring as Herman Levin in all six episodes of the 2020 thriller mini-series “The Plot Against America”, which also starred Winona Ryder and Anthony Boyle, and was created by David Simon and Ed Burns. Set in an alternative history, the mini-series follows Charles Lindbergh as he’s defeating Franklin D. Roosevelt in the 1940 US presidential election – it won one of its 18 award nominations.

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Education and early life

Morgan was raised an only child in Guerneville, by his mother Jane McDonough and father Stephen Spector; Jane was a teacher at a local high school prior to becoming an administrator, while Stephen was a lawyer.

Morgan was only eight when he appeared in a play performed at a community theatre, and he then went on to appear in many plays at a local high school; he was also into dancing and playing football during his teenage years.

Morgan matriculated in 1999 and then enrolled at Reed College in Portland, Oregon from which he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 2003, then honed his acting skills at the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco, California.

In 2006, Morgan moved to New York City in pursuit of acting.

Roles in movies

Morgan’s debut film role was playing the lead character Kurt Callaway in the 2004 drama “Raspberry Heaven”, which also starred Alicia Lagano and Michael Elich, and was written and directed by David Oas. It follows the lives of a brother and sister with a horrible past.

Morgan’s following role came in 2010, when cast to play Lead Fire Nation Soldier in the action family adventure “The Last Airbender”, which received rather negative reviews, and some of his following roles were in the 2011 romantic drama “Musical Chairs”, the  comedy “All is Bright”, and the biographical romantic drama “Burning Blue” both in 2013.

The year 2014 saw him play Nino in the romantic drama “Grand Street”, which starred Sophie Auster and Byrdie Bell, and was written and directed by Lex Sidon. It follows an aspiring author and a film executive who’ve fallen for each other, and the film was nominated for a 2015 Palm Springs International Film Festival Award for New Voices/New Visions (Lex Sidon).

Morgan’s also known for playing Doctor Parsons in the 2016 biographical drama “Christine”, which starred Rebecca Hall and Michael C. Hall, and was directed by Antonio Campos. It follows TV reporter Christine Chubbuck as she’s struggling with depression, and the film won six of its 29 award nominations.

Some of Morgan’s most recent film roles have been in the 2021 biographical drama “With/in: Volume 1”, the 2022 horror “Nanny”, and the 2023 historical crime drama “Boston Strangler”.

Roles in TV series

Morgan’s debut TV series role was playing Tech in the 2009 episode “All In” of the crime mystery “Law & Order: Criminal Intent”, and the following year saw him play Scott in two episodes of the comedy “How to Make It in America”.

In 2013, he portrayed Golem in three episodes of the popular fantasy thriller “Zero Hour”, which starred Anthony Edwards and Carmen Ejogo, and was created by Paul T. Scheuring. It follows a man who’s been the editor of a skeptics’ magazine for over 20 years, and has now been pulled into a large conspiracy. Morgan could then have been seen been playing supporting characters in the crime drama “Boardwalk Empire”, the crime action “Person of Interest” and the crime mystery “Unforgettable”.

He starred as Victor Dobrynin in all 13 episodes of the thriller “Allegiance”, which also starred Scott Cohen and Hope Davis; it follows a CIA analyst who doesn’t know that his family members are part of a Russian sleeper cell.

Some of Morgan’s most recent TV series roles have been in nine episodes of the 2018 crime mystery “Homeland”, eight episodes of the 2019 drama “Pearson”, and nine episodes of the 2022 drama “The Gilded Age”.

Other credits

Morgan worked as a motion capture performer on the 2011 video game “L. A. Noire”, and voiced several characters in the 2013 video game “The Bureau: XCOM Declassified”.

He directed the segment “Mother!!” of the 2021 biographical movie “With/in: Volume 1”.

Some of Morgan’s recent talk-show appearances have been in “Friday Night Tykes”, “Friday Night Tykes: Steel Country”, and “Celebrity Page”.

Awards and nominations

Morgan was nominated for a 2021 Critics Choice Award for Best Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie Made for Television, for his performance in “The Plot Against America”.

Love life and wife

Morgan and his wife Rebecca Hall prefer to keep their marriage away from media, but some details regarding it are still known.

Rebecca’s an American actress, producer and director with nearly 50 acting credits to her name, while she’s perhaps still known best for starring as Vicky in the 2008 romantic comedy movie “Vicky Cristina Barcelona”, which won 32 of its 86 award nominations, including an Oscar win for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Penelope Cruz).

Rebecca and Morgan met in 2014, while working together on the Broadway play “Machinal”, and married in a private ceremony on 26 September 2015; Rebecca gave birth to their son James in 2018, but they prefer to keep him away from the media’s attention, There are no other women whom Morgan’s dated, that we know about; he’s married to Rebecca Hall as of July 2023, and they have a son together.

Interesting facts and hobbies

Morgan portrayed Stephen Graham’s older brother in the series “Boardwalk Empire”, but he’s seven years younger than Stephen in real life.

Morgan’s followed by over 7,000 people on Instagram and has posted 66 pictures and videos onto then network; he’s into photography, and some of his pictures have been taken by him.

He’s interested in politics, and occasionally expresses his opinion on various political issues on his Instagram account.

Morgan enjoys working out in his spare time, and has made a small gym at his home.

He loves to spend his spare time in nature.

Margot Robbie’s one of Morgan’s favorite actresses, and some of his favorite movies include “The Wolf of Wall Street”, “Suicide Squad” and “Bombshell”.

Height, eyes and wealth

Morgan’s age is 42. His eyes are brown and hair is black, he’s 6ft 1in (1.85m) tall and weighs around 180lbs (82kgs).

Morgan’s net worth’s been estimated at over $1.6 million, as of July 2023.

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