Morris Chestnut

Morris Lamont Chestnut (born January 1, 1969) is an American actor. He currently stars in the Fox TV series, Rosewood. Chestnut plays the title role, a private high-level pathologist named Dr. Beaumont Rosewood Jr., who works in Miami, Florida, assisting local law enforcement's murder investigations. The series premiered on Fox on September 23, 2015.

Chestnut is also known for his roles in the filmsBoyz n the Hood(1991), The Best Man(1999) and its sequel The Best Man Holiday (2013),The Brothers(2001), Two Can Play That Game(2001),Like Mike(2002), Ladder 49(2004), The Perfect Holiday(2007), Not Easily Broken(2009), Think Like A Man(2012), and TV seriesV (2009). He co-starred on the short-lived Patti LaBelle 1992–1993 NBC sitcom Out All Nightas Jeff Carswell. He was the host of the BET show Vindicated.

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Cast Credits

Rosewood (2015)
Starring as Dr. Beaumont Rosewood Jr. (44 episodes)
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (2015)
Guest starring as Morris Chestnut
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (2015)
Guest starring as Morris Chestnut
Legends (2014)
Starring as Tony Rice (9 episodes)
Guest starring as Tony Rice (3 episodes)
American Horror Story (2011)
Guest starring as Luke (6 episodes)
Live! with Kelly (2011)
Guest starring as Co-Host
Guest starring as Guest Co-Host (3 episodes)
Conan (2010)
Guest starring as Morris Chestnut
V (2009)
Starring as Ryan Nichols (23 episodes)
Nurse Jackie (2009)
Guest starring as Dr. Ike Prentiss (3 episodes)
Watch What Happens Live (2009)
Guest starring as Morris Chestnut
The Wendy Williams Show (2008)
Guest starring as Morris Chestnut
Bones (2005)
Guest starring as Agent Oakes
American Dad! (2005)
Guest starring as Boyfriend
Out All Night (1992)
Starring as Jeff Carswell (20 episodes)