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Rob Morrow

Morrow at the Governor's Ball after the 43rd Annual Emmy Awards, August 25, 1991
Born Robert Alan Morrow
September 21, 1962 (1962-09-21) (age 47)
New Rochelle, Westchester County, New York, USA
Years active 1987–present
Spouse(s) Debbon Ayer
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Robert Alan "Rob" Morrow (born September 21, 1962) is an American actor currently starring in the television series Numb3rs as FBI Special Agent Don Eppes. He is perhaps best known for his role of Dr. Joel Fleischman in the television series Northern Exposure.

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Personal life

Morrow was born in New Rochelle, New York, of Jewish ancestry,[1] the son of Diane Francis (née Markowitz), a dental hygienist, and Murray Morrow, an industrial lighting manufacturer.[2] His parents divorced when he was nine. He grew up in Miami, Florida, and attended Miami Sunset Senior High School, but dropped out at the beginning of his senior year to begin his acting career. [3] He married actress Debbon Ayer in October 1998, and together they have a daughter named Tu Simone Ayer Morrow.

Career

Morrow played the lead role of Joel Fleischman in the award-winning television show Northern Exposure from 1990-1995. Afterward, he starred in the critically acclaimed film, Quiz Show, as Dick Goodwin, a Congressional investigator intent on uncovering the corruption behind the 1950s game show scandal, and played Albert Brooks' sports agent brother in Mother. At one point, he was slated to play the protagonist in the 1996 film version of The Island of Dr. Moreau, but he dropped out of the project and was replaced by David Thewlis. In 2000, he directed and starred in Maze, about an artist with Tourette syndrome.

In 2002, he played Kevin Hunter on the Showtime television series Street Time. He also appeared in the TV movie Custody. In 2007, he played as Jack Nicholson's doctor, Dr. Hollins, in The Bucket List. He is currently starring with David Krumholtz and Judd Hirsch in Numb3rs on CBS. On March 8, 2010 it was announced that Morrow has signed on to star in Jerry Bruckheimer's new series The Whole Truth.[4]

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