Morris Chestnut Bio, Age, Family, Wife, Net Worth, Movies and TV Shows

Morris Chestnut Biography

Morris Chestnut is an American actor who first came to prominence 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.


How old is Morris Chestnut? – Age

He is 52 years old as of 1 January 2021. He was born Morris Lamont Chestnut in 1969 in Cerritos, California, United States.

Morris Chestnut Family

He is the son of Morris Chestnut Sr. and Shirley Chestnut.

Morris Chestnut Wife

Chestnut and Pam Byse-Chestnut have been married since 1995. The couple has two children: Grant Chestnut, a son, and Paige Chestnut, a daughter.

Morris Chestnut Net Worth

Chestnut has an estimated net worth of $14 million.

Morris Chestnut Legends

He was cast as Tony Rice, an FBI agent who is trying to uncover secrets he believes Martin is hiding in the American crime drama television series Legends. He recently joined the DCO team and is now assisting Martin. Martin Odum (Bean) is an undercover FBI agent who disguises himself as someone else for each case. A “mysterious stranger” (Billy Brown) causes him to doubt his sanity.

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Morris Chestnut V

He was cast as Ryan Nichols, a Visitor posing as human and a Fifth Columnist trying to undermine the insidious plans of the Visitors in the American science fiction television series V.


Because Anna is holding his baby daughter hostage, he is later forced to betray the Fifth Column. In the season 2 finale, he is strangled to death by his daughter while attempting to remove her from the Visitor’s mothership. Over 29 major cities around the world, giant spaceships appear. The Visitors claim that they only require a small number of Earth’s resources in exchange for sharing their advanced technological and medical knowledge. Erica Evans, an FBI counter-terrorism agent, discovers that the aliens are actually reptilian humanoids dressed in human skin.

Morris Chestnut The Enemy Within

He was cast as Will Keaton, the FBI special agent in charge of the hunt for Tal, and a rising star in the FBI Counterintelligence Division in the American drama television series The Enemy Within.


Shepherd reluctantly enlists the help of the agent who arrested him in the hopes of avenging his fiancée Laine. Erica Shepherd is the CIA’s Deputy Director of Operations in 2015. When Mikhail Vassily Tal, a Russian master terrorist, threatens her daughter Hannah, Erica is forced to reveal the identities of four agents: Steven Haibach, Brian Lanich, Desiree Villareal, and Laine Heffron. The agents are killed, and Erica is apprehended and sentenced to 15 consecutive life sentences without the possibility of parole by FBI agent Will Keaton. Tal strikes again three years later, and Keaton is ordered to bring Erica out of ADX Florence to join the hunt for Tal and his growing network of spies.

Morris Chestnut The Best Man

Chestnut was cast as Lance Sullivan in the 1999 American romantic comedy-drama film The Best Man.


Harper is a rising author whose debut novel, Unfinished Business, was chosen for Oprah’s Book Club. He is the best man at the wedding of Lance, a New York Giants running back, and Mia. Harper steals Lance’s copy of “Unfinished Business,” which reveals the truth about Lance’s one-night stand with Mia. Lance, enraged, attacks Harper for betraying him and nearly throws him off the balcony, but Quentin talks him down. Shelby and Quentin are shocked and disgusted when they wake up in bed together in a post-credit scene. Shelby pushes a bridesmaid aside to grab the bouquet, while Quentin grabs the garter. Harper thanks Robyn for her assistance on the dance floor and asks her to marry him in front of the entire wedding party; she accepts.

Morris Chestnut Movies

♦ 2020 – Spell
♦ 2017 – Girls
♦ 2016 – When the Bough Breaks
♦ 2015 – The Perfect Guy
♦ 2015 – Heist
♦ 2013 – Identity Thief
♦ 2013 – The Call
♦ 2013 – Kick-Ass 2
♦ 2013 – The Best Man Holiday
♦ 2012 – Think Like a Man
♦ 2009 – Not Easily Broken
♦ 2008 – The Prince of Motor City

Morris Chestnut TV Shows

♦ 2021 – The Best Man: The Final Chapters
♦ 2019–present – The Resident
♦ 2019 – The Enemy Within
♦ 2019 – Being Mary Jane
♦ 2018 – Goliath
♦ 2016 – This Is Us
♦ 2015–2017 – Rosewood
♦ 2014 – Legends
♦ 2013–2014 – Nurse Jackie
♦ 2013 – American Dad!
♦ 2011 – American Horror Story: Murder House
♦ 2009–2011 – V
♦ 2005 – Bones
♦ 2002 – The Killing Yard
♦ 2000 – ER
♦ 1997–1998 – C-16: FBI – Mal Robinson
♦ 1997 – Firehouse