Robert Morse, who was he, and what was his story?

ROBERT Morse rose to fame in 1961 after appearing in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.

 

Robert Morse starred in Mad Men and How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
Robert Morse starred in Mad Men and How to Succeed in Business Without Really TryingCredit: Getty

Who was Robert Morse?

Born May 18, 1931, Morse was known as an American actor and singer.

Over the years, he starred in a number of productions but was arguably most famous for his role as J. Pierpont Finch in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, both the Broadway and film adaptation, as well as his role as Bertram Cooper in Mad Men.

Morse also lent his voice to several shows including Teen Titans Go!, The Legend of Korra, Pound Puppies, and ProStars.

More recently, Morse portrayed the role of journalist Dominick Dunne in American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson.

Due to his successful career, the late star also won numerous awards, including two Tony Awards in 1962 and 1990 for Best Actor in a Musical.

What was Robert Morse’s cause of death?

Morse’s death was first announced on Twitter by Larry Karaszewski, a writer and Vice President on the board of governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

“My good pal Bobby Morse has passed away at age 90,” he wrote on Twitter at the time.

“A huge talent and a beautiful spirit. Sending love to his son Charlie & daughter Allyn. Had so much fun hanging with Bobby over the years – filming People v OJ & hosting so many screenings (How To Succeed, Loved One, That’s Life).”

Despite being confirmed, a cause was not released.

Morse was 90 years old and survived by his wife and children.

Robert Morse passed away on April 20, 2022
Robert Morse passed away on April 20, 2022Credit: Getty

How many kids does Robert Morse have?

Over the years, Morse was married twice.

He first tied the knot with Carole D’Andrea in 1961, but following their 1981 divorce, he remarried Elizabeth Roberts in 1989.

During his first marriage, he welcomed three children, daughters Robin, Andrea, and Hilary, who are all actresses today.

During his second marriage, he then welcomed two more children, son Charles Morse and daughter Allyn Morse.

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