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  • Joe Morton

    Born on October 18, 1947 in New York, New York

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American Gangster (2007)

Joe Morton as "Charlie Williams"

Frank Lucas (Denzel Washington) earns his living as a chauffeur to one of Harlem's leading mobsters. After his boss dies, Frank uses his own ingenuity and strict business code to become one of the inner city's most powerful crime bosses. Meanwhile, veteran cop Richie Roberts (Russell Crowe) senses a change in the mob's power structure and looks for ways to bring his opponent to justice.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2007) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

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Discuss: For Love of Unknown Actors

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Monika Bartyzel on Jul 31st 2009, 8:32AM

Jul 31st 2009, 8:32AM

Scenes We Love: The Brother From Another Planet

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Monika Bartyzel on Mar 12th 2009, 2:03PM

Mar 12th 2009, 2:03PM

Stars in Rewind: 'The Brother from Another Planet'

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Monika Bartyzel on Feb 19th 2008, 11:32AM

Feb 19th 2008, 11:32AM

Ray Liotta, Joe Morton, Danny Trejo, and More Join 'La Linea'

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Sep 24th 2007, 1:01PM

Sep 24th 2007, 1:01PM

Tucci Heads to TV

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Nov 15th 2006, 11:01AM

Nov 15th 2006, 11:01AM

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