Robert Morse, an American actor, and singer died on Wednesday, according to his son Charlie.
His career as Bert Cooper in the hit US drama Mad Men spans more than 60 years, and he was a two-time Tony Award winner.
Charlie Morse, Robin Morse, Hilary Morse, and Andrea Doven are the actor’s children, and his wife Elizabeth Roberts survives him.
In light of the tragic news of his death, we take a look at his career and net worth.
Robert Morse’s Net Worth
Robert Morse had a net worth of $5 million dollars as an actor and singer in the United States. On April 20, 2022, at the age of 90, Robert Morse passed away.
He was most recognized later in life for playing Bert Cooper on the AMC drama “Mad Men,” but he was also noted for acting in the musical “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” early in his career. For his performance, he received a Tony Award.
The character was later reprised in the 1967 film adaptation. In 1990, he received a second Tony Award for his performance in the play “Truman Capote.” For his role in Mad Men, he received five Emmy nominations.
In the month of May 1931, Robert Morse was born in Newton, Massachusetts. Morse relocated to New York City, where he performed at the Neighborhood Playhouse.
In the Broadway original production of The Matchmaker, he played Barnaby Tucker. Morse has received Emmy, Tony, and Drama Desk Award nominations.
In the television series That’s Life from 1968 to 1969, he played Robert Dickson. From 1986 through 1987, Morse lent his voice to the TV show Pound Puppies.
In the 2000 television series City of Angels, he played Edwin O’Malley.
Since 2007, he has played Bertram Cooper in the television show Mad Men, which has become one of his most well-known roles.
Morse’s other film credits include The Cardinal, Honeymoon Hotel, Quick Before It Melts, The Loved One, Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma’s Hung You in the Closet, and I’m Feelin’ So Sad. How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying is a book about how to succeed in business without putting in a lot of effort. Where Were You When the Lights Went Out?, and A Guide for Married Men The Emperor’s New Clothes, The Boatniks, and Hunk.
Morse has been nominated for six Primetime Emmy Awards and won one in 1993. He was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award in 2010 and received it the following year.
From 1960 to 1981, Morse was married to Carole D’Andrea, a dancer and actress, with whom he had three children, and a son from his previous wife. In 1989, Morse married Elizabeth Roberts, with whom he has two daughters.
Achievements and Career
Robert’s acting career extended 60 years, and he appeared in over 100 TV, film, and theatre productions.
He became well-known for his roles in the Broadway version of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying in 1961 and the film adaptation in 1967. For his Broadway performance, he won a Tony award.
For his role as Truman Capote in the 1989 production of the play Tru, the iconic actor received his second Tony Award.
He also earned a Primetime Emmy Award for his portrayal of Truman Capote in the American Playhouse anthology television series.
Robert received three Emmy nominations for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series during his time on Mad Men. For his iconic portrayal of Bert Cooper, he was nominated for five Emmys.
Robert produced one of his most magnificent performances upon leaving the series, which is surely a favorite scene for many fans.
Robert Morse Receives Tributes
Actors and fans have offered heartfelt respects to the Broadway veteran and sent condolences to his family and friends.
“At the age of 90, my good friend Bobby Morse died. A tremendous talent as well as a lovely personality. Love to Charlie and Allyn, his son and daughter. In a Twitter tribute, Larry Karaszewski wrote, “Had so much fun hanging out with Bobby over the years — filming People v OJ & hosting so many screenings (How To Succeed, Loved One, That’s Life).”