Robert Morse was an American actor and singer, best known as the star of both the 1961 original Broadway production, for which he won a Tony Award.

Morse was born and raised in the Massachusetts town of Newton. He met Henry Lasker, a theater instructor when he was a student at Newton High School, and he became his inspiration.

Robert Morse and first wife, Carole D'Andrea
Robert Morse and first wife, Carole D’Andrea

Morse moved to New York City after graduating from high school to seek a career in acting.

He went there to join his older brother Richard, who was studying acting at the prestigious ‘Neighborhood Playhouse.’

Morse made his stage debut in the musical ‘On the Town’ (1944– 1946) after auditioning for a few roles.

He began working in films and television shows about a decade later. His first television part was in the soap opera ‘The Secret Storm’ in 1994, and his first film role was in ‘The Proud and Profane’ two years later (1956).

Despite sporadic employment as a screen actor, Morse remained devoted to Broadway, collecting numerous accolades for his work in musicals.

Robert Morse Wives: Meet Carole D’Andrea and Elizabeth Roberts

Robert Morse before his death at the age of 89 married twice. He got married to Carole D’Andrea and Elizabeth Roberts.

Carole D’Andrea

Carole D’Andrea and Robert Morse married in 1961 and stayed married for 20 years before divorcing in 1981.

The 75-year-old, who was born in Pennsylvania in 1937, is best known for his roles in West Side Story (1961) and That’s Dancing! (1985).

These were her sole acting credits, according to IMDb, and she moved on to teach acting and singing workshops in Los Angeles.

Andrea, Hilary, and Robin Morse are their three daughters, all of whom work in the entertainment industry.

Elizabeth Roberts

At the time of his death, Robert Morse was married to a woman named Elizabeth Roberts. Before the actor died in 2022, the couple married in 1989 and were married for 33 years.

She is only known as Robert Morse’s wife and is not well-known in her own right. They have a daughter named Allyn Elizabeth and a boy named Charles Robert.


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