The Boy: Cast: David Morse

John Henley

David Morse

A single father raising his son at a rundown motel, unaware of his growing fondness of violence.

About David Morse

DAVID MORSE (John Henley) has long been recognized as an actor of great talent and versatility in film, television, and theater. Morse has starred in countless standout film roles such as Frank Darabont's highly acclaimed prison drama, The Green Mile; Lars Von Trier's musical drama Dancer in the Dark, which won the Palm d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival; and Taylor Hackford's thriller Proof of Life alongside Meg Ryan and Russell Crowe. On television, Morse was seen in the Emmy nominated and critically acclaimed HBO series Treme, created by Emmy Award Winner David Simon. The actor portrayed George Washington in the HBO mini-series John Adams with Paul Giamatti and Laura Linney for which he received an Emmy Nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a Miniseries. He is perhaps best known for his role as Dr. Jack Boomer Morrison in the Emmy winning ensemble drama, St. Elsewhere.