Rob Morgan Biography
Born: February 24, 1973
Rob Morgan is an American actor best known for playing Turk Barrett on a number of Netflix Marvel series.
Rob made his acting debut in 2006, appearing on the big screen in the role of Cinque in the film Sorry Ain’t Enough (2006).
Rob made his first appearance on television in 2009, playing the minor role of a cab driver on the popular satirical sitcom 30 Rock (2009).
In 2015, Rob entered the world of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, first appearing as Turk Barrett on Daredevil (2015-2016). Rob reprised his role as Turk on the subsequent Netflix Marvel shows: Luke Cage (2016-2018), The Defenders (2017), The Punisher (2017-2019), Jessica Jones (2018) and Iron Fist (2018).
In 2016 he appeared on the hit Netflix series Stranger Things (2016-2019), playing the recurring role of Officer Calvin Powell, a friend to David Harbour’s character, Hopper. In 2017, the cast of Stranger Things won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series.
In 2017, Rob played the role of Hap Jackson in the film Mudbound (2017). Starring alongside Carey Mulligan, Garrett Hedlund, Jason Clarke, Jason Mitchell, Jonathan Banks, and Mary J. Blige, Rob’s work as Hap Jackson became his most notable role, sharing multiple awards and nominations for Best Ensemble Performance with his castmates.
In 2019, Rob starred in the American drama film Bull (2019), playing the role of Abe. His work in the film earned him a Black Reel Award for Outstanding Actor in 2019, a Film Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Male Lead, and a Special Jury Recognition award at the SXSW Film Festival.
Since then, he's appeared in a number of films, including Greyhound (2020) and The United States vs. Billie Holiday (2021).
Rob lives a fairly private life, only occasionally posting on Instagram, his only social media account. ~Sean Olegario