Michael Specter is an American actor. Spector has appeared on shows like Allegiance (2015), The Mist (2017), Homeland (2018) and Pearson (2019), as well as films such as The Drop (2014), Christine (2016), and A Vigilante (2018). He starred in the HBO movie The Plot Against America, and he’s also featured in the network’s The Gilded Age.
Spector was born in Santa Rosa, California, and grew up in Guerneville, where his father was an attorney and his mother worked as a schoolteacher before advancing to become an administrator.
Morgan Spector Bio & Age
Morgan Spector was born on October 4, 1980 in Santa Rosa, CA. He is 41 years old. as of 2022. At the age of eight, he made his debut in community theater; subsequently, he acted in high school and college plays.
Spector grew up in Los Angeles and attended the prestigious Abraham Lincoln High School. After receiving his bachelor’s degree from Reed College in Portland, Oregon, he enrolled at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco to study acting and soon joined a tour of The Lion King.
Spector moved to New York City in 2006. On his father’s side, he is Jewish. His paternal grandmother worked as an actress on Manhattan’s Yiddish Theatre District.
Morgan Spector Height & Weight
How tall is Morgan Spector? He stands tall at an approximate height of 180 cm or 1.8 meters or 5 feet 11 inches. Likewise, the actor’s body weight is around 75 kgs or 165 lbs.
Morgan Spector Career
In 2010, Spector made his Broadway debut in the revival of Arthur Miller’s play A View from the Bridge, which he was called upon to perform (having originally been cast as a bit part, as a longshoreman) after the actor who was supposed to play the role was injured during previews. He played Boris in Erika Sheffer’s Off-Broadway adaptation of The Russian Transport in 2012.
He made his debut on the London stage in 2014, when he played a doctor in Sophie Treadwell’s Machinal. They reprised their Broadway roles in June 2017 at Clare Lizzimore’s play Animal, after getting married. Onscreen, they’ve collaborated on Christine (2016) and Permission (2017), among other things.
In 2018, he appeared as a police officer alongside Olivia Wilde in A Vigilante. In 2019, he played the lead role in Pearson, an offshoot of Suits on USA Network.
Morgan Spector Wife
Spector married Rebecca Hall in September 2015, whom he had first met on the Broadway play Machinal the previous year. Their son was born in 2018.
Morgan Spector Facts
Spector grew up in Los Angeles and attended the prestigious Abraham Lincoln High School. After receiving his bachelor’s degree from Reed College in Portland, Oregon, he enrolled at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco to study acting and soon joined a tour of The Lion King. His first major appearance was as an adult in the critically acclaimed “American History X”, but his first success came with a starring role in “Cruel Intentions.” He continued to act throughout both high school and college.
A vegan since age 13, Spector has been named one of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals’ Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrities twice—the first time when he was 13 years old, and again at age 20.
He also joined PETA’s campaign against KFC.
On January 17, 2007, he appeared on the “Late Show with David Letterman” where he announced that he is stepping away from acting to pursue a career in photography.
He has already photographed some well known Hollywood celebrities including Paris Hilton and Lindsay Lohan.
Spector attended the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California and graduated with a degree in photo imaging (photography) after completing his coursework at Lincoln High School in Los Angeles.
He now lives between New York City and Tokyo. He studied acting at American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco for two years.
He has stated that as a child actor he feigned interest as adults chatted about business during drop off and pick up times as his parents wanted him to do what other kids did.
But has said that at age 13 he began to really enjoy listening to adults talk about business as it allowed him to further his education.