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Matthew Morrison

Matthew James Morrison (born October 30, 1978) is an American actor, dancer, musician, and singer-songwriter. He is best known for starring in multiple Broadway and Off-Broadway productions, including his portrayal of Link Larkin in Hairspray on Broadway, and most notably for his Emmy and Golden Globe nominated role as Will Schuester on the Fox television show Glee (2009–present). He has also received a Satellite Award for this role. Matthew Morrison was born in Fort Ord, California, and raised in Orange County, and is of Scottish heritage. He was part of the Collaborative Arts Project 21 (CAP21) and the Orange County High School of the Arts, while at the Los Alamitos High School campus. While in high school, he did a musical with actress Jodie Sweetin. He attended New York University's Tisch School of the Arts for two years before dropping out and joining the Broadway adaptation of Footloose. By freshman year of college Morrison already was a regular performer on Broadway. He states in Details "There were all these beautiful, beautiful dancers. As a straight guy I had some room. There were the shared interests in singing and dancing, and I always find dancing with someone very

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Matthew Morrison Honors Cory Monteith 'Glee' Way ... Through Song

Matthew Morrison
Honors Cory Monteith 'Glee' Way -- Through Song

"Glee" co-star Matthew Morrison took time out of a performance Sunday to pay tribute to Cory Monteith ... in the most "Glee" way possible ... belting out a Broadway show tune. Matthew -- who plays… READ MORE >

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Matt Morrison vs. John Stamos: Who'd You Rather?

Matt Morrison vs. John Stamos
Who'd You Rather?

"Glee" stars Matthew Morrison, 31, and John Stamos, 47, got chummy at the same event in L.A. this week.Question is ... READ MORE >

- 1467 days ago
Zac vs. Matthew: Who'd You Rather?

Zac vs. Matthew
Who'd You Rather?

"High School Musical" stud Zac Efron and "Glee" coach Matthew Morrison both sang each other's praises at the same event in L.A. on Tuesday.Question is ... READ MORE >

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