Actor Robert Morse (Mad Men) Dead at 90

Actor Robert Morse (Mad Men) Dead at 90

Rest in peace, dear Robert. Your light will continue to shine brightly in the hearts of those who loved you


Before starring in Mad Men, Morse had been a successful stage actor and a two-time Tony Award winner. He appeared in both the 1961 play and the subsequent film adaptation of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, winning his first Tony for his role in the theatre production. He received his second Tony Award for his role as Truman Capote in the 1989 One-Man show Tru.

Robert Morse won the Drama Desk Award, two Tony Awards, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and an Emmy Award, before his death on April 20, 2022, in Los Angeles, California, at 90.

With heavy hearts, we announce the passing of legendary actor Robert Morse at the age of 90. A true icon in the entertainment industry, Robert’s talent, passion, and dedication to his craft left an indelible mark on the hearts of fans and fellow actors alike.

Robert Morse was best known for his unforgettable role as Bertram Cooper in the critically acclaimed Mad Men series. His nuanced portrayal of the eccentric yet wise leader of the Sterling Cooper advertising agency captivated audiences worldwide, earning numerous accolades and a permanent place in the hearts of fans.

Throughout his illustrious career, Robert Morse showcased his incredible range and versatility as an actor, starring in many film, television, and stage productions. From his Tony Award-winning performance in “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” to his scene-stealing roles in “The Loved One” and “Tru,” Robert captivated audiences with his charm, wit, and undeniable talent.

Beyond his professional accomplishments, Robert Morse will be remembered for his kindness, generosity, and infectious sense of humour. He was a beloved mentor to many aspiring actors and a beloved friend to all who had the privilege of knowing him. His dedication to his craft, his love for his fans, and his unwavering commitment to excellence inspired all who had the pleasure of working with him.

As we mourn the loss of a true legend, let us celebrate Robert Morse’s life and legacy. His contributions to the entertainment industry will forever be cherished, and his memory will live on through his timeless performances and his lasting impact on all fortunate enough to experience his artistry.

Rest in peace, dear Robert. Your light will continue to shine brightly in the hearts of those who loved you, admired you, and were touched by your remarkable talent. You will be deeply missed but never forgotten.