Morris Chestnut has worked steadily on the small and big screens. Join us as we look back at a few of his career highlights.
Chestnut stars as Ryan Nichols in the resurrection of the sci-fi thriller series “V,” premiering November 3 at 8 P.M. ET on ABC.
Nichols and his girlfriend await the aliens’ arrival in “V.”
Nichols watches the corpse of a pilot land.
Doughboy (Ice Cube) and Ricky Baker (Chestnut) kick it on the front porch in this acclaimed 1991 drama.
Keith Fenton (Chestnut) and Shante Smith (Vivica A. Fox) kept us in stitches as they struggle to figure out that thing called love in this 2001 flick.
Brian Palmer (Bill Bellamy), left, Derrick West (D.L. Hughley), Terry White (Shemar Moore) and Jackson Smith (Chestnut) hold court in 2001’s “The Brothers.”
In this 2002’s thriller, Donald Robert Johnson (Chestnut) is at the point of no return.
Chestnut as NBA baller Tracey Reynolds gets ready to make magic on the court in this 2002 family film.
Gordon Mitchell (Chestnut) lends a helping hand in this 2004 screamer.
Eveybody loves 1999’s “The Best Man,” as football great Lance Sullivan (Chestnut) and his author-friend and groomsman Harper Stewart (Taye Diggs) deal with life’s joys and pains.
Chestnut’s Evan Fields plays the field in 2004.
Top Buchanan (Chestnut) listens intently as he senses danger in 2005’s “Cave.”
Travis Sanders (Chestnut) prepares to do his thing on the football field in this 2004 comedy.
Benjamin Armstrong (Chestnut) plays Santa Claus to Nancy (Gabrielle Union) in this 2007 holiday movie.
Dave Johnson (Chestnut) and his bigwig corporate wife, Clarice Clark (Taraji P. Henson), share a hearty laugh in 2009.
On and off screen buddies Dave Johnson (Chestnut) and Tree (Kevin Hart) go cruising in “Not Easily Broken.”
Chestnut has played the leading man in many African-American cult classic films.
Chestnut out and about in Tinseltown.
“I’m looking to produce more films,” Chestnut told ESSENCE.com. "It’s tough being in front and behind the camera but I’m up for the challenge.