A veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, Dr. Prentiss had already seen it all when he arrived at All Saints. He is unquestionably a talented doctor, but his bedside manner leaves something to be desired. Can a budding relationship with Zoe soften up this veteran hard case?
Morris Chestnut is in high demand for leading roles in major motion pictures, having starred in films such as THINK LIKE A MAN, NOT EASILY BROKEN, THE GAME PLAN, and LADDER 49.
Born in Cerritos, California, the athletic actor grew up playing sports and attended college at Cal State Los Angeles before entering the film business in 1990 with a small role in FREDDY'S NIGHTMARES. This led him to a memorable co-starring role as high school football player, Ricky Baker, in director John Singleton's acclaimed BOYZ N THE HOOD, a part that brought the actor into mainstream Hollywood stardom.
Among his many credits are the films THE CAVE, ANACONDAS: THE HUNT FOR THE BLOOD ORCHID, LIKE MIKE, THE LAST BOY SCOUT, UNDER SIEGE 2: DARK TERRITORY, G.I. JANE, THE BEST MAN, THE BROTHERS, BREAKING ALL THE RULES, CONFIDENCE, TWO CAN PLAY THAT GAME, and THE INKWELL.
Most recently, Chestnut starred in IDENTITY THIEF (Melissa McCarthy and Jason Bateman) and THE CALL (Halle Berry), and will next been seen in KICK-ASS 2 (Jim Carrey). His latest release was the highly anticipated sequel to his starring role in THE BEST MAN entitled THE BEST MAN HOLIDAY. Television-wise, he returns in the upcoming season of Showtime's critically-acclaimed NURSE JACKIE and this year launches the new TNT series LEGENDS (Sean Bell).
He has also appeared on numerous television series such as AMERICAN HORROR STORY, V, and C-16: FBI.