Rob Morgan (actor)

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Rob Morgan
Morgan in 2019
Born (1973-02-24) February 24, 1973 (age 50)
Years active2004–present

Rob Morgan (born February 24, 1973) is an American actor. He is known for his role as Turk Barrett in all six of Marvel's Netflix television series (2015–2018), Hap Jackson in Mudbound (2017), Officer Powell in Stranger Things (2016–present), and Teddy Oglethorpe in Don't Look Up (2021).

In 2020, Morgan was ranked #20 on the New York Times list "The 25 Greatest Actors of the 21st Century".[1]



Year Title Role Notes
2009 30 Rock Cab Driver Episode: "Audition Day"
2011 Blue Bloods Guy In The Crowd Episode: "Black and Blue"
2012 Evil, I Voice of the Killer Episode: "The Sunday Morning Slasher"
2013 A Crime to Remember Nathan Delaney Episode: "The Career Girl Murders"
For Colored Boys, Redemption Benjamin Boyd Sr.
Zero Hour Guest #1 Episode: "Weight"
The Married Bachelor Dana Wallace Pilot
2014 In Dice We Trust Detective Riley
Believe Parker 4 episodes
The Knick Diggs Man 2 episodes
Person of Interest Howard Episode: "Point of Origin"
2015 Unforgettable Chief Tullen Episode: "Gut Check"
2015–2016 Daredevil Turk Barrett[2] 7 episodes
2016–present Stranger Things Officer Powell 16 episodes
2016–2018 Luke Cage Turk Barrett 3 episodes
2017 Godless John Randall 4 episodes
The Defenders Turk Barrett Episode: "Mean Right Hook"
2017–2019 The Punisher 2 episodes
2018 Jessica Jones Episode: "AKA Pray for My Patsy"
Iron Fist Episode: "War Without End"
2018–2019 This Is Us Councilman Sol Brown 5 episodes
2018–2020 High Maintenance Damien 2 episodes
2019 It's Bruno! Harvey Main cast
Bull Gerald Washington Episode: "Her Own Two Feet"
2022 Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty Earvin Johnson Sr. Main cast
2023 Lawmen: Bass Reeves Ramsey Upcoming series


Year Title Role Notes
2006 Sorry Ain't Enough Cinque
2009 Pro-Black Sheep Alex
2010 Conspiracy X Gee Pa
2011 Pariah "Sock"
2013 The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete Curtis, Cuffed Man
Full Circle Lomatic
Waltz for Monica Miles Davis Uncredited
2014 Early Light Calvin
Shelter Franklin
Other Plans Gerry
2015 The Challenger Frederick
Anesthesia Parnell
All Hale Patrice Barker
2017 Mudbound Hap Jackson
Fair Market Value "Kwik-D"
Wetlands Sergeant Walker
Brawl in Cell Block 99 Jeremy
Steps Brian Coleman
2018 Monsters and Men Will Morris
The Week Of Cousin Marvin
2019 The Last Black Man in San Francisco James Sr.
Bull Abe
Just Mercy Herbert Richardson
2020 The Photograph Isaac Jefferson
Greyhound Cleveland
Cut Throat City Courtney
2021 The United States vs. Billie Holiday Louis McKay
The Unforgivable Vincent Cross
Don't Look Up Dr. Teddy Oglethorpe
2022 Smile Robert Talley [3]
TBA The Deliverance TBA [4]


  1. ^ Dargis, Manohla; Scott, A.O. (November 25, 2020). "The 25 Greatest Actors of the 21st Century". The New York Times. NYC. Retrieved December 4, 2020.
  2. ^ Hatchett, Keisha (2015-03-11). "Marvel's Netflix series Daredevil adds Peter Shinkoda, Dexter and SVU alums". Entertainment Weekly. Archived from the original on 2015-03-11. Retrieved 2015-03-11.
  3. ^ Squires, John (October 8, 2021). "Paramount Players Horror Movie 'Something's Wrong With Rose' Will Star Kyle Gallner and Kal Penn". Bloody Disgusting. Retrieved October 8, 2021.
  4. ^ Fleming, Mike Jr. (January 24, 2022). "Lee Daniels-Directed Exorcism Thriller With Andra Day, Octavia Spencer, Glenn Close, Rob Morgan, Caleb McLaughlin, Aunjanue Ellis Scares Up $65M+ Netflix Deal After Head-Spinning 7-Bidder Battle". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved January 24, 2022.

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