Full name: Lamorne Morris
Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
Education: College of DuPage
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Lamorne Morris studied acting at the College DuPage on a Chris Farley Memorial Scholarship. He started performing in 2003 at Chicago’s The Second City and Improv Olympic, and he headed to New York City in 2006 to work for BET. Since moving to Los Angeles in 2008, he’s guest-starred on The Middle and The Guild, and he’s currently filming the TV movie The Assistants.
Lamorne does not appear in the New Girl pilot. He was cast after Damon Wayans Jr., who played Coach in the premiere episode, had to leave the FOX series because his ABC show Happy Endings got picked up for a second season.