Lamorne Morris plays Winston, an intensely competitive former athlete, on New Girl.
Morris hails from Chicago and attended the College of DuPage in Illinois, where he studied acting on a Chris Farley Memorial Scholarship. In 2003, he started performing at The Second City and Improv Olympic.
In 2006, he moved to New York to work for Black Entertainment Television and performed at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater and The Pit. He moved to Los Angeles in 2008 to pursue film and television.
His first television appearance was on BET, where he had his own tech and gaming show called HotWyred. Other credits include The Assistants and The Middle, as well as numerous national commercials.