Matthew Morrison Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

27th March 2017

Fact: Glee star Matthew Morrison is returning to TV as a Grey's Anatomy guest. The 38-year-old will play a doctor on the current 13th season of the medical drama.

7th May 2015

Fact: Actor Matthew Morrison will be honoured with the Inspiration Award by bosses at the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN) at their 2015 Respect Awards. The former Glee star will be recognised at the 1 June (15) event in New York, where he will be celebrated for helping to fight bullying with his portrayal of Mr. Schuester on the hit musical comedy series, which wrapped for good in February (15).

19th June 2014

Fact: Bryan Cranston, America Ferrera, Matthew Morrison, Steve Martin, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and John Lithgow were among the stars who turned out for the opening night performance of William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing at the Delacorte Theater in New York City on Monday night (26Jun14).

6th December 2013

Fact: Glee star Matthew Morrison has his best friend's initials tattooed on his left ankle. The actor had to get the skin art after losing a series of sporting challenges to his pal over the course of three days.

6th December 2013

Fact: Glee star Matthew Morrison used to sing back-up for Hawaiian singer Don Ho.

11th September 2013

Tweet: "I'm back!! Who knew that China doesn't have twitter! What an incredible place with genuine people. Will send out some Great Wall pics later!" Glee star Matthew Morrison returns to the social networking site after a trip to the Communist country, where Internet usage is heavily censored.

13th August 2013

Fact: Backstreet Boys, Enrique Iglesias and Matthew Morrison are among the big names who have signed up to appear during America's Labor Day Muscular Dystrophy Association telethon next month (Sep13). The annual event, which will be held on 1 September (13), will also feature Ryan Seacrest, Luke Bryan, Darius Rucker and Paula Abdul.

28th June 2013

Tweet: "An incredible night of Love... I'm going to marry my best friend! Happy day for me and @Renee_Puente". Glee star Matthew Morrison gushes about the announcement of his engagement at Sir Elton John's annual White Tie and Tiara Ball in London on Thursday (27Jun13).

26th June 2013

Fact: Uma Thurman, Sarah Jessica Parker, her husband Matthew Broderick, and Glee's Matthew Morrison were among the stars who headed to London's West End theatre district on Tuesday (25Jun13) for the premiere of Sam Mendes' stage adaptation of the Roald Dahl classic Charlie And The Chocolate Factory.

6th June 2013

Quote: "I'm back in New York for a while, and I guess I'm nervous about the subway. I just want to make sure I still remember how to get around. I got lost yesterday, and it was nerve-racking trying to be the great New Yorker that I once was." Glee star Matthew Morrison is struggling to adjust to life back in the Big Apple.

4th June 2013

Quote: "Capitol Records, in the actual studio he recorded in, (with) the actual microphone he recorded with as well... The sensation of using that microphone was an amazing experience, along with the 60-piece orchestra that was there too." Glee star Matthew Morrison had to pinch himself as he recorded his new album of Broadway standards, Where It All Began, when he realised he was using Frank Sinatra's old equipment.

3rd March 2013

Fact: Maroon 5's Adam Levine and Glee star Matthew Morrison have reportedly recorded a cover duet of Guys & Dolls tune Luck Be a Lady. The track will appear on Morrison's upcoming album.

14th February 2013

Quote: "I got these cupcakes that were in the shapes of breasts with the nipples and everything. I didn't eat them... (I threw them) in the trash... I learned from my parents, 'Don't eat stuff from strangers'." Glee star Matthew Morrison recalls the strangest Valentine's Day gift he has received from a fan.

30th October 2012

Fact: Matthew Morrison invited his Glee co-stars to his third annual Halloween party at Lure in Hollywood on Sunday night (28Oct12). The singer/actor and his girlfriend Renee Puente dressed up as former pop couple Justin Timberlake and Britney Spears, while Naya Rivera was Road Runner, Dianna Agron appeared as Tweety Bird, and Chord Overstreet portrayed actor Brad Pitt. Fellow cast members Darren Criss, Chris Colfer, Ashley Fink, and Harry Shum, Jr. were also in attendance.

29th October 2012

Fact: Glee star Matthew Morrison and his girlfriend Renee Puente dressed up as newlywed Justin Timberlake and his ex-girlfriend Britney Spears for the actor's third annual Halloween party in Hollywood at the weekend (28Oct12). Glee co-star Chord Overstreet arrived dressed as Brad Pitt.

15th June 2012

Fact: Glee hunk Matthew Morrison has debuted a buzz cut after shaving off his signature curls. The actor unveiled the drastic makeover on his page on Thursday (14Jun12), telling fans, "Decided to make a change for summer!"

22nd May 2012

Quote: "In London I received these cupcakes that were shaped like breasts. I don't know if they were her breasts. I didn't eat them!" Matthew Morrison on the oddest gift he's received from a fan.

22nd May 2012

Quote: "I only do that when I'm really tired. We work long hours on the set and if I'm tired and need a boost of energy - it does (work), a rush of blood to the head. Not too long - maybe like 30 seconds." Glee star Matthew Morrison confirms reports he stands on his head at the end of each day.

2nd December 2011

Quote: "Elton said, 'You can pick any songs, just not Crocodile Rock'." Glee star Matthew Morrison on reworking Rocket Man and Mona Lisas & Mad Hatters with Elton John for his debut album.

28th September 2011

Fact: Matthew Morrison will make his directorial debut by taking charge of an upcoming episode of Glee, which will air in November (11).

13th June 2011

Quote: "I'm not sure that would work - I'm not really a fan (of the Spice Girls). I'd rather do a Jessie J episode. And I'm hoping to convince Harrison Ford to have a cameo." Actor Matthew Morrison would love a tribute to Jessie J, rather than the Spice Girls, in future Glee episodes.

12th June 2011

Quote: "It's tough with girls. I want to find someone that can understand the crazy world I live in. But I just want a girl I can cook dinner for every night and curl up on a couch with." Glee star Matthew Morrison on his ideal partner.

10th June 2011

Quote: "Gwyneth and I talked about it. It sucked because we did become really good friends and were really close. She was great and told the media, 'Matt is my friend and you will see us out together.'" Matthew Morrison laughs off rumours of a romance with Gwyneth Paltrow.

23rd May 2011

Quote: 'He wanted to come on the tour with us and we all thought it was a great match. It's a big, exciting event. We're all pulling a lot of things together." Nick Carter on taking Glee star Matthew Morrison on the road with the Backstreet Boys and New Kids On The Block this summer (11)

7th May 2011

Quote: "Definitely, I'll pull out my guitar and write a song for someone. The first time I did it was for my high-school sweetheart. Then - I actually never told anyone this - I used the same song on someone else. It's so bad... they found it funny. Luckily." Glee star Matthew Morrison uses songs to serenade his girlfriends.

31st March 2011

Quote: "Kelly's in L.A. a lot so we tried to hang out but our schedules are too busy. We still talk. I sent her an email saying congratulations on her pregnancy and she replied, saying, 'Thank you, we're very happy.'" Glee star Matthew Morrison was happy to hear his former rumoured love interest, British actress Kelly Brook, is expecting a baby with her rugby player boyfriend.

31st March 2011

Quote: "I sing and dance for a living and there is that connotation associated with me. I don't care. I know the truth. Does it make it difficult to get with women? No, it makes it easier." Glee star Matthew Morrison isn't phased by false rumours he is gay.

17th March 2011

Quote: "I do think it was the right time. I thought it was so special. I thought it was something that people were ready for, and I thought it was beautifully done. It was like a nice, long kiss." Matthew Morrison on Glee's headline-grabbing gay kiss, which aired during Tuesday night's (15Mar11) episode in the U.S.

9th March 2011

Quote: "I run about six miles every other day... My life is so busy and crazy right now, it's my one time in my day when I just tune everything out and just be by myself." Glee star Matthew Morrison jogs to relax.

9th March 2011

Quote: "They go after everyone's insecurities... They just did this thing in the last episode, where they talk about my small hands and how I can't eat a burger because I have to do it layer by layer because I can't really fit my hands around it. I really don't have that small hands." Glee star Matthew Morrison admits he and his castmates' flaws feature in the show.

8th March 2011

Quote: "I have a fascination with Hawaii. I used to sing back-up for Don Ho when I was in high school." Glee star Matthew Morrison once performed with the late Hawaiian music icon.

9th February 2011

Quote: "I think Chace could definitely do Glee. He's one of my good buddies so I'd love him to be on the show." Matthew Morrison wants his friend Chace Crawford to land a role on GLEE.

8th February 2011

Quote: "Show it while you still got it!" Matthew Morrison has jumped to the defence of his Glee co-star Lea Michele after she courted controversy with her saucy front cover pose on Cosmopolitan magazine.

30th January 2011

Quote: "He should do something with Jane Lynch. I think he should maybe play her boyfriend or some kind of love interest for her. I think that would be funny." Actor/singer Matthew Morrison is fully supportive of SIR Elton John's wish to appear on Glee and would love to see him on screen opposite Lynch's character, Sue Sylvester.

24th January 2011

Quote: "I just did it! It's a duet. It's great, really fantastic. He sings great on it. It's a medley of Mona Lisas and Madhatters going into Rocket Man. I did it on Monday." SIR Elton John is delighted with his collaboration with Glee star Matthew Morrison for the singer/actor's upcoming solo album, Bringing It to the Masses.

17th January 2011

Quote: "It's like prom for adults." Glee star Matthew Morrison on the Golden Globes.

21st December 2010

Quote: "I'd love to have Harrison Ford on the show, but I don't think he sings. And Prince would be fun." Glee star Matthew Morrison picks the stars he'd like to appear on the hit show.

18th November 2010

Quote: "I'm doing two duets and I can't say who with quite yet, but they're really famous singers and I'm very very very excited about it." Glee star Matthew Morrison teases about the big guests on his upcoming solo album.

17th November 2010

Quote: "I'm not a good friend right now. I'm not a good boyfriend. It's not that I'm selfish. I'm just focused." Glee star Matthew Morrison has put his love life aside to focus on his career.

15th November 2010

Fact: Actress Jane Lynch was honoured with a special achievement award at the Gay & Lesbian Center's annual gala in Los Angeles on Saturday (13Nov10). Her Glee co-star Matthew Morrison handed her the honour.

15th September 2010

Fact: GLEE star Matthew Morrison will direct the TV show's upcoming Rocky Horror Picture Show tribute episode.

1st September 2010

Fact: GLEE star Matthew Morrison thrilled students at his old school in Orange County, California last week (ends29Aug10) when he showed up in person to donate $15,000 (£10,000) to the drama programme. The actor, who plays a stubborn drama teacher in the hit show, returned to the Orange County High School of the Arts, where he met his old teachers and chatted with students.

13th August 2010

Quote: "He's a good friend. We went out a couple of times in London, but I'm completely single. Single and ready to mingle!" British model/actress Kelly Brook continues to brush off reports she's secretly dating GLEE star Matthew Morrison.

21st June 2010

Quote: "I'm really into exercise. I'm a big runner. My dad was a marathon runner. My favourite thing about travelling is to get lost running in a city. Yesterday I ran 12 miles - I just ran through London and just got lost." GLEE star [Matthew Morrison] enjoys pounding the pavement after a long day.

8th June 2010

Fact: GLEE star Matthew Morrison will spend part of his summer (10) in London, where he will record his debut album. The actor, who plays teacher Will Schuester in the hit series, reveals the disc will be "dance heavy" and backed by an orchestra.

31st May 2010

Quote: "The weirdest one was De Niro came up to me, we were in (Washington) D.C. doing the Kennedy Center Honors and he's like, 'Hey, hey, hey, you're the guy, the happy guy!' I'm like, 'Yeah, yeah, you call me whatever you want, but I'm glad you're paying attention.'" GLEE star Matthew Morrison was honoured just to be recognised by Hollywood legend Robert De Niro.

29th April 2010

Quote: "If he took off his shirt I could do my laundry on his abs." Kristin Chenoweth is a big fan of her GLEE co-star Matthew Morrison's washboard stomach.

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