Actor Joe Morton may be most famously known as the diabolical dad to Olivia Pope on 'Scandal'. His latest role is in 'Our Kind Of People' as the wealth and legacy building father, Teddy Franklin. He's equal parts diabolical and tender in the melodrama. In this interview with EBONY contributor Danielle Young, Morton shares his thoughts on the history of Black family wealth, why his character is a role he cherishes, and gives us the lowdown on 'Inside the Black Box,' a new show that he's developing which is essentially inside an actor's studio from a Black point of view. Plus, we couldn't let the living legend go without asking him about Whitley Gilbert leaving him at the altar in that iconic scene from 'A Different World,' where Dwayne Wayne objects to her marrying Morton’s character, the politician Byron Douglas. Morton tells us the story behind how he collaborated with Debbie Allen to create this character.
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