Morrison currently has her plate full with numerous television and film projects. She currently stars in the second season of ABC’s hit drama series, ONCE UPON A TIME as ‘Emma Swan,’ a woman with a troubled past who is drawn into a small town in Maine where the magic of Fairy Tales become real. Once Upon a Time is currently the highest rated network drama on television.
Morrison can currently be seen in theaters and on VOD in the independent feature KNIFE FIGHT, directed by Bill Guttentag and produced by Guerrino De Luca. KNIFE FIGHT centers on a young political crisis manager who learns a valuable lesson in believing in the most unlikely of people
EVENT 15 is a thriller directed by British director Matthew Thompson. Morrison stars opposite James Frain and Josh Steward as ‘White,’ one of three soldiers trapped in an elevator after terrorists set o" a dirty bomb. After escaping, ‘White’ discovers that the world she once knew no longer exists.
In September 2011, Morrison was seen in the Lionsgate feature WARRIOR opposite Nick Nolte, Tom Hardy and Joel Edgerton. The film was directed by Gavin O’Conner and centered on two brothers in the competitive world of mixed martial arts.
Also adept at television, Morrison is best known for her work as ‘Dr. Allison Cameron’ on Fox’s critically acclaimed drama, HOUSE. The show was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series in 2009 as well as a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series in 2009, 2008, 2007 & 2006 and a Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series – Drama in 2008. Morrison was nominated for a 2008 WIN Award for Outstanding Actress Drama Series for House. She also had a notable guest appearance on the CBS sitcom HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER as ‘Zooey,’ a love interest of ‘Ted,’ played by Josh Radnor.
Other film credits include J.J. Abrams’ film STAR TREK wherein she played ‘Winona Kirk’, ‘Captain James Kirk’s’ mother; the 20th Century Fox film MR. AND MRS. SMITH, with Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie; Dreamworks’ SURVIVING CHRISTMAS starring Ben Affleck and Christina Applegate; and the independent film FLOURISH which she starred in and produced.
Now residing in Los Angeles, Morrison hails from Chicago, where she studied with the celebrated Steppenwolf Theatre Company and earned a degree in theater from Loyola University.