Ishan Morris, also known by his stage name iSH, is a Canadian actor and hip hop / pop / R&B recording artist / singer. In his acting roles he is also credited at times as Ish Morris. He is based in Toronto and has lived in the Cayman Islands, Jamaica and New York City.
Morris was born to a Jamaican father and Irish mother. He spent his early years traveling, splitting most of his time between Canada and Jamaica. He later moved to the Cayman Islands and then after high school moved to New York City to attend the prestigious American Academy of Dramatic Arts. His grandfather was a well known calypso singer in Jamaica, and his father Ras Lee's single "Moonlight Lover" was nominated in Canada for a Juno Award in 1986 for "Best Reggae Song".
After graduation, he launched an acting career where he started appearing in commercials, films, and TV shows. He starred in the television series "Soul" alongside Keshia Chante. He also landed a recurring role in The Family Channel's series "Baxter" and had a role in Saw 3D, the last film of the Saw horror franchise.
Being raised in a very musical family, iSH developed a love for music at a young age. His first single "Falling in Love With You" broke the top 40 position on Canadian radio and mediabase charts, He has released the mixtape The Name is iSH accompanied by his successful single "Priceless" off his debut album The First Impression on Northern Heights Records. A music video was also released for "Priceless", directed by Grandson and Son and shot in the Cayman Islands. He has had many collaborations with artists like Cory Lee, Robyn, and La Roux.
- 2011: The First Impression (release date TBA)
- 2010: The Name Is iSH
- 2009: "Falling in Love With You"
- 2010: "This Goes Out"
- 2010: "Priceless"
- His single "Falling in Love With You" features Cory Lee
- "CobraStyle" recording features Robyn
- iSH has made a remix of La Roux song "Bulletproof" under the title "Bulletproof (The Remix)" by iSH feat. La Roux
- 2000: Cul de sac (short) as a squirt
- 2002: Conviction (TV movie) as a gangster
- 2003: 1-800-Missing (TV series) (1 episode "Basic Training" as bag boy)
- 2008: ReGenesis (TV series) (1 episode "Unbottled" as a terrorist)
- 2009: Soul (TV series) (5 episodes) as Malcolm in episodes: "My Way", "Fathers and Daughters", "Seducing Spirits", "Twice" and "Stepping Through Doors"
- 2009: The Border (TV series) (1 episode, "Missing in Action" as Sgt. Fred James) -- credited as Ish Morris
- 2010: Baxter (TV series) (in 3 episodes "Cry Me a River", "Dance Craze-Y" and "Mock vs Rock" as Mr Fellini)
- 2010: Harriet the Spy: Blog Wars (TV movie) as TV Host -- credited as Ish Morris
- 2010: Saw 3D (TV movie) as Alex
Awards / Nominations
- In 2009, nominated for "Best Urban Single" at the Canadian Radio Music Awards for the single "Falling in Love With You"