|Preceded by Peter McColl|
Role Television producer
Occupation TV producer
Spouse Gayle Morrison
Name Steve Morrison
Movies The Magic Toyshop
|Born 3 March 1947 (age 68)Glasgow, Scotland (1947-03-03) |
Alma mater University of Edinburgh
Similar People Noel Pearson, David Liddiment, Peter McColl, Jim Sheridan, Anne - Princess Royal
Education University of Edinburgh
Morrison was born in Glasgow and studied Politics at the University of Edinburgh. In 1968, he became the first student to stand for the post of Rector. Following his studies at Edinburgh, Morrison attended the National Film and Television School.
Morrison become a radio producer with BBC Scotland. Morrison joined Granada Television in 1974. Here, he formed Granada Film before becoming Director of Programmes and, in 2001, Chief Executive. In 2003, Morrison co-founded independent TV production and distribution company all3media, becoming non-executive chairman in 2013. Morrison's production credits include My Left Foot, The Field and Jack and Sarah.
In 2015, Morrison was elected Rector of the University of Edinburgh, beating incumbent Peter McColl with 61.9% of votes.