Singer and actor who gained fame as lead vocalist of The Time, a dance-pop group who appeared with Prince, most notably, in both the film and album for Purple Rain. He also starred opposite Prince a second time in Graffiti Bridge.
Born Morris E. Day, he grew up making music with Prince.
In 1990, The Time scored released the #1 Dance-funk R&B hit, "Jerk Out," as part of their album Pandemonium.
When he was in high school, his mother managed his and Prince's band, Grand Central.
In 1984, he played Prince's antagonist in the feature film Purple Rain.