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With an authoritative voice and calm demeanor, this ever popular American actor has grown into one of the most respected figures in modern US cinema. Morgan was born in June 1937 in Memphis, Tennessee, to Mayme Edna (Revere), a teacher, and Morgan Porterfield Freeman, a barber. The young Freeman attended Los Angeles City College before serving ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 63 wins & 52 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Momentum (completed)
Senator
 2015 Ted 2 (completed)
 2015 Last Knights
Bartok
 2014 5 Flights Up
 2014 Wish Wizard (Short)
Maxwell Omni
 2014 The Lego Movie
Vitruvius (voice)
 2013/I Oblivion
Beech
 2011 Conan the Barbarian
Narrator
 2010 RED
Joe Matheson
 2008 Wanted
Sloan
 2008 A Raisin in the Sun (TV Movie)
Narrator (uncredited)
 2005 Batman Begins (Video Game)
Lucius Fox (voice)
 2005 War of the Worlds
Narration (voice)
 2005 Edison
Ashford
 2005 Unleashed
Sam
 2005 Slavery and the Making of America (TV Series)
Narrator
- The Challenge of Freedom (2005) ... Narrator
- Seeds of Destruction (2005) ... Narrator
- Liberty in the Air (2005) ... Narrator
- The Downward Spiral (2005) ... Narrator
 2004 A Remarkable Promise (Short)
Narrator
 2003 Guilty by Association (Video)
Police Lieutenant Redding
 2000 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- Clint Eastwood: Out of the Shadows (2000) ... Narrator (voice)
 1998 Hard Rain
Jim
 1996 Moll Flanders
Hibble
 1995 Se7en
Somerset
 1992 The Savior Is Born (TV Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1991 The American Experience (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- The Massachusetts 54th Colored Infantry (1991) ... Narrator (voice)
 1988 Clean and Sober
Craig
 1988 Clinton and Nadine (TV Movie)
Dorsey Pratt
 1987 Fight for Life (TV Movie)
Dr. Sherard
 1986 Resting Place (TV Movie)
Luther Johnson
 1985 The Execution of Raymond Graham (TV Movie)
Warden Pratt
 1985 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Tony (segment "Dealer's Choice")
- Act Break/The Burning Man/Dealer's Choice (1985) ... Tony (segment "Dealer's Choice")
 1985 Great Performances (TV Series)
Messenger
- The Gospel at Colonus (1985) ... Messenger
 1985 That Was Then... This Is Now
Charlie Woods
 1985 Marie
Charles Traughber
 1985 The Atlanta Child Murders (TV Mini-Series)
Ben Shelter
 1984 Teachers
Lewis
 1981 Death of a Prophet (TV Movie)
Malcolm X
 1981 The Marva Collins Story (TV Movie)
Clarence Collins
 1981 Ryan's Hope (TV Series)
Cicero Murphy
- Episode #1.1620 (1981) ... Cicero Murphy
- Episode #1.1619 (1981) ... Cicero Murphy
 1981 Texas (TV Series)
Detective Michaels
- Episode #1.266 (1981) ... Detective Michaels
- Episode #1.260 (1981) ... Detective Michaels
 1981 Eyewitness
Lieutenant Black
 1980 Brubaker
Walter
 1980 Attica (TV Movie)
Hap Richards
 1979 Coriolanus (Video)
Coriolanus
 1979 Julius Caesar (Video)
Casca
 1979 Hollow Image (TV Movie)
Ralph 'Sweet Talk' Simmons
 1978 Visions (TV Series)
 1978 Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry (TV Movie)
Uncle Hammer
 1971-1977 The Electric Company (TV Series)
Mark / Easy Reader / Mel Mounds / ...
- 130B (1977) ... Mark / Easy Reader / Mel Mounds / ...
- 129B (1977) ... Mark / Easy Reader / Mel Mounds / ...
- 128B (1977) ... Mark / Easy Reader / Mel Mounds / ...
- 127B (1977) ... Mark / Easy Reader / Mel Mounds / ...
- 126B (1977) ... Mark / Easy Reader / Mel Mounds / ...
 1973 Blade
Chris
 1970 Caught in the Middle (TV Movie)
Cuz
 1968 Where Were You When the Lights Went Out?
Grand Central Commuter (uncredited)
 1966 A Man Called Adam
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1964 The Pawnbroker
Man on Street (uncredited)
 1964 Another World (TV Series)
Dr. Roy Bingham (1982-1984)
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Other Works:

"8," special benefit original drama; written by Dustin Lance Black; directed by Joe Mantello; with Bob Balaban (portraying Judge Vaughn Walker); Ellen Barkin (portraying Sandy Stier); Matt Bomer (portraying Jeff Zarillo); Campbell Brown (portraying Broadcast Journalist); Anthony Edwards (portraying Dr. Ilan Meyer); Morgan ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Portrayals | 20 Interviews | 25 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Morgan J. Freeman

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

You couldn't possibly try to entertain all of the people who seem to be offering you entertainment. Because most of them want some compensation for it. See more »

Trivia:

He appeared in three Best Picture Academy Award winners: Driving Miss Daisy (1989), Unforgiven (1992) and Million Dollar Baby (2004). Clint Eastwood also appeared in and directed the latter two films. See more »

Trademark:

Often plays authorative leaders that seem highly trustworthy (even when they are not) See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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