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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 60 wins & 50 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2014 We the People (post-production)
Narrator
 2014 Million Dollar Baby: On the Ropes (Video short)
 2014 Ruth & Alex
 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)
 2006 The Contract
Major Frank Carden
 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
 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
 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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Personal Details

Other Works:

Played "Frank Elgin" in "The Country Girl", a play by Clifford Odets, on Broadway at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theater, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. 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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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

If you don't show the actual violence and the audience provides their own violence, it's much more gruesome. This is a guy who spent a lot time planning and preparing, and what was he doing? He was punishing people for their sins. He had a moral agenda. A twisted moral agenda, but do you know how many people do? People in high places. - on the violence in Se7en (1995). See more »

Trivia:

Has purchased the film rights to Orange Crushed, a mystery novel by an African-American writer, Pamela Thomas-Graham. (Thomas-Graham is also the CEO of cable news channel CNBC.) Orange Crushed features an African-American heroine, Professor Nikki Chase. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently plays characters with calm demeanor See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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