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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 54 wins & 65 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Now You See Me 2 (post-production)
Thaddeus Bradley
 2015 Madam Secretary (TV Series)
Chief Justice Frawley
- The Show Must Go On (2015) ... Chief Justice Frawley (uncredited)
 2015/I Momentum
 2015 Last Knights
 2015 Yo Gabba Gabba! (TV Series)
- The Yo Gabba Gabba! Movie (2015) ... G-Clef (voice)
 2014 5 Flights Up
Alex Carver
 2014 Wish Wizard (Short)
Maxwell Omni
 2014 The Lego Movie
Vitruvius (voice)
 2013/I Oblivion
 2011 Conan the Barbarian
 2010 RED
Joe Matheson
 2010 30 for 30 (TV Series documentary)
- The 16th Man (2010) ... Narrator (voice)
 2008 Wanted
 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
 2005 Unleashed
 2005 Slavery and the Making of America (TV Series)
- 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)
 2003 Guilty by Association (Video)
Police Lieutenant Redding
 2000 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
- Clint Eastwood: Out of the Shadows (2000) ... Narrator (voice)
 1998 Hard Rain
 1996 Moll Flanders
 1995 Se7en
 1992 The Savior Is Born (TV Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1991 The True Story of Glory Continues (Documentary)
Narrator (voice)
 1991 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
- The Massachusetts 54th Colored Infantry (1991) ... Narrator (voice)
 1989 Johnny Handsome
Lt. A.Z. Drones
 1988 Clean and Sober
 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)
- 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
 1984 Harry & Son
 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
 1980 Attica (TV Movie)
Hap Richards
 1979 Coriolanus (Video)
 1979 Julius Caesar (Video)
 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
 1970 Caught in the Middle (TV Movie)
 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:

Appeared as "Roy Bingham" on the hit soap Another World (1964). See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Morgan J. Freeman


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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I had a philosophic aversion to it. I didn't want to do the same thing twice. Then, I realized that my philosophical aversion was bullshit. I realized I liked Alex Cross. And the fact that he's black is totally incidental. That's a rare thing for a black actor to find. - on his hesitation to do Along Came a Spider (2001). See more »


In addition to his role as "Lucius Fox" in the new Batman franchise, Freeman previously acted alongside another Batman: Michael Keaton in Clean and Sober (1988). See more »


Frequently plays characters with calm demeanor See more »

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