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Morgan Freeman (I)

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/I Momentum
 2015 Last Knights
 2014 5 Flights Up
Alex Carver
 2014 The Lego Movie
Vitruvius (voice)
 2013/I Oblivion
 2011 Conan the Barbarian
 2010 RED
Joe Matheson
 2008 Wanted
 2005 War of the Worlds
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 2005 Edison
 2005 Unleashed
 1998 Hard Rain
 1996 Moll Flanders
 1995 Se7en
 1989 Johnny Handsome
Lt. A.Z. Drones
 1988 Clean and Sober
 1985 That Was Then... This Is Now
Charlie Woods
 1985 Marie
Charles Traughber
 1984 Teachers
 1984 Harry & Son
 1981 Eyewitness
Lieutenant Black
 1980 Brubaker
 1973 Blade
 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)
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Other Works:

TV commercial, "More people Go with Visa," for Visa cards (voiceover). See more »

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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 think we all have a private bucket list. It may not be written down, but I'm constantly checking them off. I just checked off Jack Nicholson. Every day was a holiday because I've been praying at the temple of Jack ever since Five Easy Pieces (1970). I had a chance to ride with him on the Warner Brothers plane with Clint [Eastwood]. I got to jawing what a fan I was, and as actors will do, he ... See more »


During an interview with Charlie Rose regarding the 10th year anniversary of The Shawshank Redemption (1994), Freeman said he regarded that film, Glory (1989), Driving Miss Daisy (1989), and Unforgiven (1992) as the highlights of his career. See more »


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