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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 on June 1, 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 57 wins & 75 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Shawshank Redemption
The Shawshank Redemption Ellis Boyd 'Red' Redding
(1994)
Se7en
Se7en Somerset
(1995)
Driving Miss Daisy
Driving Miss Daisy Hoke Colburn
(1989)
Million Dollar Baby
Million Dollar Baby Eddie Scrap-Iron Dupris
(2004)

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 2018 Angel Has Fallen (announced)
Allan Trumbull
 2016 Ben-Hur
Ilderim
 2015/I Momentum
Senator
 2015 Last Knights
Bartok
 2014 5 Flights Up
Alex Carver
 2014 The LEGO Movie
Vitruvius (voice)
 2013/I Oblivion
Beech
 2011 Conan the Barbarian
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 2010 RED
Joe Matheson
 2008 Wanted
Sloan
 2005 War of the Worlds
Narration (voice)
 2005 Edison
Ashford
 2005 Unleashed
Sam
 1998 Hard Rain
Jim
 1996 Moll Flanders
Hibble
 1995 Se7en
Somerset
 1989 Johnny Handsome
Lt. A.Z. Drones
 1988 Clean and Sober
Craig
 1985 That Was Then... This Is Now
Charlie Woods
 1985 Marie
Charles Traughber
 1984 Teachers
Lewis
 1984 Harry & Son
Siemanowski
 1981 Eyewitness
Lieutenant Black
 1980 Brubaker
Walter
 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)
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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 | 24 Interviews | 26 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:

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 »

Trivia:

Is one of two African American actors in the top 5 highest grossing actors of all time, the other actor is Eddie Murphy. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently plays characters with calm demeanor See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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