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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 & 67 nominations. See more awards »

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 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:

TV commercial for Visa cards for the 2008 Summer Olympics (voiceover). 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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It was a wonderful experience. Steve Bing was the producer and was very generous. But the movie didn't turn out very well. The director ['George Armitage'] fell ill and we shut down production for a few weeks while he recuperated. And I think when he came back he just didn't pick up the ball and run with it the way he should have, and the movie suffered greatly for that. - on the failure of The ... See more »

Trivia:

Village Voice Obie for Driving Miss Daisy (1989). See more »

Trademark:

Frequently plays characters with calm demeanor See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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