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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 55 wins & 75 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Shawshank Redemption
The Shawshank Redemption Ellis Boyd 'Red' Redding
Se7en Somerset
Driving Miss Daisy
Driving Miss Daisy Hoke Colburn
Million Dollar Baby
Million Dollar Baby Eddie Scrap-Iron Dupris


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 2017 Going in Style (completed)
 2015-2016 Madam Secretary (TV Series)
Chief Justice Wilbourne / Chief Justice Frawley
- Sea Change (2016) ... Chief Justice Wilbourne (uncredited)
- The Show Must Go On (2015) ... Chief Justice Frawley (uncredited)
 2016 Ben-Hur
 2016 The Story of God with Morgan Freeman (TV Series)
 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
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 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)
 2004 Rameses: Wrath of God or Man? (TV Movie documentary)
 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 That Was Then... This Is Now
Charlie Woods
 1985 Marie
Charles Traughber
 1985 The Atlanta Child Murders (TV Mini-Series)
Ben Shelter
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... Ben Shelter
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... Ben Shelter
 1984 Teachers
 1984 Harry & Son
 1983 Another World (TV Series)
Dr. Roy Bingham
- Episode #1.4720 (1983) ... Dr. Roy Bingham
 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)
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Other Works:

Appeared in music video "Waitin' on Joe" by Steve Azar. See more »

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2 Portrayals | 23 Interviews | 26 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Morgan J. Freeman


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My aim in life, when I graduated from high school, was to get out of Mississippi. I started coming back [to Mississippi] in about 1979, because my parents moved back, which I couldn't understand. What in the world would make you come back here? It took me about 20 years to figure that out. See more »


Considered joining the Air Force to become a fighter pilot but opted to stay with acting instead. See more »


Rich yet mellow voice See more »

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