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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 60 wins & 79 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Семь Somerset
(1995)
Непокоренный Nelson Mandela
(2009)
Driving Miss Daisy Hoke Colburn
(1989)
Малышка на миллион Eddie Scrap-Iron Dupris
(2004)

Filmography

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 2019 Angel Has Fallen (post-production)
Allan Trumbull
 2018 Альфа
Narrator (voice)
 2015-2017 Государственный секретарь (TV Series)
Chief Justice Wilbourne / Chief Justice Frawley
- News Cycle (2017) ... Chief Justice Wilbourne (uncredited)
- Sea Change (2016) ... Chief Justice Wilbourne (uncredited)
- The Show Must Go On (2015) ... Chief Justice Frawley (uncredited)
 2017 Уйти красиво
Willie Davis
 2016 Бен-Гур
Ilderim
 2016 Иллюзия обмана 2
Thaddeus Bradley
 2016 Падение Лондона
VP Allan Trumbull
 2015/I Ускорение
Senator
 2015 Третий лишний 2
Patrick Meighan
 2014 История дельфина 2
Dr. Cameron McCarthy
 2014 Сама жизнь
Alex Carver
 2014/I Люси
Professor Norman
 2014 Wish Wizard (Short)
Maxwell Omni
 2014/I Превосходство
Joseph Tagger
 2014 Лего. Фильм
Vitruvius (voice)
 2013 StarПерцы
Archie Clayton
 2013/I Иллюзия обмана
Thaddeus Bradley
 2013/I Обливион
Beech
 2013 Падение Олимпа
Speaker Trumbull
 2012 Третий акт
Monte Wildhorn
 2011 История дельфина
Dr. Cameron McCarthy
 2011 Конан-варвар
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 2010 РЭД
Joe Matheson
 2010 30 cобытий за 30 лет (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- The 16th Man (2010) ... Narrator (voice)
 2009 Непокоренный
Nelson Mandela
 2009 Кража в музее
Charles Peterson
 2009/I Кодекс вора
Ripley
 2008 Тёмный рыцарь
Lucius Fox
 2008 Изюм на солнце (TV Movie)
Narrator (uncredited)
 2007 Праздник любви
Harry Stevenson
 2006 Контракт
Carden
 2005 Slavery and the Making of America (TV Series)
Narrator
- The Challenge of Freedom (2005) ... Narrator
- Seeds of Destruction (2005) ... Narrator
- Liberty in the Air (2005) ... Narrator
- The Downward Spiral (2005) ... Narrator
 2005 Путешествие на Луну (Documentary short)
Neil Armstrong (voice)
 2005 Batman Begins (Video Game)
Lucius Fox (voice)
 2005 Война миров
Narration (voice)
 2005 Бэтмен: Начало
Lucius Fox
 2005 Эдисон
Ashford
 2004 Rameses: Wrath of God or Man? (TV Movie documentary)
Narrator
 2004 Малышка на миллион
Eddie Scrap-Iron Dupris
 2004 A Remarkable Promise (Short)
Narrator
 2004 Большая кража
Walter Crewes
 2003 Freedom: A History of Us (TV Series documentary)
Frederick Douglass / Ernest Green / Thurgood Marshall / ...
- Let Freedom Ring (2003) ... Ernest Green
- Democracy and Struggles (2003) ... Thurgood Marshall
- Becoming Free (2003) ... Langston Hughes
- What Is Freedom? (2003) ... Frederick Douglass
- A War to End Slavery (2003) ... Frederick Douglass
 2003 Порочный круг (Video)
Police Lieutenant Redding
 2003 Ловец снов
Col. Abraham Curtis
 2003 Раскаяние
Miles Evans
 2002 Цена страха
DCI William Cabot
 2001 И пришел паук
Alex Cross
 2000 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- Clint Eastwood: Out of the Shadows (2000) ... Narrator (voice)
 2000 Под подозрением
Captain Victor Benezet
 1998 Ливень
Jim
 1997 Амистад
Theodore Joadson
 1997 Целуя девушек
Dr. Alex Cross
 1996 Цепная реакция
Paul Shannon
 1995 Семь
Somerset
 1995 Эпидемия
General Billy Ford
 1994 Побег из Шоушенка
Ellis Boyd 'Red' Redding
 1992 Непрощённый
Ned Logan
 1992 Сила личности
Geel Piet
 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)
Narrator
- The Massachusetts 54th Colored Infantry (1991) ... Narrator (voice)
 1990 The Bonfire of the Vanities
Judge Leonard White
 1990 Гражданская война (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Frederick Douglass / John Boston
- War Is All Hell (1865) (1990) ... Frederick Douglass (voice)
- The Better Angels of Our Nature (1865) (1990) ... Frederick Douglass (voice)
- Valley of the Shadow of Death (1864) (1990) ... Frederick Douglass (voice)
- Most Hallowed Ground (1864) (1990) ... Frederick Douglass (voice)
- The Universe of Battle (1863) (1990) ... Frederick Douglass (voice)
 1990 The Earth Day Special (TV Special)
Walter Samson
 1989 Glory
Sgt. Maj. John Rawlins
 1989 Driving Miss Daisy
Hoke Colburn
 1989 Красавчик Джонни
Lt. A.Z. Drones
 1989 Lean on Me
Principal Joe Clark
 1988 Clean and Sober
Craig
 1988 Clinton and Nadine (TV Movie)
Dorsey Pratt
 1987 Fight for Life (TV Movie)
Dr. Sherard
 1987 Street Smart
Fast Black
 1986 Место отдыха (TV Movie)
Luther Johnson
 1985 The Execution of Raymond Graham (TV Movie)
Warden Pratt
 1985 Сумеречная зона (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)
Messenger
- 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
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... Ben Shelter
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... Ben Shelter
 1984 Teachers
Lewis
 1984 Harry & Son
Siemanowski
 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 История Марвы Коллинз (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
Lt. Black
 1980 Brubaker
Walter
 1980 Attica (TV Movie)
Hap Richards
 1979 Coriolanus (Video)
Coriolanus
 1979 Julius Caesar (Video)
Casca
 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
Chris
 1970 Caught in the Middle (TV Movie)
Cuz
 1969 New York Television Theatre (TV Series)
- Hard Travelin' (1969)
 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)
Show Show Producer (17 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (4 credits)
Show Show Director (2 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (11 credits)
Show Show Self (323 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (40 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

Played "Frank Elgin" in "The Country Girl", a play by Clifford Odets, on Broadway at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theater, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Portrayals | 24 Interviews | 31 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 9 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Morgan J. Freeman

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on the failure of The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990)] I knew that movie wasn't going to work. I don't think Brian De Palma had a clue. It struck me that he didn't read the book - or that he didn't like the book. It was the one time Tom Hanks was awfully miscast. Originally, they hired Alan Arkin to play my role. I thought that was perfect casting. But then they thought they had to be politically... See more »

Trivia:

Was honored with the American Film Institute's 39th Lifetime Achievement Award on June 9, 2011. See more »

Trademark:

Often plays authorative leaders that seem highly trustworthy (even when they are not) See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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