About Morgan Freeman
Morgan Freeman is a man who was born in 1937. He has been an actor, director, and narrator for many years. He has a deep voice that people like.
Born in Memphis, Tennessee, Freeman was raised in Mississippi. He studied theater arts in Los Angeles. He got his start as an actor by playing roles on stage. He is best known for playing a character on the children’s television series The Electric Company from 1971 to 1977 and 1983 to 1985.
He played a role in the movie, “Coriolanus” and another play called “Julius Caesar.” He earned an award for this. He then played a role in Street Smart, which made him famous. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. In 1989 he was nominated again for his part in “Glory,” but this time it was as Best Actor.
In 1992, Morgan Freeman starred in a western movie with Clint Eastwood called Unforgiven. This was the beginning of many movies that he did with Eastwood. In 1994, he starred in The Shawshank Redemption; this was another movie and it gave him yet another Academy Award nomination. He also played the lead role in David Fincher’s Se7en (1995), and Steven Spielberg’s Amistad (1997).
Freeman won an Oscar for playing a sports coach in Million Dollar Baby. He also played Nelson Mandela in Invictus. Freeman has been nominated 5 times for an Oscar and he has also acted in The Dark Knight films.