Morgan Freeman

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Morgan Freeman
Morgan Freeman Deauville 2018.jpg
Born
Morgan Porterfield Freeman Jr.

(1937-06-01) June 1, 1937 (age 85)
EducationBroad Street High School
Occupation
  • Actor
  • director
  • producer
  • narrator
Years active1964–present
OrganizationRevelations Entertainment
Works
Full list
Spouse(s)
  • Jeanette Adair Bradshaw
    (m. 1967; div. 1979)
  • Myrna Colley-Lee
    (m. 1984; div. 2010)
Children4
AwardsFull list
AllegianceUnited States of America
Service/branch United States Air Force
Years of service1955–1959
RankE3 USAF AM1.svg Airman First Class
Morgan Freeman's voice from BBC Radio 4's The Film Programme, September 12, 2008.[1]

Morgan Porterfield Freeman Jr. (born June 1, 1937) is an Afro-American actor and movie producer.

He is also a beekeeper.[2]

Early life[change | change source]

Freeman was born in Memphis, Tennessee on June 1, 1937.[3] He started acting when he was nine years old in a school play and at age 12 won a drama competition in his home State. Morgan worked many acting jobs until 1968 when he got his first role on Broadway in a Musical called Hello, Dolly!. He is known for his soft-spoken voice. He has donated several amounts of money to the Democratic Party. Once he stated that "Republicans scare me."[4]

Some movies[change | change source]

Some movies that Freeman has been in include:

References[change | change source]

  1. "12/09/2008". The Film Programme. September 12, 2008. BBC Radio 4. Archived from the original on February 4, 2011. Retrieved January 18, 2014.
  2. Nace, Trevor. "Morgan Freeman Converted His 124-Acre Ranch Into A Giant Honeybee Sanctuary To Save The Bees". Forbes. Retrieved September 8, 2021.
  3. Morgan Freeman Biography (1937-)
  4. Caitlin McDevitt (June 20, 2012). "Morgan Freeman: Republicans 'scare me'". Politico.

Other websites[change | change source]