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Morgan Freeman: Age, Height, Movies, Awards, Net Worth, Biography & More

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June 1, 1937

Morgan Freeman is an American actor, producer, and voice actor. He has won many accolades for his work in film, including an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance as J. D. Payne in The Shawshank Redemption. Freeman has also won a Golden Globe Award, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and a British Academy Film Award. He has been nominated for an Emmy Award and has won a Grammy Award. Freeman has been called the "Master of Suspense".

Morgan was born on May 5, 1937, in Memphis, Tennessee, to Mayme (née Boggs). Morgan Sr. Freeman's father, a barber, was of African American and Native American descent, and his mother was white. Freeman has said that he has no recollection of his father and was raised by his mother and stepfather. Freeman's maternal grandfather was a Baptist minister.

Freeman attended Central High School in Memphis and then the University of Memphis, where he was a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. He later transferred to the University of California, Berkeley, where he studied theatre. Freeman also participated in a summer program at the Actors Studio in New York City. After graduating from Berkeley in 1959, Freeman moved to New York City to pursue an acting career.

He has had a long and successful film career, starring in some of the most iconic films of all time. He began his career as a stage actor, appearing in productions such as "The Crucible" and "Butterfly Time". He first came to prominence in the 1970s, starring in several successful films, including "The Godfather", "The Sting", and "The Color of Money". He continued to star in successful films throughout the 1980s and 1990s, including "The Shawshank Redemption", "The Silence of the Lambs", and "JFK".

Morgan has won several awards throughout his career, including an Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance in "The Shawshank Redemption", a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his performance in "The Godfather", and a Screen Actors

He is an Academy Award-nominated American actor, producer, and narrator. Freeman has appeared in over 200 films and television shows, including roles in The Shawshank Redemption, The Dark Knight, and Seven. He has also won two Emmy Awards, a Golden Globe Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award. Freeman has been married to Jeanine Serralles since 1987.

Some known facts about Morgan

  • Morgan is an accomplished actor and acclaimed voice actor.
  • He has starred in many acclaimed films, including The Shawshank Redemption, Driving Miss Daisy, The Color Purple, and Million Dollar Baby.
  • Freeman has also won numerous awards for his acting, including an Academy Award for his performance in The Shawshank Redemption.
  • He is also well-known for his voice work, most notably his role as the voice of God in the animated feature The Bible.
  • Freeman has been a frequent guest on talk shows and has also spoken about his views on politics and social issues.

Morgan Freeman

Bio
Full NameMorgan Freeman
NicknameMorgan
Date of BirthJune 1, 1937
Age Years
NationalityAmerican
BirthplaceMemphis, Tennessee, United States
Home TownGreenwood, Mississippi
ReligionAtheist
Educational QualificationAutomatic Tracking Radar Repairman, United States Air Force
SchoolBroad Street High School
College/ UniversityJackson State University, Pasadena Playhouse, Los Angeles City College
Zodiac SignGemini ♊
ProfessionActor, Producer, Director, Theater Actor, TV Actor
Physical Stats
Height6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m)
Weight97 kg (214 lbs)
Hair ColorGray
Eye ColorDark Brown
Favorite
ColorBlue
FoodCollard greens, turnip greens, Cornbread, and fried chicken
ActorMark Walhberg
Actress-
Singer-
PlaceJerusalem's Wailing Wall, Nepal, Mayan temples in Guatemala, and the pyramids of Egypt
HobbiesLearning about space and energy science
Family & Relationship
Marital StatusDivorced
FatherMorgan Porterfield Freeman
MotherMayme Edna
Spouse (Wife/Husband)Myrna Colley-Lee (m. 1984 d. 2010),
Jeanette Adair Bradshaw (m. 1967 d. 1979)
Children4
Son(s)Alfonso Freeman, Saifoulaye Freeman
Daughter(s)Deena Freeman, Morgana Freeman
Brother(s)-
Sister(s)-
Career
ProfessionActor, Producer, Director, Theater Actor, TV Actor
Net Worth$250 Million (in 2022)
Famous for
DebutWho Says I Can't Ride a Rainbow? (1971)
Awards/ HonoursAcademy Awards (2004),
Golden Globe Awards (1989),
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2004),
Black Reel Awards (2009, 2015),
NAACP Image Awards (1989, 1997, 1998, 2003, 2004, 2009),
Film critics awards (1987, 1994, 1995, 2004)
Full List of Awards
SignatureMorgan Freeman Autograph

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