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Morgan Freeman

Morgan Freeman

Morgan Freeman is an American actor, film director, and narrator. Freeman has received Academy Award nominations for his performances in Street Smart, Driving Miss Daisy, The Shawshank Redemption and Invictus and won in 2005 for Million Dollar Baby

 

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Was 50 years old before he got his Hollywood big break in Street Smart (1987).

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When asked by Morgan whether Obama's presidency has made racism in the United States better or worse, Freeman, who once played apartheid-defying South African president Nelson Mandela, frankly stated that his time in office has made it worse, as he has become a target of the right's aggression.

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With an authoritative voice, and calm demeanour, this ever popular African American actor has grown into one of the most respected figures in modern US cinema.

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Created the role of Hoke Colburn in the 1987 original off-Broadway production of Driving Miss Daisy. Two years later, he reprised the role for the film, for which he won a Golden Globe and was nominated for an Oscar.

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The 75-year-old actor—with arguably the most recognizable baritone voice in the biz—also is known for his role as Lucius Fox, the gadget guru to Bruce Wayne’s Batman in Christopher Nolan’s superhero trilogy.

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But the prolific actor, famous for his roles in films such as The Shawshank Redemption, Million Dollar Baby and The Dark Knight, also had a lot to say about politics. He was especially interested in talking about President Obama

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Over the course of his legendary career, Morgan Freeman has portrayed everyone from the U.S. president to God. In the process, he’s earned five Oscar nominations and one win—for 2005’s Million Dollar Baby.

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Many of Freeman's films explore important chapters of African-American history: Amistad was about the trans-Atlantic slave trade; Driving Miss Daisy was set in the civil rights era; and Glory centered on an all-black regiment in the Civil War.

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Before studying acting, the Memphis-born Freeman attended Los Angeles Community College and served a five-year stint with the Air Force from 1955 to 1959. After getting his start on the stage, he worked in television, playing Easy Reader on the PBS children's educational series The Electric Company from 1971 through 1976.

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Morgan Freeman has enjoyed an impressive and varied career on stage, television, and screen. It is a career that began in the mid-'60s, when Freeman appeared in an off-Broadway production of The Niggerlovers and with Pearl Bailey in an all-African-American Broadway production of Hello, Dolly! in 1968.

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