Morgan Freeman

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  • Born

    Morgan Freeman was born in 1937. He was born in Memphis Tennessee. His parents were Mayme Edna and Morgan Freeman.
  • First taste of acting

    First taste of acting
    Morgan Freeman got his first taste of acting. He was only nine years old. He played the leading role of his school play.
  • Radio life

    Radio life
    Freeman took his talents to the radio. He performed skits over the air. He did this in Nashville Tennesse.
  • Early life

    Early life
    Morgan turns 12. He won a state wide drama competiton. He did it all while still attending school.
  • Education

    In 1955, he graduated from Broad Street. He turned down a partial drama scholarship from Jackson State University, Instead to work as a mechanic in the United States Air Force.
  • Los Angeles

    Los Angeles
    Morgan turned 24. He moved to Los Angeles. He worked as a transcript clerk at Los Angeles Community College.
  • First big film

    First big film
    Freeman has his first big role in a movie. His first big film was "Who Say's I Can't Ride A Rainbow". This opened a lot of doors for him.
  • His Career takes off

    His Career takes off
    Street SmartFreeman's career takes off with his first big film. He plays a big role in the movie "Street Smart". He plays "Fast Black", a pimp.
  • Glory

    GloryFreeman began playing prominent supporting roles in many feature films. Earning him a reputation for depicting wise, fatherly characters. "Glory", was one of his biggest roles.
  • Shawshank Redemption

    Shawshank Redemption
    Freeman plays the role of a prizoner in this great movie. This is one of his best films. This really gave Freeman a lot of recognition.
  • Seven

    Freeman teams up with Brad Pitt and David Fincher. They are part of one of the best thrillers of the year. Freeman showed more of his awesomeness in this movie.
  • Into Robin Hood

    Into Robin Hood
    Robin HoodMorgan plays in a blockbuster movie "Robin Hood". He teams up with Kevin Costner to breing in the big dollars in this movie. This is another movie that got him noticed in the acting world.
  • God

    Freeman plays God in Evan Almighty. He teams up with Jim Carrey in this classic movie. This gave Freeman the knickname Black God.
  • The Dark Knight

    The Dark Knight
    The Dark KnightThe Dark Knight is completely awesome. Freeman plays a co-star part in one of the greatest action movies of all time. Freeman fits into this movie excellently.
  • The Dark Knight Rises

    The Dark Knight Rises
    RisesFreeman and the rest of the Dark Knight cast come back for the sequel of the Dark Knight. This movie is probably going to be awesome. It is coming out July 20th this Summer