Feel "All mighty" with Morgan
Morgan is multi award-winning American actor, film director, and film narrator. Freeman made his acting debut at age eight, playing the lead role in a school play.
Early on Freeman worked as a mechanic in the United States Air Force. Freeman has a private pilot's license, which he gained at age 65, and co-owns and operates Madidi, a fine dining restaurant, and Ground Zero, a blues club, both located in Clarksdale, Mississippi.
- June 1, 1937: Morgan Freeman was born
- 1971: First credited film appearance in Who Says I Can't Ride a Rainbow?
- 1987: Nominated for Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, in Street Smart
- 1989: Nominated for Academy Award for Best Actor for his role as a chauffeur, in Driving Miss Daisy
- 1994: Nominated for Academy Award for Best Actor, in The Shawshank Redemption
- 2003: Received the Crystal Globe award for outstanding artistic contribution to world cinema at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival
- 2005: Won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, in Million Dollar Baby.