Knowledge Identifier: +Morgan_Freeman
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1937.
Countries: United States (68%), United Kingdom (9%), Ireland (3%)
Linked to: Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor, Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor, Greenwood High School, Jackson State University
Frank Silvera - In 1973, Morgan Freeman, director/actress Billie Allen, and journalist Clayton Riley honored Silvera and his efforts to support African-American actors and playwrights by co-founding the Frank Silvera Writers' Workshop Foundation, Inc.
Marva Collins - She was most widely publicized in the 1981 biographical TV movie "The Marva Collins Story" starring Cicely Tyson and Morgan Freeman
Glenn Gordon Caron - He made his feature directorial debut with 1988's "Clean and Sober", starring Michael Keaton and Morgan Freeman
Derek Redmond - The advertisement highlights his 1992 injury, noting that "he and his father finished dead last, but he and his father finished", narrated by actor Morgan Freeman
Arthur C. Clarke - In the early 2000s, the actor Morgan Freeman expressed his desire to produce a movie based on "Rendezvous with Rama"
Danny DeVito - DeVito has an interest in documentaries: In 2006, he began a partnership with Morgan Freeman's company ClickStar, on which he hosts a documentary channel called Jersey Docs
Kevin Spacey - Spacey appeared in Edison, co-starring Morgan Freeman and Justin_Timberlake; Edison received a direct-to-video release on July 18, 2006.
Alexa Davalos - In 2007, she was featured in the romantic drama "Feast of Love", which starred Greg Kinnear and Morgan Freeman
Beverly Todd - Recently, she reunited with Morgan Freeman , playing the role of his wife in the 2007 film "The Bucket List"
Tony Dungy - On September 6, 2007, "The Indianapolis Star" reported that the Davie-Brown Index , an independent celebrity rating service for advertisers, places Dungy in the top 15 of the 900 actors, musicians, TV personalities, and sports celebrities it ranks for overall appeal, putting him on a level with actors such as Tom Hanks and Morgan Freeman
Terence Stamp - In 2008, he appeared in the film remake of the spy comedy "Get Smart"; another comedy about the man who says yes to everything "Yes Man", opposite Jim_Carrey; with Angelina Jolie, James McAvoy and Morgan Freeman in "Wanted"; and with Tom Cruise in "Valkyrie", based on the true story of Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg's failed attempt to assassinate Hitler
Matt Damon - Also in 2009, Damon portrayed South Africa national rugby union team captain François Pienaar in the Clint Eastwood-directed film "Invictus", which is based on the 2008 John Carlin book "Playing the Enemy: Nelson Mandela and the Game That Changed a Nation" and features Morgan Freeman as Nelson Mandela
Denzel Washington - Washington holds the record for most Oscar nominations by an actor of African descent, along with Morgan Freeman since 2009.
Invictus (film) - Interview with Carlin, BBC Radio 5, May 21, 2009 Morgan Freeman was the first actor to be cast, as Mandela
CBS Evening News - Following Cronkite's death months earlier, Morgan Freeman started doing the voice-over on January 4, 2010
B.B. King - A feature documentary about B.B. King narrated by Morgan Freeman, and directed by Jon Brewer was released on October 15, 2012
In 2013, Boston University presented him with a honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters
On August 16th, 2015 Freeman's step-granddaughter Edena Hines was fatally stabbed in New York City
Carl Hancock Rux - He has been associated with television actress Deborah Joy Winans and aspiring actress, E'Dena Hines, the adopted step-granddaughter of Academy *award winning actor Morgan Freeman, who was brutally murdered by her ex-boyfriend, in Manhattan in the summer of 2015 In 2011 Rux married his longtime partner in a private ceremony in the Tribeca loft of a close friend
In April 2018, Freeman met with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman
Mackenzie Foy - In July, it was announced that Foy would play Clara in the 2018 film "The Nutcracker and the Four Realms" with Morgan Freeman and Misty Copeland