Morgan Freeman was born in 1937. He was born in Memphis Tennessee. His parents were Mayme Edna and Morgan Freeman.
Morgan Freeman was the star of his school's play. He was only nine years old.
Runnin' the Radio
Morgan Freeman started to speak aloud skits over the radio. He was doing this while in Nashville, Tennesee.
Freeman graduated from Broad Street High School in 1955. He turned down the chance of a drama scholarship from Jackson State University and instead persued his dream to work as a mechanic in the United States Air Force.
Where It All Began
Freeman has his first big role in a movie. His first big film was "Who Say's I Can't Ride A Rainbow". Starring in this movie opened a lot of doors for him.
Fuel to the Fire
Street Smart was another one of the big films that helped Freeman "get noticed." In the movie he plays as "Fast Black", a pimp
Glory for Glory!
Freeman began starring in many feature films. This earned him a reputation for depicting wise, fatherly characters. "Glory," is a big example of this.
Morgan Freeman was nominated for three Academy Awards.
Freeman plays the role of a prisoner in the movie The Shawshank Redemption.
What a God
Freeman played God in Evan Almighty. In my opinion, this is one of the funniest movies I've ever seen. He works with Jim Carrey. This gave Freeman the nickname Black God.
Over a BILLION
Morgan Freeman starred in The Dark Knight Rises. This film grossed over $1,004,558,444. If he's not famous for his acting talent by now, then I don't know when he will be.