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Morgan Freeman

Morgan Freeman (born June 1, 1937) 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. He has also won a Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award. Freeman has appeared in many other box office hits, including Unforgiven, Glory, Seven, Deep Impact, The Sum of All Fears, Bruce Almighty, the Dark Knight trilogy, and March of the Penguins. Morgan Freeman was born in Memphis, Tennessee, the son of Mayme Edna (née Revere), a teacher, and Morgan Porterfield Freeman, a barber who died April 27, 1961, from cirrhosis. He has three older siblings. Freeman was sent as an infant to his paternal grandmother in Charleston, Mississippi. His family moved frequently during his childhood, living in Greenwood, Mississippi; Gary, Indiana; and finally Chicago, Illinois. Freeman made his acting debut at age 9, playing the lead role in a school play. He then attended Broad Street High School, a building which serves today as Threadgill Elementary School, in Greenwood, Mississippi. At age 12, he won a statewide drama

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Morgan Freeman -- Not Dead

Morgan Freeman -- Not Dead

Reports of Morgan Freeman's demise are false -- TMZ has confirmed the actor is alive, kicking ... and definitely not dead.  And neither is Jeff Goldblum (dead, that is). So there. READ MORE >

Morgan Freeman Vs. Ted Danson: Who'd You Rather?

Morgan Freeman Vs. Ted Danson
Who'd You Rather?

Oscar-winner Morgan Freeman, 73, and Emmy-winner Ted Danson, 62, joined forces to help the Gulf of Mexico at a charity event in Mississippi on Tuesday.Question is ... READ MORE >

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McConaughey & Freeman's Bromantic Comedy

McConaughey & Freeman's Bromantic Comedy

While leaving a restaurant in Milan this weekend, Matthew McConaughey and Morgan Freeman cuddled and man-kissed on the cheek.Matt & Morgan teamed up to make this action pic. READ MORE >

- 1500 days ago
Morgan Freeman All Square with Crash Victim

Morgan Freeman All Square with Crash Victim

The beef between Morgan Freeman and the woman who sued him over a 2008 car crash is officially over. Court records show a settlement was reached between Freeman and Demaris Meyer -- the lady who… READ MORE >

- 1728 days ago
Morgan Freeman Is the New Shia LaBeouf

Morgan Freeman Is the New Shia LaBeouf

A year after flipping his car in Mississippi, Morgan Freeman rocked a therapeutic glove on his still injured hand on Tuesday.The 72-year-old is doing his best to keep up with young Hollywood. More… READ MORE >

- 1806 days ago
Morgan's "Friend" -- He Was Drinking Before Crash

Morgan's "Friend" -- He Was Drinking Before Crash

The woman who was injured in a car crash with Morgan Freeman last year claims the actor was boozing all over town before he got behind the wheel. According to a lawsuit filed today in Mississippi… READ MORE >

- 1981 days ago
Morgan Freeman's Crash Victim Will Sue, Expose

Morgan Freeman's Crash Victim Will Sue, Expose

The chick in the passenger seat during Morgan Freeman's "horrific" car crash in August has announced she's suing the actor ... but who cares about her injuries -- she's finally going to reveal if… READ MORE >

- 1981 days ago
Rev. Diddy Sends Freeman His Praise

Rev. Diddy Sends Freeman His Praise

P. Diddy isn't one to get chatty with photogs -- but he finally opened up today after we asked him about Morgan Freeman's terrible car accident.insertBCSinglePlayer(1711761758);He wasn't so open… READ MORE >

- 2186 days ago
Hospital: Freeman in "Serious" Condition

Hospital: Freeman in "Serious" Condition

A spokesperson at the Regional Medical Center in Memphis told us Morgan Freeman's condition is "serious" after he was injured in a car accident last night.The 71-year-old was in a one car accident… READ MORE >

- 2186 days ago
'Lucky Number Slevin' Premieres in NYC

'Lucky Number Slevin'
Premieres in NYC

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