June 1, 1937
86 years old
6 ft 2 in | 188 cm
97 kg | 214 lbs
46 in | 117 cm
11 US | 45 EU
39 in | 99 cm
Morgan Freeman was born in Memphis, Tennessee, United States, on June 1, 1937, is an American actor.
Young Morgan Freeman first started performing in school theatrical productions, at the age of nine.
He began his professional acting career as a member of Opera Ring musical theater group in San Francisco, in production of "The Royal Hunt of the Sun" (1964).
He landed his Broadway debut in all-African American version of "Hello, Dolly!" in 1968.
He made his big screen debut in drama movie The Pawnbroker (1964) in uncredited role as Man on Street.
He got his first credited role as Afro in family drama movie Who Says I Can't Ride a Rainbow! (1971).
He made his television debut in PBS educational children's series The Electric Company (1971–1977) in various characters, his most famous character was Easy Reader.
Freeman's breakthrough performance came as Leo Smalls, Jr. / Fast Black in drama crime film Street Smart (1987).
He made his directorial debut with drama film Bopha! (1993).
How tall is Morgan Freeman and what is his weight? Morgan Freeman's height is 6' 2" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 188 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, his weight is 214 іn pоunds or 97 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.
Morgan Freeman is 86 years old.
Morgan Freeman net worth is around 250 million dollars.
He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture for his role as Leo Smalls, Jr. / Fast Black in drama crime film Street Smart (1987).
He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor and won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for his performance as Hoke Colburn in comedy drama film Driving Miss Daisy (1989).
He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama for his role as Ellis Boyd "Red" Redding in drama movie The Shawshank Redemption (1994).
He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama also won the Black Reel Award for Best Actor for his role as Nelson Mandela in biographical sports drama film Invictus (2009).
He won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture for his performance as Eddie "Scrap-Iron" Dupris in sports drama movie Million Dollar Baby (2004).
He portrayed Lucius Fox in The Dark Knight Trilogy:
Batman Begins (2005)
The Dark Knight (2008)
The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
He played President Allan Trumbull in action thriller films:
Olympus Has Fallen (2013)
London Has Fallen (2016)
Angel Has Fallen (2019)
He was nominated for the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actor - Suspense for his role as Alex Cross in neo-noir psychological thriller movie Kiss the Girls (1997).
He was nominated for the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actor - Sci-Fi for his role as President Beck in science-fiction disaster film Deep Impact (1998).
He was nominated for the Black Reel Award for Film: Best Supporting Actor for his role as God in fantasy comedy movie Bruce Almighty (2003).
He played Thaddeus Bradley in heist drama films Now You See Me (2013) and Now You See Me 2 (2016).
He was nominated for the BTVA Feature Film Voice Acting Award for Best Male Vocal Performance in a Feature Film in a Supporting Role for his voice role as Vitruvius in animated adventure comedy film The Lego Movie (2014).
He won the Empire Award for Best Actor and was nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Actor for his role as Detective Lieutenant William Somerset in neo-noir crime thriller movie Seven (1995).
He was nominated for the Golden Satellite Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role, Comedy or Musical for his role as Charlie in satirical black comedy crime drama film Nurse Betty (2000).
Johnny Handsome (1989) crime drama as Lt. Drones
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991) romantic action adventure as Azeem Edin Bashir Al Bakir
Unforgiven (1992) Western as Ned Logan
Amistad (1997) historical drama as Theodore Joadson
The Bucket List (2007) comedy drama as Carter Chambers
Gone Baby Gone (2007) neo-noir mystery drama as Jack Doyle
Oblivion (2013) post-apocalyptic science fiction as Beech
Transcendence (2014) science fiction thriller as Joseph Tagger
Lucy (2014) science fiction thriller as Professor Norman
Glory (1989) drama war as John Rawlins
Lucky Number Slevin (2006) crime thriller as The Boss
Red (2010) action comedy as Joe Matheson
Wanted (2008) action thriller as Sloan
Just Getting Started (2017) action comedy as Duke Diver
The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018) fantasy adventure as Drosselmeyer
The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard (2021) action comedy as Michael Bryce Sr./Senior
Coming 2 America (2021) as Himself
A Good Person (2023) drama as Daniel
Ryan's Hope (1981) ABC soap opera as Cicero Murphy
Another World (1983) NBC soap opera as Dr. Roy Bingham
He played Ben Shelter in CBS miniseries The Atlanta Child Murders (1985).
He had recurring role as Chief Justice Frawley in CBS political drama television series Madam Secretary (2015-2017).
Solos (2021) Amazon Prime Video anthology drama miniseries as Stuart
He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for his role as Himself in Netflix comedy drama series The Kominsky Method (2021).
Graduated from Broad Street High School in Greenwood, Mississippi (1955).
He trained acting at the Pasadena Playhouse and dancing lessons in San Francisco in 1960s.
Studied at LACC Theater Academy in Los Angeles.
He won a statewide drama competition and performed in a radio show in Nashville, Tennessee, at the age of 12.
He was honored with an honorary degree of Doctor of Arts and Letters by the Delta State University in Cleveland (2006) and with the Doctor of Humane Letters honorary degree by the Boston University (2013).
Has three older siblings.
Has Songhai and Tuareg people of Niger ancestry.
Served as an Automatic Tracking Radar Repairman in the United States Air Force (1955-1959).
He was nominated for a Tony Award for his performance as Zeke in a play "The Mighty Gents" (1978), at Ambassador Theatre.
He received the Cecil B. DeMille Award in 2012.
He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard in 2003.
He received the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award in 2018.
Has his own production company " Revelation Entertainment".
He voiced Lucius Fox in video game Batman Begins (2005).
He received the AFI Life Achievement Award in 2011.
He owns Ground Zero, a blues club in Clarksdale, Mississippi and Madidi a restaurant in Clarksdale, Mississippi.
Lives in Charleston, Mississippi and New York City, New York.
Lives in Charleston, Mississippi and New York City, New York.
He was married to:
Myrna Colley-Lee (1984-2010)
Jeanette Adair Bradshaw (1967-1979)