FULL NAME: Morgan Porterfield Freeman Jr.
BIRTHDAY: 1 June 1937
BIRTHPLACE: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
BIRTH SIGN: Gemini
FIRST MOVIE: Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
BEST MOVIE: Million Dollar Baby (2004)
Morgan Freeman is a versatile person known for being a strong presence on television and movies, whether they are his own or someone else’s. He is an award-winning movie director, actor, and narrator.
He is especially well known for his uniquely deep yet calm voice and has appeared in many different film genres playing characters from various backgrounds. He has received numerous accolades, including a Golden Globe Award, an Academy Award, and an Emmy Award for his work. He also has two other films set to hit theaters this year, “Million Dollar Baby”The Shawshank Redemption.” Both of these films are extremely popular, which could prove to be a blessing or a hindrance to Freeman.
Another popular movie genre that Morgan Freeman has made a name for himself in is documentaries. These documentaries cover a wide range of subjects, ranging from politics to social issues. It would be no surprise to see Morgan Freeman in one of these documentaries in the future. Some of his past work includes “The Informant!” documentary, “Secrets of Alcatraz,” and “Frontline.” All of these documentaries have been very popular and will provide viewers with insight into their subject matter.
When people think about the film industry, many will think about Hollywood, located in Los Angeles. Other parts of the country are equally as exciting and profitable, such as Atlanta and New Orleans. Both places have been known to produce talented young actors and actresses. In fact, many actors from Atlanta and New Orleans have appeared on television shows such as “The Sopranos” ER.”
There is still more to the film industry than just Hollywood. For example, New York City produces many independent films, both independent financed, that can be found in many theaters worldwide. If you live anywhere in New York City, you should definitely take the time to see some of the independent films set there. Well-known directors have produced a number of them.
Morgan Freeman has proven to be a versatile individual in the film industry, whether acting, directing, documentary, or producing. As a result, he is, no doubt, a big star in the entertainment business. He has made himself some big in his career and is now a household name in the world of film.
Best Movies of Morgan Freeman:
- Million Dollar Baby (2004)
- The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
- Unforgiven (1992)
- Seven (1995)
- Glory (1989)
- Batman Begins (2005)
- Street Smart (1987)
- Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
- Invictus (2009)
- Robin Hood: Prince Of Thieves (1991)