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Morgan was born on June 1st, 1937. He has been a credited actor since the 1981 film Eyewitness.
Morgan Freeman is among a small handful of elite super star actors with global appeal. He has starred in eleven films including the 2009 biography film Invictus as the character Nelson Mandela, the 2006 action movie The Contract playing Carden and the 2005 crime release Edison cast as Ashford.
Morgan has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. He has appeared in thirty-eight films including: the 2015 action film Momentum as the character Senator, the 2014 action movie Lucy playing Professor Norman and the 2014 drama release Transcendence cast as Joseph Tagger.
Morgan Freeman has earned salaries up to $5,000,000 for his acting. His most commercially successful project to date has been the 2008 action film The Dark Knight, which brought in $535,000,000 at the box office.
Beyond acting, Morgan Freeman was the director of the 1993 movie drama Bopha!. In 2000 Morgan Freeman produced his first movie, the crime film Under Suspicion. Since then he went on to produce five movies including: Along Came a Spider (2001) and Levity (2003) among others .
Morgan is a cultural icon, having been featured on the cover of at least six magazines, captured in more than two pictorials, interviewed in over twenty publications and featured in twenty-five magazine articles.
As an actor Morgan Freeman has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on five occasions. His first Oscar was for Best Actor In A Supporting Role for his portrayal of Eddie Scrap-Iron Dupris in the 2004 film Million Dollar Baby. Morgan Freeman was also nominated for Best Actor In A Supporting Role for his role as Fast Black in the 1987 movie Street Smart , Best Actor In A Leading Role for his role as Hoke Colburn in the 1989 movie Driving Miss Daisy , Best Actor In A Leading Role for his role as Red in the 1994 movie The Shawshank Redemption and Best Actor In A Leading Role for his role as Nelson Mandela in the 2009 movie Invictus .