At a striking six foot two inches, Morgan Freeman is one of America's most celebrated actors, whose performances on stage, television and the big screen have won the praise of audiences and critics around the world.
      As with most actors, his began his career in theatre, and it was only at the mature age of 50 did he land his first lead in the movie Street Smart. Some may remember him from the children's television show, The Electric Company.
      Ranked #31 in Empire Magazine's "Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time", Morgan is a three-time Academy AwardŽ-nominee and is also the recipient of three Obie awards, and has been nominated for a Tony Award. In addition to acting, Morgan made his directing debut with the critically acclaimed film Bopha!
      He has been married two times. He has two sons, Alphonse and Saifoulaye, and two daughters, Deena and Morgana. Between movie roles, he spends time with his family and on his boat.

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