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American actor, film director, and narrator


Morgan Freeman Info

Birth nameMorgan Porterfield Freeman, Jr.
Date of BirthJune 1, 1937
Place of BirthMemphis, Tennessee, U.S.
OccupationsActor, director, narrator
Spouse (s)Jeanette Adair Bradshaw (1967–1979) (divorced), Myrna Colley-Lee (1984–2010) (divorced)
Years active1971–present
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 You always have friends who want to visit you on set because they think it’s exciting but it’s not really. It’s like watching paint dry. Some I used to have come but now mostly I just say, ‘Well, no. I’m afraid they don’t allow visitors. Sorry’. 
— Morgan Freeman bans his friends from visiting him at movie sets because its boring / October 08, 2010
 My only fear is confrontation. Nothing else scares me. I can’t do confrontation so I avoid it at all costs, 
— Morgan Freeman fears Confrontation / June 28, 2010
 I fly, I sail, I drive fast, I ride horses. I have no fear of the big things in life, I have no fear of being on my own, but I don’t like the idea of a fight. Some people enjoy it, I never have and never will. 
— Morgan Freeman hates Confrontation / June 28, 2010
 Charm has been my greatest gift. I learned the power of charm early on in life. As a young black man in 50s America in Mississippi you have to learn something extra special to keep yourself out of trouble. Charm beats aggression any day and it’s something you’ll use all your life. Charm is the secret ingredient and it’s more powerful than anything I know. A lot of people could benefit from working on a bit of charm. 
— Morgan Freeman on his charm / June 28, 2010
 I'm not preparing a speech because you only need a speech if you win and I don't think I'm going to win. I don't think I have a shot. If I was voting I would be voting for Jeff Bridges. 
— Morgan Freeman doubts his chances of winning an Oscar at the 2009 Oscar Awards / March 05, 2010
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