Morgan Freeman’s first claim to fame came on the soap opera Another World and PBS kids’ show The Electric Company. Morgan began playing major roles in many feature films including Driving Miss Daisy, Glory, The Shawshank Redemption, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Unforgiven, Seven and Deep Impact.
In 1997, Morgan and Lori McCreary founded Revelations Entertainment Production Company and together ‘co-head’ film distribution company ClickStar. With three previous Academy Award nominations, he finally won Best Supporting Actor for Million Dollar Baby. Morgan Freeman is widely known for his voice over narrations which include War of the Worlds and March of the Penguins. He also lends his voice to the CBS Evening News introduction.
Other noteworthy movies for which Morgan has played roles in include Bruce Almighty, Evan Almighty, Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, The Bucket List, The Maiden Heist, Long Walk to Freedom, and Invictus.
Morgan also co-owns and operates restaurant Madidi, and Ground Zero, a blues club located in Clarksdale, Mississippi. His second GroundZero opened in 2008 in Memphis, Tennessee. Morgan Freeman has formed the Grenada Relief Fund to help aid people affected by Hurricane Ivan and has since been renamed PLANIT NOW, which helps to provide resources for people living in hurricane and severe-storm afflicted areas. He has worked with organizations such as, One Earth and Mississippi Horse Park.
His honors include a Lifetime Achievement Award for his work on and off the big screen and an honorary degree of Doctor of Arts and Letters from Delta State University. Morgan Freeman is available for personal appearances, public events, and endorsements.
APPEARANCES: American Experience, American Idol, HBO First look, Inside the Actors Studio, Late Night with David Letterman, Live from Studio Five, Live with Regis and Kelly, PBS American Masters, Piers Morgan Tonight, SNL, Screen Actors Guild Awards, The Academy Awards, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Grammy Awards, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, The Rachael Ray Show, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The View, Today Show, CBS
TO WORK WITH MORGAN FREEMAN: Celebrity Speaker Morgan Freeman can be hired for endorsements and events in roles such as public speaker, autograph signings, SMT’S, and public relation campaigns.