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Morgan Freeman Morgan Freeman is the multi talented American actor with the deep and authoritative voice that has become a trademark of his leading him to be ranked in the top ten biggest box office stars of all time. His journey has seen him nominated for an academy award on 5 occasions while actually winning an oscar only once for his performance in 2005 as the Best Supporting Actor in Million Dollar Baby (2004). His distinctive voice has earned him roles as a narrator in a number of documentaries including the highly rated National Geographic Channels The Story of God with Morgan Freeman. While on the subject of celestial creators he even played God himself in the 2007 movie Evan Almighty. In the 1960's he mostly played bit roles in movies and started his theatre career while in the 1970's Television was Freemans medium of choice showcasing his acting talents on the kids TV show The Electric Company between 1971 and 1977. The 1980's was the time when he finally broke into Hollywood and once he got started he has never looked back and has been involved in more than 80 movies. Great actors are looked up to as role models giving a greater meaning to anything they say and are usually good for a one liner, so here is my compilation of 15 of the best Morgan Freeman quotes
  • Mini Bio
  • Name: Morgan Freeman
  • Born: 1st June 1937, Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
  • Alma mater: Los Angeles City College
  • Occupation: Actor and producer
  • Production company: In 1996 he set up his own production company Revelations Entertainment, his partner is Lori McCreary
  • Influenced by: Gary Cooper was the screen icon that inspired him to become an actor
  • Favourite movies: Stated that his three favourite movies are King Kong (1933), High Noon (1952), Moulin Rouge (1952)
  • Books to movies: Freeman starred in two movies based on Stephen King books: The Shawshank Redemption (1994) and Dreamcatcher (2003)
  • Hobbies: Sailing, golf and beekeeping
  • Broadway: He made his debut on Broadway in 1968 in the all African American version of Hello Dolly
  • Trivia: Freeman's first ever movie appearance was that of an extra in the 1964 movie The Pawnbroker

"The best way to guarantee a loss is to quit"

Morgan Freeman

"The highest power is the human mind. That's where God came from and my belief in God is my belief in myself"

Morgan Freeman

"If you're an actor, you're an actor. Doing it is not the hard part. The hard part is getting to do it"

Morgan Freeman

"I hate the word homophobia. It's not a phobia. You are not scared. You are an asshole"

Morgan Freeman

"Never let pride be your guiding principle. Let your accomplishments speak for you"

Morgan Freeman

"I once heard a wise man say there are no perfect men. Only perfect intentions"

Morgan Freeman

"Ridiculous, I don't want a Black History Month. Black history is American history"

Morgan Freeman

"How do we change the world? One random act of kindness at a time"

Morgan Freeman

"Don't be afraid of what you want. This is your time. The barriers are down"

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"I think more people have seen Shawshank than have seen anything else bar Casablanca. Me, I just take the compliment"

Morgan Freeman

"If you want to see a miracle, be the miracle"

Morgan Freeman

"Challenge yourself; It’s the only path which leads to growth"

Morgan Freeman

"Forgiveness liberates the soul, it removes fear"

Morgan Freeman

"Get busy living or get busy dying"

Morgan Freeman

"I gravitate towards gravitas"

Morgan Freeman





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