Fun Fact 2 Morgan Freeman was first married to Jeanette Adair Bradshaw
(from 1967 until 1979), he later married Myrna Colley Lee (from 1984
Fun Fact 3: Morgan has 4 children, Morgana, Alfonso, Saifoulaye and
Deena. Deena is an adopted child.
Fun Fact 4: Morgan's mother was Mayme Edna, she was a teacher. His
father was Morgan Porterfield Freeman and he was a barber. Morgan was
sent to live with his grandmother in Charleston, Mississippi.
Fun Fact 5: MorganFreeman was involved in a car accident in August 2908,
the car flipped over several times; he broke his shoulder, arm and
Fun Fact 6: Morgan Freeman served in the US Air Force between 1955 and
1959, he was an automatic tracking radar repairman.
Fun Fact 7: After serving with Air Force, Freeman worked as a clerk in
Los Angeles City College, it was during this time that he took up
dancing and acting lessons.
Fun Fact 8: Morgan Freeman has starred in many hit movies including The
Shawshank Redemption, Seven, Driving Miss Daisy, The Bucket List, Bruce
Almighty, The Lego Movie, and Evan Almighty. His achievements in acting
Fun Fact 9: At the age of 65, Morgan Freeman took his private pilot
license and passed. He also owns his own boat (which is docked in the
Caribbean), a blues club (in Mississippi) and he used to co-own a fine
Fun Fact 10: Morgan Freeman has his own production company called
Fun Fact 11: In 1968, Morgan Freeman debuted in his first Broadway show
called 'Hello Dolly'.
Fun Fact 12: Morgan Freeman has received 3 Obie Awards for his
performances in theatre productions - Coriolanus, The Gospel at Colonus
and Driving Miss Daisy. Morgan received an Academy Award for Best
Supporting actor in Million Dollar Baby.
Fun Fact 13: Morgan Freeman's first television debut was with the
Electric Company, known nowadays as Sesame Street. His debut into the
movies was in 1971 when he appeared in 'Who says I can't make a
Fun Fact 14: Morgan Freeman is known for his distinctive voice, he stars
in many films as either himself or an narrator. In 2005 he provided the
narration for War of the Worlds and March of the Penguins.
Fun Fact 15: Morgan Freeman is part of an organization known as the Rock
River Foundation, he has donated millions to the victims of hurricane
Katrina and victims of a hurricane that hit Grenada in 2004.