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Did you know that Morgan Freeman has a distinctive voice and he has narrated many movie characters? Did you know that he has starred in many hit movies over the years? Find out lots of interesting facts and info about this fabulous male actor below.

Fun Fact 1 Morgan Freeman was born on the 1st June 1937; his star sign is a Gemini. He was born in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. He is a famous American actor, narrator and film director.

Fun Fact 2 Morgan Freeman was first married to Jeanette Adair Bradshaw (from 1967 until 1979), he later married Myrna Colley Lee (from 1984 until 2010)

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 elbow.

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 are outstanding.

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 dining restaurant.

Fun Fact 10: Morgan Freeman has his own production company called Revelation Entertainment.

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 rainbow'.

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.

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