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Black History: Morgan Freeman

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Morgan Freeman (born June 1, 1937) is an American actor, film director, and narrator. Freeman has received Academy Award nominations for his performances in Street SmartDriving Miss DaisyThe Shawshank Redemption and Invictus, and won the Best Supporting Actor Oscar in 2005 for Million Dollar Baby. He has also won a Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award. Freeman has appeared in many other box office hits, including UnforgivenGloryRobin Hood: Prince of Thieves,SevenDeep ImpactThe Sum of All FearsBruce AlmightyAlong Came a SpiderThe Dark Knight TrilogyMarch of the PenguinsThe Lego Movie and Lucy. He is known for his distinctively smooth, deep voice. He got his first break as part of the cast ofThe Electric Company.

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