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Morgan Porterfield Freeman, Jr. born June 1, 1937 is an American actor, film director, and narrator. He is noted for his reserved demeanor and authoritative speaking voice. Freeman has received Academy Award nominations for his performances in Street Smart, Driving Miss Daisy, The Shawshank Redemption and Invictus and won in 2005 for Million Dollar Baby.
In addition to his awards he won a Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award. Morgan Freeman has appeared in countless movies over the years, some box office slam dunks including narrating March of the Penguins to The Dark Knight.
Morgan Freeman is one of our most beloved actors. Tonight the American Film Institute honored him with a Life Achievement Award at a ceremony. The 39th AFI Life Achievement Award Ceremony will be televised on TV Land Network.
It’s a live event which highlights the life of this time-honored actor; the AFI Life Achievement Award has always been the highest honor for a career in film. AFI honors Morgan Freeman tonight for his amazing assortment of work.
Freeman’s colleagues great names as Clint Eastwood, Helen Mirren, Sidney Poitier, Mike Nichols, Matthew Broderick and Rita Moreno who all admired the long career of an icon. Sharing accounts of dedication and showing tributes of Morgan Freeman’s efforts and reflection of his service in the entertainment industry.
A tribute of movie clips of his past performances including clips from Shawshank, and Driving Miss Daisy, Unforgiven, Million Dollar Baby, Seven, and Glory etc.