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Birth Name: Morgan Freeman
Born: 06/01/1937
Birth Place: Memphis, Tennessee, USA

Born on June 1, 1937 in Memphis, TN, Freeman moved around with his family, making stops in Charleston, MS and Chicago, IL before finally settling in Greenwood, MS. Years spent watching countless movies - especially ones with horses and someone carrying a gun - prompted Freeman to want to be an actor. Encouraged by teachers at Greenwood High School from which he graduated in 1955, Freeman pursued acting only after attempting to become a fighter pilot in the Air Force. But since it was the mid-1950s, he encountered a military unwilling to allow blacks to fly. The only job available to him was radar mechanic. Though racism certainly discouraged Freeman from his dream, his realization that fl... Continue Bio >>


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