Morgan Freeman is an American actor, film director, and narrator. Freeman has received Academy Award nominations for his performances in Street Smart, Driving Miss Daisy, The 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 Unforgiven, Glory, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Seven, Deep Impact, The Sum of All Fears, Bruce Almighty, Along Came a Spider, The Dark Knight trilogy, March of the Penguins, The Lego Movie and Lucy. He is known for his distinctively smooth, deep voice. He got his first break as part of the cast of The Electric Company.
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Hi, I am Morgan Freeman and my new movie Oblivion is in theaters and IMAX April 19th.
Ask me anything.
What is it like being the greatest man to ever live?
I wouldnt know because I am not Nelson Mandela
Movie you passed on, that wish you wouldn't have?
Role you've always wanted to play?
Huge, huge fan of yours, Azeem from Robin Hood will always outweigh everything else, even God, for me personally.
I have always wanted to play Bass Reeves, a deputy US marshal in Oklahoma in the 1870s
If you had to recommend one book what would it be?
I would recommend different books to different people. For a young person I would say Moby Dick. For a more romantic person I would recommend Great Expectations. For the very young reader I would recommend Black Beauty
Is it more fun to play as a "Good guy" or "Bad guy"?
the bad guy. The good guy is pretty boring
How amazing was it to meet Nelson Mandela and how much did you enjoy making the film Invictus?
It was amazing meeting a man of that stature and very intimidating. You dont know what you are going to say other than "I am very honored to meet you"
I enjoyed Invictus so much, everyone enjoyed it. At the last scene we just wanted to start again
What actor or actress did you really want to work with but never was able to?
Meryl Streep, but I still might
In the movie Deep Impact, you were portrayed as the President of the United States. Would you ever consider running for President or any other form of public office in real life?
absolutely and unequivocally not
What's your favorite band?
I like Steely Dan!