MORGAN FREEMAN (Colonel Curtis) recently starred with Ben
Affleck in the Tom Clancy thriller The Sum of All Fears and with Ashley
Judd in High Crimes. Yet to be released are the films Levity,
opposite Billy Bob Thornton, Bruce Almighty with Jim Carrey, The Big
Bounce with Owen Wilson and Danny the Dog, with Jet Li.
Mr. Freeman received an Academy Award nomination for Best
Actor for his work in Frank Darabont's adaptation of Stephen King's The
Shawshank Redemption, which like Dreamcatcher was made by Castle Rock
Entertainment. He received a Golden Globe Award, the Berlin Film Festival's
Silver Bear for Best Actor and an Academy Award nomination for his performance
in Driving Miss Daisy.
Earlier in his career he won the Los Angeles, New York and
National Society of Film Critics Awards and received Academy Award and Golden
Globe nominations for Best Supporting Actor for his work on Street Smart.
Mr. Freeman's recent work includes Along Came a Spider
and Nurse Betty. He played the President of the United States in Deep
Impact and abolitionist Theodore Jackson in Steven Spielberg's Amistad.
His many film credits include The Unforgiven, Kiss the Girls, Bonfire
of the Vanities, Lean on Me, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Outbreak,
Seven, Brubaker, Eyewitness, Harry & Sons, Teachers,
Marie, That Was Then, This Is Now, Clean and Sober, Johnny
Handsome, Glory and Chain Reaction.
His television credits include notably NBC's The Atlanta
Child Murders with Cicely Tyson and CBS' The Execution of Raymond
Mr. Freeman made his film-directing debut in 1993 with Bopha!
starring Danny Glover and Alfre Woodard and soon after formed Revelations
Entertainment, a production company developing entertainment product in all
existing and emerging media that "enlightens, inspires and glorifies the
Morgan Freeman became known nationally when he created the
popular character Easy Reader on the highly praised public television
show The Electric Company, but he was already well known in New York's
He won the Drama Desk Award, the Clarence Derwent Award and a
Tony Award nomination for his performance in The Mighty Gents (1978). He
won Obie Awards for Coriolanus, at the New York Shakespeare Festival; for
The Messenger in the acclaimed Brooklyn Academy of Music production of Gospel
at Colonus (1984) and for Hoke Coleburn in Alfred Uhry's Pulitzer
Prize-winning play Driving Miss Daisy (1985). His performance in Driving
Miss Daisy also won him a Dramalogue Award. Mr. Freeman last appeared on
stage in 1991 as Petruchio in the New York Shakespeare Festival's The
Taming of the Shrew with Tracey Ullman.
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