Morgan Freeman was born in Memphis, Tennessee, on June 1, 1937. He is the son of Mamie Edna, a teacher, and Morgan Porterfield Freeman, a barber who died of cirrhosis in 1961. He is the youngest of three siblings. Some of his ancestors were Songhai and Tuareg people from Niger, according to DNA analysis. Some of Freeman’s great-great-grandparents were slaves who crossed the Mississippi River from North Carolina.
In 2002, Freeman co-starred in the spy thriller The Sum of All Fears with Ben Affleck. It is based on Tom Clancy’s 1991 novel of the same name, which is about an Austrian Neo-Nazi plot to start a nuclear war between the US and Russia in order to establish a fascist superstate in Europe. The film received mixed reviews but was a commercial success, grossing $193.9 million worldwide. Next, High Crimes (2002), a legal thriller based on Joseph Finder’s 1998 novel of the same name, starred Freeman, Ashley Judd, and Jim Caviezel. The plot revolves around lawyer Claire (Judd), whose husband (Caviezel) is arrested and charged with murdering villagers while serving in the Marines. Despite their dissatisfaction with the story, critics praised Freeman and Judd for their chemistry and performances.
Was Morgan Freeman’s son in Shawshank Redemption?
Alfonso made his film debut in the mid-1990s, joining the casts of several films starring his father, including The Shawshank Redemption (1994), Se7en (1995), Nurse Betty (2000), and The Bucket List (2007).
What movies did Alfonso Freeman play in?
Alfonso appeared in the film ”The Shawshank Redemption”.