Morgan Freeman didn’t appear in a movie until age 34, and didn’t get a big role until he was 52, with Lean On Me, Driving Miss Daisy and Glory!
I have a list of movies below that Morgan Freeman appeared in at the age of 34 in 1989..
****Now let’s not forget that Mr. Morgan did appear on several TV Shows and TV Films but at the age of 34 is when his big movie roles started and got his big break into the movies ****
You see it doesn’t matter what age you are to start acting you just have to never give up your time will come.
That’s why I created this Casting Blog this is your first step into getting your foot in the door of the acting world!
At the age of 34, Morgan Freeman movie “Lean On Me” Release Date was March 3, 1989.
This was such an iconic movie:
In this fact-based film, a New Jersey superintendent, Dr. Frank Napier (Robert Guillaume), watches helplessly as East Side High becomes the lowest-ranked school in the state. With nowhere else to turn, Dr. Napier enlists maverick ex-teacher Joe Clark (Morgan Freeman) to take over as principal of the declining school. Unfortunately for Clark, before he can focus on improving the student body’s state exam scores, he has to somehow rid the school of its gang and narcotics problems.
Then in December 13, 1989 “Driving Miss Daisy”
Daisy Werthan (Jessica Tandy), an elderly Jewish widow living in Atlanta, is determined to maintain her independence. However, when she crashes her car, her son, Boolie (Dan Aykroyd), arranges for her to have achauffeur, an African-American driver named Hoke Colburn (Morgan Freeman). Daisy and Hoke’s relationship gets off to a rocky start, but they gradually form a close friendship over the years, one that transcends racial prejudices and social conventions.
“Gory” Was released on December 15, 1989.
Following the Battle of Antietam, Col. Robert Gould Shaw (Matthew Broderick) is offered command of the United States’ first all-African-American regiment, the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry. With junior officer Cabot Forbes (Cary Elwes), Shaw puts together a strong and proud unit, including the escaped slave Trip (Denzel Washington) and the wise gravedigger John Rawlins (Morgan Freeman). At first limited to menial manual tasks, the regiment fights to be placed in the heat of battle.
Morgan also started in one other movie ” Johnny Handsome” it was released on September 29, 1989.
A crook, given a new identity by reconstructive surgery, plots revenge against the gangsters who double-crossed him.