Morgan Freeman To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at The Golden Globes

Morgan Freeman

AP

Veteran actor Morgan Freeman will receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement at the 69th annual Golden Globe Awards on Sunday, January 15.  The news was announced during a press conference earlier today.

The 74-year-old Freeman made his film debut in the 1964 drama”The Pawnbroker.” He went on to star in some of the most memorable films in movie history such as  “Street Smart,” “Driving Miss Daisy,” “Glory,” “The Shawshank Redemption,” and “Amistad.”

Freeman is no stranger to awards. The actor received five Golden Globe nominations, winning the best actor in a musical or comedy for “Driving Miss Daisy.”  He shares the honor with previous recipients that include Sidney Poitier, Alfred  Hitchock, and Lucille Ball.

 
 

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