(CNN)Here is a look at the life of actor Morgan Freeman.

PersonalBirth date: June 1, 1937Birth place: Memphis, TennesseeBirth name: Morgan Porterfield Freeman Jr. Read MoreFather: Morgan Porterfield Freeman Sr., a barberMother: Mayme Edna (Revere) Freeman, a teacherMarriages: Myrna (Colley-Lee) Freeman (June 16, 1984-September 15, 2010, divorced); Jeanette Adair (Bradshaw) Freeman (October 22, 1967-November 18, 1979, divorced)Children: with Jeanette Adair Bradshaw: Deena (adopted by Freeman) and Morgana; mother’s name unavailable publicly: Saifoulaye; with Loletha Adkins: AlphonsoEducation: Studied acting at Los Angeles City College in the early 1960sMilitary service: US Air Force, 1955-1959Other FactsNominated for one Tony Award and five Academy Awards; winner of one Academy Award.Co-founder of the movie production company Revelations Entertainment.Has narrated two Academy Award winning documentaries: “The Long Way Home” and “March of the Penguins.”For six and a half years, starting in January of 2010, his voice was heard on the introduction of the CBS Evening News.Timeline1970s – Plays Count Dracula on “The Electric Company.”1990s – Starts the Rock River Foundation for education in Mississippi.2005 – Wins the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for “Million Dollar Baby,” 2004.2008 – Receives Kennedy Center Honors.2011 – Receives the American Film Institute’s 39th Lifetime Achievement Award.2012 – Receives the Cecil B. DeMille award for lifetime achievement at the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards.December 20, 2016 – Facebook CEO and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg debuts Jarvis, an AI assistant voiced by Freeman.2018 – Receives the Screen Actors Guild’s 54th Life Achievement Award.May 24, 2018 – In a CNN report, Freeman is accused of harassment and inappropriate behavior by multiple women. Freeman responds in a statement, apologizing “to anyone who felt uncomfortable or disrespected–that was never my intent.”

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