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How old was Morgan Freeman in the movie The Shawshank Redemption?

Morgan Freeman was 56 in The Shawshank Redemption when he played the character 'Ellis Boyd 'Red' Redding'.

That was over 28 years ago in 1994.

Today he is 85, and has starred in 127 movies in total, 98 since The Shawshank Redemption was released.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In The Shawshank Redemption, I think Morgan Freeman looks:

Did you know?

The Shawshank Redemption scores 8.6 out of 10 on The Movie Database.

Morgan Freeman's first acting role was as 'Chris' in Blade, released in 1973 when he was 36.

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