A Young Morgan Freeman Discovered in Polaroids From The 1970s

Who was Morgan Freeman before he became Morgan Freeman; the mega famous movie star renowned for The Shawshank RedemptionDeep Impact, and Bruce Almighty? A number of Polaroids taken from the 1970s show him behind-the-scenes during his six year stint as an educational sketch comedy actor on The Electric Company.

The Polaroids show Freeman in the various wigs and props he donned to portray his characters before he got his big Hollywood break playing the chauffeur Hoke in Driving Miss Daisy.

The legendary actor played characters such as Vincent the Vegetable Vampire during his run on the show. Rather befitting as it seems as though he hasn’t aged a bit!


Title image composited from images via Gargantua Photos