Thursday 9.30pm, bio.
Morgan Freeman lived his longheld dream when he played Nelson Mandela in Clint Eastwood’s movie Invictus. Born in 1937, Freeman spent several years in the US Air Force before moving to LA and beginning a stage and screen career. Nominated for an Academy Award several times, he finally won an Oscar for his performance in Million Dollar Baby. At the American Film Industry Achievement Award he will be honoured by fellow film greats including Eastwood, Steven Spielberg and Sidney Poitier.