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Morgan Freeman

Oscar nomination

2 Feb, 2010

Freeman is nominated for Best Actor at the 82nd Academy Awards for portraying Nelson Mandela in Invictus.

I’d like to thank the Academy for this honor. I’m especially grateful to Clint Eastwood, Invictus producer Lori McCreary, and the entire cast and crew of Invictus. Most importantly, thank you to Nelson Mandela for his encouragement, his blessing and his friendship — without which, this film would not have been possible.

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