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  • On Nat Geo show, Morgan Freeman sits down for Seder

    By Eitan Arom

    2 weeks ago

    While the prophet Elijah remains conspicuously absent, one Passover Seder in Jerusalem received a more well-known guest.

    Morgan Freeman, the well-known actor and voiceover artist, attended a Seder held by Rabbi Maya Leibovitch, the first woman born in Israel to become a rabbi....

  • Morgan Freeman visits Western Wall

    October 26, 2015 | 11:12 am

    American actor Morgan Freeman visited the Western Wall.

    Freeman, who played God in the movie “Bruce Almighty,” is in Israel to film episodes of the new National Geographic series “The Story of God,” which is scheduled to air next year. Freeman is the executive producer.


  • VIDEO: Jack Black, Morgan Freeman urge Americans to support Iran deal

    July 29, 2015 | 10:15 am

    Actors Jack Black and Morgan Freeman join other big shots, including Queen Noor of Jordan, in a comedic video released Tuesday that plumps for the Iran deal.

    The celebrities urge Americans to contact their representatives in Washington to encourage them to support the agreement...

  • Highs and Lows at the Golden Globes

    By Misha Henckel

    January 16, 2012 | 1:02 pm

    The HIGHS

    Ricky Gervais, a bit tamer but delivering as expected, with a drink in one hand and expletives on his lips. He does his job, though, making sure nobody takes themselves too seriously.

    Morgan Freemen is presented the Cecil B. DeMille Award, by Sidney Poitier and Helen...

  • From ‘Bucket List’ to ‘Beaufort’

    By Danielle Berrin

    January 3, 2008 | 7:00 pm

    Quick Trip From Everest to Lebanon

    In less than 48 hours, I visited Mount Everest, on the border between Nepal and Tibet, and Beaufort Castle in southern Lebanon. The unlikely juxtaposition was the result of attending screenings of quite different films: the flashy Hollywood...

  • ‘Evan Almighty’ production designer Linda DeScenna: I built the ark

    By Jean Oppenheimer

    June 21, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Click for the 'Evan Almighty' trailer
    In an accident of timing that surely has more to do with happenstance than with divine strategy, there will be a second Noah's Ark unveiled in Los Angeles this weekend, in addition to that at the Skirball.

    "Evan Almighty," a sequel of sorts...