Trivia Crack Answer: Morgan Freeman
About the 2004 Academy Award for Supporting Actor
Morgan Freeman won the Academy Award for Supporting Actor in the 2004 film Million Dollar Baby. Freeman was nominated against Alan Alda, Thomas Haden Church, Jamie Foxx and Clive Owen. The 2004 Academy Award is Freeman’s only Oscar. He has been nominated for four other Oscars, starting with Street Smart in 1987 and most recently in 2009 for Invictus. Freeman has also received 3 Obie (Off-Broadway) Awards, a Golden Globe, and a Screen Actor’s Guild Award. Freeman is known for playing wise and fatherly characters. He is also known for his distinct voice, even playing the character of God in The Lego Movie because of his voice. Freeman got his break on and off Broadway in shows like Driving Miss Daisy. He would go on to star in the film adaptation of Driving Miss Daisy. Freeman is one of only three African-American actors to win an Academy Award for Supporting Actor. The 2004 Academcy Awards were hosted by Chris Rock. The picture Freeman won for got a total of four Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Actress and Best Director. The only picture that won more Awards was The Aviator. Million Dollar Baby was nominated for 7 awards, The Aviator for 11 awards.