Morgan Freeman: ‘Stardom has screwed me out of character acting’

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Morgan Freeman says his stardom has left him “screwed” when it comes to being a character actor.

‘The Shawshank Redemption’ big-screen veteran, 85, said he started his acting career wanting to be a “chameleon” who could specialise in disappearing into roles and become unrecognisable, but becoming an A-lister meant he started to be hired to portray one persona.

He told the Sunday Times: “When my career started in film I wanted to be a chameleon. “I remember De Niro early on, doing very different parts. Almost unrecognisable as the same actor. “I had opportunities like that. But as you mature in…

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