Legendary actor memorable for his performances in Lean on Me, Million Dollar Baby, Driving Miss Daisy, and The Shawshank Redemption.
He was a mechanic in the U.S. Air Force.
He lives in Mississippi, where he owns fine dining establishments.
Married his second wife, Myrna Colley-Lee in 1984, the couple separated in 2010.
He won an Oscar for his role in The Shawshank Redemption with Tim Robbins.