Son of actor Morgan Freeman, he appeared in several films that starred his father, including The Shawshank Redemption, The Bucket List, Seven, and Nurse Betty.
After graduating from Southern California's Compton High School, he briefly attended California State University as an art major.
He appeared on such television series as The West Wing, ER, JAG, and Robot Chicken.
He had three sons with his first wife, Cynthia Gifford. He later married Larcenia Letice.
He had a starring role in Ten 'til Noon, a film that was bought and distributed by Jon Voight's company, Crystal Sky.