It has been confirmed that Morgan Freeman will be awarded the SAG award for his lifetime dedicated to acting. The Screen Actors Guild awards the SAG to various artists for their contributions to acting and decided that Morgan Freeman was the perfect actor to put forward for the award. The guild will be presenting Freeman with a Life Achievement Honor on the New Year in 2018.

The Screen Actors Guild has made the announcement

According to First Post, the Screen Actors Guild has recently revealed that they are going to be awarding Morgan Freeman with Life Achievement Honor for acting.

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The Guild has confirmed that they will be presenting Freeman with the award on January 21, 2018, at their 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards.

The president of the Guild, Gabriella Carteris has come forward with a statement about their reasons for award Freeman this honor.

She claims that she is thrilled to be awarding Morgan Freeman with this award and has stated that while some performers wait for their perfect roles, Freeman has made the best of every opportunity he has received.

The president went on to say that, they are celebrating the life that Morgan Freeman has brought to every single one of his movie roles and has claimed that Freeman brings a perfection to his roles. She stated that the actor is innovative, fearless and is completely unbound by the expectations of an actor.

The actor has received many awards over the span of his career

According to E! News, Morgan Freeman has been awarded several different awards over his lifetime for his acting work. Morgan Freeman won a Golden Globe back in 1990 for his role in the motion picture "Driving Miss Daisy." The actor also won an Oscar in 2005 for his performance in "Million Dollar Baby" for best-supporting actor.

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The actor has over 100 film credits in his time as an actor and has proven his extreme dedication to his craft. His achievement spread over many decades and he has become one of the world most famous and renowned actors of his time. According to First Post, the SAG award has to be passed through a committee who discuss whether the individual deserves the award. In this case, there was no doubt that Freeman was a viable contender for the award.

The SAG award is an extremely prestigious honor for an actor to receive. Other actors who have received the award include Lily Tomlin, Carol Burnett, Debbie Reynolds and Dick Van Dyke. The guild is delighted that Morgan Freeman will be joining their ranks.

Morgan Freeman has not made a comment about the fact that he is due to receive a SAG award and fans are eagerly awaiting to hear from the actor.