Loletha Adkins: Everything About Alfonso Freeman’s Mother

Loletha Adkins

Loletha Adkins is the mother of American actor Alfonso Freeman, who is known for his appearance in several films and TV series. Loletha is famous for being the mother of Alfonso Freeman. Her son Alfonso’s father is award-winning American actor and producer Morgan Freeman. Morgan is regarded as one of the greatest actors of his generation. He is an acting icon. He is the recipient of accolades including an Academy Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and a Golden Globe Award.

Loletha Adkins: Bio Summary

NameLoletha Adkins
Date of birth November 7, 1936
Famous asAlfonso Freeman’s Mother, Morgan Freeman’s ex-girlfriend
Ex-boyfriend Morgan Freeman
Children Alfonso Freeman
Grandchildren Alphonso Freeman II, Joshua Freeman, Donovan Freeman

Who Is Alfonso Freeman’s Mother, Loletha Adkins?

Loletha Adkins was born on November 7, 1936. She is a private person so many details about her early life, parents, siblings and other relatives’ identity, educational background and qualification, and other vital information are unavailable. She was involved in a romantic relationship with Morgan Freeman.

Loletha Adkins’ ex-boyfriend Morgan Freeman is one of the most popular American movie stars, a popular narrator as well as a producer and a director. She and Morgan are the parents of Alfonso Freeman. Morgan Freeman had an extramarital affair with Loletha however, due to unknown reasons, Loletha and Morgan got separated.

Thanks to Loletha Adkins’ son Alfonso Freeman, she is the grandmother of Alphonso Freeman II, Joshua Freeman, and Donovan Freeman.

Loletha Adkins’s Son Alfonso Freeman

Loletha Adkins is a proud mother of her son Alfonso Freeman from her relationship with American actor Morgan Freeman. Her son was born in Los Angeles, California, USA on September 13, 1959, but grew up in Compton, California. He is of American nationality and African-American ethnicity.

Loletha’s son enrolled in Marion Anderson Elementary School, Ralph J. Bunche, Benjamin O. Davis Jr. High Schools, and then Compton High School from which he matriculated in 1977. He went to California State University, Long Beach, which was often referred to as CSULB or The Beach. There he studied as an art major.

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The son of Loletha is an actor who made his debut on-camera acting engagement in 1994 when he briefly appeared with his father in the iconic drama film “The Shawshank Redemption”.

He made a brief appearance in the 1995 Oscar-nominated crime drama movie “Se7en”, with Morgan Freeman and Brad Pitt in the leading roles. He also starred in the independent drama movie “Burn” and in 1999 he made his small screen debut in an episode of the “L.A. Heat” action-comedy series.

He gave his voice to several characters in the animated TV comedy series “Robot Chicken“. He worked in films including roles in movies such as “Life of a King” (2013), “The Miracle Man” (2014), and “Shattered” (2017), and TV series including “Shooters Stance”, “Decker” and more recently “Social Girl”.

Loletha’s son got married in 1982 to Cynthia Gafford but they divorced in 1989. They had children namely Joshua Caleb, Donovan Lee, and Alfonso Rene II. Alfonso married Larcenia Letice in August 1994. They are enjoying a blissful married life.

Ruth Kai Botchway

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