The Morgan Freeman Chain of Command [Graphic]

He may be South African President Nelson Mandela in Invictus, but he hasn’t always played a top dog

With Morgan Freeman tackling yet another authoritative role with his turn as Nelson Mandela in Invictus, which was just released on DVD, he’ll add another “commanding presence” notch to his belt. Here we take a look at several decades worth of his characters and how they rank, from Glorious Creator to Glorified Cabbie.