Morgan Freeman joins Jay Leno on The Tonight Show (Courtesy The Tonight Show)

Legendary actor Morgan Freeman joined Jay Leno on The Tonight Show last night and addressed Internet rumors that have popped up over the past year claiming he has died.

Freeman explained that a fellow actor by a similar name, Al Freeman, had passed away in August, which may have caused the false rumors to start.

They also discuss a broadcaster misidentifying former NBA player Bill Russell for Freeman at the 2013 inauguration.

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