When a performer is “discovered” late in their career and end up appearing in seemingly everything.
Origin: Morgan Freeman was 52 when he played Hoke Colburn in Driving Miss Daisy. Prior to that film Freeman had appeared in a number of TV movies, series, and fewer than a dozen feature films. Since Daisy, however, the actor has completed nearly 60 feature films.
Usage: Holy smokes! That Bryan Cranston has totally Morgan Freemaned — since “Breaking Bad” it seems like he’s in everything!
First used: Drive