Freeman, Kathleen (1919–2001)

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Freeman, Kathleen (1919–2001)

American character and comedy actress. Born Feb 17, 1919, in Chicago, Illinois; died Aug 23, 2001, in New York, NY.

Made film debut in Wild Harvest (1947), followed by Bonzo Goes to College, Singin' in the Rain, Artists and Models, Houseboat, Support Your Local Sheriff!, Naked City, A Place in the Sun, The Fly, Point Blank, The Blues Brothers, Dragnet, Innerspace, Gremlins 2, Hocus Pocus and Naked Gun 33, among many others; served as the slapstick foil for Jerry Lewis in 8 of his films; appeared in the tv series "Topper" (1953–54) and "The Beverly Hillbillies" (1969–71). Nominated for Tony award for performance in the musical The Full Monty.

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