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is an American film actress.
The 5' 1" blonde was a model while in high school, and after becoming the first "Miss Subways
Miss Subways was a title accorded to individual New York City women between 1941 and 1976. The woman who was "Miss Subways" at any one time appeared on posters placed on New York City Subway trains, along with a brief description of her...
" of the New York City
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transit system, eventually signed a movie contract with Howard Hughes
Howard Robard Hughes, Jr. was an American business magnate, investor, aviator, engineer, film producer, director, and philanthropist. He was one of the wealthiest people in the world...
. Her contract was later sold to Paramount Pictures
Paramount Pictures Corporation is an American film production and distribution company, located at 5555 Melrose Avenue in Hollywood. Founded in 1912 and currently owned by media conglomerate Viacom, it is America's oldest existing film studio; it is also the last major film studio still...
. After 1944, she became a popular teenage movie star. As an adult, her career slowed and she appeared in mostly B-movies, though one exception was her role in the film noir
Film noir is a cinematic term used primarily to describe stylish Hollywood crime dramas, particularly those that emphasize cynical attitudes and sexual motivations. Hollywood's classic film noir period is generally regarded as extending from the early 1940s to the late 1950s...
(1952). Freeman's appearances in films ended in the 1950s but she continued to work in television.
- National Velvet
National Velvet is a 1944 drama film, in Technicolor, based on the novel by Enid Bagnold, published in 1935. It stars Mickey Rooney, Donald Crisp and a young Elizabeth Taylor....
- Together Again
Together Again is a 1944 comedy film directed by Charles Vidor. The screenplay was written by F. Hugh Herbert and Virginia Van Upp, based on story by Herbert J...
- Roughly Speaking
Roughly Speaking is a drama/comedy starring Rosalind Russell and Jack Carson. The plot involves a strong-minded mother keeping her family afloat through World War I and the Great Depression. The movie was based on the autobiography of the same name by Louise Randall Pierson.-Plot:Louise Randall...
- Junior Miss
Junior Miss is a 1945 American comedy film starring Peggy Ann Garner as a teenager who meddles in people's love lives.Junior Miss was published by Doubleday in 1941. This collection of Sally Benson's stories from The New Yorker, was adapted by Jerome Chodorov and Joseph Fields into a successful...
- Danger Signal
Danger Signal is a 1945 film noir starring Faye Emerson and Zachary Scott. It was adapted from the novel of the same name by Phyllis Bottome.-Plot:...
- Dear Ruth
Dear Ruth is a 1947 romantic comedy film starring Joan Caulfield, William Holden, Mona Freeman, and Edward Arnold. It was based on the Broadway play of the same name by Norman Krasna. A teenage girl has a soldier for a pen pal, but uses her older sister's name and photograph...
- Mother Wore Tights
Mother Wore Tights is a 1947 musical film starring Betty Grable and Dan Dailey as married vaudeville performers. This was Grable and Dailey's first film together, based on a book of the same name by Miriam Young. It was the highest grossing film of Grable's career up to that time, earning more...
- Isn't It Romantic?
Isn't It Romantic? is a 1948 film from Paramount Pictures, directed by Norman Z. McLeod and starring Veronica Lake and Billy De Wolfe. Although it takes its title from a 1932 song by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart, it is based on a novel called Gather Ye Rosebuds by Jeannette C...
- Streets of Laredo
Streets of Laredo is a 1949 western film starring William Holden, Macdonald Carey and William Bendix as three outlaws who rescue a young girl, played by Mona Freeman...
- The Heiress
The Heiress is a 1949 American drama film. It was written by Ruth and Augustus Goetz, adapted from their 1947 play of the same title that was based on the 1880 novel Washington Square by Henry James. The film was directed by William Wyler, with starring performances by Olivia de Havilland as...
- Dear Wife
Dear Wife is a 1949 comedy film starring Joan Caulfield and William Holden. It is the sequel to Dear Ruth, which was based on the Broadway play of the same name by Norman Krasna.J. D...
Branded is a 1950 western film starring Alan Ladd, Mona Freeman, Charles Bickford, and Robert Keith. It was adapted from the novel Montana Rides Again by Max Brand. A gunfighter on the run from the law is talked into posing as the long-lost son of a wealthy rancher.-Plot:Choya, a gunfighter on the...
- I Was A Shoplifter
I Was a Shoplifter is a 1950 American crime film directed by Charles Lamont. It stars Scott Brady as the police detective sergeant Jeff Andrews, who is on a case to stop a gang of shoplifters headed by Herb Claxton and Ina Perdue who are exploiting a wealthy socialite, Faye Burton , a...
- "Darling, How Could You!
Darling, How Could You! is a 1951 comedy film directed by Mitchell Leisen. It stars Joan Fontaine and John Lund.-Cast:*Joan Fontaine as Mrs. Alice Grey*John Lund as Dr. Robert Grey*Mona Freeman as Amy Grey*Peter Hansen as Dr. Steven Clark...
- Dear Brat
Dear Brat is a 1951 film directed by William A. Seiter. It stars Mona Freeman and Billy De Wolfe.-Cast:*Mona Freeman as Miriam Wilkins*Billy De Wolfe as Albert*Edward Arnold as Senator Wilkins*Lyle Bettger as Mr. Baxter*Natalie Wood as Pauline...
- Jumping Jacks
Jumping Jacks is a 1952 film starring the comedy team of Martin and Lewis. The movie was released by Paramount Pictures.-Plot:Chick Allen is a paratrooper. He invites his former partner, Hap Smith , to help out with a show that he and the other soldiers are preparing...
- Angel Face (1952)
- Battle Cry
Battle Cry is a 1955 CinemaScope film, starring Van Heflin, Aldo Ray, James Whitmore, Tab Hunter, Anne Francis, Dorothy Malone, Raymond Massey, and Mona Freeman...
- Wanted: Dead or Alive (2 episodes)
- "The Fourth Headstone" (1958)
- "Breakout" (1959)
- The Red Skelton Hour
The Red Skelton Show is an American variety show that was a television staple for two decades, from 1951 to 1971. It was second to Gunsmoke and third to The Ed Sullivan Show in the ratings during that time. Skelton, who had previously been a radio star, had appeared in several motion pictures as...
- "San Fernando's Singing Sensation" (1958)
- "Freddie Gets a Job" (1959)
Pursuit is the title of a 30 minute American television anthology drama series which aired on the CBS from 1955—1956.Among the presentations were Kiss Me Again,Stranger starring Jeffrey Hunter, and Margaret O'Brien, Epitaph For a Golden Girl starring Michael Rennie, Rip Torn, and Sally Forrest,...
(as Nina Hodges in "Calculated Risk", 1958)
- Playhouse 90
Playhouse 90 is an American television anthology series that was telecast on CBS from 1956 to 1960 for a total of 133 episodes. It originated from CBS Television City in Los Angeles, California...
- "Sizeman and Son" (1956)
- "Three Men on a Horse
Three Men on a Horse is a play by George Abbott and John Cecil Holm. The comedy focuses on a man who discovers he has a talent for choosing the winning horse in a race as long as he never places a bet himself.-Plot:...
- "The Long March" (1958)
- The DuPont Show with June Allyson
The DuPont Show with June Allyson is an American anthology drama series which aired on CBS from September 21, 1959 to April 3, 1961 with rebroadcasts continuing until June 12, 1961...
(as Sandra McAllen in "The Pledge", 1959)
Maverick is a western television series with comedic overtones created by Roy Huggins. The show ran from September 22, 1957 to July 8, 1962 on ABC and stars James Garner as Bret Maverick, a cagey, articulate cardsharp. Eight episodes into the first season, he was joined by Jack Kelly as his brother...
- "The Cats Of Paradise" (as Modesty Blaine) (1959)
- "The Cruise of the Cynthia B" (as Modesty Blaine) (1960)
- Perry Mason
Perry Mason is an American legal drama produced by Paisano Productions that ran from September 1957 to May 1966 on CBS. The title character, portrayed by Raymond Burr, is a fictional Los Angeles defense attorney who originally appeared in detective fiction by Erle Stanley Gardner...
- "The Case of the Lurid Letter" (1962)
- "The Case of the Illicit Illusion" (1964)
- "The Case of the 12th Wildcat" (1965)