Mona Freeman

Born Jun 9, 1926

Mona Freeman is an American film actress. The 5' 1" blonde was a model while in high school, and after becoming the first "Miss Subways" of the New York City transit system, eventually signed a movie contract with Howard Hughes. Her contract was later sold to Paramount Pictures. 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 Angel Face (1952).… Read More

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1926 Birth Born in 1926.


1944 18 Years Old Her first film appearance was in the 1944 film Till We Meet Again. … Read More
1945 19 Years Old Freeman was born in Baltimore, Maryland and grew up in Pelham, New York. She married Pat Nerney, a car dealer, in Los Angeles in 1945. The couple had one daughter, Mona. They divorced in 1952.


1952 26 Years Old Also in 1952, she was called a "vest pocket Venus" by sculptor Yucca Salamunich because her proportions were the same as those of the Venus de Milo but three-quarter size. … Read More


1960 34 Years Old Among her appearances were seven guest roles on The United States Steel Hour from 1960–1962 and three on Perry Mason, all of them roles as Mason's client: Jane Wardman in the 1962 episode, "The Case of the Lurid Letter", Rosanne Ambrose in the 1964 episode, "The Case of the Illicit Illusion", and Ellen Payne in the 1965 episode, "The Case of the 12th Wildcat", with Perry himself portrayed as the title character by Ellen.
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Freeman was also a portrait painter and after 1961, she concentrated on painting. … Read More


2014 88 Years Old Mona Freeman died on May 23, 2014 at the age of 87 after a long illness at her Beverly Hills home.
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