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Joan Freeman

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Joan Freeman (born January 8, 1942) is an American actress. Freeman was a child actor, having appeared in her first film in 1949 at the age of seven. In 1961-1962, she was a regular cast member, the young waitress Elma Gahrigner, in the ABC TV series Bus Stop with co-stars Marilyn Maxwell and Buddy Ebsen. In this early segment of her career Miss Freeman played the part of Marilyn Hayes in the doom and gloom classic film of 1962 called Panic in Year Zero! alongside veteran film stars Ray Milland, Jean Hagen, and singer teenage heart-throb Frankie Avalon. Avalon and she were rumored to have been an item during filming but that was never confirmed or denied. Freeman appeared as tourist guide Amelia Carter in The Three Stooges Go Around the World in a Daze. However, she is best known for her roles in two musical films. In 1964 she was the love interest of Elvis Presley in Roustabout and in 1967 with Roy Orbison in The Fastest Guitar Alive. Also in 1967, she appeared as the love interest opposite Don Knotts in the Cold War space-race comedy The Reluctant Astronaut. In 1977, she costarred as Barbara Robinson in the 13-episode CBS series Code R about the emergency services, fire, police, and ocean rescue, in the California Channel Islands. Tom Simcox played her husband, police chief Walt Robinson. Other co-stars were James Houghton and Martin Kove. The program was seen as an imitation of NBC's long-running Emergency!. Freeman also made a number of guest appearances on different television shows from the 1950s through the 1980s. She appeared on the popular series The Virginian four times. Her last motion picture performance came as "Mrs. Jarvis" in the 1984 horror film, Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter. Description above from the Wikipedia article Joan Freeman, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​


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Born:
Jan 8, 1942 In Council Bluffs, Iowa U.S.
Movie/TV Credits:
34
First Appeared:
In the series Lux Video Theatre 1950-10-02
Latest Project:
Movie Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday the 13th 2013-09-13
Known For
Poster of The Devil's Children
Poster of Laramie
Poster of Father Knows Best
Poster of Pistol Harvest
Filmography
Movie Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday the 13th Herself - 'Mrs. Jarvis' 2013-09-13
Series The Commish Unknown 1991-09-28
Movie Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter Mrs. Jarvis 1984-04-13
Series Code R 1977-01-21
Series Switch Unknown 1975-09-09
Series To Rome with Love Unknown 1969-09-28
Series Land of the Giants Unknown 1968-09-22
Movie The Fastest Guitar Alive Sue Chesnut 1967-09-01
Movie The Reluctant Astronaut Ellie Jackson 1967-09-05
Series Family Affair Unknown 1966-09-12
Series Mister Roberts Unknown 1965-09-17
Movie The Rounders Meg Moore 1965-01-08
Series The Loner Unknown 1965-09-18
Series The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Unknown 1964-09-22
Movie Roustabout Cathy Lean 1964-11-11
Series The Dakotas Unknown 1963-01-07
Movie The Three Stooges Go Around the World in a Daze Amelia Carter 1963-08-21
Series The Greatest Show on Earth Unknown 1963-09-17
Series The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters 1963-09-29
Movie Tower of London Lady Margaret 1962-10-24
Movie Panic in Year Zero! Marilyn Hayes 1962-07-05
Movie The Devil's Children 1962-12-05
Series Dr. Kildare Unknown 1961-09-27
Series Bus Stop 1961-10-01
Series Insight Unknown 1960-10-02
Series Laramie Unknown 1959-09-15
Series Hawaiian Eye Unknown 1959-10-07
Series Perry Mason Unknown 1957-09-21
Series The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp Unknown 1955-09-06
Series Gunsmoke Unknown 1955-09-10
Series Lassie Unknown 1954-09-12
Series Father Knows Best Unknown 1954-10-03
Movie Pistol Harvest Felice as a Child 1951-08-30
Series Lux Video Theatre Unknown 1950-10-02
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