Biography

J.E. Freeman (born February 2, 1946) is an American actor, often cast in tough guy roles. His first movie appearance was in the early 80's actionner An Eye for an Eye in which he plays a tow truck driver who minces words with Chuck Norris.

He is especially known for his menacing characters roles : the evil gangster Marcelles Santos in David Lynch's Wild at Heart, the terrifying Eddie Dane, ferocious gay hitman from Miller's Crossing, and the infamous scientist Mason Wren in Alien Resurrection. Other notable apparitions in : Ruthless People, Patriot Games, Copycat and Go.

He is openly gay. In 2009, he published a letter to the editor on sfgate.com, detailing his reminiscences of the 1969 Stonewall riots.

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J.E. Freeman (born February 2, 1946) is an American actor, often cast in tough guy roles. His first movie appearance was in the early 80's actionner An Eye for an Eye in which he plays a tow truck driver who minces words with Chuck Norris.

He is especially known for his menacing characters roles : the evil gangster Marcelles Santos in David Lynch's Wild at Heart, the terrifying Eddie Dane, ferocious gay hitman from Miller's Crossing, and the infamous scientist Mason Wren in Alien Resurrection. Other notable apparitions in : Ruthless People, Patriot Games, Copycat and Go.

He is openly gay. In 2009, he published a letter to the editor on sfgate.com, detailing his reminiscences of the 1969 Stonewall riots.

Description above from the Wikipedia article J. E. Freeman, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 25

Birthday 1946-02-02

Day of Death 2014-08-09

Place of Birth Brooklyn - New York - USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2004 Tremors 4: The Legend Begins as Old Fred
2003 Mystery Woman as Ian Philby
2001 Along for the Ride as Jake Cowens
2001 Suspended Animation as Philip Boulette
1998 Fool's Gold as George
1997 The Man Who Knew Too Little as CIA Man
1997 Alien Resurrection as Dr. Mason Wren
1997 Dream with the Fishes as Joe
1995 Copycat as Lt. Quinn
1994 There Goes My Baby as George
1994 It Could Happen to You as Sal Bontempo
1993 Casualties of Love: The Long Island Lolita Story as Det. Marty Algar
1992 Highlander: The Series (1 episode) as Joe Scanlon
1992 Patriot Games as Marty Cantor
1992 The Fifth Corner (6 episodes) as Boone
1992 Till Death Us Do Part as Det. Robert Guy
1991 The Doctor as Ralph
1990 Miller's Crossing as Eddie Dane
1990 Wild at Heart as Marcelles Santos
1986 Fresno (4 episodes) as 1st Henchman
1986 Ruthless People as Bedroom Killer
1986 Hard Traveling as Ed Sloan
1985 Chase as Dixon
1983 Twice Upon a Time as Rusher of Din - Pool Player
1981 An Eye for an Eye as Tow Truck Dude

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