Kathleen Freeman (February 17, 1919 – August 23, 2001) was an American film, television, voice actress, and stage actress. In a career that spanned more than fifty years, she portrayed acerbic maids, secretaries, teachers, busybodies, nurses, and battle-axe neighbors and relatives, almost invariably to comic effect.

Kathleen Freeman (February 17, 1919 – August 23, 2001) was an American film, television, voice actress, and stage actress. In a career that spanned more than fifty years, she portrayed acerbic maids, secretaries, teachers, busybodies, nurses, and battle-axe neighbors and relatives, almost invariably to comic effect.

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Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 175

Birthday 1919-02-17

Day of Death 2001-08-23

Place of Birth Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

Mayor of the Town(34 episodes)
2002 What a Glorious Feeling: The Making of 'Singin' in the Rain' as Herself
2001 Shrek as Old Woman (voice)
2000 As Told by Ginger(14 episodes) as Mrs. Gordon (voice)
2000 Ready to Rumble as Jane King
1999 Detention(13 episodes) as Miss Eugenia P. Kisskillya (voice)
1999 Grown Ups(1 episode)
1999 Batman Beyond(1 episode)
1999 Providence(1 episode)
1998 I'll Be Home for Christmas as Tom Tom Girl Gloria
1998 Becker(1 episode)
1998 The Love Boat: The Next Wave(1 episode)
1997 Cow and Chicken(1 episode)
1996 Clueless(1 episode)
1996 The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest(1 episode)
1996 Arliss(1 episode)
1995 Two Guys Talkin' About Girls as Rhondas Grandma
1994 ER(1 episode)
1994 Party of Five(1 episode)
1994 Reckless Kelly as Mrs. Delance
1994 Naked Gun 33⅓: The Final Insult as Muriel
1994 Duckman(1 episode)
1993 Dave's World(1 episode)
1993 Phenom(1 episode)
1993 Hocus Pocus as Miss Olin
1992 Renegade(1 episode) as Felipe's Mother
1992 Martin(1 episode)
1992 Melrose Place(1 episode)
1992 FernGully: The Last Rainforest as Edler (voice)
1991 Home Improvement(1 episode)
1991 Herman's Head(1 episode)
1991 Dutch as Gritzi
1990 The Willies as Miss Titmarsh
1990 Beverly Hills, 90210(1 episode)
1990 Gremlins 2: The New Batch as Microwave Marge
1989 Doogie Howser, M.D.(1 episode)
1989 Major Dad(1 episode)
1989 Tales from the Crypt(1 episode)
1989 Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers(1 episode)
1989 Coach(1 episode)
1988 Murphy Brown(1 episode)
1988 Roseanne(2 episodes)
1988 Glitz as Mrs. Magyk
1987 Teen Wolf Too as Admissions Lady
1987 DuckTales(25 episodes) as Mrs. Crackshell (voice)
1987 In the Mood as Mrs. Marver
1987 Innerspace as Dream Lady
1987 Dragnet as Enid Borden
1986 The Malibu Bikini Shop as Loraine Bender
1986 My Sister Sam(1 episode)
1986 ALF(1 episode)
1986 L.A. Law(1 episode)
1986 Matlock(2 episodes)
1986 The Hogan Family(2 episodes)
1986 The Best of Times as Rosie
1985 MacGyver(1 episode)
1985 Growing Pains(5 episodes)
1985 The Golden Girls(1 episode)
1985 Mr. Belvedere(1 episode)
1984 Hunter(1 episode)
1981 Heartbeeps as Helicopter Pilot
1981 Simon & Simon(2 episodes)
1980 The Blues Brothers as Schwester Mary Stigmata ('Die Pinguin-Tante')
1979 The Facts of Life(2 episodes)
1978 The Norseman as Old Indian woman
1977 CHiPs(1 episode)
1975 The Daughters of Joshua Cabe Return as Essie
1975 The Strongest Man in the World as Officer Hurley
1974 Police Woman(1 episode)
1974 Kolchak: The Night Stalker(1 episode)
1974 Psycho Sisters as Hilda
1973 The Sting as Kid Twist's Wife (uncredited)
1973 Kojak(1 episode)
1973 Lotsa Luck(22 episodes) as Iris Belmont
1973 Your Three Minutes Are Up as Mrs. Wilk
1972 The Sandy Duncan Show(13 episodes)
1972 Stand Up and Be Counted as Sarah
1971 Funny Face(13 episodes)
1971 Cannon(1 episode)
1971 Support Your Local Gunfighter as Mrs. Perkins
1971 Hitched as Rainbow McCloud
1970 Which Way to the Front? as Bland's Mother
1970 Myra Breckinridge as Bobby Dean Loner
1970 The Ballad of Cable Hogue as Mrs. Jensen
1969 The Good Guys and the Bad Guys as Mrs. Stone
1969 Love, American Style(1 episode)
1969 The Bill Cosby Show(1 episode)
1969 Hook, Line and Sinker as Mrs. Hardtack - Baby Sitter
1969 Death of a Gunfighter as Mary Elizabeth
1969 Support Your Local Sheriff as Mrs. Danvers
1968 The Ghost & Mrs. Muir(1 episode)
1968 Lancer(1 episode)
1968 The Mod Squad(1 episode)
1968 The Helicopter Spies as Mom
1967 The High Chaparral(1 episode)
1967 Point Blank as First Citizen
1967 Ironside(1 episode)
1966 Three on a Couch as Murphy
1966 Batman(1 episode)
1965 Marriage on the Rocks as Miss Blight
1965 I Dream of Jeannie(2 episodes)
1965 Hogan's Heroes(3 episodes)
1965 Laredo(1 episode)
1965 Please Don't Eat the Daisies(1 episode)
1965 That Funny Feeling as Woman at Phone Booth
1965 The Rounders as Agatha Moore
1964 The Disorderly Orderly as Nurse Higgins
1964 Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.(2 episodes)
1964 Daniel Boone(1 episode)
1964 The Bing Crosby Show(1 episode)
1964 Mail Order Bride as Sister Sue
1963 The Nutty Professor as Millie Lemmon
1962 The Lucy Show(2 episodes)
1962 The Beverly Hillbillies(4 episodes)
1962 Madison Avenue as Miss Thelma Haley
1962 Wild Harvest as Goldie
1961 The Errand Boy as Mrs. Helen Paramutual
1961 The Dick Van Dyke Show(2 episodes) as Mrs Campbell
1961 Ben Casey(1 episode)
1961 Bus Stop(1 episode)
1961 87th Precinct(1 episode)
1961 The Ladies Man as Katie
1961 Mister Ed(1 episode)
1960 North to Alaska as Lena Nordqvist
1960 Guestward, Ho!(1 episode)
1960 My Three Sons(1 episode)
1959 The Detectives(1 episode)
1959 Hawaiian Eye(1 episode)
1959 The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis(1 episode)
1959 Rawhide(1 episode)
1958 The Buccaneer as Tina
1958 Houseboat as Laundromat Gossip
1958 77 Sunset Strip(3 episodes)
1958 The Donna Reed Show(3 episodes)
1958 Bronco(1 episode)
1958 The Fly as Emma
1958 The Missouri Traveler as Serena Poole
1957 Kiss Them for Me as Nurse Wilinski
1957 Pawnee as Mrs. Carter
1957 The Midnight Story as Rosa Cuneo
1955 Artists and Models as Mrs. Muldoon
1955 Matinee Theater(2 episodes)
1955 The Seven Year Itch as Woman at Vegetarian Restaurant (uncredited)
1954 3 Ring Circus as Custard Pie Gag Victim
1954 December Bride(1 episode)
1954 Lassie(1 episode)
1954 The Far Country as Grits
1954 Battle of Rogue River as Sis Pringle
1953 Topper(1 episode)
1953 Letter to Loretta(4 episodes)
1953 The Affairs of Dobie Gillis as Stella Kowalski
1953 The Glass Wall as Zelda - Fat Woman
1953 She's Back on Broadway as Webber's Receptionist
1953 The Magnetic Monster as Nelly
1952 The Bad and the Beautiful as Whitfield's Assistant
1952 Mr. & Mrs. North(1 episode)
1952 Monkey Business as Mrs. Brannigan, Neighbor (uncredited)
1952 O. Henry's Full House as The Ransom of Red Chief: Mrs. Dorset
1952 Kid Monk Baroni as Maria Baroni
1952 Singin' in the Rain as Phoebe Dinsmore (uncredited)
1952 Love Is Better Than Ever as Mrs. Kahrney
1952 The Greatest Show on Earth as Spectator (uncredited)
1951 Dragnet(1 episode)
1951 Let's Make It Legal as Reporter (uncredited)
1951 Schlitz Playhouse of Stars(2 episodes)
1951 Strictly Dishonorable as Organist
1951 Cry Danger as Second Cigarette Clerk (uncredited)
1951 The Company She Keeps as Jessie - Parolee with Child (uncredited)
1950 The Second Face as Shirley
1950 Lonely Heart Bandits as Bertha Martin
1950 Once a Thief as Phoebe
1950 The Reformer and the Redhead as Lily Rayton Parker
1950 House by the River as Effie Ferguson - Party Guest
1949 The Story of Molly X as Seamstress Con
1948 Behind Locked Doors as Nurse

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