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Mona Freeman (1926–2014)

A professional model while still in high school, Mona Freeman was signed to a movie contract by Howard Hughes, who then proceeded to sell her contract to Paramount. Starting out in typical juvenile parts, she developed into a very competent actress. As she worked her way out of the teenage ingénue role, however, she found that she had less success ... See full bio »

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The Heiress
The Heiress Marian Almond
Angel Face
Angel Face Mary Wilton
Battle Cry
Battle Cry Kathy - later Mrs. Danny Forrester
Mother Wore Tights


Hide Hide Show Show Actress (67 credits)
 1972 Welcome Home, Johnny Bristol (TV Movie)
Mrs. Bristol
 1966 Branded (TV Series)
Dora Kendall
- McCord's Way (1966) ... Dora Kendall
 1962-1965 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Ellen Payne / Rosanne Ambrose / Jane Wardman
- The Case of the 12th Wildcat (1965) ... Ellen Payne
- The Case of the Illicit Illusion (1964) ... Rosanne Ambrose
- The Case of the Lurid Letter (1962) ... Jane Wardman
 1960-1962 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Lucy Chalmers / Lily / Loretta Palmer
- The Bitter Sex (1961) ... Lily
- The Girl Who Knew Too Much (1960) ... Loretta Palmer
 1961 The Tall Man (TV Series)
Amy Dodds
- Petticoat Crusade (1961) ... Amy Dodds
 1961 Checkmate (TV Series)
Felicia Royden
- Don't Believe a Word She Says (1961) ... Felicia Royden
 1960 Michael Shayne (TV Series)
Christine Hudson
- Blood on Biscayne Bay (1960) ... Christine Hudson
 1960 Thriller (TV Series)
Sylvia Walsh
- The Mark of the Hand (1960) ... Sylvia Walsh
 1960 The Chevy Mystery Show (TV Series)
Avery Dow
- Fear Is the Parent (1960) ... Avery Dow
 1960 Johnny Ringo (TV Series)
Marilyn Barber
- Mrs. Ringo (1960) ... Marilyn Barber
 1960 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Margaret Stoneham
- Millionaire Margaret Stoneham (1960) ... Margaret Stoneham
 1959-1960 Maverick (TV Series)
Modesty Blaine
- Cruise of the Cynthia B. (1960) ... Modesty Blaine
- The Cats of Paradise (1959) ... Modesty Blaine
 1959 Riverboat (TV Series)
Louise Rutherford
- The Boy from Pittsburgh (1959) ... Louise Rutherford
 1959 The DuPont Show with June Allyson (TV Series)
Sandra McAllen
- The Pledge (1959) ... Sandra McAllen
 1958-1959 Wanted: Dead or Alive (TV Series)
Margaret Dunn / Jackie Harris
- Breakout (1959) ... Margaret Dunn
- The Fourth Headstone (1958) ... Jackie Harris
 1958-1959 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Kathy / Guest
- Freddie Gets a Job (1959) ... Kathy
 1958 Pursuit (TV Series)
Nina Hodges
- Calculated Risk (1958) ... Nina Hodges
 1956-1958 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Betsy / Audrey Trowbridge / Marie Sizeman
- The Long March (1958) ... Betsy
- Three Men on a Horse (1957) ... Audrey Trowbridge
- Sizeman and Son (1956) ... Marie Sizeman
 1958 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Betty Britton
- The Monty Britton Story (1958) ... Betty Britton
 1955-1958 Climax! (TV Series)
Cynthia Crane / Sylvia Marshall / Helen / ...
- The Disappearance of Daphne (1958) ... Cynthia Crane
- Murder Is a Witch (1957) ... Sylvia Marshall
- The Fog (1956) ... Helen
- Phone Call for Matthew Quade (1956) ... Polly
 1958 The World Was His Jury
Robin Carson
 1957 Dragoon Wells Massacre
Ann Bradley
 1957 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
- The Prizewinner (1957)
 1955-1957 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Susan / Debby Hood
- Sometimes You Break Even (1957) ... Susan
- The Direct Approach (1955) ... Debby Hood
 1957 Studio 57 (TV Series)
Annette Holman
- The Alibi (1957) ... Annette Holman
 1957 The O. Henry Playhouse (TV Series)
- Man About Town (1957)
 1956 The 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series)
Helen Archer
- Men Against Speed (1956) ... Helen Archer
 1955-1956 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Ellen Stafford / Nancy Dawes
- The Marriage Plan (1956) ... Ellen Stafford
- Appointment with Destiny (1955) ... Nancy Dawes
 1956 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series)
Sandy Neal
 1956 Huk!
Cindy Rogers
 1956 Hold Back the Night
Anne Franklin McKenzie
 1956 Front Row Center (TV Series)
- The Ainsley Case (1956) ... Zelda
 1955 The Way Out
Terry Moffat Carradine
 1955 Damon Runyon Theater (TV Series)
- Big Shoulders (1955)
 1955 The Road to Denver
Elizabeth Sutton
 1955 Shadow of Fear
April Haddon
 1955 Battle Cry
Kathy - later Mrs. Danny Forrester
 1953 Angel Face
Mary Wilton
 1952 Thunderbirds
Lt. Ellen Henderson
 1952 Chevron Theatre (TV Series)
- Meet the Little Woman (1952) ... Woman
 1952 Flesh and Fury
Ann Hollis
 1952 The Greatest Show on Earth
Spectator (uncredited)
 1951 The Lady from Texas
Bonnie Lee
 1950 Copper Canyon
Caroline Desmond
 1950 I Was a Shoplifter
Faye Burton
 1949 Streets of Laredo
Rannie Carter
 1948 Isn't It Romantic?
Susie Cameron
 1947 Mother Wore Tights
 1946 That Brennan Girl
Ziggy Brennan
 1946 Our Hearts Were Growing Up
Girl (uncredited)
 1945 Junior Miss
Lois Graves
 1945 Roughly Speaking
Barbara, ages 15-20
 1944 Together Again
Diana Crandall
 1944 Here Come the Waves
Fainting Girl (uncredited)
 1944 National Velvet
Schoolgirl (uncredited)
 1944 Till We Meet Again
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(1/28/52) Radio: Appeared (as "Ruth Lavery") in a "Lux Radio Theatre" broadcast of "Branded". See more »

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5' 3" (1.6 m)

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Personal Quote:

You have to forget all that silly nonsense you were taught in pictures. I mean about the importance of the star, the glamour stuff and all that. On a live TV show, everybody works together on the same level. You can learn more about acting in five minutes of television than you can during an entire picture. See more »


To help her brother enter Yale, Mona took it upon herself to find modeling work and became a successful teenage cover girl for John Robert Powers. She also became one of the "Miss Subway" girls in New York. See more »

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