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Freeman King (I) (1943–2002)

Freeman King was born on June 1, 1943 in Pelahatchie, Mississippi, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour (1971), Fletch (1985) and The Buddy Holly Story (1978). He was married to Fe King and Dana Tkac. He died on June 1, 2002 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour
The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour Various Characters / Himself
(1971-1974)
Fletch
Fletch Cop #1
(1985)
The Buddy Holly Story
The Buddy Holly Story Apollo M.C.
(1978)
Lionheart
Lionheart Homeless Man
(1990)

Filmography

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 2000 Driving Me Crazy (TV Movie)
Ozzie Nelson
 1999 King's Pawn (TV Movie)
Jack
 1994 California Dreams (TV Series)
Great Great Great Grandfather Wicks
- Family Tree (1994) ... Great Great Great Grandfather Wicks
 1992 To Protect and Serve
Ridley
 1990 Life Goes On (TV Series)
Jamal
- La Dolce Becca (1990) ... Jamal
 1990 Gabriel's Fire (TV Series)
Ned
- The Neighborhood (1990) ... Ned
 1990 Bagdad Cafe (TV Series)
Fred
- Too Many Cooks (1990) ... Fred
 1990 Lionheart
Homeless Man
 1989 The Golden Girls (TV Series)
Bartender
- Stan Takes a Wife (1989) ... Bartender
 1988 Dangerous Curves
Quinn
 1988 Stop Smoking (Video)
Comedian
 1987 Perfect Strangers (TV Series)
Thug #1 / Undercover police officer
- Future Shock (1987) ... Thug #1
- Night School Confidential (1987) ... Undercover police officer
 1987 Werewolf (TV Series)
Ron
- The Unicorn (1987) ... Ron
 1985-1986 Hunter (TV Series)
Black Uniform Cop / Rufus
- 62 Hrs. of Terror (1986) ... Black Uniform Cop
- The Shooter (1985) ... Rufus
 1984-1985 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Mr. Yarborough / Manager Chicken Kitchen
- Somewhere Over the Rambo (1985) ... Mr. Yarborough
- Rookie Nookie (1984) ... Manager Chicken Kitchen
 1985 Moonlighting (TV Series)
Bartender
- The Dream Sequence Always Rings Twice (1985) ... Bartender
 1985 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
Foreman
- Love and/or Marriage (1985) ... Foreman
 1985 The Fall Guy (TV Series)
- Dead Ringer (1985)
 1985 Fletch
Cop #1
 1985 Moving Violations
Cop with Halik
 1984 T.J. Hooker (TV Series)
Clovis Glover
- A Kind of Rage (1984) ... Clovis Glover
 1984 Mike's Murder
Killer #1
 1982 Strike Force (TV Series)
Mr. Simms
- The Outcast (1982) ... Mr. Simms
 1981 Under the Rainbow
Otis
 1980 Eight Is Enough (TV Series)
Officer
- Strike (1980) ... Officer
 1980 House Calls (TV Series)
- Jailhouse Doc (1980)
 1980 Semi-Tough (TV Series)
Story Time
 1977-1979 What's Happening!! (TV Series)
Customer / Police Officer
- Shirley's Fired (1979) ... Customer
- Nice Guys Finish Last (1977) ... Police Officer
 1978 The Incredible Hulk (TV Series)
D.J.
- Alice in Disco Land (1978) ... D.J.
 1978 The Buddy Holly Story
Apollo M.C.
 1978 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series)
Danny Deveen
- Quadromania (1978) ... Danny Deveen
 1977 Sanford and Son (TV Series)
Officer Jim
- The Reverend Sanford (1977) ... Officer Jim
 1975 The Bobby Vinton Show (TV Series)
Regular Performer (1975-1976)
 1975 Insight (TV Series)
Velvet
- Hellhound Blues (1975) ... Velvet
 1974 The Hudson Brothers Razzle Dazzle Show (TV Series) (1974-1975)
 1971-1972 The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Episode #2.13 (1972) ... Various Characters
- Episode #2.12 (1972) ... Various Characters
- Episode #2.11 (1972) ... Various Characters
- Episode #2.10 (1972) ... Various Characters
- Episode #2.9 (1972) ... Various Characters
 1970 Arnie (TV Series)
Pete
- Trouble in the Air (1970) ... Pete
 1970 Bracken's World (TV Series)
Leroy Wright
- Love It or Leave It, Change It or Lose It (1970) ... Leroy Wright
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Album (w/Murray Langston): "Freeman and Murray" (Laff).

Height:

6' 2½" (1.89 m)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

Has one son, John

Star Sign:

Gemini

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