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Kathleen Freeman

1919-02-17 Chicago, Illinois, USA

Image of Kathleen Freeman


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.


What a Glorious Feeling: The Making of 'Singin' in the Rain' Herself 2002-01-01
Shrek Old Woman (voice) 2001-05-18
Joe Dirt Joe Dirt's Foster Mother 2001-04-10
Seven Girlfriends Mrs. Hargrove 2000-04-21
Ready to Rumble Jane King 2000-04-07
I'll Be Home for Christmas Tom Tom Girl Gloria 1998-11-13
Richie Rich's Christmas Wish Miss Peabody 1998-11-03
The Stories Behind the Making of 'The Blues Brothers' Herself 1998-09-08
Two Guys Talkin' About Girls Rhondas Grandma 1995-01-01
Naked Gun 33⅓: The Final Insult Muriel 1994-03-18
Reckless Kelly Mrs. Delance 1993-04-08
Hocus Pocus Miss Olin 1993-07-16
FernGully: The Last Rainforest Edler (voice) 1992-04-10
Dutch Gritzi 1991-07-19
Gremlins 2: The New Batch Microwave Marge 1990-06-15
The Willies Miss Titmarsh 1990-12-27
Chances Are Mrs. Handy 1989-03-10
Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland Dance Teacher 1989-07-15
The Wrong Guys Grunski's Mum 1988-05-13
Glitz Mrs. Magyk 1988-09-28
The Canterville Ghost Mrs. Umney 1988-09-26
Dragnet Enid Borden 1987-06-23
In the Mood Mrs. Marver 1987-09-16
Teen Wolf Too Admissions Lady 1987-11-20
Innerspace Dream Lady 1987-06-30
The Malibu Bikini Shop Loraine Bender 1986-11-01
The Best of Times Rosie 1986-01-31
Heartbeeps Helicopter Pilot 1981-12-18
The Blues Brothers Sister Mary Stigmata 1980-06-16
The Norseman Old Indian woman 1978-10-05
Soup and Me Mrs. Stetson 1978-02-04
The Daughters of Joshua Cabe Return Essie 1975-01-28
The Strongest Man in the World Officer Hurley 1975-02-06
Psycho Sisters Hilda 1974-01-01
The Sting Kid Twist's Wife (uncredited) 1973-12-25
Your Three Minutes Are Up Mrs. Wilk 1973-08-01
Where Does It Hurt? Mrs. Manzzini 1972-07-24
Call Her Mom Woman 1972-02-16
Stand Up and Be Counted Sarah 1972-05-01
Hitched Rainbow McCloud 1971-03-31
Support Your Local Gunfighter Mrs. Perkins 1971-05-26
The Ballad of Cable Hogue Mrs. Jensen 1970-05-13
Myra Breckinridge Bobby Dean Loner 1970-06-24
But I Don't Want to Get Married! Mrs. Borg 1970-10-06
Which Way to the Front? Bland's Mother 1970-09-03
Support Your Local Sheriff! Mrs. Danvers 1969-03-26
The Good Guys and the Bad Guys Mrs. Stone 1969-11-19
Death of a Gunfighter Mary Elizabeth 1969-04-04
Hook, Line and Sinker Mrs. Hardtack - Baby Sitter 1969-06-06
The Helicopter Spies Mom 1968-05-23
Point Blank First Citizen 1967-08-30
Three on a Couch Murphy 1966-03-01
The Rounders Agatha Moore 1965-01-08
That Funny Feeling Woman at Phone Booth 1965-08-14
Marriage on the Rocks Miss Blight 1965-09-24
The Disorderly Orderly Nurse Higgins 1964-12-16
Mail Order Bride Sister Sue 1964-03-10
The Nutty Professor Millie Lemmon 1963-06-04
Who's Minding the Store? Mrs. Glucksman 1963-11-28
Pericles on 31st Street 1962-04-11
Wild Harvest Goldie 1962-01-01
Madison Avenue Miss Thelma Haley 1962-01-07
The Ladies Man Katie 1961-06-21
The Errand Boy Mrs. Helen Paramutual 1961-11-28
North to Alaska Lena Nordqvist 1960-11-07
The Fly Emma 1958-07-16
The Missouri Traveler Serena Poole 1958-01-21
The Buccaneer Tina 1958-12-11
Houseboat Laundromat Gossip 1958-11-19
Too Much, Too Soon Miss Magruder 1958-04-17
The Midnight Story Rosa Cuneo 1957-08-01
Kiss Them for Me Nurse Wilinski (uncredited) 1957-12-10
Pawnee Mrs. Carter 1957-09-07
The Seven Year Itch Woman at Vegetarian Restaurant (uncredited) 1955-06-03
Artists and Models Mrs. Muldoon 1955-11-07
3 Ring Circus Custard Pie Gag Victim 1954-12-22
Battle of Rogue River Sis Pringle 1954-06-15
Athena Miss Seely 1954-11-04
The Far Country Grits 1954-02-12
The Affairs of Dobie Gillis Stella Kowalski 1953-08-14
The Glass Web Mrs. O'Halloran 1953-11-11
A Perilous Journey Leah 1953-04-05
The Glass Wall Zelda - Fat Woman 1953-03-19
She's Back on Broadway Webber's Receptionist 1953-03-14
The Magnetic Monster Nelly 1953-02-18
Monkey Business Mrs. Brannigan (uncredited) 1952-09-03
The Greatest Show on Earth Spectator (uncredited) 1952-02-16
O. Henry's Full House Mrs. Dorset (segment "The Ransom of Red Chief") (uncredited) 1952-08-07
Singin' in the Rain Phoebe Dinsmore (uncredited) 1952-04-09
Love Is Better Than Ever Mrs. Kahrney 1952-02-23
The Bad and the Beautiful Whitfield's Assistant 1952-12-25
Talk About a Stranger Rosa, Grocery Clerk 1952-04-18
Kid Monk Baroni Maria Baroni 1952-05-01
A Place in the Sun Factory Worker - Prosecution Witness (uncredited) 1951-06-12
Cry Danger Cigarette Clerk #2 (uncredited) 1951-02-23
Strictly Dishonorable Organist 1951-07-03
Let's Make It Legal Reporter (Uncredited) 1951-10-31
The Company She Keeps Jessie - Parolee with Child (uncredited) 1951-01-27
Cause for Alarm! Woman 1951-03-30
Behave Yourself! Pet Shop Proprietor's Wife (uncredited) 1951-09-22
The Secret Fury Jury Member 1950-02-21
A Life of Her Own Switchboard Operator at Betsy Ross Hotel (uncredited) 1950-09-01
Once a Thief Phoebe 1950-07-07
House by the River Effie Ferguson - Party Guest 1950-03-25
Lonely Heart Bandits Bertha Martin 1950-08-29
The Second Face Shirley 1950-12-01
The Reformer and the Redhead Lily Rayton Parker 1950-05-05
Appointment with Danger Nun 1950-04-07
Annie Was a Wonder Annie Swenson 1949-01-29
The Story of Molly X Seamstress Con 1949-11-01
Behind Locked Doors Nurse (uncredited) 1948-09-13