American Actor

Al Freeman Jr.

  • Mar 21, 1934 - Aug 09, 2012 (age 78)
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2012
Al Freeman Jr.
PersonalAugust 2012

Al Freeman Jr.

Al Freeman Jr. passed away.
1998
Down in the Delta
MovieAug 5, 1998

Down in the Delta

Rosa Lynn sends her druggie daughter Loretta and her …
Rosa Lynn sends her druggie daughter Loretta and her children Thomas and Tracy away from the big city to live with their uncle Earl in the ancestral home in rural Mississippi. Earl puts Loretta to work in his restaurant, Just Chicken, while also telling them about the generations of their family, the Sinclairs, dating back to their time in slavery before the the Civil War.
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1995
Once Upon a Time... When We Were Colored
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MovieOct 1, 1995

Once Upon a Time... When We Were Co…

A narrator tells the story of …
A narrator tells the story of his childhood years in a tightly knit Afro-American community in the deep south under racial segregation.
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1994
Assault at West Point: The Court-Martial of Johnson Whittaker
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MovieFeb 27, 1994

Assault at West Point: The Court-Martial …

The story of Johnson …
The story of Johnson Whittaker, one of the first African-American cadets admitted to West Point. Tied down and beaten by his fellow cadets, Whittaker was court-martialed on the grounds that...
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Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Award1994

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motio…

Won award for "Malcolm X".
NAACP Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Nomination1994

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motio…

Nominated for "Malcolm X".
NAACP Image Award
1993
Homicide: Life on the Street
TV ShowJan 31, 1993

Homicide: Life on the Street

Homicide: Life on the Street …
Homicide: Life on the Street is an American police procedural television series chronicling the work of a fictional version of the Baltimore Police Department's Homicide Unit. It ran for seven seasons (122 episodes) on NBC from January 31, 1993 to May 21, 1999, and was succeeded by Homicide: The Movie (2000), which served as the de facto series finale. The series was originally based on David Simon's book Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets (1991). Many of the characters and stories used throughout the show were based on events depicted in the book.
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1992
Malcolm X
MovieNov 18, 1992

Malcolm X

Biographical epic of the controversial and influential …
Biographical epic of the controversial and influential Black Nationalist leader, from his early life and career as a small-time gangster, to his ministry as a member of the Nation of Islam.
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1988
Seven Hours to Judgment
MovieSep 16, 1988

Seven Hours to Judgment

A street gang raids David …
A street gang raids David Reardon's wife and leaves her half-dead. When the gang is brought to court, she still lies down in coma, so judge Eden has to let them go on lack of evidence. Reardon believes it was Eden's fault and takes revenge: he kidnaps Eden's wife and threatens to kill her if he doesn't find proof against the punks in 7 hours. In panic, Eden starts erring around in the night to find a witness.
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1987
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Nomination1987

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Dram…

Nominated for "One Life to Live".
Daytime Emmy Award
1986
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Nomination1986

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Dram…

Nominated for "One Life to Live".
Daytime Emmy Award
1985
Perry Mason Returns
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MovieDec 1, 1985

Perry Mason Returns

When his former secretary Della Street is accused of murder, …
When his former secretary Della Street is accused of murder, Perry Mason gives up a judgeship to defend her.
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1984
The Cosby Show
TV ShowSep 20, 1984

The Cosby Show

The Cosby Show is an American sitcom television series co …
The Cosby Show is an American sitcom television series co-created by and starring Bill Cosby, which aired for eight seasons on NBC from September 20, 1984, until April 30, 1992. The show focuses on an upper middle-class African-American family living in Brooklyn, New York.
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1983
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Nomination1983

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Dram…

Nominated for "One Life to Live".
Daytime Emmy Award
1979
Roots: The Next Generations
TV ShowFeb 18, 1979

Roots: The Next Generations

Roots: The Next Generations …
Roots: The Next Generations is an American television miniseries based on the last seven chapters of Alex Haley's 1976 novel Roots: The Saga of an American Family. First aired on ABC in February 1979, it is a sequel to the 1977 Roots miniseries, tracing the lives of Kunta Kinte's descendants in Henning, Tennessee from 1882 to 1967.
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Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie
Nomination1979

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limite…

Nominated for "Roots: The Next Generations".
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Nomination1979

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series

Nominated for "One Life to Live".
Daytime Emmy Award
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Award1979

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series

Won award for "One Life to Live".
Daytime Emmy Award
1978
King
MovieFeb 12, 1978

King

King is a 1978 American television miniseries based on the life …
King is a 1978 American television miniseries based on the life of Martin Luther King Jr., the American civil rights leader and 1964 Nobel laureate. It aired for three consecutive nights on NBC from February 12 through 14, 1978. The miniseries earned nine Emmy Award nominations, including nominations for actors Paul Winfield, Cicely Tyson and Ossie Davis. Several real-life figures from the Civil Rights Movement had minor roles in the production, including then-Atlanta mayor Maynard Jackson, King's sister Christine King Farris, his niece Alveda King, and his four children: Yolanda, Martin III, Dexter and Bernice. Donzaleigh Abernathy, Tony Bennett, Julian Bond and Ramsey Clark each portrayed themselves.
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1975
Hot l Baltimore
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TV ShowJan 24, 1975

Hot l Baltimore

Hot l Baltimore released.
1973
Kojak
TV ShowOct 24, 1973

Kojak

Kojak is an American action crime drama television series …
Kojak is an American action crime drama television series starring Telly Savalas as the title character, New York City Police Department Detective Lieutenant Theo Kojak. Taking the time slot of the popular Cannon series, it aired on CBS from 1973 to 1978.
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1972
Maude
TV ShowSep 12, 1972

Maude

Maude is an American sitcom television series that was …
Maude is an American sitcom television series that was originally broadcast on the CBS network from September 12, 1972, until April 22, 1978. Maude stars Beatrice Arthur as Maude Findlay, an outspoken, middle-aged, politically liberal woman living in suburban Tuckahoe, Westchester County, New York, with her fourth husband, household appliance store owner Walter Findlay (Bill Macy). Maude embraces the tenets of women's liberation, always votes for Democratic Party candidates, and advocates for civil rights and racial and gender equality. However, her overbearing and sometimes domineering personality often gets her into trouble when speaking about these issues.
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1971
A Fable
MovieMay 1, 1971

A Fable

A black radical's ex-wife and children establish a new …
A black radical's ex-wife and children establish a new family unit with a Caucasian man, but he eventually returns to violently besiege them inside their home.
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1970
The Chicago Conspiracy Trial
MovieOct 4, 1970

The Chicago Conspiracy Trial

The Chicago Conspiracy Trial released.
My Sweet Charlie
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MovieJan 20, 1970

My Sweet Charlie

A pregnant white Southern girl and a black New York lawyer, …
A pregnant white Southern girl and a black New York lawyer, both on the run in rural Texas, meet up in a boarded-up, abandoned house and realize they both need each other in order to ...
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Outstanding Single Performance By An Actor In A Leading Role
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Nomination1970

Outstanding Single Performance By An …

Nominated for "My Sweet Charlie".
Primetime Emmy Award
1969
Castle Keep
MovieJul 23, 1969

Castle Keep

During the Battle of the Bulge, an anachronistic count shelters …
During the Battle of the Bulge, an anachronistic count shelters a ragtag squad of Americans in his remote 10th Century castle hoping a battle there against the advancing Germans will not lead to its destruction and all the heritage within.
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The Lost Man
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MovieJun 25, 1969

The Lost Man

A gang of black militants plots to rob a factory to finance their …
A gang of black militants plots to rob a factory to finance their "revolutionary struggle".
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1968
Finian's Rainbow
MovieOct 9, 1968

Finian's Rainbow

An Irish immigrant and his daughter move into a town in the …
An Irish immigrant and his daughter move into a town in the American South with a magical piece of gold that will change people's lives, including a struggling farmer and African American citizens threatened by a bigoted politician.
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The Mod Squad
TV ShowSep 24, 1968

The Mod Squad

The Mod Squad is an American crime drama series that ran …
The Mod Squad is an American crime drama series that ran on ABC from 1968 to 1973. It starred Michael Cole as Peter "Pete" Cochran, Peggy Lipton as Julie Barnes, Clarence Williams III as Lincoln "Linc" Hayes, and Tige Andrews as Captain Adam Greer. The executive producers of the series were Aaron Spelling and Danny Thomas.
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One Life to Live
TV ShowJul 15, 1968

One Life to Live

One Life to Live (often abbreviated as OLTL) is an American …
One Life to Live (often abbreviated as OLTL) is an American soap opera broadcast on the ABC television network for more than 43 years, from July 15, 1968, to January 13, 2012, and then on the internet as a web series on Hulu and iTunes via The Online Network from April 29 to August 19, 2013. Created by Agnes Nixon, the series was the first daytime drama to primarily feature ethnically and socioeconomically diverse characters and consistently emphasize social issues. One Life to Live was expanded from 30 minutes to 45 minutes on July 26, 1976, and then to an hour on January 16, 1978.
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The Detective
MovieMay 28, 1968

The Detective

Police detective Joe Leland investigates the murder of a …
Police detective Joe Leland investigates the murder of a homosexual man. While investigating, he discovers links to official corruption in New York City in this drama that delves into a world of sex and drugs.
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1967
Judd, for the Defense
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TV ShowSep 8, 1967

Judd, for the Defense

Judd, for the Defense was an …
Judd, for the Defense was an American legal drama originally broadcast on the ABC network on Friday nights from September 8, 1967, to September 19, 1969.
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1966
Dutchman
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MovieDec 28, 1966

Dutchman

A sinister, neurotic white girl Lula, with the provocation of her …
A sinister, neurotic white girl Lula, with the provocation of her lovely, half-naked body and of her startlingly lascivious speech, lures to his doom a good-looking young black man Clay, a stranger whom she has picked up in the subway and whom she mocks for wearing the clothes and employing the voice and manners of the conventional white intellectual. The man, who, at first seeing no reason to resist the girl's advances, perceives too late that he is being used by her, drops his "white" disguise, and launches a wild and bitter counterattack on her and on the entire white race.
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For Pete's Sake
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MovieOct 14, 1966

For Pete's Sake

A touching story of Pete, Marge, and their young son Ronnie …
A touching story of Pete, Marge, and their young son Ronnie Harper coming to terms with new faith in the midst of life's frustration and even serious tragedy.
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1965
The F.B.I.
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TV ShowSep 19, 1965

The F.B.I.

The F.B.I. is an American police television series created by …
The F.B.I. is an American police television series created by Quinn Martin and Philip Saltzman for ABC and co-produced with Warner Bros. Television, with sponsorship from the Ford Motor Company, Alcoa and American Tobacco Company in the first season. Ford sponsored the show alone for subsequent seasons. The series was broadcast on ABC from 1965 until its end in 1974. Starring Efrem Zimbalist, Jr., Philip Abbott and William Reynolds, the series, consisted of nine seasons and 241 episodes, chronicles a group of FBI agents trying to defend the US Government from unidentifed threats.
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The Trials of O'Brien
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TV ShowSep 18, 1965

The Trials of O'Brien

The Trials of O'Brien is a …
The Trials of O'Brien is a 1965 television series starring Peter Falk as a sordid Shakespeare-quoting lawyer and featuring Elaine Stritch as his secretary and Joanna Barnes as his ex-wife. The series ran for only 22 episodes on CBS Television between September 18, 1965 and March 18, 1966.
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1964
Slattery's People
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TV ShowSep 21, 1964

Slattery's People

Slattery's People is a 1964–65 American television series …
Slattery's People is a 1964–65 American television series about local politics starring Richard Crenna as title character James Slattery, a state legislator, co-starring Ed Asner and Tol Avery, and featuring Carroll O'Connor and Warren Oates in a couple of episodes each. James E. Moser was executive producer. The program, telecast on CBS, was nominated for a Golden Globe Award.
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Ensign Pulver
MovieJul 31, 1964

Ensign Pulver

Life becomes so harried after Ensign Pulver's prank, he …
Life becomes so harried after Ensign Pulver's prank, he and the Captain are swept off deck during a storm, ending up on a tropical island, a group of ship wrecked nurses, dancing natives, and one very big case of appendicitis.
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The Troublemaker
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MovieJun 22, 1964

The Troublemaker

A naive chicken farmer from New Jersey moves to Greenwich …
A naive chicken farmer from New Jersey moves to Greenwich Village to open a coffee house. The obstacles he must overcome include the mob (who, in one of the movie's funniest scenes, surreptitiously follow him in a garbage truck) and corrupt officials--among them, an Irish fire chief, played by Godfrey Cambridge, black comic actor.
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Black Like Me
MovieMay 20, 1964

Black Like Me

Based on the true story of a white reporter who, at the height of …
Based on the true story of a white reporter who, at the height of the civil-rights movement, temporarily darkened his skin to experience the realities of a black man's life in the segregated South.
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1963
Mr. Novak
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TV ShowSep 24, 1963

Mr. Novak

Mr. Novak is an American dramatic series starring James …
Mr. Novak is an American dramatic series starring James Franciscus in the title role, which aired on NBC for two seasons, from 1963 to 1965. The series won a Peabody Award in 1963.
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1962
The Merv Griffin Show
TV ShowOct 1, 1962

The Merv Griffin Show

The Merv Griffin Show is an …
The Merv Griffin Show is an American television talk show starring Merv Griffin. The series ran from October 1, 1962 to March 29, 1963 on NBC, May 1965 to August 15, 1969 in first-run syndication, from August 18, 1969 to February 11, 1972 at 11:30 PM ET weeknights on CBS and again in first-run syndication from February 14, 1972 to September 5, 1986.
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The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
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TV ShowOct 1, 1962

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

The Tonight Show Starring …
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson is an American talk show hosted by Johnny Carson under the Tonight Show franchise that aired on NBC from October 1, 1962 through May 22, 1992. It originally aired during late-night. For its first decade, Johnny Carson's The Tonight Show was based at 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York City, with some episodes recorded at NBC's West Coast studios in Burbank, California; on May 1, 1972, the show moved to Burbank as its main venue and remained there exclusively after May 1973 until Carson's retirement. In 2002, The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson was ranked No. 12 on TV Guide's 50 Greatest TV Shows of All Time, and in 2013 it was ranked No. 22 on their list of 60 Best Series.
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1961
The Defenders
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TV ShowSep 16, 1961

The Defenders

The Defenders is an American courtroom drama series that …
The Defenders is an American courtroom drama series that ran on CBS from 1961 to 1965. It was created by television writer Reginald Rose. Original music for the series was scored by Frank Lewin and Leonard Rosenman.
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Sniper's Ridge
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MovieFeb 1, 1961

Sniper's Ridge

A treaty to end the Korean War is about to be signed, but …
A treaty to end the Korean War is about to be signed, but tensions between enemy forces are still high. Capt. Tombolo (John Goddard), who heads a combat unit with a shaky reputation, orders a pointless, dangerous final patrol, and steps on a "Bouncing Betty," a land mine that explodes only after pressure on it is released. Despite his deep resentment for Tombolo, Cpl. Sharack (Jack Ging), the unit's finest soldier, begins mulling over ways to save his commanding officer from certain doom
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1960
This Rebel Breed
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MovieMar 19, 1960

This Rebel Breed

Damon's in black-face as blacks take on whites who take on …
Damon's in black-face as blacks take on whites who take on Hispanics in this very entertaining teenage gang war extravaganza. Teenage punks slice and dice each other, turn innocent young ...
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Sevara Clemon
Marriage1960

Sevara Clemon

Married Sevara Clemon.
1959
Adventures in Paradise
TV ShowOct 5, 1959

Adventures in Paradise

Adventures in Paradise is an …
Adventures in Paradise is an American television series created by James Michener which ran on ABC from 1959 until 1962, starring Gardner McKay as Adam Troy, the captain of the schooner Tiki III, which sailed the South Pacific looking for passengers and adventure. USA Network aired reruns of this series between 1984 and 1988. The plots deal with the romantic and detective stories of Korean War veteran Troy. The supporting cast, varying from season to season, features George Tobias, Guy Stockwell, and Linda Lawson.
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Bourbon Street Beat
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TV ShowOct 5, 1959

Bourbon Street Beat

Bourbon Street Beat is a private detective television series …
Bourbon Street Beat is a private detective television series which aired on the ABC network from 1959-1960 starring Richard Long as Rex Randolph and Andrew Duggan as Cal Calhoun, with Arlene Howell as detective agency secretary Melody Lee Mercer and Van Williams as Kenny Madison.
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The DuPont Show with June Allyson
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TV ShowSep 21, 1959

The DuPont Show with June Allyson

The DuPont Show with June …
The DuPont Show with June Allyson (also known as The June Allyson Show) is an American anthology drama series which aired on CBS from September 21, 1959, to April 3, 1961, with rebroadcasts continuing until June 12, 1961. The series was hosted by actress June Allyson and was a Four Star-Pamric Production.
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1957
Suspicion
TV ShowSep 30, 1957

Suspicion

Suspicion is the title of an American television mystery drama …
Suspicion is the title of an American television mystery drama series which aired on the NBC from 1957 through 1958. The executive producer of half of the filmed episodes (10) of Suspicion was film director Alfred Hitchcock.
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1956
The Edge of Night
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TV ShowApr 2, 1956

The Edge of Night

The Edge of Night is an American television mystery series and …
The Edge of Night is an American television mystery series and soap opera produced by Procter & Gamble. It debuted on CBS on April 2, 1956, and ran as a live broadcast on that network for most of its run until November 28, 1975, The series then moved to ABC, where it aired from December 1, 1975, until December 28, 1984. 7,420 episodes were produced, of which some 1,800 are available for syndication.
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1955
The Millionaire
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TV ShowJan 19, 1955

The Millionaire

The Millionaire is an American anthology series that aired …
The Millionaire is an American anthology series that aired on CBS from 1955 to 1960. It was originally sponsored by Colgate-Palmolive. The series, produced by Don Fedderson and Fred Henry, explored the ways that sudden and unexpected wealth changed life, for better or for worse, and became a five-season hit during the Golden Age of Television, finishing in the Nielsen ratings at #9 for the 1955–1956 season, #13 in 1956–1957, #17 in 1957–1958 and #30 in 1958–1959. It told the stories of people who were given one million dollars ($9.54 million in 2019 dollars) from a benefactor who insisted they never knew him, with one exception.
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1934
Al Freeman Jr.
BirthMarch 1934

Al Freeman Jr.

Al Freeman Jr. was born.
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