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Jon Freda

Jon Freda was born in Brooklyn, New York and raised in an Italian-American family. He served as a naval officer and attended academic doctoral programs in New York and Canada. As an actor, Jon's performances range from the comedy hit TV/web series, 50 To Death, to his critically noticed dramatic portrayal of Rocco in the film, The Family. He received the Outstanding Actor Award for The Cannes Film Festival entrant, Sisyphus' Supper, and published accolades for his portrayal of Jimmy Durante in his Off-Broadway solo show, Imagine DatI, which he wrote in cooperation with the Durante Estate. Jon is also an accomplished screenwriter and playwright, receiving three awards for his feature script ,Say Nothing, from the Guild of Italian American Actors; and four awards for his musical comedy stage play, Alien Adventure The Adventure, from the Midtown International Theater Festival in New York. Jon enjoys swimming, walking his dog in the park, creating digital art because he does not like the clean up, and hopes to learn to speak Italian better before his next visit to Rome.

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Aug 28, 1950 In Brooklyn, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Witch Story 1989-01-01
Latest Project:
Movie Digital Physics 2015-10-18
Known For
Poster of The Family
Poster of Run
Poster of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Poster of Witch Story
Movie Digital Physics Dr. Mercury Jhaitin 2015-10-18
Movie Run Mr. Palermo 2013-07-03
Movie The Family Rocco 2013-09-13
Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Public Defender 1999-09-20
Movie Witch Story Alex Hayes 1989-01-01