Al Freeman Jr.

Highest Rated: 100% The Detective (1968)
Lowest Rated: 38% Castle Keep (1969)
Birthday: Mar 21, 1934
Birthplace: Not Available
The son of African American stage actor Al Freeman (1884-1956), Al Freeman Jr. made his film debut in 1960's The Rebel Breed. In 1967, Freeman co-starred with Shirley Knight in the film version of Leroi Jones' off-Broadway play Dutchman, earning excellent notices for his portrayal of a black subway passenger victimized by a crazed white woman. Three years later, he co-starred with Patty Duke in the landmark TV movie My Sweet Charlie (1970), playing a volatile New York City lawyer stranded in a jerkwater Texas town with a white unwed mother (Duke). Freeman is best known to daytime-drama fans for his lengthy stint as Lt. Ed Hall on One Life to Live a role that won him an Emmy in 1978. Freeman wrote the screenplay for director Ivan Dixon's Countdown at Kusini (1976), and directed the 1971 feature A Fable. More recently, Al Freeman Jr. portrayed Elijah Muhammed in Spike Lee's Malcolm X (1992)

Highest Rated Movies



79% Down in the Delta Earl Sinclair 1998
71% Once upon a Time...When We Were Colored Poppa 1995
No Score Yet Assault at West Point Old Whittaker 1994
88% Malcolm X Elijah Muhammad 1992
No Score Yet The Defense Never Rests Actor 1990
No Score Yet Seven Hours to Judgment Danny Larwin 1988
No Score Yet Perry Mason Returns Lieutenant Cooper 1985
No Score Yet To Be Young, Gifted & Black Actor 1981
No Score Yet My Sweet Charlie Charles Roberts 1970
38% Castle Keep Pfc. Alistair Benjamin 1969
No Score Yet The Lost Man Dennis Lawrence 1969
57% Finian's Rainbow Howard 1968
100% The Detective Robbie 1968
No Score Yet Dutchman Director Clay 1966
No Score Yet Ensign Pulver Taru 1964
No Score Yet Sniper's Ridge Gwathney 1961
No Score Yet This Rebel Breed Satchel 1960
No Score Yet The Clown Man 1953


No Score Yet Law & Order
Stan Wallace Rev. Thayer
  • 2004
  • 1990
91% Homicide: Life on the Street
Deputy Comm. James Harris Dep. Comm. Harris
  • 1998
  • 1996
  • 1995
No Score Yet The Cosby Show
  • 1985
No Score Yet Kojak
Donald Mosher
  • 1976
No Score Yet Maude
  • 1974


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