Bert Freed

Highest Rated: 100% Madigan (1968)
Birthday: Nov 3, 1919
Birthplace: Not Available
Character actor Bert Freed prepared for his theatrical career at Penn State. Freed made his first Broadway appearance in the forgotten 1942 production Johnny 2 X 4, then went on to such long-running efforts as Counterattack, One Touch of Venus and Annie Get Your Gun. In films from 1947, he was most often cast as big-city detectives and small-town sheriffs. Some of his more memorable movie roles include Sgt. Boulanger in Paths of Glory (1957), Christopher Jones' institutionalized father in Wild in the Streets (1968), and all-around meanie Stuart Posner in Billy Jack (1969). A busy television actor, Freed settled down to a weekly-series grind only once, as Rufe Ryker on the 1966 video version of Shane. Outside of his performing activities, Bert Freed was for many years a member of the Motion Picture Academy's Committee of Foreign Films.

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet Charlie and the Great Balloon Chase Carlo 1982
88% Norma Rae Sam Dakin 1979
No Score Yet Midnight Auto Supply Mayor John Randolph 1978
No Score Yet Barracuda Papa Jack 1978
No Score Yet Death Scream Det. Ross 1975
No Score Yet Evel Knievel Doc Kincaid 1971
60% Billy Jack Mr. Stuart Posner 1971
78% There Was a Crooked Man Skinner 1970
92% Hang 'em High Schmidt the Hangman 1968
65% Wild in the Streets Max Jacob Flatow Sr. 1968
100% Madigan Chief of Detectives Hap Lynch 1968
50% Nevada Smith Quince 1966
No Score Yet The Swinger Police Captain 1966
No Score Yet Invitation to a Gunfighter Sheriff 1964
No Score Yet Fate Is The Hunter Dillon 1964
No Score Yet Twilight of Honor Sheriff `Buck' Wheeler 1963
92% What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? Producer 1962
No Score Yet The Subterraneans Bartender 1960
No Score Yet The Gazebo Lt. Joe Jenkins 1959
No Score Yet The Goddess Lester Brackman 1958
95% Paths of Glory Sgt. Boulanger 1957
83% The Desperate Hours Winston 1955
80% The Cobweb Abe Irwin 1955
No Score Yet Men of the Fighting Lady (Panther Squadron) Lt. Andrew Szymanski 1954
38% The Long, Long Trailer Foreman 1954
No Score Yet Take the High Ground Sgt. Vince Opperman 1953
82% Invaders from Mars Chief Barrows 1953
No Score Yet The Atomic City Emil Jablons 1952
100% The Snows of Kilimanjaro GI 1952
No Score Yet Red Mountain Randall 1951
70% Detective Story Dakis 1951
88% No Way Out Rocky 1950
No Score Yet Ma and Pa Kettle Go to Town Dutch 1950
No Score Yet Black Hand Prosecutor 1950
No Score Yet Key to the City Emmy's Husband 1950
100% Where the Sidewalk Ends Paul Klein 1950
No Score Yet 711 Ocean Drive Marshak 1950
83% Halls of Montezuma Slattery 1950
No Score Yet The Company She Keeps Smitty 1950
76% Boomerang! Herron 1947


No Score Yet Charlie's Angels
  • 1978
No Score Yet The Partridge Family
George Sharp
  • 1972
No Score Yet Mission: Impossible
Leon Chandler Gen. Brenner
  • 1972
  • 1969
No Score Yet Bonanza
Broome Solomon Belcher
  • 1968
  • 1960
No Score Yet Ironside
Sgt. Cable Det. Keeley
  • 1967
No Score Yet Get Smart
Badeff/Mr. Big
  • 1966
No Score Yet Hogan's Heroes
  • 1966
83% The Munsters
  • 1965
No Score Yet Alfred Hitchcock Presents
Police Captain Cooper
  • 1961
  • 1960
No Score Yet Gunsmoke
  • 1959


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