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Yvette Freeman Bio

(Dr. Lewis, B&B)


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Birthday: October 1
Hails From: Wilmington, DE
Marital Status: Wed Lanny Hartley on Jan 27, 1996
Years On Show: 2009-present

Born in Wilmington, Delaware, Yvette Freeman grew up in a musical family and has loved to act and sing since she was young. After graduating from the University of Delaware with a major in Art and Theater, Freeman starred in Ain't Misbehavin'. She then went on to perform in many musicals, including Nunsense, Show Boat, Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Member of the Wedding and The Wiz.

Meanwhile, Freeman has amassed an impressive resumé of TV and film credits. She played Nurse Haleh Adams on ER from 1994-2009. She has also sbeen a guest-star in numerous series including NIP/TUCK, BOSTON PUBLIC, PRETTY LITTLE LIARS and SISTERS. Her feature film credits include roles in Switch, Dead Again, Children of the Corn III and the HBO movie NORMA JEAN & MARILYN.

et cetera 5 random facts
  1. Lost 110 pounds when she began to experience health problems due to diabetes.
  2. Directed and produced the shorts Remember, The Blessing Way and Hideous Scream.
  3. Is one of seven children.
  4. Father is jazz pianist Charles Freeman.
  5. Won an Obie Award in 1996 for playing Dinah Washington in Dinah Was.
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Other Roles

Other Soap Roles
DAYS OF OUR LIVES (Nurse, 2009)

TV Roles
PRETTY LITTLE LIARS (School Administrator, 2010)
ER (Nurse Haleh Adams, 1994-2009)
SAVING GRACE (Toby McKees, 2007)
THE TICK (Thelma Green, 2001)
THAT'S LIFE (Lawyer, 2001)
BOSTON PUBLIC (Gladys Crenshaw, 2000-01)
JUDGING AMY (Claire Reeves, 2000)
WORKING (Evelyn Smalley, 1997-99)
NYPD BLUE (Sister Sun Ray, 1997)
LIVING SINGLE (Ms. Peabody, 1996)
L.A. LAW (Anelda Hightower, 1994)
HANGIN' WITH MR. COOPER (Feather, 1994)
SISTERS (Nightmare Host No. 3, 1993)
DOWN THE SHORE (Sheriff, 1993)
LIFE GOES ON (Nurse No. 1, 1993)
CAMP WILDER (Teacher, 1993)

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