Born on 20 September 1915 in
Chicago, America. Father -- the actor and future
playwright Louis Freiman.
1922 -- arrived with her
parents to New York. She learned in a Sholem Aleichem
folkshul. In her early youth she spent time at Camp
Boiberik, where she received a Goldfaden medal in the
sculpture department. She participated as a child in the
local productions, performing for Moshe Feder and Rose
Zhelazo, also acting in the Workmen's Circle camp with
Professionally she debuted
in 1933 with Pesach'ke Burstein and Lillian Lux in the
"Hopkinson" Theatre in her father's comedy "Di
gasn-zinger (The Street Singer)".
1934 -- was taken into the
Yiddish Actors Unon as a member.
1935 -- acted in her
father's operetta "David and Esther" in the "National
Theatre" (with Julius Nathanson, Ola Lilith, Leo Fuchs,
Sam Kestin et al.), and in the same season here,
performed one of the main roles in her father's drama
"Di shvartse mame".
1936 -- F. acted in
vaudeville in the "McKinley Square" Theatre in the
Bronx, and at the end of the season (with Jennie
Goldstein) in her father's play "Darf a mame dertseyln?".
1937 -- acted in the
"National" Theatre in I. J. Singer's "Khbr nakhman"
(with Ben Ami, Gerstin and Celia Adler).