Jennifer Freeman

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Jennifer Freeman
Born Jennifer Nicole Freeman
(1985-10-20) October 20, 1985 (age 29)
Los Angeles, California, USA
Occupation Actress
Years active 2000–present
Spouse(s) Earl Watson (2009–2010)
Children Isabella Amora Watson (born 2009)

Jennifer Nicole Freeman (born October 20, 1985) is an American actress, often credited as Jennifer N. Freeman. She is best known for playing the role of Claire Kyle in the sitcom My Wife and Kids from Season 2 onward.

Career[edit]

Freeman is best known for playing the role of Claire Kyle in the ABC sitcom My Wife and Kids.[1][2] She has also made guest appearances on television (such as the shows 7th Heaven, Switched, One on One, and The OC). She is a spokesmodel for the Neutrogena skin care products company. Freeman's television credits include My Wife and Kids, 7th Heaven, All That, Lizzie McGuire, Disney's Even Stevens and Disney movie Surfers. Her movie credits include feature roles in Johnson Family Vacation, You Got Served[1] and Mercy Street. She also appeared in the movies The Seventies and the independent film The Visit. Her stage credits include the Los Angeles-area productions of The Wiz, in which she played Dorothy, and Billa in The Gift.

Freeman began a nationwide print and television campaign as one of "the young fresh faces" of Neutrogena.[3] In 2003 TV Guide named her as one of the Top 10 Hot Teens to watch.

Personal life[edit]

She was born in Los Angeles, California, to an African American mother and a caucasian father.[citation needed]

Freeman appeared in the B2K videos Girlfriend and What A Girl Wants, playing lead singer Omarion's girlfriend, which led to the two dating from 2003 to 2005. She also played his love interest in the movie You Got Served. She also dated Lil' Fizz from 2005 to 2006 and was also engaged to Marques Houston from 2007 to 2008.

Freeman was formerly married to basketball player Earl Watson.[4] They have a daughter, Isabella Amora Watson, born on October 22, 2009.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2000 The '70s Ceta Kid #2 TV movie
2000 The Visit Young Felicia
2004 You Got Served Liyah
2004 Johnson Family Vacation Jill
2006 Mercy Street Emily
2008 Jada Jasmine
2008 The Caretaker Sonya
2010 Falling Away Emily
2013 Real Husbands of Hollywood Herself

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2000 7th Heaven Joan "Help!" (Season 5, episode 2)
2000 Even Stevens Chloe "After Hours" (Season 1, episode 13)
2001 Lizzie McGuire Alix "Pool Party" (Season 1, episode 4)
2001-2005 My Wife and Kids Claire Marie Kyle Season 2-5, 111 episodes
2005 The O.C. Student "The Shape of Things to Come" (Season 3, episode 2)
2006 One on One Alicia "Recipe for Disaster" (Season 5, episode 17)
2007 The 1/2 Hour News Hour Episode #1.15
2013 Real Husbands of Hollywood Episode #9

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Harvey, Dennis (2004) "You Got Served", Variety, January 29, 2004, retrieved 2010-01-22
  2. ^ Levin, Gary (1978 ) "ABC looking for laughs, success ; 'A new generation of comedies' sought to lift the network", USA Today, January 14, 2002
  3. ^ Flass, Rebecca (2004) "Neutrogena Inks Actress to TV, Print Roles", AdWeek, March 12, 2004, retrieved 2010-01-22
  4. ^ "About". jenniferfreeman.com. Retrieved May 20, 2013. 
  5. ^ http://www.blackcelebkids.com/2011/10/24/photos-isabella-watsons-tutu-cute-party/

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