Freeman at the Stars Strike Out Child Abuse Celebrity Bowling Fundraiser on October 19, 2014
|Born||(1982-04-22) April 22, 1982
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
|Occupation||Actress, singer, pianist|
|Relatives||Crispin Freeman (brother)|
Early life and education
Freeman was born in Chicago, Illinois to prominent Chicago-area attorneys Glynna and Lee Freeman, who also own a cattle ranch in Montana. She is the youngest of three children, with two brothers, voice actor Crispin Freeman and musician Clark Freeman.
Freeman starred in the thriller film YellowBrickRoad which was written and directed by Andy Mitton and Jesse Holland. She has appeared in several films and television series. Freeman played the character Veronica Sharpe in the award-winning short film Razor Sharp. The film won “Best Action Film” at the 2007 Comic-Con International Independent Film Festival. In September 2008, she began starring in The CW Superman-inspired drama Smallville where she played Tess Mercer after the departure of Michael Rosenbaum‘s Lex Luthor and continued this role until the show ended in May 2011.
Freeman has appeared three times in the CBS crime drama franchise CSI. In October 2009, she appeared in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation season 10, episode four called “Coup de Grâce“. In September 2011, she appeared in CSI: NY season 8, episode one called “Indelible“. In March 2012, she appeared in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation season 10, episode fifteen called “No Good Deed“.
On January 13, 2012, Freeman was confirmed to be in The CW fantasy drama The Vampire Diaries as Sage in the third season. Between 2012 and 2017, Freeman starred as Cady Longmire in the A&E and Netflix crime drama Longmire.
Freeman is an active member of the Heal the Bay charity, which works toward cleaning up and protecting the West Coast waters, and tutors children in Santa Monica as a part of the Virginia Avenue Project.
|2006||Razor Sharp||Veronica Sharpe||Short|
|2007||Finishing the Game||Shirley|
|2009||Shades of Gray||Lisa||Short|
|2009||You’ve Reached Richarde & Gribbeen||Theresa||Short|
|2014||One Last Look||Kate||Short|
|2014||Don’t Look Back||Peyton Lake|
|2016||We Go On||Young Charlotte|
|2007||An Accidental Christmas||Kristine||TV film|
|2008||Austin Golden Hour||Charlie||TV film|
|2008||Cold Case||Laura McKinney (1991)||“True Calling”|
|2008–2011||Smallville||Tess Mercer||Main role (seasons 8–10)|
|2009||Buzz||Serena Zorn||TV film|
|2009||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Off. Donna Grayson||“Coup de Grace”|
|2011||CSI: NY||Devon Hargrove||“Indelible”|
|2011||The Playboy Club||Frances Dunhill||Guest role (4 episodes)|
|2012||CSI: Miami||Connie Jaden||“No Good Deed”|
|2012||The Vampire Diaries||Sage||“1912”, “Break on Through”, “The Murder of One”|
|2012–2017||Longmire||Cady Longmire||Main role|
|2013||Once Upon a Time||Jacqueline ‘Jack’||“Tiny“|
|2016||NCIS||Eva Azarova||“Sister City, Part I”|
|2016||Stitchers||Ellie||“Hack Me If You Can”|
|2016–17||NCIS: New Orleans||Eva Azarova||“Sister City, Part II”, “Pandora’s Box, Part II”, “The Asset”|
|2017||Doubt||ADA Abby Burris||Recurring role|