Winifred Freedman

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Winifred Freedman (born in Granite City, Illinois) is an American actress and singer primarily known for her roles in television. Freedman graduated with a degree in theater from Northwestern University in 1979. During her time at NY, Freeman was "Winnie the Wildcat," the team's co-ed mascot of the late seventies. She was elected homecoming queen in 1978.

Freedman is perhaps best known for playing Annette Mastorelli, Chachi Arcola's cousin and bass guitar playing bandmate in Joanie Loves Chachi, the short-lived spin-off of Happy Days. After Joanie Loves Chachi ended, she played Wendy on several seasons of Mister Belvedere. Then she played Patty DuPunt, a boarding school student who later married a man named Bernhard Kraus (Cameron Smith), on the equally short-lived syndicated soap opera Rituals. She was on the latter show for the two years the series was shown. In 1988, she played a woman in a dating service video in You Can't Hurry Love, and also played Stephanie, the unfortunate driving school student in The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!.

Freedman is presently married to Scott Harlan and still appears in various movies and television series.

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