Fred Freiberger

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New York City, New York, USA
Fred Freiberger was born and raised in New York's Bronx. For a while, he worked in advertising. During World War II, he joined the 8th Air Force as a navigator, was shot down and spent 22 months as a POW in Germany. Upon his repatriation, he briefly studied at the Institute of Film at Pace University and eventually made his way to Hollywood on his Air Force back pay. Hoping to obtain a job as a publicist, Freiberger found himself sidelined by an industry strike, remaining unemployed and without funds. While waiting for the strike to be resolved, he began to write. Read more...


Character: Himself

Funny Old Guys 2003