* Bert Freed, 74, a character actor for five decades and...

DEATHS ELSEWHERE

August 05, 1994

* Bert Freed, 74, a character actor for five decades and longtime officer of the Screen Actors Guild, died of heart failure late Tuesday while vacationing near Vancouver, British Columbia. Born in New York, Mr. Freed made his Broadway debut in 1943 in "Johnny 2 x 4." He subsequently appeared in several stage plays, some 75 films and more than 200 television programs. He served on the board of the Screen Actors Guild from 1969 to 1989, and was its first vice president, a trustee of its Producers' Pension and Health Plans and founding chairman of its Seniors Committee. He was also active in the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists.

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