Yvette Freeman

Yvette Freeman previously appeared in Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (2012). She starred in Broadway, First National, Paris, and international companies of Ain't Misbehavin' and the New York production of Dinah Was, based on the life of the legendary jazz singer Dinah Washington, for which she received the 1998 Obie Award for Best Actress. She played the role of the 101-year-old Dr. Bessie in Having Our Say at the McCarter Theatre directed by Emily Mann. Two of the roles she is most proud of is Nurse Haleh Adams on the acclaimed dramatic series ER, and the character of Evelyn Smalley on the NBC sitcom Working. In 2010, Yvette had the honor of being nominated for an NAACP Image Award for her role as Dr. Lewis in the soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful. Her second album In My Arms was released in 2011.

(As of March 2012)

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