Jon Freda has always appreciated the grandmasters of comedy from the vaudeville and nightclub eras.
This passion plus decades of honing his craft in theatre, film and TV is evident in his portrayal of Jimmy Durante.
Performing this journey of an
Italian American icon, in cooperation with the Estate of Jimmy Durante, allows Jon to reach out to wider audiences who can appreciate the accomplishments of this wonderful man who brought happiness and laughter to so many.
In addition to Off-Broadway and regional theatre credits, Jon's recent film credits include Luc Besson’s The Family, Run, Crooked & Narrow , and Friends & Romans, TV credits include The Blacklist, Law & Order SVU, & Nikki & Sarah Live. More of Jon’s work can be seen at his IMDB LINK.