Heath Freeman Biography – Heath Freeman Wiki
Heath Freeman was an American actor, director, and producer. He was best known for portraying serial killer Howard Epps in Fox’s Bones between 2005-2007. He memorably played Gavin Dillon in seven episodes of TNT legal drama Raising the Bar between 2008-2009.
His first acting credit was in a 2001 episode of the hit NBC series ER, in which he guest starred as Kevin. Other notable appearances include Benjamin Frank in a 2003 episode of NCIS, as well as the role of Gavin Dillon in Raising the Bar from 2007 to 2009. He also appeared on The Closer, and Without a Trace.
Freeman is set to appear in the upcoming films – Michael Polish’s 2022 western Terror on the Prairie and Lee Roy Kunz’s 2022 Cuban drama Devil’s Fruit.
He wrote, produced, and played Brent Burkham in Anthony Burns’ 2010 drama Skateland alongside his brother Brandon Freeman, Anthony Burns, Shiloh Fernandez and Ashley Greene.
The actor voiced several characters over four episodes of Starz! animated series Spartacus: Blood and Sand – Motion Comic in 2010.
The Longview native graduated from Pine Tree High School. He studied acting and film at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts and the University of Texas at Austin.
Heath Freeman Age
He died on November 14, 2021, in Austin, TX. He was 41 years old.
Heath Freeman Wife
He was unmarried. The actor dated General Hospital actress Kelly Monaco from 2010-2014.
Heath Freeman Death
Heath Freeman passed away on November 14, 2021, at the age of 41. He died in his sleep at home in Austin, TX, Daily Mail reported. His death was confirmed by his manager Joe S. Montifiore in a statement to PEOPLE.
“We are truly devastated at the loss of our beloved Heath Freeman. A brilliant human being with an intense and soulful spirit, he leaves us with an indelible imprint in our hearts,” the statement said. “His life was filled with deep loyalty, affection, and generosity towards his family and friends, and an extraordinary zest for life.”
“He was extremely proud of his recent film work and was very excited for the next chapter of his career,” the statement added. “His remarkable legacy as a son, brother, uncle, friend, extraordinarily gifted actor and producer, consummate cook, and man with the most infectious and spectacular laugh, will live on forever,” the statement concluded. “May his memory be a blessing to all who knew and loved him.”
Model and actress Shanna Moakler paid tribute to Freeman on Instagram, sharing a selfie with Freeman. “Heartbroken to hear of the loss of my dear friend Heath Freeman, talented actor, director, producer, outstanding chef and a solid friend,” the 46-year-old ex-wife of Travis Barker wrote. “You will be so dearly missed and I will cherish every amazing memory we all had…. and we have a lot of great ones!! Godspeed. #ataloss.”
Shiloh Fernandez wrote on Instagram: “Heath Freeman was the big brother I always wanted. He was so smart, so charming, so deep, so generous and such a damn force of nature – like I’d never seen before… and I was so lucky to be embraced as his little brother – it brought me so much magic. So much magic. I’m so beyond grateful for every second I had with you, @heathmonster – and everyone who he loved that I in turn, get to love – I’m grateful to him for them as well. I hate to do this but this man deserves a hearty goodbye for now because he was a damn comet, and those don’t come around too often.”
His Terror on the Prairie castmate Gina Carano wrote: “I was just giving you a big wrap party hug a week ago. I wanted to keep you for a lifetime and now I am going to carry you for a lifetime in my heart. I didn’t know our journey would be cut this short and my heart is shattering. I wanted so much more time to laugh, cry, create, live, love with your friendship.
“Heath truly was so special, so fierce and precious, protective gentle and brave. He made me feel safe. He took care of everyone around him. I am so blessed to know him for the time I did. Rest In Peace Heath Freeman.. my sweet, passionate friend. I’ll be missing you and praying for your loved ones.”
Actor Gabriel-Kane Day Lewis, who plays The Kid on the upcoming Terror on the Prairie, wrote: “it shatters my heart to write this. last night the man I got to know as my older set brother tragically passed away in his sleep. there is nothing that i could say which could ever possibly do your existence justice, Heath. we formed such a strong bond from the start, and you became a mentor to me. watching you work was such a privilege. your charisma, your talent, your humor, your passion and your red hot Irish temper will be dearly missed. i’m so sorry you won’t be here to see what we made together. i’ll miss laughing with you my brother aka “Gold Heath”. rest easy.”
Heath Freeman Cause of Death
The cause of death was not immediately revealed.
Heath Freeman Height
He was 6′ 1″ (1.85 m) tall.
Heath Freeman Instagram
His Instagram handle is @heathmonster.