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She Played Freddie on 'A Different World.' See Cree Summer Now at 52.

Best Life Logo By Karen Fratti of Best Life | Slide 1 of 5: Cree Summer's first major live-action role was playing the quirky and good-natured Freddie Brooks, a college friend of Denise Huxtable (Lisa Bonet) on the NBC Cosby Show spinoff, A Different World. But that likely wasn't the first time you heard her voice on TV. Summer's first credit was playing Penny in the animated series, Inspector Gadget, a few years prior. In fact, the actor is such a legend in voice work that she went more than 20 years without appearing onscreen as herself—all while staying incredibly busy with animated characters. Read on to find out what Summer has been doing since attending the fictional Hillman college with the rest of the gang and why she made the return to live-action acting after so much time away.READ THIS NEXT: She Played Whitley on A Different World. See Jasmine Guy Now at 60.Read the original article on Best Life.

She Played Freddie on 'A Different World.' See Cree Summer Now at 52.

Cree Summer's first major live-action role was playing the quirky and good-natured Freddie Brooks, a college friend of Denise Huxtable (Lisa Bonet) on the NBC Cosby Show spinoff, A Different World. But that likely wasn't the first time you heard her voice on TV. Summer's first credit was playing Penny in the animated series, Inspector Gadget, a few years prior. In fact, the actor is such a legend in voice work that she went more than 20 years without appearing onscreen as herself—all while staying incredibly busy with animated characters. Read on to find out what Summer has been doing since attending the fictional Hillman college with the rest of the gang and why she made the return to live-action acting after so much time away.

READ THIS NEXT: She Played Whitley on A Different World. See Jasmine Guy Now at 60.

Read the original article on Best Life.

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