Free-spirited Kate McArdle and her more traditional childhood friend, Allie Lowell, two divorced women with children, decide to live together in the same house.

Kate & Allie - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 1984-03-19

Kate & Allie - Sam Freed - Netflix

Sam Freed (born August 29, 1948) is an American actor who has performed on Broadway and television and in movies. His first major regular role on television was as Bob Barsky in the last three seasons of Kate & Allie. In the short-lived series Ferris Bueller, he played Bill Bueller, the father of the title character. He also portrayed James C. Whiting III, the executive editor of The Baltimore Sun, in the fifth and final season of The Wire. He is married to actress Barrie Youngfellow, who co-starred in the 1980s ABC-TV/syndicated sitcom series It's a Living.

Kate & Allie - Acting career - Netflix

Freed was immediately hired after graduation by Jon Jory at the Actors Theatre of Louisville. After moving to New York City in January 1971, he performed in dinner and summer theatres and helped build theatrical scenery. Later that year, he joined The Proposition, an improvisational comedy revue which at the time also featured Jane Curtin.

Kate & Allie - References - Netflix