78 (passed away May. 27th, 1988)
Oct. 10th, 1909
Auburndale, Massachusetts, USA
Florida Friebus' Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles1958 - High School Confidential!
Guest TV Roles
Florida Friebus was an American writer and actress of stage, film and television. Friebus' best-known roles were Winifred "Winnie" Gillis, the sympathetic mother of Dobie Gillis on the CBS sitcom The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, and Mrs. Lillian Bakerman on CBS's The Bob Newhart Show.
Born in Auburndale, Massachusetts, Friebus was the daughter of silent film actor Theodore Friebus. She appeared on television in such programs as The Joseph Cotten Show, The Ford Theatre Hour, Perry Mason, Bachelor Father, Father Knows Best, Peyton Place, My Mother the Car, The New Phil Silvers Show, Ben Casey, Ironside, Sanford and Son, The Doris Day Show, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Gunsmoke, Room 222, The Partridge Family, Chico and the Man, Barnaby Jones, Rhoda, and Alice.
Florida Friebus died of cancer in 1988, aged 78.
- Daughter of 'Theodore Friebus' (qv).
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