Cree Summer

Cree Summer

Jul. 7th, 1969
Born in
Los Angeles, California, USA
5’ 3

Cree Summer's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Rugrats TV Show
Batman Beyond TV Show
Batman Beyond
Drawn Together TV Show
Drawn Together
Danny Phantom TV Show
Danny Phantom
All Grown Up TV Show
All Grown Up
Tiny Toon Adventures TV Show
Tiny Toon Adventures
Codename: Kids Next Door TV Show
Codename: Kids Next Door
As Told By Ginger TV Show
As Told By Ginger
Pepper Ann TV Show
Pepper Ann
Sonic the Hedgehog TV Show
Sonic the Hedgehog
A Different World TV Show
A Different World
Transformers: Animated TV Show
Transformers: Animated
My Life as a Teenage Robot TV Show
My Life as a Teenage Robot
The Incredible Hulk TV Show
The Incredible Hulk
Clifford the Big Red Dog TV Show
Clifford the Big Red Dog
Clifford's Puppy Days TV Show
Clifford's Puppy Days
Ewoks TV Show
The Buzz on Maggie TV Show
The Buzz on Maggie
Mortal Kombat: The Animated Series TV Show
Mortal Kombat: The Animated Series
Mummies Alive! TV Show
Mummies Alive!
The Goode Family TV Show
The Goode Family
Histeria! TV Show
Garbage Pail Kids TV Show
Garbage Pail Kids
Camp Candy TV Show
Camp Candy
Spawn: The Animation TV Show
Spawn: The Animation
Pinky, Elmyra & the Brain TV Show
Pinky, Elmyra & the Brain
Problem Child TV Show
Problem Child
Dawn Of The Croods TV Show
Dawn Of The Croods
Sheriff Callie's Wild West TV Show
Sheriff Callie's Wild West
Droids TV Show
The Wacky World Of Tex Avery TV Show
The Wacky World Of Tex Avery
Courthouse TV Show

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Guest TV Roles

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Cree Summer Francks (born July 7, 1969) is an American-Canadian actress, comedian, and singer. She is known for playing Winifred "Freddie" Brooks on the NBC sitcom A Different World. In animation, Summer was the original voice of Penny in the 1983 cartoon Inspector Gadget.

  • Is a dual American/Candaian citizen.
  • Brother, 'Rainbow Francks' (qv), is currently a VJ for "Much Music" (2001).
  • Was in a long-term relationship with actor 'Kadeem Hardison' (qv) during the run of _"A Different World" (1987)_ (qv). She was never bothered by his character's on-screen romance with 'Jasmine Guy' (qv), stating that she and Guy were like sisters in real life, the direct opposites of their characters!.
  • Daughter of actor 'Don Francks' (qv).
  • Started off in acting, then did some singing, now does mostly voice-over work for TV cartoons such as _"Rugrats" (1991)_ (qv). For those who remember, she originated the voice of Penny in the 1980s cartoon _"Inspector Gadget" (1983)_ (qv).
  • She played Princess Kida Kidagakash in _Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001)_ (qv). Her brother 'Rainbow Francks' (qv) played Lt. Aiden Ford in _"Stargate: Atlantis" (2004)_ (qv).

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