Jon Freda is an actor, screenwriter, playwright and psychologist. His film credits include Luc Besson’s The Family with Robert De Niro, Run with Eric Roberts, and Big Time Adolescence with Jon Cryer. He received best actor award in Sisyphus’ Supper at the Take Two Film Festival in New York City, which premiered at Cannes Film Festival. His TV credits include The Blacklist, Law & Order SVU, Gravesend and The Deuce.  Jon is also the co-producer/actor in 50 To Death, and award-winning web series about three boomers jousting with the 21st Century. His New York theater credits include George Tabori’s Mein Kampf, his written solo show Imagine Dat! Jimmy Durante, and regionally in Over The River and Through The Woods and Breaking Legs. Among his writing credits, his screenplay, Who Wants To Marry My Husband, was produced and distributed as a feature film by Echelon Entertainment Group. He also co-wrote with Letty Serra, the multi-award-winning  screenplay, Say Nothing, and won three screenplay awards for his thriller feature script, Sparks. His sci-fi comedy musical Alien Adventure The Adventure won four awards at the Midtown International Theatre Festival In New York City. When in session, Jon teaches the Improvisation Workshop at the SAG-AFTRA Conservatory in New York City. Prior to acting, Jon served as a naval officer, taught undergraduate and graduate students in psychology, was a research psychologist for the government, and had a private practice in clinical psychology. He has a PhD in experimental and organizational psychology, and a PhD. in clinical psychology. Jon also consults as an executive presentation coach with  Gurumaker.