The son of Win and Brenda Farnsworth, Freddie was born in Muncie, Indiana, and grew up in Pinedale, Wyoming. He joined the USMC in May of 1985, and was stationed with the 1st Bat 7th March until July 1991. At that time, he went to Marine Combat Training at Camp Pendleton as a troop handler and a weapons and tactical instructor. He served both in Desert Shield and Desert Storm. In December 1994 he received an honorable discharge as a Sergeant.
Upon leaving the Marine Corps, Freddie returned to Casper Wyoming and worked as a truck driver and in sales for Butane Power and Equipment until April 1996, when he began work on "Starship Troopers" and began his association with Warriors Inc, which continued to this day. He also works as a stuntman and an actor on pictures such as "Galaxy Quest" which he is a technical advisor and stuntman for Stunt Grunts, "Rules of Engagement", "Rough Riders", "Alexander" and The Great Raid". Freddie was an actor and military advisor on Spy Game.
He grew up with his two siblings, a little brother and sister, he has a wife and two daughters Brenda and Linda, three + horses, and three dogs. He commutes to work and his family between LA and London. Freddie is a qualified IPRA bareback and saddle bronco rider (competed in all rodeo events), performs both Western and English horse stunts.