Siddhesh Joshi (Editor)

Barry Brown (actor)

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Reddit
Covid-19
Years active  1956–1978
Name  Barry Brown
Role  Actor

Barry Brown (actor) iamediaimdbcomimagesMMV5BMjAxNzMyODkwMF5BMl5
Full Name  Donald Barry Brown
Born  April 19, 1951 (1951-04-19) San Jose, California, U.S.
Occupation  Author, playwright, actor
Died  June 25, 1978, Silver Lake, Los Angeles, California, United States
Spouse  Jennie Vlahos (m. 1972–1972)
Parents  Vivian Brown, Donald Bernard Brown
Siblings  Marilyn Brown, James Brown
Movies and TV shows  Bad Company, Daisy Miller, The Ultimate Thrill, The Disappearance of Aimee, Testimony of Two Men
Similar People  Marilyn Brown, Robert Benton, James Brown, Peter Bogdanovich, Robert Butler

Barry brown 1951 1978 happy 60th birthday great star of daisy miller


Barry Brown (April 19, 1951 – June 25, 1978) was an American author, playwright and actor who performed on stage and in television dramas and feature films, notably as Frederick Winterbourne in Peter Bogdanovich's Daisy Miller (1974), adapted from the classic Henry James novella (1878). Bogdanovich praised Brown's contribution to the film, describing him as "the only American actor you can believe ever read a book."

Contents

Barry Brown (actor) Barry Brown actor Wikipedia the free encyclopedia

Barry brown cybill shepherd in bogdonavich s daisy miller classic coliseum clash shot in rome


Early life

Barry Brown (actor) 24 Points The Ghost of Barry Brown by Joseph Hirsch

Born Donald Barry Brown in San Jose, California, he was the eldest child of Donald Bernard Brown and Vivian Brown (née Agrillo). His sister was the actress Marilyn Brown, who committed suicide in 1997 at the age of 44. His brother is the novelist James Brown (Final Performance, Hot Wire), who etched an intimate portrait of their dysfunctional family in his acclaimed memoir, The Los Angeles Diaries, published by HarperCollins in 2003.

Career

Barry Brown (actor) eyeplugnet Tag Archive Barry Brown

Brown began his acting career as a child of five and took part in many television and live performances. He appeared with Van Johnson in a stage production of The Music Man at the age of ten.

Barry Brown (actor) https1bpblogspotcomndLnHnxKLfgUXINoehNDlI

Brown was 19 when he made his first major screen appearance in Halls of Anger (1970), followed by The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid (1972) and his breakthrough role as the American Civil War draft dodger Drew Dixon in Robert Benton's critically acclaimed Bad Company (1972), co-starring with Jeff Bridges. The publicity and promotion for this film was capped by an article in Esquire introducing filmgoers to the "dashing, brooding Brown" in color photographs by Chris von Wangenheim, along with a text mention of Brown's obituary collection focusing on little-known and forgotten Hollywood personalities.

After playing opposite Cybill Shepherd in Daisy Miller, Brown concentrated on television throughout the 1970s, including the TV movie The Disappearance of Aimee (1976), about evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson, and numerous TV episodes. His final features were the crime drama The Ultimate Thrill (1974) and Joe Dante's Piranha (1978).

An authority on actors and film history, Brown was a contributor to Scream Queens: Heroines of the Horrors by Calvin Beck and Bhob Stewart. Published by Macmillan in 1978, the book features illustrated biographical profiles of 29 fantasy film actresses and directors. Brown did a similar survey, the unpublished Unsung Heroes of the Horrors, covering the lives of some lesser known Hollywood talents, and he also contributed to various magazines, including Films in Review and Castle of Frankenstein. The book Who Was Who on Screen Third Edition, by Evelyn Mack Truett was dedicated to Brown, whom she credited with giving data support for the previous edition.

Personal life and death

Brown's marriage to Jennie Vlahos on March 4, 1972 ended in divorce May 1972. In June 1978, Brown committed suicide at his home in Silver Lake, Los Angeles, California.

References

Barry Brown (actor) Wikipedia


Similar Topics
James Brown
Peter Bogdanovich
Robert Benton
Topics
 
B
i
Link
H2
L