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Robert Brown (US actor)

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Occupation  Film, television actor
Name  Robert Brown
Children  Laurie Brown
Years active  1948–1994
Role  television actor
Siblings  Harold Brown
Robert Brown with a beard is wearing a gray coat and brown inner shirt
Full Name  Robin Adair MacKenzie Brown
Born  November 17, 1926 (age 93) (1926-11-17)
Spouse  Elisse Pogofsky-Harris (m. 1986)
Parents  Margaret Brown, William Brown
Movies and TV shows  Here Come the Brides, Tower of London, The Flame Barrier, Primus, JT
Similar People  Bridget Hanley, Bobby Sherman, Mark Lenard, David Soul, Susan Tolsky

Robert Brown (born Robin Adair MacKenzie Brown November 17, 1926), is a television actor most active in the 1960s and 1970s.

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Robert Brown, A Career in Theater, Film and Television (Here Come the Brides)


Biography

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Brown was born in Trenton, New Jersey. He guest-starred on numerous television programs, including the role of Peter Coll in the two-part episode "The Mad Dog Coll Story" of the NBC series The Lawless Years, which aired on July 28 and August 4, 1961. He made three guest appearances on Perry Mason in the early 1960s, including the role of murderer Frank Sykes in the 1960 episode, "The Case of the Larcenous Lady," and murderer Goring Gilbert in the 1963 episode, "The Case of the Reluctant Model." He also had a memorable role on Bewitched, playing the role of the come-alive Gloucester Fisherman's Memorial statue in "Darrin on a Pedestal" which aired on October 22, 1970. Brown was married to Bunny Sellers, a native of Stonington, CT.

Career

Robert Brown smiling while wearing a jacket and turtle neck

He is most remembered for his starring role as the charismatic, fast-talking Jason Bolt in the 1968–1970 ABC series Here Come the Brides, with costars Joan Blondell, David Soul, Bobby Sherman, Bridget Hanley and Mark Lenard. He also starred as Carter Primus in the 1971–1972 syndicated sea adventure series Primus. Brown portrayed the split-personality character Lazarus on the Star Trek episode "The Alternative Factor" (1967), being cast at the last minute when John Drew Barrymore failed to appear for shooting. His only feature film credit is the horror film Tower of London (1962). Brown was a close friend of Carroll O'Connor and appeared in an episode of O'Connor's series Archie Bunker's Place in 1979 and an episode of In the Heat of the Night (Poor Relations, 1994).

Brown has done voiceover work for radio and television. He is also a writer working on short stories and a novel.

References

Robert Brown (US actor) Wikipedia


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