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 Roscoe Lee Browne

Roscoe Lee Browne

Birth
Woodbury, Gloucester County, New Jersey, USA
Death 11 Apr 2007 (aged 81)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Memorial ID 18881414 · View Source
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Actor. A prolific character actor known for his deep voice, he won an Emmy Award for his role as 'Dr. Barnabus Foster' on the television family situation comedy series "The Cosby Show" in 1986. Brown worked a great deal on the theatre stage, including several Shakespearean roles, and was nominated for a Tony Award in 1992 for the August Wilson play "Two Trains Running." He had success in many guest roles on television on shows such as "All in the Family," "Good Times," "Soap," "Highway to Heaven," and "Will and Grace." His film work includes the 1969 Alfred Hitchcock film "Topaz," and opposite John Wayne in the 1972 film, "The Cowboys." His other list of credentials includes voice-over work, such as the narration for the films "Babe" and "Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties."

Bio by: The Perplexed Historian


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: The Perplexed Historian
  • Added: 11 Apr 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18881414
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Roscoe Lee Browne (2 May 1925–11 Apr 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18881414, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.