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Brown, Roscoe Lee (1925–)

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BROWN, ROSCOE LEE (1925–). Actor. He is a veteran character actor with a balding head and deep velvet voice. Before taking to the stage, he taught French and literature at Lincoln University, and set a world record for the 800 meter run in 1951. His film roles include The Comedians , 1967; The Liberation of L. B. Jones , 1970; and Uptown Saturday Night , 1974. He has toured with Anthony Zerbe, in Behind the Broken Words , a reading of lyric and dramatic verse. He was a regular on the television series Falcon Crest , and earned a Tony Award nomination for his work in August Wilson’s stage play Two Trains Running .

Filmography: The Connection , 1961; Black Like Me , 1964; The Liberation of L. B. Jones , 1970; The Cowboys , 1972; Superfly T. N. T. , 1973; Uptown Saturday Night , 1974; Logan’s Run , 1976; King , 1978; Nothing Personal , 1980; Legal Eagles , 1986; Jumpin’ Jack Flash , 1986; For Us The Living , 1988; The Mambo Kings , 1992; Forest Warrior , 1995; Babe , 1995; Last Summer in the Hamptons , 1996; Dear God , 1996; Babe: Pig in the City , 1998; Hamlet , 2001; Treasure Planet , 2002.

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