Roscoe Lee Browne
|Roscoe Lee Browne|
|Born||May 2, 1922
Woodbury, New Jersey, U.S.
|Died||April 11, 2007 (aged 84)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Cause of death||Stomach cancer|
|Alma mater||Lincoln University|
|Years active||1960 – 2007|
|Awards||See Awards and Honors|
Roscoe Lee Browne (May 2, 1922 – April 11, 2007) was an African American television, stage, voice, and movie actor, narrator, and director. He was known for his deep voice.
Browne's career began in 1964 in the movie Black Like Me. His career has lasted 43 years. He has appeared in over 100 movies.
Personal life and death[change]
Awards and honors[change]
- Obie Award (1965) for Best Performance.
- Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards (1970) for Best Actor.
- Emmy Award (1986) for Best Guest Star
- Browne was added to the Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame in 1977.
- Black Like Me (1964)
- Graham Greene's The Comedians (1967)
- Up Tight! (1968)
- Topaz (1969)
- The Liberation of L.B. Jones (1970)
- The Cowboys (1972)
- Cisco Pike (1972)
- The World's Greatest Athlete (1973)
- Super Fly T.N.T. (1973)
- Uptown Saturday Night (1974)
- Logan's Run (1976)
- Twilight's Last Gleaming (1977)
- Nothing Personal (1980)
- Legal Eagles (1986)
- Jumpin' Jack Flash (1986)
- Moon 44 (1990)
- The Mamboo Kings (1992)
- Naked in New York (1993)
- Hamlet (2000)
- Morgan's Ferry (2001)
- Treasure Planet (2002)
- Unchained Memories (2003)