Bille Brown

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Bille Brown
William Gerard Brown

(1952-01-11)11 January 1952
Biloela, Queensland, Australia
Died13 January 2013(2013-01-13) (aged 61)
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Cause of deathBowel cancer
Alma materUniversity of Queensland
OccupationActor, playwright
Years active1976–2012
AwardsMember of the Order of Australia

William Gerard "Bille" Brown AM (11 January 1952 – 13 January 2013) was an Australian actor and playwright. He was known for his roles in Fierce Creatures, The Man Who Sued God, The Dish, and in The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader. Brown and Geoffrey Rush were good friends.[1] He was openly gay.[source?]

Brown was born on 11 January 1952 in Biloela, Queensland, Australia.[2] He studied at Queensland University.

Brown died on 13 January 2013 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia from bowel cancer, aged 61.[3]

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  1. "Stars celebrate Bille Brown's talent, warmth and fierce humour". Brisbane Times. 5 February 2013.
  2. "Brown, Bille". Search Australian Honours. Australian Government. Archived from the original on 29 June 2011. Retrieved 26 January 2011.
  3. "Veteran stage actor Bille Brown dies". The Australian. 13 January 2013.

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