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Jim Brown

Name in Native Language: "James Nathaniel Brown" (English/EN)
Adviser / Actor / Film Producer / Television Director | * 02/17/1936 († 87, 05/18/2023) | St. Simons Island, Georgia (United States of America (USA))
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James Nathaniel Brown (February 17, 1936 – May 18, 2023) was an American football fullback, civil rights activist, and actor. He played for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League (NFL) from 1957 through 1965. Considered one of the greatest running backs of all time, as well as one of the greatest players in NFL history, Brown was a Pro Bowl invitee every season he was in the league, was recognized as the AP NFL Most Valuable Player three times, and won an NFL championship with the Browns in 1964. He led the league in rushing yards in eight out of his nine seasons, and by the time he retired, he held most major rushing records. In 2002, he was named by The Sporting News as the greatest professional football player ever. Brown earned unanimous All-America honors playing college football at Syracuse University, where he was an all-around player for the Syracuse Orangemen football team. The team later retired his number 44 jersey, and he was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1995. He is also widely considered one of the greatest lacrosse players of all time, and the Premier Lacrosse League MVP Award is named in his honor. Brown also excelled in basketball and track and field. In his professional career, Brown carried the ball 2,359 times for 12,312... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Action | Drama | Documentaries

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Awards & Nominations for Jim Brown

Pro Football Hall of Fame Usila Second Team All-American Usila First Team All-American
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Movies with Jim Brown as Actor(61)

as himself2019 The Black Godfather
as himself2017 Foreman
as himself2014 Video Games: The Movie
as himself2014 I Am Ali
as himself2014 Draft Day
as himself2013 Glickman
as himself2010 Run Ricky Run
as himself2006 Operation Dirty Dozen
as Berwell2005 Animal
as Geronimo Armstrong2004 She Hate Me
as Self (uncredited)2002 Jim Brown: All-American
as Chad Grant2002 On the Edge
as himself2002 BaadAsssss Cinema
as Montezuma Monroe1999 Any Given Sunday
as Butch Meathook (voice)1998 Small Soldiers
as Spivey1998 He Got Game
as Jake Trevor1996 Original Gangstas
as Byron Williams1996 Mars Attacks!
as Morris1990 Twisted Justice
as Steadman1989 Crack House
as Captain1989 L.A. Heat
as Lt. Sunset1988 Killing American Style
as Fireball1987 The Running Man
as Clyde1979 Pacific Inferno
as Dreems1978 Fingers
as Isaac1977 Kid Vengeance
as Pike1975 Take a Hard Ride
as Jimmy Lait1974 Three the Hard Way
as Curtis X. Hook1973 The Slams
as Slaughter1973 Slaughter's Big Rip Off
as Gunn1972 Black Gunn
as Slaughter1972 Slaughter
as Tommy Marcott1970 The Grasshopper
as Jimmy Price1970 … tick… tick… tick…
as Luke1970 El Condor
as Cully Briston1969 Riot
as Lydecker1969 100 Rifles
as McClain1968 The Split
as Ruffo1968 Dark of the Sun
1968 Kenner
as Capt. Leslie Anders1968 Ice Station Zebra
as Robert Jefferson1967 The Dirty Dozen
as Running Back - Number 32 (archive footage) (uncredited)1966 The Fortune Cookie
as Sgt. Franklyn1964 Rio Conchos

TV Shows/Series with Jim Brown as Actor(14)

as Self - NFL Legend & Activist2023 Bill Russell: Legend
as Self (archive footage)2018 Shut Up and Dribble
as Willie White2000 Soul Food
as Stoker1985 Lady Blue
as Warren Brille1984 Highway to Heaven
as Steamroller1983 The A-Team
as Frank Barnett / Detective Jim Cody1982 T. J. Hooker
as C.J. Jackson1982 Knight Rider
1977 CHiPs
as himself1970 The Flip Wilson Show
as Self - Guest1968 The Dick Cavett Show

Movies with Jim Brown as Crew(1)

Production/Executive Producer1983 Richard Pryor: Here and Now

Additional Information

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Full Name: Jim Brown
Born: Monday, 02/17 1936 (February) in St. Simons Island, Georgia (United States of America (USA))
Died: Thursday, 05/18 2023 (May) in Los Angeles (aged: 87)
Zodiac sign: Aquarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Rat)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Syracuse University, Manhasset Secondary School
Other names for Jim Brown (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"James Nathaniel "Jim" Brown"
"Jim Brown (Footballspieler)"
Jim Brown frequently works together with these people:
Fred Williamson (12x, Actor)
Spike Lee (9x, Crew)
Adam May-Bower (8x, Crew)
William Smith (7x, Actor)
Paul Koslo (7x, Actor)
Mills Watson (7x, Actor)
Bernie Casey (6x, Actor)
Lenore Kasdorf (6x, Actress)
Grainger Hines (6x, Actor)
Alan Fudge (6x, Actor)
James Darren (6x, Actor)
Greg Finley (6x, Actor)

Other people with this name: Jim Brown (US)

WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:33761, Added: 05/13/2018, Last updated: 06/16/2024