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Roscoe Lee Browne

Actor | * 05/02/1925 († 81, 04/11/2007) | Woodbury, New Jersey (United States of America (USA))
Roscoe Lee Browne (May 2, 1922 – April 11, 2007) was an American character actor and director known for his rich voice and dignified bearing. He resisted playing stereotypically black roles, instead performing in several productions with New York City's Shakespeare Festival Theater, Leland Hayward's satirical NBC series That Was the Week That Was, and a poetry performance tour of the United States in addition to his work in television and film. He is perhaps best known for his role as Saunders in Soap (1977–1981). In 1976, Browne was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Single Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Comedy or Drama Series for his work on ABC's Barney Miller. In 1986, he won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Performer in a Comedy Series for his work on NBC's The Cosby Show. In 1992, he received a Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actor in a Play for his performance as "Holloway" in August Wilson's Two Trains Running. In 1995, he received a Daytime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program for his performance as "The ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Action & Adventure

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Awards & Nominations for Roscoe Lee Browne

Emmy Awards Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play

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Movies with Roscoe Lee Browne as Actor(50)

as Himself (voice)2007 Smiley Face
as Narrator (voice)2007 Epic Movie
as Mr. Arrow (voice)2002 Treasure Planet
as Polonius2000 Hamlet
as Peabo1999 Morgan's Ferry
as The Narrator (voice)1998 Babe: Pig in the City
as Chief Bleeker1998 Judas Kiss
as Clovis Madison1996 Forest Warrior
as Idris Abraham1996 Dear God
as Narrator (voice)1995 Babe
as Kingpin/Wilson Fisk (voice)1994 Daredevil vs. Spider-Man
as Mr. Ried1993 Naked in New York
1990 Moon 44
as Narrator1990 Night Angel
as Omar DeLacy1989 Lady in the Corner
as Francis (voice)1988 Oliver & Company
as Archer Lincoln1986 Jumpin' Jack Flash
as Judge Dawkins1986 Legal Eagles
as Ghost of Christmas Past1986 Christmas
as Paxton1980 Nothing Personal
as Host1978 Unknown Powers
as James Forrest1977 Twilight's Last Gleaming
as Box1976 Logan's Run
as Congressman Lincoln1974 Uptown Saturday Night
as Dr. Lamine Sonko1973 Super Fly T.N.T.
as Jebediah Nightlinger1972 The Cowboys
as Music Shop Proprietor1972 Cisco Pike
as Narrator1972 The Ra Expeditions
as Lord Byron "L.B." Jones1970 The Liberation of L.B. Jones
as Philippe Dubois1969 Topaz
as Clarence1968 Uptight
as Petit Pierre1967 The Comedians
as Christopher1964 Black Like Me
as Preacher1964 Terror in the City
as J. J. Burden (as Roscoe Brown)1961 The Connection

TV Shows/Series with Roscoe Lee Browne as Actor(36)

as Dr. Anokye (voice)2000 Static Shock
as Komodo Dragon (voice)1998 The Wild Thornberrys
as Goulam (voice)1998 The Wild Thornberrys
as Rev. Matthew Lynn1994 ER
as Kingpin (voice)1994 Spider-Man
as Dr. Raleigh Young1993 seaQuest DSV
as Dr. Wataki (voice)1992 Batman: The Animated Series
1985 227
1979 Benson
as Philip Harrison1978 King
as Gideon Gibbs1975 McCoy
1972 Maude
1971 Columbo
as Hugh Victor Thompson III1971 All in the Family
as Arnold Andrew Warren1967 The Invaders
1967 Mannix

Full Name: Roscoe Lee Browne
Born: Saturday, 05/02 1925 (May) in Woodbury, New Jersey (United States of America (USA))
Died: Wednesday, 04/11 2007 (April) in Los Angeles (aged: 81)
Zodiac sign: Taurus (Chinese zodiac sign: Ox)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Lincoln University, Columbia University, Middlebury College, University of Florence, Woodbury Junior-Senior High School
Employer: Lincoln University
Roscoe Lee Browne frequently works together with these people:
William Windom (12x, Actor)
Mark Hamill (10x, Actor)
Brock Peters (10x, Actor)
Dee Bradley Baker (9x, Actor)
Robert Costanzo (9x, Actor)
Ed Begley Jr. (8x, Actor)
Gregory Sierra (8x, Actor)
Frank Welker (7x, Actor)
Jason Marsden (7x, Actor)
Kenneth Mars (7x, Actor)
Connie Sawyer (7x, Actress)
George Miller (5x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:7425, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 01/17/2022