Bryan Brown

Bryan Brown

About Bryan Brown

Bryan Neathway Brown, AM (born 23 June 1947) is an Australian actor. Brown was born in Sydney, the son of John (Jack) Brown and Molly Brown, a house cleaner who worked as a pianist in the early days of the Langshaw School of Ballet. He grew up in the south-western Sydney suburb of Panania and began working at AMP as an actuarial student. He started to act in amateur theatre performances, where he discovered a passion for acting. Brown went to England in 1964, eventually winning minor roles at the Old Vic. He returned to Australia and became a member of the Genesian Theatre, Sydney. He appeared in Colleen Clifford's production of A Man for All Seasons, before joining the Queensland Theatre Company.

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