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Browne, Roscoe Lee

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    • Brown, Roscoe Lee
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        • Organization: (naf) Lincoln University (Pa.)
        • Organization: (naf) Schenley Industries
        • Organization: (naf) Long Wharf Theatre (New Haven, Conn.)
        • Organization: (naf) Pittsburgh Playhouse
        • Organization: (naf) Amateur Athletic Union of the United States
        • Organization: (naf) American Conservatory Theater
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Woodbury (N.J.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Los Angeles (Calif.)
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        (naf) United States
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    • found: Data from AIMS Media for Is everybody happy but me? [MP] 1983(Roscoe Lee Browne; actor)
    • found: Wikipedia, Apr. 11, 2007(Roscoe Lee Browne (May 2, 1925-Apr. 11, 2007); American actor)
    • found: IMDb, Mar. 26, 2008(Roscoe Lee Browne; b. May 2, 1925, Woodbury, N.J.; d. Apr. 11, 2007, Los Angeles, Calif.; alternate name: Roscoe Brown)
    • found: Marcus Garvey, c2003:title frame (Roscoe Lee Brown, reader)
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed December 27, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database:(Browne, Roscoe Lee; actor, radio/television producer/director, writer; born 2 May 1925 in Woodbury, New Jersey, United States; graduated with a literature degree from Lincoln University of Pennsylvania (1946); taught English, French, and literature at Lincoln University and had a sales position at the Schenley Import Corporation (1946); worked at the Long Wharf Theater in New Haven, Connecticut (1952); was an artist in residence at London's Old Globe Theater; earned a Best Actor Obie Award for an Off-Broadway adaptation of Melville's Benito Cereno (1965); worked at the Pittsburgh Playhouse (1966-1967); joined American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco; received an Emmy Award for his role in the episode "The Card Game" on The Cosby Show (1986); for his role of Holloway in Two Trains Running at Broadway (1992) he earned a Tony nomination for best performance by the lead actor in a play, and a Circle Award for the third time; died 11 April 2007 in Los Angeles, California, United States)
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