Brown, Vanessa, 1928-

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Dates:
Birth 1928-03-24
Death 1999-05-21
Americans

Biographical notes:

Brown was born on Mar. 24, 1928 in Vienna, Austria; came to the US in 1938; BA, UCLA, 1949; appeared in Broadway plays, As you like it (1950) and The seven year itch (1952-54); appeared in films, including Youth runs wild (1941), The heiress (1948), and The bad and the beautiful (1952); married Mark R. Sandrich, 1959; became writer-coordinator for Voice of America in 1962; correspondent with Los Angeles Times Service, 1970-74, and National Public Radio, 1973-74; writer, KTLA-TV, 1972-74; worked for presidential campaigns of Adlai Stevenson, 1956, and John F. Kennedy, 1960; artist with one-woman show at Edgardo Costa Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA; founder, American Acting Company.

From the description of Papers, ca. 1950-1988. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 39298056

Biography

Brown was born on March 24, 1928 in Vienna, Austria; came to the U.S. in 1938; BA, UCLA, 1949; appeared in Broadway plays, As you Like it (1950) and The Seven Year Itch (1952-54); appeared in films, including Youth Runs Wild (1941), The Heiress (1948), and The Bad and the Beautiful (1952); married Mark R. Sandrich, 1959; became writer-coordinator for Voice of America in 1962; correspondent with Los Angeles Times Service, 1970-74, and National Public Radio, 1973-74; writer, KTLA-TV, 1972-74; worked for presidential campaigns of Adlai Stevenson, 1956, and John F. Kennedy, 1960; artist with one-woman show at Edgardo Costa Gallery, Beverly Hills, California; founder, American Acting Company.

From the guide to the Vanessa Brown Papers, ca. 1950-1988, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.)

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  • Motion picture actors and actresses--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources
  • Actors--Archival resources
  • Motion picture actors and actresses--Archival resources
  • Women radio writers--Archival resources
  • Women radio writers--United States--Archival resources
  • Actors--United States--Archival resources

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  • California--Los Angeles (as recorded)