Brown, Vanessa, 1928-

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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

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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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creatorOf Brown, Vanessa, 1928-. Papers, ca. 1950-1988. University of California, Los Angeles
referencedIn Spewack, Samuel and Bella. Papers, ca.1920-1980. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn James Parton papers, 1914-1986. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Cronyn, Hume. American drama, 1954-1957. Clark University, Robert Hutchings Goddard Library
referencedIn Samuel and Bella Spewack Papers, ca.1920-1980 Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn John Eldon Thayer collection of motion picture memorabilia, 1916-1979. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Gore Vidal papers, 1875-2004 (inclusive), 1936-2000 (bulk). Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Vanessa Brown Papers, ca. 1950-1988 University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
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correspondedWith Parton, James, 1912- person
associatedWith Spewack, Samuel, 1899-1971 person
associatedWith Spewack, Samuel and Bella. person
associatedWith Thayer, John Eldon, 1899-1980 person
correspondedWith Vidal, Gore, 1925- person
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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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Birth 1928-03-24

Death 1999-05-21

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