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Chelsea Brown (I) (1942–2017)


Chelsea Brown was born in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Lois Brown. She passed away from pneumonia March 28, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. She was an actress, comedienne, singer and dancer perhaps best known for being the first African-American series regular in the iconic, ground-breaking American TV series Laugh-In. With her big, beautiful smile, she ... See full bio »

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(age 74) in Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Mission: Impossible Ballet Teacher / Laura Ann Wilson
(1989)
Police Story Mrs. McKay
(1973)

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 2003 Grass Roots (TV Series)
Stephanie Gruen
- Art (2003) ... Stephanie Gruen
 1997 Welcome to Woop Woop
Maude
 1989-1990 E Street (TV Series)
Abby Rossiter
- Episode #1.171 (1990) ... Abby Rossiter
- Episode #1.170 (1990) ... Abby Rossiter
- Episode #1.168 (1990) ... Abby Rossiter
- Episode #1.169 (1990) ... Abby Rossiter
- Episode #1.166 (1990) ... Abby Rossiter
 1989 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Ballet Teacher / Laura Ann Wilson
- For Art's Sake (1989) ... Ballet Teacher
- Reprisal (1989) ... Laura Ann Wilson
 1981 Instant TV (TV Movie)
Various Characters
 1977 Number 96 (TV Series)
Hope Jackson
- Episode #1.1175 (1977) ... Hope Jackson
- Episode #1.1176 (1977) ... Hope Jackson
- Episode #1.1174 (1977) ... Hope Jackson
- Episode #1.1173 (1977) ... Hope Jackson
- Episode #1.1172 (1977) ... Hope Jackson
 1976 Arena (TV Movie)
Barby
 1975 King's Men (TV Series)
Morna
- Pilot (1975) ... Morna
 1975/II Celebrity Squares (TV Series)
 1975 Bronk (TV Series)
Celeste
- Pilot (1975) ... Celeste
 1975 That's My Mama (TV Series)
Joanne Roberts
- Earl's Girl (1975) ... Joanne Roberts
 1973 Police Story (TV Series)
Mrs. McKay
- Dangerous Games (1973) ... Mrs. McKay
 1972 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Tallie Hughes
- Once There Was a Bantu Prince (1972) ... Tallie Hughes
 1971 Ironside (TV Series)
Nancy Babcock
- Accident (1971) ... Nancy Babcock
 1970 The Cliff (TV Movie)
Tag
 1970 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
Darlene
- The Time Is Now (1970) ... Darlene
 1970 Matt Lincoln (TV Series)
Tag
- Sheila (1970) ... Tag
 1970 Dial Hot Line (TV Movie)
Gibson
 1969 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Miss Smith (segment "Love and the Militant")
- Love and the Legal Agreement/Love and the Militant/Love and Who? (1969) ... Miss Smith (segment "Love and the Militant")
 1969 The Flying Nun (TV Series)
Paola Guzman
- The Paola Story (1969) ... Paola Guzman
 1968-1969 Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (TV Series)
Regular Performer
- Episode #2.26 (1969) ... Regular Performer
- Episode #2.25 (1969) ... Regular Performer
- Episode #2.24 (1969) ... Regular Performer
- Episode #2.23 (1969) ... Regular Performer
- Episode #2.22 (1969) ... Regular Performer
 1969 Sweet Charity
Dancer (uncredited)
 1968 Head
Belly Dancer (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

previews for Thrillkill (1984) CBS/Fox Video previews - Herself.
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Trivia:

Lovely and low-keyed African-American comedienne with flashy smile who was the first black woman in the regular cast of "Laugh-In". Often the sensible foil to the wackier talents of Ruth Buzzi, Arte Johnson, Jo Anne Worley and Goldie Hawn. See more »

Trademark:

Beautiful smile.

Nickname:

Chels

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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