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The Scottish comedienne known for her impersonations of Margaret Thatcher signs a letter written to The American Museum of Historical Documents.
Typed Letter signed: "Janet Brown", 1 page, 7x9. London, England, 1984 December 7. On personal letterhead addressed to Todd Axelrod, Executive Director of the American Museum of Historical Documents, Las Vegas, Nevada. In full: "Thank you for your letter about your interesting museum. Here are two photographs, signed as requested, together with a letter about my role impersonating Margaret Thatcher. I wish you luck with your enthusiastic project and I hope you have great success, Yours sincerely," Janet Brown (1923-2011) was a Scottish comedienne, actress and impersonator. Early in her career she presented Picture Book a children's show on BBC. She became well known in the 1970's for her accurate impressions of the British politician Margaret Thatcher. She performed her impersonation on the radio, television and in the 1981 James Bond film For Your Eyes Only. She also starred as Thatcher on the 1979 comedy album Iron Lady: The Coming Of The Leader. Brown continued acting into her 80's and in 2007 she gave her final performance at the Theater Royal Haymarket in London in a production of William Wycherly's The Country Wife. She was married to actor Peter Butterworth who was best known for his character roles in the British Carry On film series. Lightly worn. Otherwise, fine condition.

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Born: December 14, 1923 in Rutherglen, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Died: May 27, 2011 in Hove, East Sussex, England, United Kingdom

Film Credits
2014 Top of the Pops: The Story of 1979 (Other), 2011 The Story of Variety with Michael Grade (in person), 2010 Zorro and Scarlet Whip Revealed! (Performer), 2009 Hotel Babylon (Performer), 2008 Zorro: Generation Z - The Animated Series (Performer), 2006 The Story of Light Entertainment (in person), 2006 30 Greatest Political Comedies (in person), 2005 Summer Solstice (Performer), 2005 Casualty (Performer), 2004 The Impressionable Jon Culshaw (Performer), 2004 Midsomer Murders (Performer), 2003 Doctors (Performer), 2000 Rhona (Performer), 1998 Roger Roger (Performer), 1995-2002 Heroes of Comedy (in person), 1992 Gloria (in person), 1989 A Royal Gala (in person), 1988 A Question of Entertainment (in person), 1986 Wogan (in person), 1985 All Star Secrets (in person), 1984 Aspel & Company (in person), 1984 An Audience with Joan Rivers (in person), 1983-1985 The Bob Monkhouse Show (in person), 1983 Saturday Superstore (in person), 1983 Look Who's Talking (in person), 1982 Lena (in person), 1981 For Your Eyes Only (Performer), 1980-1982 Janet and Company (Performer), 1980 Home on Sunday (in person), 1979-1986 Blankety Blank (in person), 1979 Ted on the Spot (Performer), 1979 Give Us a Clue (in person), 1979 Decision 79 (in person), 1978-1979 Mike Yarwood in Persons (Performer), 1978 Out with the Old, in with the New (Performer), 1978 Multi-Coloured Swap Shop (in person), 1978 London Night Out (in person), 1978 Golden Gala (in person), 1978 Blackpool Bonanza (Performer), 1977-1978 Those Wonderful TV Times (in person), 1977-1978 The Basil Brush Show (Performer), 1977 Wombling Free (Performer), 1977 Whose Baby (in person), 1977 The Good Old Days (in person), 1977 I'm Bob, He's Dickie (Performer), 1976-1977 Seaside Special (in person), 1976 The Val Doonican Music Show (in person), 1976 The Sweepstakes Game (in person), 1976 The Andy Stewart Show (in person), 1975-1980 This Is Your Life (in person), 1975 The David Nixon Show (in person), 1974 The Tommy Cooper Hour (Performer), 1973-1986 Looks Familiar (in person), 1972-1976 Who Do You Do (Performer), 1972 Bless This House (Performer), 1970 My Lover My Son (Performer), 1969 The Adding Machine (Performer), 1969 Mr. Digby Darling (Performer), 1967-1968 The Dick Emery Show (Performer), 1967 Hey Boy! Hey Girl (Performer), 1965 Z Cars (Performer), 1964 A Home of Your Own (Performer), 1956 Val Parnell's Startime (in person), 1953 Folly to Be Wise (Performer), 1952 The Eric Barker Half-Hour (Performer), 1950 Mr. Gillie (Performer), 1950 A Ray of Sunshine: An Irresponsible Medley of Song and Dance (in person), 1949 Floodtide (Performer)

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