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Barry Brown Autographs, Memorabilia & Collectibles

BARRY BROWN
Born: April 19, 1951 in San Jose, California
Died: June 25, 1978 in Los Angeles, California
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Barry Brown (1951-1978), an acting prodigy with a genius I. Q., was on stage from age 5, and appearing with Van Johnson in The Music Man by age 10. His breakthrough film role came in Bad Company (1972), followed by Daisy Miller in 1974. He appeared in many TV movies and series episodes until his untimely death. Brown was intensely interested in actors' biographies, making significant contributions to the volumes Scream Queens and Who Was Who on Screen, and working on his own unpublished collection of horror actors' biographies. Married for 2 months in 1972, Brown committed suicide in 1978. In 1997 his sister, actress Marilyn Brown, also killed herself. A third sibling, novelist James Brown, has documented their dysfunctional family in The Los Angeles Diaries (2003).   
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  • BARRY BROWN - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED  - HFSID 315027
    BARRY BROWN - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED - HFSID 315027
    BARRY BROWN Brilliant actor sends thoughtful Christmas card to John Willis, editor of Theatre World, wishing him a Happy New Year Autograph letter signed: "Barry Brown" in blue ink. 1 page, 8¼x6¼ flat, 4x6¼ folded.

    Sale Price $252.00

    $280.00

  • BARRY BROWN - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 03/04/1976  - HFSID 317898
    BARRY BROWN - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 03/04/1976 - HFSID 317898
    Extremely rare signature of the actor and author, informing Screen World and Theatre World editor John Willis that the deaths of several important actors have gone largely unmarked. Written two years before Brown's own suicide at age 27.

    Sale Price $288.00

    $320.00

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