Jim Brown Biography (1936-)

Full name, James Nathaniel Brown; born February 17, 1936, in St. Simons Island, GA; son of Swinton (a professional boxer) and Theresa (a housekeeper) Brown; married Sue, 1959 (divorced, 1972); married Monique; children: (first marriage) Kim and Kevin (twins), Jim, Jr., another child. Addresses: Contact: Sterling Winters Company, 2040 Avenue of the Stars, fourth floor, Los Angeles, CA 90067.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, producer
Birth Details
February 17, 1936
St. Simons Island, Georgia, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Sergeant Franklyn, Rio Conchos, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1964
  • Robert T. Jefferson, The Dirty Dozen, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1967
  • (Uncredited) Himself, Operation Dirty Dozen, 1967
  • Ruffo, The Mercenaries (also known as Dark of the Sun), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1968
  • Captain Leslie Anders USMC, Ice Station Zebra, Filmways, 1968
  • McClain, The Split, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1968
  • (Uncredited) The Man Who Makes the Difference, 1968
  • Lyedecker, 100 Rifles, 1969
  • Cully Briston, Riot, Paramount, 1969
  • Title role, Kenner (also known as Year of the Cricket), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1969
  • Jimmy Prince, ... tick ... tick ... tick ... (also known as Tick, Tick, Tick), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1970
  • Tommy Marcott, The Grasshopper (also known as The Passing of Evil and Passions), National General, 1970
  • Luke, El Condor, National General, 1970
  • Himself, The Phynx, Warner Bros., 1970
  • Howard, Ein Kafer geht aufs (also known as Superbug), 1971
  • Sam's Song (also known as The Swap), Cannon, 1971
  • Title role, Slaughter, American International, 1972
  • Gunn, Black Gunn, Columbia, 1972
  • Title role, Slaughter's Big Rip-Off, American International, 1973
  • Curtis Hook, The Slams, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1973
  • Le Bras, I Escaped from Devil's Island (also known as Escape de la Isla del Diablo), United Artists, 1973
  • Jimmy Lait, Three the Hard Way, Allied Artists, 1974
  • Pike, Take a Hard Ride (also known as La lunga cavalcata and La parola di un fuorilegge ... e legge!), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1975
  • (As James Brown) Adios Amigo, Atlas, 1976
  • (As James Brown) Mean Johnny Barrows, Atlas, 1976
  • Isaac, Kid Vengeance (also known as Take Another Hard Rideand Vengeance Vendetta), Cannon, 1977
  • Dreams, Fingers, Brut, 1978
  • Clyde Preston, Pacific Inferno, VCL, 1979
  • J, One Down, Two to Go, Almi, 1983
  • Abducted, Inter Pictures Releasing/Modern Cinema Marketing, 1986
  • Fireball, The Running Man, TriStar, 1987
  • Slammer, I'm Gonna Git You Sucka, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1988
  • Captain, L.A. Heat, Raedon Entertainment Group, 1989
  • Steadman, Crack House (also known as Rock House), Twenty-First Century Releasing, 1989
  • Morris, Twisted Justice, Borde Releasing Corp., 1990
  • The Divine Enforcer (also known as Deadly Avenger), 1991
  • Jake Trevor, Original Gangstas (also known as Hot City), Orion, 1996
  • Byron Williams, Mars Attacks!, Warner Bros., 1996
  • Spivey, He Got Game, Buena Vista, 1998
  • Voice of Butch Meathook, Small Soldiers, DreamWorks Distribution L.L.C., 1998
  • Montezuma Monroe, Any Given Sunday, Warner Bros., 1999
  • Film Work
  • Producer, Pacific Inferno, VCL, 1979
  • Executive producer, Richard Pryor Here and Now (documentary), Columbia, 1983
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Commentator, NFL on CBS, CBS, 1977
  • Himself, Dynamic Duos, NBC, 1978
  • Movies
  • Stocker, Lady Blue, ABC, 1985
  • Specials
  • Black Champions, PBS, 1986
  • "Slammer" Jenkins, Hammer, Slammer, and Slade, 1990
  • The Record Breakers of Sport, HBO, 1990
  • The 19th Annual Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame, 1992
  • In This Corner ... Boxing's Historic Battles, HBO, 1994
  • Fields of Fire: Sports in the '60s, HBO, 1995
  • The NFL at 75: An All-Star Celebration, ABC, 1995
  • Celebrate the Dream: 50 Years of Ebony, ABC, 1996
  • The Journey of the African-American Athlete, HBO, 1996
  • Unitas, HBO, 1999
  • Ali-Frazier I: One Nation ... Indivisible, HBO, 2000
  • Bill Russell: My Life, My Way, HBO, 2000
  • George Foreman: Blow by Blow, HBO, 2000
  • Episodic
  • "Cops and Robbers," I Spy, 1967
  • "End of the Line," Police Story, 1977
  • Romo, "Roller Disco: Parts 1 & 2," CHiPs, 1979
  • "High Times," CHiPs, 1983
  • C. J. Jackson, "Knight of the Drones," Knight Rider, 1984
  • "Quarterback Sneak," The A-Team, 1986
  • Warren Brille, "Whose Trash Is It Anyway?," Highway to Heaven, 1988
  • Himself, "Living Single Undercover," Living Single, 1997
  • Himself, Between Brothers, UPN, 1997
  • Himself, "Kung Fools," Between Brothers, UPN, 1998
  • Himself, "You Can Pick Your Friends ... ," Arli$$, HBO, 2000
  • Also appeared in The Flip Wilson Show.
  • Television Producer
  • Movies
  • The Magnificent Magical Magnet of Santa Mesa (also known as TheAdventures of Freddy), 1977
  • WRITINGS
  • Autobiographies
  • Off My Chest, 1964
  • Out of Bounds, 1989

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books:
    • Contemporary Black Biography, October 25, 1999, Volume 11, Gale Research, 1996.
    • Newsmakers 1993, Gale Research, 1993.
    Periodicals:
    • Jet, p. 47.
    • New Republic, September 6, 1999, p. 15.Sports Illustrated,September 1, 1999, p. 50.

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