Bryan Brown Biography (1947?-)

Born June 23, 1947 (some sources say 1950), in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; son of a salesperson father and Molly Brown (a pianist and house cleaner); married Rachel Ward (an actress), 1983; children: Rosie, Mathilda, Joe. Addresses: Agent: Creative Artists Agency, 9830 Wilshire Blvd., BeverlyHills, CA 90212.; Manager: Himber Entertainment, 211 South Beverly Dr., Suite 208, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Nationality
Australian
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, producer, screenwriter
Birth Details
June 23, 1947?
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Len, The Love Letters from Teralba Road, Scala, 1977
  • Bennett, Weekend of Shadows, Roadshow, 1978
  • Mark, Third Person Plural, Abraxas, 1978
  • Eric Haywood, The Irishman, Greater Union, 1978
  • Brian Jackson, Money Movers, Roadshow, 1978
  • Shearer, The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith, 1978
  • Geoff, Newsfront, Roadshow, 1979
  • Rogers, The Odd Angry Shot, Roadshow, 1979
  • Paul Kite, Palm Beach, Albie Thoms, 1979
  • Paul "Nicko" Nicholson, Cathy's Child, Roadshow, 1979
  • Lieutenant Peter Handcock, Bushveldt Carbineers, Breaker Morant (also known as "Breaker" Morant), New World Pictures, 1980
  • China Jackson, Stir, Hoyts Releasing, 1980
  • Brian Shields, Blood Money, Greg Lynch Film Distributors/J. C. Williamson Film Distributors, 1980
  • Rob, Winter of Our Dreams, Enterprises/Satori, 1982
  • Morgan Keefe, Far East, Roadshow/Virgin Vision, 1982
  • Steve, Give My Regards to Broad Street, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1984
  • David Parker, Parker (also known as Bones), Virgin Vision,1985
  • Tiger Kelly, Rebel, Vestron, 1985
  • Cliff Hardy, The Empty Beach, Jethro, 1985
  • Dick Struan and title role, Tai-Pan, De Laurentiis Entertainment Group, 1986
  • Rollie Tyler, F/X (also known as F/X--Murder by Illusion and Murder by Illusion), Orion, 1986
  • Kangaroo, Naked Country Productions, 1986
  • Sonny Hills, The Good Wife (also known as Peter Kenna's The Good Wife, Who's Zooming Who, and The Umbrella Woman), Atlantic, 1987
  • Douglas "Doug" Coughlin, Cocktail, Buena Vista, 1988
  • Bob Campbell, Gorillas in the Mist (also known as Gorillas in the Mist: The Story of Dian Fossey and The Adventures of Dian Fossey), Universal, 1988
  • Harry Reynolds, Sweet Talker (also known as Confidence), LIVE Home Video, 1991
  • Captain Robert Cooper, Prisoners of the Sun (also known as Blood Oath), Paramount Home Video, 1991
  • Rollie Tyler, F/X2 (also known as FX2 and F/X 2: The Deadly Art of Illusion), Orion, 1991
  • Charlton Black and Mike Lawton, Blame It on the Bellboy, Buena Vista, 1992
  • Ray Lorkin, Dead Heart, Fox Lorber, 1996
  • Narrator, Still Twisted, 1997
  • Maurice "Pando" Panderson, Two Hands, REP Distribution, 1998
  • Barry Montana, On the Border, Wavemount Corporation, 1998
  • Shitman Hitman/Lucifer, L7: The Beauty Process (also known as The Beauty Process: Live Tin), K Records, 1998
  • Himself, The Thorn Birds: Old Friends New Stories, Warner Bros., 2003
  • Tyrone Bankston, Grizzly Falls, Norstar, 1999
  • John Kriesky, Risk, Roadshow Film Distributors, 2000
  • Voice of Publican, Mullet, Dendy Films, 2001
  • Art, Styx, DEJ Productions, 2001
  • Barry Ryan, Dirty Deeds, DEJ Productions, 2002
  • Leland Van Lew, Along Came Polly, Universal, 2004
  • Film Work
  • Associate producer, The Empty Beach, Jethro, 1985
  • (With Benn Gannon) Producer, Sweet Talker (also known as Confidence), LIVE Home Video, 1991
  • Executive producer, F/X2 (also known as FX2 and F/X 2: The Deadly Art of Illusion), Orion, 1991
  • (With others) Producer, Dead Heart, Fox Lorber, 1996
  • Producer, Still Twisted, 1997
  • Executive producer, The Big House (short film), 2000
  • Producer, Dirty Deeds, 2002
  • Executive producer, Martha's New Coat, 2003
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Adam and Zachary, The Wanderer, syndicated, 1996
  • Host, Twisted Tales (also known as Twisted), Australian Nine Network, 1996
  • Miniseries
  • Michael Connor, Against the Wind, syndicated, 1978
  • Joe Harmon, "A Town Like Alice," Masterpiece Theatre, PBS, 1981
  • Luke O'Neill, The Thorn Birds, ABC, 1983
  • Peter Lalor, Eureka Stockade, Australian Seven Network, 1984
  • MacCauley, MacCauley's Daughter (also known as The Shiralee), Australian Seven Network, 1988, then The Disney Channel, 1989
  • Ned Land, 20,000 Leagues under the Sea (also known as Jules Verne's 20,000 Leagues under the Sea), ABC, 1997
  • Casper Hastings, Journey to the Center of the Earth, USA Network,1999
  • Julian Obsborne, On the Beach, Showtime, 2001
  • Movies
  • Mahbub Ali, Kim, CBS, 1984
  • Charlie Deegan, Dead in the Water, USA Network, 1991
  • Frank Devlin, Devlin, Showtime, 1992
  • Michael Grant, The Last Hit (also known as The Long Kill),USA Network, 1993
  • Fitch, Full Body Massage, Showtime, 1995
  • Twisted Tales (also known as Twisted), Australian Nine Network, 1996
  • Captain Brown, Tracked (also known as Dogboys and Dresses pour tuer), The Movie Channel, 1998
  • Walter Burton, Dear Claudia, Romance Classics, 1999
  • Eddie Bruno, Footsteps, CBS, 2003
  • Pilots
  • Falco, Age of Treason, CBS, 1993
  • Specials
  • Ned Land, The Making of Special: "20,000 Leagues under the Sea," ABC, 1997
  • Awards Presentations
  • The 62nd Annual Academy Awards Presentation, ABC, 1990
  • Episodic
  • Guest, Late Night with David Letterman, 1991
  • Jack Jackson, "The Confident Man," Twisted Tales, Australian NineNetwork, 1996
  • Himself, The Ray Martin Show, 2001
  • Himself, The Fat, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 2002
  • Television Work
  • Series
  • Creator and producer, Twisted Tales (also known as Twisted), Australian Nine Network, 1996
  • Television Producer
  • Movies
  • Twisted Tales (also known as Twisted), Australian Nine Network, 1996
  • Television Work
  • Specials
  • Additional photography, The Making of "Gorillas in the Mist," 1988
  • Stage Appearances
  • Samson and Watch, Romeo and Juliet, Old Vic Theatre, London, 1979
  • Also appeared with the National Theatre Company, London, and with TheatreAustralia.
  • Stage Work
  • Producer of Kennedy's Children, Sydney and Melbourne, Australia.
  • WRITINGS
  • Film Stories
  • Sweet Talker (also known as Confidence), LIVE Home Video, 1991

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • GQ, April, 1990, p. 234
    • People Weekly, May 27, 1991, p. 81
    • Variety, September 21, 1998, p. 92

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