Joe E. Brown happily claimed that he was the only youngster in show business who ran way from home to join the circus with the blessings of his parents. In 1902, the ten-year-old Brown joined a circus tumbling act called the Five Marvellous Ashtons, which toured various circuses and vaudeville theaters...See full bio »
1936Sons o' Guns
(performer: "For a Buck and a Quarter a Day" 1936 - uncredited, "Over Here" - uncredited)
(performer: "She Was an Acrobat's Daughter" 1935 - uncredited, "I'm All for You" 1935 - uncredited, "You're an Eyeful of Heaven" 1935 - uncredited, "Nobody Cares If I'm Blue" 1935 - uncredited)
(performer: "The Man on the Flying Trapeze" 1867 - uncredited)
[In 1952] I'm not the comedian I once was. A comedian has to be slightly insulting, comedy has to be 70 per cent insults, and I'm always afraid today when I say something funny it may hurt someone. If another comic makes a crack about my mouth, I just can't insult him back.
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Interred at Forest Lawn (Glendale), Glendale, California, USA. Specific interment location: Sunrise Slope, just south of the Great Mausoleum.
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