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Leigh Brown (I) (1939–1998)

Leigh Brown was born on May 1, 1939 in Newark, New Jersey, USA as Nancy Leigh Prescott. She was an actress and writer, known for A Christmas Story (1983), It Runs in the Family (1994) and Ollie Hopnoodle's Haven of Bliss (1988). She was married to Jean Shepherd and Robert Siroka. She died on July 16, 1998 in Sanibel Island, Florida, USA. See full bio »

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 1997 So-Called Friends (TV Movie)
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 1985 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Extra (in frame story - movie theatre)
- The Star-Crossed Romance of Josephine Cosnowski (1985) ... Extra (in frame story - movie theatre) (uncredited)
 1983 A Christmas Story
Red Hatted Curly Haired Woman in Line for Santa (uncredited)
 1976 The Phantom of the Open Hearth (TV Movie)
Lovely Arlita
 1971 America (TV Series)
Woman In New Orleans Bar
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 1994 It Runs in the Family (screenplay)
 1983 A Christmas Story (screenplay)
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 1988 Ollie Hopnoodle's Haven of Bliss (TV Movie) (assistant director)
 1982 American Playhouse (TV Series) (assistant director - 1 episode)
- The Great American Fourth of July and Other Disasters (1982) ... (assistant director)
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 1982 American Playhouse (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Great American Fourth of July and Other Disasters (1982) ... (performer: "Ballad of Ludlow Kissel")
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 1976 The Phantom of the Open Hearth (TV Movie) (production assistant)
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