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James Brown (II) (1920–1992)

James Brown was born March 22, 1920 in the small town of Desdemona, Eastland County, Texas. He graduated from The Desdemona School (grades 1-12), which was built in 1922 (it closed in 1969). Very athletic, Brown became a tennis pro before there was any money in it. He entered films in 1941. Clearly a man of unlimited athletic prowess, he appeared ... See full bio »

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Going My Way
Going My Way Ted Haines Jr.
Objective, Burma!
Objective, Burma! SSgt. Treacy
Air Force
Air Force Pursuit Pilot - Passenger
Sands of Iwo Jima
Sands of Iwo Jima Pfc. Charlie Bass


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 1979-1988 Dallas (TV Series)
Det. Harry McSween / Harry McSween
 1988 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Dr. Church
 1982 CHiPs (TV Series)
 1981 Miracle on Ice (TV Movie)
Reporter #1
 1979 The Rebels (TV Movie)
 1979 The Swap
Lt. Benson (new scenes)
 1978 Sparrow (TV Movie)
 1977 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series)
R.J. Crow
 1976 Gus
Mammoth Coach
 1976 I Will... I Will... For Now
Reservations Clerk
 1975 Adiós Amigo
 1975 Barbary Coast (TV Series)
Mr. Stroud
 1975 Whiffs
State Trooper
 1971 Bearcats! (TV Series)
Sheriff Lynch
 1969 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
 1968 Targets
Robert Thompson Sr.
 1962-1966 The Virginian (TV Series)
Mark Fallon / Lou Sebastian / Lucky
 1966 The Rounders (TV Series)
Luke Henderson
 1966 Honey West (TV Series)
Buster Macon
 1965 Space Probe Taurus
Col. Hank Stevens (as James B. Brown)
 1965 Town Tamer
 1965 Black Spurs
 1964 Daniel Boone (TV Series)
Sergeant Quincy
 1964 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
Prison Guard
 1960-1964 Route 66 (TV Series)
Mr. Newton / Royce / Paul School / ...
 1963 The Ceremony
6th gendarme
 1963 Lassie (TV Series)
Forest Ranger Mike McBride / Forest Ranger Rick McBride
 1963 The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters (TV Series)
 1963 Irma la Douce
Customer from Texas
 1963 This Is the Life (TV Series)
Dr. Rolf Bergstrom
 1963 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Mark Feeney
 1962 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series)
 1962 Shannon (TV Series)
Father Harry Trill
 1961 Gun Street
Sheriff Chuck Morton
 1961 20,000 Eyes
Jerry Manning
 1961 When the Clock Strikes
Sam Morgan
 1961 Laramie (TV Series)
Lon MacRae
 1961 Gun Fight
Wayne Santley
 1961 Wings of Chance
Steve Kirby
 1961 Police Dog Story
Norman 'Norm' Edwards
 1960 Five Guns to Tombstone
Billy Wade
 1959 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Andy Clinton
 1959 Inside the Mafia
Capt. Doug Blair
 1954-1959 The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (TV Series)
Lt. Rip Masters
 1958 The Challenge of Rin Tin Tin
Lt. Ripley 'Rip' Masters
 1957 Jet Pilot
Sergeant (uncredited)
 1954 Hazard House (Short)
 1954 A Star Is Born
Glenn Williams
 1953-1954 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
 1954 Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Jim Carson
 1953 Crazylegs
 1953 Flight Nurse
Flight Engineer
 1953 Thunder Over the Plains
 1953 Sea of Lost Ships
Ice Patrol Boat Executive Officer
 1953 My Little Margie (TV Series)
 1953 Racket Squad (TV Series)
 1953 The Charge at Feather River
Pvt. Connors
 1952-1953 Big Town (TV Series)
Jed Miller / Rick Darnell
 1953 Woman They Almost Lynched
Frank James
 1953 The Man Behind the Gun
Lt. Catliff (uncredited)
 1952 The Doctor (TV Series)
 1952 Springfield Rifle
Pvt. Ferguson (uncredited)
 1952 The Lone Ranger (TV Series)
Sandy Clifford
 1952 Sky King (TV Series)
Matt Reynolds
 1952 The Pride of St. Louis
 1951 Starlift
Non-Com (uncredited)
 1951 The Wild Blue Yonder
Sgt. Pop Davis
 1951 The Sea Hornet
Pete Hunter
 1951 The Groom Wore Spurs
Steve Hall
 1951 Missing Women
Sgt. Mike Pernell
 1950 The Fireball
 1950 Between Midnight and Dawn
Officer Haynes (uncredited)
 1950 Chain Lightning
Maj. Hinkle
 1950 Montana
Tex Coyne
 1949 Sands of Iwo Jima
Pfc. Charlie Bass
 1949 Brimstone
Bud Courteen
 1949 Yes Sir, That's My Baby
Tony Cresnovitch
 1949 Anna Lucasta
 1949 The Younger Brothers
Bob Younger
 1948 The Gallant Legion
Tom Banner
 1947 The Fabulous Texan
Shep Clayton
 1947 The Big Fix
Ken Williams
 1946 Our Hearts Were Growing Up
Avery Moore
 1945 Duffy's Tavern
James Brown
 1945 Objective, Burma!
SSgt. Treacy
 1944 Our Hearts Were Young and Gay
Avery Moore
 1944 Reward Unlimited (Short)
 1944 Going My Way
Ted Haines Jr.
 1943 Corvette K-225
Lt. Paul Cartwright
 1943 The Good Fellows
Tom Drayton
 1943 Young and Willing
Tony Dennison
 1943 Air Force
Pursuit Pilot - Passenger
 1942 The Forest Rangers
George Tracy
 1942 Wake Island
Wounded Marine First Lieutenant (uncredited)
 1941 Ride, Kelly, Ride
Medic (uncredited)
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Unsold pilot: Co-starred in a pilot about the adventures of a mini-sub and its crew, called "The Venturers". See more »

Alternate Names:

J.B. Brown | James B. Brown | James Bowen Brown | James L. Brown | Jim L. Brown


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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After he retired from acting, he ran a very successful athletic-equipment firm. See more »

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