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Olivia Brown was born on April 10, 1960 in Livonia, Michigan, USA as Olivia Margarette Brown. She is an actress, known for Throw Momma from the Train (1987), 48 Hrs. (1982) and Miami Vice (1984). She is married to James Okonkwo. They have two children. She was previously married to Mykelti Williamson. See full bio »

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Known For

(1987)
48 Hrs. Candy
(1982)
Miami Vice Detective Trudy Joplin
(1984-1989)
Designing Women Vanessa Hargraves
(1990)

Filmography

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 2017 Our Dream Christmas
Stephanie Carter
 2012/I House Arrest
Rachel Willows
 2010 Jackers
Mama
 2009 Not Easily Broken
Mrs. Reid
 1996-2003 7th Heaven (TV Series)
Patricia Hamilton
- High Anxiety (2003) ... Patricia Hamilton
- Bye (2000) ... Patricia Hamilton
- The Voice (1999) ... Patricia Hamilton
- The Tribes That Bind (1999) ... Patricia Hamilton
- It Takes a Village (1998) ... Patricia Hamilton
 2001 Moesha (TV Series)
Barbara Lee
- Graduation Day (2001) ... Barbara Lee
- What if...? (2001) ... Barbara Lee
- That's My Mama (2001) ... Barbara Lee
- Mom (2001) ... Barbara Lee
 1998 Mr. P's Dancing Sushi Bar
Natalie
 1998 Murder Call (TV Series)
Mrs. Bisley
- Skin Deep (1998) ... Mrs. Bisley
 1997 The Gregory Hines Show (TV Series)
Cheri
- Sofa So Good (1997) ... Cheri
 1997 Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV Series)
Professor Langely
- Senior Week (1997) ... Professor Langely
- Mother's Day (1997) ... Professor Langely
- All That Jazz (1997) ... Professor Langely
 1995-1996 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Star
- Never on Sunday (1996) ... Star
- Just Say Noah (1995) ... Star
- When Irish Eyes Are Killing (1995) ... Star
- Contact (1995) ... Star
 1995 Sister, Sister (TV Series)
Lucy
- Dream Lover (1995) ... Lucy
 1994 CBS Schoolbreak Special (TV Series)
Ms. Jackson
- Kids Killing Kids (1994) ... Ms. Jackson
 1994 The Sinbad Show (TV Series)
 1993 Man's Best Friend
Lab Assistant
 1993 All Tied Up (Video)
Tara
 1993 Out All Night (TV Series)
- Under My Thumb (1993)
 1993 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (TV Series)
Lola
- You Bet Your Life (1993) ... Lola
 1991 Roc (TV Series)
Nadine
- He's Gotta Have It (1991) ... Nadine
 1990-1991 Dear John (TV Series)
Denise
- John's Week Off (1991) ... Denise
- Matthew and the Baby (1991) ... Denise
- Louise, the Hero (1991) ... Denise
- The Poet: Part 2 (1991) ... Denise
- The Poet: Part 1 (1991) ... Denise
 1990 Memories of Murder (TV Movie)
Brenda
 1990 Designing Women (TV Series)
Vanessa Hargraves
- Anthony's Graduation (1990) ... Vanessa Hargraves
- Tornado Watch (1990) ... Vanessa Hargraves
- Anthony and Vanessa (1990) ... Vanessa Hargraves
 1989 Family Matters (TV Series)
Vanessa
- Stake-Out (1989) ... Vanessa
 1989 Monsters (TV Series)
Jewel
- Love Hurts (1989) ... Jewel
 1989 Paradise (TV Series)
Belle
- All the Pretty Little Horses (1989) ... Belle
 1989 Identity Crisis
Domino
 1984-1989 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Detective Trudy Joplin
- Too Much, Too Late (1989) ... Detective Trudy Joplin
- Leap of Faith (1989) ... Detective Trudy Joplin (credit only)
- Miracle Man (1989) ... Detective Trudy Joplin
- World of Trouble (1989) ... Detective Trudy Joplin
- Freefall (1989) ... Detective Trudy Joplin
 1987 Throw Momma from the Train
Ms. Gladstone
 1984 Streets of Fire
Addie
 1983 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Vicki
- Goodbye, Mr. Scripps (1983) ... Vicki
- Praise Dilaudid (1983) ... Vicki
- Doris in Wonderland (1983) ... Vicki
 1983 For Love and Honor (TV Series)
Sammy
- For Love and Honor (Pilot) (1983) ... Sammy
 1983 T.J. Hooker (TV Series)
Rhoda
- Sweet Sixteen and Dead (1983) ... Rhoda
 1982 48 Hrs.
Candy (as Olivia M. Brown)
 1981 I Can Jump Puddles (TV Mini Series)
Prostitute Maisie
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Self (10 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

1976: Played Jesus Christ Superstar in Chicago at age 16.

Publicity Listings:

1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


Alternate Names:

Olivia M. Brown

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)

Spouse:

Mykelti Williamson  (divorced) | See more »
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Trivia:

Her brother, Steve Brown, was a cornerback for the Houston Oilers. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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