Roscoe Lee Browne

Actor
IVA Star Rating : 74
Roscoe Lee Browne was an American actor and director known for his rich voice and dignified bearing. He resisted playing stereotypically black roles, instead performing in several productions with New York City's Shakespeare Festival Theater, Leland Hayward's satirical NBC series That Was the Week That Was, and a poetry performance tour of the United... read more

Roscoe Lee Browne was an American actor and director known for his rich voice and dignified bearing. He resisted playing stereotypically black roles, instead performing in several productions with New York City's Shakespeare Festival Theater, Leland Hayward's satirical NBC series That Was the Week That Was, and a poetry performance tour of the United States in addition to his work in television and film.

Born

Tuesday, 02 May 1922

Died

Wednesday, 11 April 2007

Actor Filmography

And when I die, I won't stay dead Self 2015
For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots (voice) 2010
The 80th Annual Academy Awards Self - Memorial Tribute 2008
Side Order of Life Clarence 2007
Smiley Face Self / Himself (voice) 2007
John Wayne: Behind the Scenes (archive footage) 2007
Epic Movie Narrator (voice) / Narrator 2007
Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties Narrator 2006
Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives Reader 2003
Treasure Planet Mr. Arrow (voice) / Mr. Arrow 2002
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

And when I die, I won't stay dead Self 2015
For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots (voice) 2010
The 80th Annual Academy Awards Self - Memorial Tribute 2008
Side Order of Life Clarence 2007
Smiley Face Self / Himself (voice) 2007
John Wayne: Behind the Scenes (archive footage) 2007
Epic Movie Narrator (voice) / Narrator 2007
Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties Narrator 2006
Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives Reader 2003
Treasure Planet Mr. Arrow (voice) / Mr. Arrow 2002
Spider-Man: The Ultimate Villain Showdown Kingpin / Wilson Fisk 2002
The Shield Bryce Wyms 2002
The Proud Family Clarence 2001
Hamlet Polonius 2001
Static Shock Dr. Anokye 2000
Independent Lens Narrator 1999
Hard Time: The Premonition Sebastian 1999
Morgan's Ferry Peabo 1999
Babe: Pig in the City The Narrator / The Narrator (voice) 1998
Will & Grace Linus 1998
Judas Kiss Chief Bleeker 1998
The Wild Thornberrys Goulam, Komodo Dragon 1998
Forest Warrior Clovis Madison 1996
Dear God Idris Abraham 1996
EZ Streets (credit only) 1996
Cosby George Lucas, Hilton's Brother 1996
The Pompatus of Love Leonard Folder 1996
Last Summer in the Hamptons Freddy 1995
Freakazoid! Great Mystic Gnome 1995
Babe Narrator / Narrator (voice) 1995
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Friar Ferdinand 1995
Brother Minister: The Assassination of Malcolm X Narrator / Narrator (voice) 1995
Spider-Man: The Animated Series Kingpin (voice), Wilson Fisk, Wilson Fisk / Kingpin / Kingpin (voice), Kingpin / Wilson Fisk, Kingpin 1994
ER Rev. Matthew Lynn 1994
Phantom 2040 Old Guran 1994
Sweet Justice Judge Powell 1994
New York Undercover Dr. Johnson 1994
Naked in New York Mr. Ried 1993
SeaQuest 2032 Dr. Raleigh Young 1993
The John Larroquette Show Mr. Davis 1993
Eddie Presley Doc 1992
Noël Brutus 1992
Batman: The Animated Series Dr. Wataki 1992
The 46th Annual Tony Awards Self - Nominee 1992
The Mambo Kings Fernando Perez 1992
You Must Remember This Buck 1992
Baby Talk Roscoe Miller 1991
The Pirates of Dark Water Additional Voices 1991
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventures Additional Voices 1990
Law & Order Aaron Miller, Sir Idris Balewa 1990
Swamp Thing: The Series Duchamp 1990
Night Angel Narrator 1990
Moon 44 Chairman Hall, Galactic Mining Corp. 1990
Lady in the Corner Omar DeLacy 1989
Ring Raiders Max Miles 1989
Father Dowling Mysteries Dennis Cray 1989
Disney Sing-Along-Songs: Very Merry Christmas Songs Narrator (2002 version) 1988
Oliver & Company Francis (voice) / Francis 1988
A Different World Dr. Barnabus Foster 1987
Visionaries: Knights of the Magical Light Reekon / Merklynn, Reekon, Merklynn 1987
Biography Self 1987
Moments Without Proper Names (as Rosco Lee Browne) 1987
The Nativity Wise Man 1987
John Grin's Christmas Ghost of Christmas Past 1986
Head of the Class Mr. Thomas 1986
The Real Ghostbusters Edward 'Big Ed' Zeddemore 1986
Foofur (voice) 1986
Legal Eagles Judge Dawkins 1986
Jumpin' Jack Flash Archer Lincoln 1986
The Greatest Adventure: Stories from the Bible Wise Man 1985
227 Albert Henry 1985
Space Farquar 1985
The Cosby Show Dr. Barnabus Foster 1984
Highway to Heaven Dr. Hudsbeth 1984
American Playhouse Gloster Current 1982
Falcon Crest Rosemont 1981
CBS Children's Mystery Theatre Diogenes 'D.C.' Chase 1980
Magnum, P.I. Carlton 1980
Farewell to the Planet of the Apes Hurton 1980
CBS Schoolbreak Special Mr. Wortham 1980
Nothing Personal Paxton 1980
Benson Howard Walker 1979
Miss Winslow and Son Harold Neistadter 1979
King Harrison 1978
Unknown Powers Host 1978
Soap Saunders 1977
Twilight's Last Gleaming James Forrest 1977
Meeting of Minds Frederick Douglass 1977
Logan's Run Box 1976
Working in the Theatre Self 1976
Starsky and Hutch Quatraine 1975
McCoy Gideon Gibbs 1975
Planet of the Apes Hurton 1974
Barney Miller Charlie Evans Jeffers 1974
Uptown Saturday Night Congressman Lincoln 1974
Good Times Reverend Sam 1974
Super Fly T.N.T. Dr. Lamine Sonko 1973
The World's Greatest Athlete Gazenga 1973
The Streets of San Francisco Yale Courtland Dancy 1972
Maude Mr. Butterfield 1972
The Ra Expeditions Narrator 1972
Cisco Pike Music Shop Proprietor / Music Store Owner 1972
Sanford and Son Osgood Wilcox 1972
The Cowboys Jebediah Nightlinger 1972
Columbo Dr. Steadman 1971
All in the Family Hugh Victor Thompson III, Jean Duval 1971
Flip Self 1970
The Liberation of L.B. Jones L.B. Jones / Lord Byron "L.B." Jones 1970
Swing Out, Sweet Land Frederick Douglass 1970
Topaz Philippe Dubois 1969
Me and My Brother Photographer 1969
Uptight Clarence 1968
The Outcasts Gideon 1968
The Name of the Game Dean Marshall, Wamumba 1968
The Comedians Petit Pierre 1967
Mannix Dr. Andrew Josephus 1967
The Invaders Arnold Andrew Warren 1967
Black Like Me Christopher 1964
Espionage Mbana 1963
The Defenders Mr. Patterson 1961
The Connection J. J. Burden / J. J. Burden (as Roscoe Brown) 1961
Bonanza Joshua 1959
Camera Three Narrator 1956
The Magical World of Disney Gazenga 1954
1986 Emmy Outstanding Guest Performer in a Comedy Series Won
1976 Emmy Outstanding Single Performance by a Supporting Actor in Comedy or Drama Series Nominated
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