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Roscoe Lee Browne

Roscoe Lee Browne

Roscoe Lee Browne (born 2 May 1925 in Woodbury, New Jersey) is a prolific African-American character actor (Topaz) and voiceover actor of film, theatre and television. He is noted for the timbre of his bass voice. He was originally an athlete, setting a record for an 800-meter run in 1951. After an injury brought an end to his athletic career, he turned to acting. He had a recurring role on Soap as the cynical butler Saunders, replacing Robert Guillaume's character of Benson.

Among his recent roles are the narrator in the film Babe and its sequel, and an appearance in August Wilson's Two Trains Running.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2006.

Roscoe Lee Browne Facts

OccupationActor
BirthdayMay 2, 1925
SignTaurus
BirthplaceWoodbury, New Jersey, USA
Date of deathApril 11, 2007 (age 81)

Selected Filmography

Not available.