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Timothy Brown

Timothy Brown

Timothy Brown, (born 1937 in Knightstown, Indiana) played Dr. Spearchucker Jones in the television series M*A*S*H. He was dropped from the show when the producers learned that there were no African American surgeons in the Korean War.

Prior to his acting career, he was a running back in the National Football League. He played for the Green Bay Packers (1 game, 1959), Philadelphia Eagles (1960-1967), and Baltimore Colts (1968).

Along with Gary Burghoff and G. Wood, he is one of only three actors to appear in both the original M*A*S*H movie and the subsequent spin-off TV series.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.

Timothy Brown Facts

Birth NameThomas Allen Brown
OccupationActor, Athlete
BirthdayMay 24, 1937 (80)
SignGemini
BirthplaceKnightstown, Indiana, USA
Height5' 11" (1m80)  How tall is Timothy Brown compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Not available.