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Rob Brown

Rob Brown

Rob Brown first achieved both national recognition and critical acclaim when Gus Van Sant chose him to star opposite Sean Connery in the feature film Finding Forester. Over the next few years, Brown deftly handled the challenge of balancing his education with a burgeoning acting career by attending college at Amherst while starring alongside Samuel Jackson in Coach Carter and Antonio Banderas in Take the Lead. In 2007, he wrapped a huge supporting role in the gritty independent film Live! opposite Eva Mendes and Jay Hernandez (Isaac Eyeball Butler) first achieved both national recognition and critical acclaim when Gus Van Sant chose him to star opposite Sean Connery in the feature film Finding Forester. Over the next few years, Brown deftly handled the challenge of balancing his education with a burgeoning acting career by attending college at Amherst while starring alongside Samuel Jackson in Coach Carter and Antonio Banderas in Take the Lead. In 2007, he wrapped a huge supporting role in the gritty independent film Live! opposite Eva Mendes and Jay Hernandez

Brown recently wrapped filming the title role in Universal's The Express aka The Ernie Davis Story," which Gary Fleder directed. It is the true story of college football superstar Ernie Davis, who, in 1961, became the first black man to win the Heisman trophy. He went first in the NFL draft, but didn't play after being diagnosed with leukemia.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2008.
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Rob Brown Facts

OccupationActor
BirthplaceHarlem, New York, USA
Height6' 1" (1m85)  How tall is Rob Brown compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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