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FactArrested twice on suspicion of DUI (1992 and 1994) and pleaded guilty in both cases.

Denise Brown (born Denise Kathleen Filiatrault on May 21, 1961) is a Canadian television personality and businesswoman. She is best known as a co-host of the long-running daytime talk show The View.

Early Life

Denise Brown was born Denise Kathleen Filiatrault in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, on May 21, 1961. Her parents are both of French-Canadian descent. She has two older sisters. Brown was educated at a Catholic girls’ school in Montreal.


After graduation, Brown moved to Toronto to pursue a career in television. She began her career as a production assistant on the Canadian talk show CityLine. She later became a co-host on the show.

In 1997, Brown joined the cast of The View as a co-host. She remained on the show until 2006. During her time on The View, she won two Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Talk Show Host.

In 2007, Brown launched her own production company, Denise Brown Productions. The company has produced several television shows, including the reality series Denise Richards: It’s Complicated and the talk show The Conversation with Amanda de Cadenet.

In 2010, Brown published her memoir, The Truth About Style. The book was a New York Times bestseller.

In 2012, Brown launched a jewelry line called Denise Richard Designs. The line is sold exclusively on HSN.

In 2014, Brown launched a home decor line called Denise Richards Home. The line is sold exclusively on QVC.

In 2015, Brown launched a skincare line called DR’s Secret. The line is sold exclusively on HSN.

In 2016, Brown launched a home fragrance line called Denise Richards Signature Scents. The line is sold exclusively on QVC.

In 2017, Brown launched a wine collection called DR by Denise Richards Wines. The wines are available online and in select stores.

Personal Life

Brown has been married three times. Her first husband was actor Aaron Spelling. They were married from 1977 to 2006. They had two children together: daughters Tori and Randy.

Her second husband was actor Richie Sambora. They were married from 2007 to 2016. They had one daughter together: Ava Elizabeth Sambora.

Her third husband is Aaron Phypers. They were married in 2018. Phypers is Brown’s fourth husband; she was previously married to actor Charlie Sheen from 2008 to 2011. They have two daughters together: Sam and Lola Rose Sheen.

Brown has three grandchildren: Liam Aaron Spelling-McDermott (born March 13, 2007), Hattie Margaret Sambora (born August 21, 2011), and Finn McDermott (born February 22, 2016).

Physical Characteristics

Brown is 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs 115 pounds. She has blonde hair and blue eyes.

General Info

Full NameDenise Brown


ChildrenSean Brown
ParentsJuditha Anne Brown, Louis Hezekiel Brown
SiblingsNicole Brown Simpson, Tanya Brown, Dominique Brown

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1Arrested twice on suspicion of DUI (1992 and 1994) and pleaded guilty in both cases.
2Son, Sean (b. 1986).
3Older sister of the murdered Nicole Brown Simpson, Dominique Brown and Tanya Brown.
4Was an accomplished fashion model in the 1970s and 1980s appearing in the likes of Cosmopolitan and other fashion magazines.



Crime Defense1997ShortStephanie


Insight TV2014TV MovieHerself
The O.J. Simpson Trial: Where Are They Now?2014TV MovieHerself
Larry King Live2006-2009TV SeriesHerself
VH-1 Where Are They Now?2002TV Series documentaryHerself
E! True Hollywood Story1998TV Series documentaryHerself
The Conspiracy of Silence1995Video documentaryHerself
Entertainment Tonight1995TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

On the Record w/ Brit Hume2014TV SeriesHerself
E! True Hollywood Story2008TV Series documentaryHerself
Frontline2005TV Series documentaryHerself

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