Known for movies

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SpouseMartin Schuemann, Dixie Dansercoer

Downtown Julie Brown (born Julie Dorne Brown; August 27, 1961) is an English television presenter, actress, disc jockey, and model. She is best known for her work on MTV in the 1980s and early 1990s.

Brown was born in London, England. Her father, Tony, was a professional photographer, and her mother, Jan, was a model. Brown has two older sisters, Debbie and Julie. Brown’s parents divorced when she was four years old, and she and her sisters were raised by their mother.

Brown began her career as a model, appearing in magazines such as Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar. She also appeared in commercials for products such as L’Oréal cosmetics. In 1984, Brown moved to New York City to pursue a career in television.

Brown’s first major television role was as a VJ on MTV’s flagship show, MTV Video Music Awards. Brown quickly became one of the most popular VJs on MTV, hosting her own show, Downtown Julie Brown’s World Dance Party, and appearing as a correspondent on other shows such as MTV News. Brown also appeared in a number of music videos, including Madonna’s “Material Girl” and Duran Duran’s “Notorious.”

In 1992, Brown left MTV to pursue a career in acting. She appeared in a number of films, including the cult classic Wayne’s World, and had a recurring role on the television series Martin. Brown also hosted her own talk show, The Downtown Julie Brown Show, on the E! network.

In recent years, Brown has made a number of cameo appearances on television shows such as RuPaul’s Drag Race and Lip Sync Battle. She has also appeared in a number of commercials, including one for the dating app Tinder.

Brown is married to television producer Scott Karpf. The couple has two children.

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ProfessionActor, VJ, Radio personality, TV Personality


SpouseMartin Schuemann, Dixie Dansercoer
ChildrenGianna Schuermann
ParentsValentine Brown, Doreen Brown
SiblingsShirley Brown, Paul Brown, Carol Brown, Mark Brown, Sharon Brown, Terry Brown

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Supernatural2008-2009TV Series grip - 22 episodes
Battlestar Galactica2008-2009TV Series grip - 20 episodes
Kyle XY2006-2008TV Series grip - 24 episodes
Whisper2007/Igrip: second unit - as Downtown Brown
Blood Ties2007TV Series grip - 3 episodes
Sisters2006/Ilamp operator - as David Brown
Slither2006grip - as 'Downtown' Dave Brown
The Colt2005TV Movie grip - as Downtown Brown
Lies Like Truth2004best boy grip
The Days2004TV Series key grip: second unit
Timeline2003crane technician: Technocrane - uncredited
Arbor Vitae2003Short lamp operator - as 'Downtown' Dave Brown
Spasm2001key grip
Dark Water2001key grip
Final Destination2000grip - as David Brown
Cold Squad1998TV Series grip
Saban's Ninja Turtles: The Next Mutation1997TV Series grip: second unit

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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