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SpouseMykelti Williamson
FactHer brother, Steve Brown, was a cornerback for the Houston Oilers.

Olivia Brown is an American actress, best known for her role as Det. Trudy Joplin on the NBC crime drama Miami Vice.

Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, Brown began her acting career in the early 1980s with guest appearances on several television shows, including The Dukes of Hazzard and The A-Team. She made her film debut in the 1984 action film The Terminator.

Brown’s breakout role came in 1986 when she was cast as Det. Trudy Joplin on Miami Vice. She appeared in all five seasons of the show, which ended in 1990.

After Miami Vice, Brown appeared in a number of films and television shows, including the 1991 film Thelma & Louise and the NBC sitcom Wings. She has also had recurring roles on the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless and the ABC drama Boston Legal.

Brown has been married twice. Her first marriage was to actor Scott Bakula from 1995 to 2003. They have two children together. Brown’s second marriage is to actor Domenick Lombardozzi, with whom she has one child.

As of 2021, Brown’s net worth is estimated to be $4 million.

General Info

Full NameOlivia Brown
Height1.7 m
EducationSanta Monica High School


SpouseMykelti Williamson
SiblingsSteve Brown


MoviesNorman Loves Rose, 48 Hrs., Streets of Fire, Throw Momma from the Train, Identity Crisis, Memories of Murder, All Tied Up, Not Easily Broken, Fast Lane, House Arrest
TV ShowsMiami Vice, I Can Jump Puddles

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1Her brother, Steve Brown, was a cornerback for the Houston Oilers.
2Met her ex-husband, Mykelti Williamson, while both were working on the TV series Miami Vice (1984).




Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman1995-1996TV SeriesStar
Sister, Sister1995TV SeriesLucy
CBS Schoolbreak Special1995TV SeriesMs. Jackson
The Sinbad Show1994TV Series
Man's Best Friend1993Lab Assistant
All Tied Up1993VideoTara
Out All Night1993TV Series
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air1993TV SeriesLola
Roc1991TV SeriesNadine
Dear John1990-1991TV SeriesDenise
Memories of Murder1990TV MovieBrenda
Designing Women1990TV SeriesVanessa Hargraves
Miami Vice1984-1990TV SeriesDetective Trudy Joplin Det Trudy Joplin
Family Matters1989TV SeriesVanessa
Monsters1989TV SeriesJewel
Guns of Paradise1989TV SeriesBelle
Identity Crisis1989Domino
Throw Momma from the Train1987Ms. Gladstone
The Love Boat1986TV SeriesLois Hendrix
Streets of Fire1984Addie
Hill Street Blues1983TV SeriesVicki
For Love and Honor1983TV SeriesSammy
T.J. Hooker1983TV SeriesRhoda
48 Hrs.1982Candy (as Olivia M. Brown)
Norman Loves Rose1982Nurse
Bellamy1981TV SeriesJudy
I Can Jump Puddles1981TV SeriesProstitute Maisie
The Outsiders1977TV SeriesFaye
Shannon's Mob1975TV SeriesKathy Stevenson
Homicide1974TV SeriesLynda Beck
House Arrest2012/IRachel Willows
Fast Lane2010Mama
Not Easily Broken2009Mrs. Reid
7th Heaven1996-2003TV SeriesPatricia Hamilton
Moesha2001TV SeriesBarbara Lee
Murder Call1998TV SeriesMrs. Bisley
Mr. P's Dancing Sushi Bar1998Natalie
The Gregory Hines Show1997TV SeriesCheri
Beverly Hills, 902101997TV SeriesProfessor Langely


Miami Vice1986TV Series performer - 1 episode


Lip Sync Battle2015TV SeriesHerself - Audience Observer
E! True Hollywood Story2001TV Series documentaryHerself
I Love 1980's2001TV Series documentaryHerself
Ebony/Jet Showcase1988-1991TV SeriesHerself
22nd NAACP Image Awards1990TV SpecialHerself
The 9th Annual American Black Achievement Awards1988TV SpecialHerself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1985TV SeriesHerself

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