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Also Known As: Lucille E Brown, Lucille Browne, Lucille Brown, Lucile Brown Died: August 21, 1992
Born: Cause of Death: long illness
Birth Place: Profession: actor, dancer, singer

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Black American actress, singer and dancer who began her career at age 5 when Hal Roach took her out of an orphanage to play Farina for about a year in his "Our Gang" comedies. Brown's career in film was rather brief, though she did small roles in the later all-Black features "The Green Pastures" (1936) and "Stormy Weather" (1943). Brown also sang and danced for many years as the headliner of Babe Barlow and the Sugar Drops. Not to be confused with white American actress Lucille Brown, leading lady of a handful of modest films in the 1930s.

Black American actress, singer and dancer who began her career at age 5 when Hal Roach took her out of an orphanage to play Farina for about a year in his "Our Gang" comedies. Brown's career in film was rather brief, though she did small roles in the later all-Black features "The Green Pastures" (1936) and "Stormy Weather" (1943). Brown also sang and danced for many years as the headliner of Babe Barlow and the Sugar Drops. Not to be confused with white American actress Lucille Brown, leading lady of a handful of modest films in the 1930s.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 A Woman of Distinction (1950) Manicurist
2.
 No Sad Songs for Me (1950) Mrs. Hendrickson
3.
 The Thin Man Goes Home (1945) Skater
4.
 Ladies of Washington (1944) Woman passenger
5.
 Once Upon a Time (1944) Miss Flemming
6.
 A Tragedy at Midnight (1942) Nurse
7.
 Missing Daughters (1939) Estelle
8.
 Sweethearts (1938) Chorus girl
9.
 Cheyenne Rides Again (1937) Sally Lane
10.
 The Crooked Trail (1936) Helen Carter
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Milestones close milestones

1923:
Was living in an orphanage when producer Hal Roach cast her as Farina in the "Our Gang" comedies
:
Played Farina for about a year (date approximate)

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