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Brown (Vanessa) Papers
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Vanessa Brown (1928-1999) was born in Vienna, Austria. She appeared in Broadway plays and films. In 1962, she became a writer-coordinator for the Voice of America. The collection contains books, scrapbooks, writings by Brown, and audio recordings.
Brown was born on March 24, 1928 in Vienna, Austria; came to the U.S. in 1938; BA, UCLA, 1949; appeared in Broadway plays, As you Like it (1950) and The Seven Year Itch (1952-54); appeared in films, including Youth Runs Wild (1941), The Heiress (1948), and The Bad and the Beautiful (1952); married Mark R. Sandrich, 1959; became writer-coordinator for Voice of America in 1962; correspondent with Los Angeles Times Service, 1970-74, and National Public Radio, 1973-74; writer, KTLA-TV, 1972-74; worked for presidential campaigns of Adlai Stevenson, 1956, and John F. Kennedy, 1960; artist with one-woman show at Edgardo Costa Gallery, Beverly Hills, California; founder, American Acting Company. She died on May 21, 1999 in Los Angeles.
7.8 Linear Feet (5 boxes; 6 oversize boxes)
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