Chelsea Brown, American-Australian actress, Died at 69


Chelsea Brown was born on December 6, 1947 and died on April 5, 2017.

She was an African-American actress and comedian who appeared as a regular performer in comedy series Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In.

Following her role in ‘Laugh-In’, she appeared in a segment of a first season episode of Love, American Style entitled “Love and the Militant”, with fellow Laugh-In alumni Stu Gilliam.

Her other guest roles include appearances in Marcus Welby, M.D., Ironside, Matt Lincoln and, in the UK, The Two Ronnies.

Brown also appeared in the films Sweet Charity, and The Thing with Two Heads.

She emigrated to Australia in the 1970s and became a familiar figure on Australian television, with appearances on Graham Kennedy’s Blankety Blanks, ongoing roles in soap operas Number 96 (in 1977), and E Street (in 1990–1991) and various advertisements.

Brown had a guest role in the Australian-filmed revival of Mission: Impossible (1988).

Her film roles in Australia include Welcome to Woop Woop, The Return of Captain Invincible.

Brown was married to fellow E Street actor Vic Rooney.

She suffering from dementia.

Chelsea Brown passed away at 69 years old.