Blair Brown

Blair Brown is an accomplished American actress who has made a significant impact across stage, film, and television. Born on April 23, 1946, in Washington, D.C., Brown attended the National Theatre School of Canada before beginning her professional acting career.

In 1971, Brown made her film debut in “The Andromeda Strain”, but it was her title role in the television series “The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd” (1987-1991) that brought her widespread recognition. Her portrayal of Molly Dodd earned her five consecutive Emmy nominations.

Brown’s film credits include roles in “Altered States” (1980), for which she received a Golden Globe nomination, “Continental Divide” (1981), and “Strapless” (1989). Her television work extends beyond “Molly Dodd” to notable roles in popular series such as “Fringe”, where she played Nina Sharp, and “Orange Is the New Black”, where she portrayed Judy King.

On stage, Brown has also made a significant impact, earning a Tony Award for her performance in “Copenhagen” in 2000. She has appeared in a range of plays, from Shakespeare to contemporary works, showcasing her versatility as an actress.


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