Blair Brown Birthday & Fun Facts

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Jan 31, 2024 By Oluniyi Akande
Originally Published on May 15, 2022
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About Blair Brown

Blair Brown is an American television, theater, and film actress.
Born in Washington DC, United States, on April 23, 1946, Blair Brown is a leading actress and has a huge net worth. The Tony Award-winning actress made her stage debut in the Canadian production of 'Love and Maple Syrup'.
Blair Brown went on to play the title character in a TV drama-comedy 'The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd'. Blair started her career at the age of 25 with phenomenal roles in movies such as 'Altered States', 'Strapless', 'Copenhagen' on Broadway, and 'Continental Divide'.
She started her career in 1971 and still maintains an active career. She is back on TV as Judy King, who is a cheerful new prisoner in the TV series, 'Orange is the New Black'.

Blair Brown Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Blair Brown’s net worth?

According to 'The New York Times', Brown has a huge net worth and lives a luxurious life. Her net worth is estimated to be approximately $3 - 7 million.

How much does Blair Brown earn per year?

Tony award-winning actress, Blair Brown, has earned most of her net worth from working in films, theater, and movies. However, her exact annual income is not known.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Blair Brown?

Blair Brown is 5 ft 4 in (164 cm) tall.

How old is Blair Brown?

Born in Washington DC on April 23, 1946, Blair Brown turned 76 years old in April 2022.

Childhood And Education

Blair Brown was born in Washington, DC, United States to American parents, on April 23, 1946. She was brought up by her mother, Elizabeth Ann (nee Blair), and father, Milton Henry Brown. Her father was a worker at the Central Intelligence Agency and her mother was a teacher by profession.
She graduated from The Madeira School in McLean, Virginia. Later, she went to the National Theater School of Canada to learn acting and graduated in 1961.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Blair Brown dating?

Blair Brown married actor, Richard Jordan, in 1976. They met during the filming of the miniseries, 'Captains and the Kings'. However, they got divorced in 1985. The couple has a son, Robert Anson Jordan III, who was born in 1983.
She also dated David Hare, a playwright, in 1985, who mention her as his inspiration. They separated in 1990 with no children. In 1989, she divulged on 'The Tonight Show' that she is a Democrat.

Career And Professional Highlights

Working for more than 50 years now, Blair Brown commenced her career after her graduation at the age of 25 in 1971. Blair not only appeared in movies but also in television series and theater as well. Her first movie was the Oscar-winning, 'The Paper Chase, released in 1973. However, she starred in her first role in 'The Choirboys'. Some of her well-known movies are the 'One Trick Pony', 'Altered States', 'A Flash of Green', and 'Stealing Home'.
She also appeared in various television miniseries and movies in 1980. She played the title character in 'The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd', a comedy-drama series that ran for five years. Some of her later roles in other prime-time TV series are such as 'The Rockford Files', 'ER', 'Ed', 'Frasier', 'Touched by an Angel', and 'Smallville'.
Besides television and movies, Blair has also been performing in theater. One of the remarkable performances was playing the role of Jenny where she amazed the production's stage manager by putting on an excellent performance. Later, she started working as a voice artist and gave narrations to documentaries, films, and audiobooks.

Best Known For…

Blair is an outstanding actress and is well known for thetitle character in a TV drama-comedy 'The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd' and movies such as 'Strapless', Clint Eastwood's 'Space Cowboys', 'The Astronaut's Wife', 'And I Alone Survived', 'Fringe', and 'Copenhagen' on Broadway.

Charity Work

No information regarding her charity work is available yet.

What awards has Blair Brown won?

Blair Brown was first nominated for Continental Divide in the Best Motion Picture Actress in a Comedy/Musical category at Golden Globe and second for the miniseries, 'Kennedy'. Blair was also recommended in the category of Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series five times for the Emmy Awards for every season of 'The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd, but never won. 
Blair won a Tony award in 2000 in Best Featured Actress in a Play category for her role in 'Copenhagen' on Broadway.

Blair Brown’s Hobbies And Interests

Blair Brown is an avid lover of nature and loves to learn new languages. She is American by birth and her native language is English, but she is very fluent at French, Spanish and German. She has a great knowledge of the French and Spanish language. She likes to spend quality time with her family. She has also taken part in voice-over rolls.

Other Interesting Blair Brown Facts And Trivia

Before gaining fame, she also worked in 'Dracula' a television movie.
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Blair Brown Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Bonnie Blair Brown

Date of Birth




Place of Birth

Wahington. D.C.



164 cm

Eye Color


Child Star?



American television, Film actress


The Madeira School

Net Worth



Elizabeth Ann, Milton Henry Brown
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