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Encyclopedia > Kimberly J. Brown

Kimberly Jean Brown (born November 16, 1984) is an Emmy-nominated American actress of stage, television, and screen. She is best known for starring in the first three Halloweentown movies, produced for the Disney Channel. is the 320th day of the year (321st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... The Daytime Emmy Awards are awards presented by the New York-based National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and the Los Angeles-based Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in recognition of excellence in American daytime television programming. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... “Moving picture” redirects here. ... Halloweentown in reference to a Disney Channel Original Movie: Films: Halloweentown, a Disney Channel Original Movie released in 1998 and its sequels: Halloweentown II: Kalabars Revenge, the sequel released in 2001 Halloweentown High, The third movie in the series released in 2004 Return to Halloweentown, The fourth movie in... For Disney Channel in other countries, see Disney Channel around the world. ...

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Biography

Born in Gaithersburg, Maryland, Brown began her career at a very early age, starting with commercials booked through the Ford Agency at age 5. From there, she landed her first Broadway job two years later, and at one point set a record by having appeared in three Broadway shows by the time she was 9 (Four Baboons Adoring the Sun, Les Misérables, and Show Boat). She also did voiceover work, including the famous line "Silly rabbit...Trix are for kids!", as well as voicework in Pixar's A Bug's Life. She also performed the role of Marah Lewis on the soap opera Guiding Light from 1993-1998 (see below; she returned briefly to this role in November and December of 2006). Location in the State of Maryland Coordinates: , Country United States State Maryland County Montgomery Founded 1802 Incorporated April 5, 1878 Government  - Mayor Sidney A. Katz Area  - City  10. ... Les Misérables (pronunciation ), colloquially known as Les Mis, is a musical composed in 1980 by French composer Claude-Michel Schönberg on a libretto by Alain Boublil. ... Show Boat is a musical in two acts with music by Jerome Kern and book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. One notable exception is the song Bill, which was originally written for Kern in 1918 by P. G. Wodehouse but reworked by Hammerstein for Show Boat, and two songs... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Pixars studio lot in Emeryville Pixar Animation Studios is an American computer animation studio based in Emeryville, California (USA) notable for its seven Academy Awards. ... A Bugs Life is a computer animated film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures and Buena Vista Distribution in the United States on November 25, 1998, in Australia on January 12, 1999 and in the United Kingdom on 5 February 1999. ... Guiding Light (known as The Guiding Light prior to 1975, GL) is an American television program credited by the Guinness Book of World Records as being the longest-running soap opera in production and the longest running drama in television history. ...


Her first major role was would-be witch Marnie Cromwell in the Disney Channel film Halloweentown, which she reprised in two sequels, Halloweentown II: Kalabar's Revenge and Halloweentown High. Brown turned down appearing in the fourth sequel, Return to Halloweentown, due to prior commitments in filming the upcoming horror film, Big Bad Wolf (film). Sara Paxton, of Aquamarine fame, took up the role. Brown also portrayed 14 year old Jamie Grover in the Disney Channel movie Quints. Halloweentown is a Disney Channel Original Movie released in October 1998 to correspond with the holiday of Halloween. ... Halloweentown High is a Disney Channel Original Movie released in October of 2004 to go along with the holiday of Halloween as did the previous films. ... Return to Halloweentown is a Disney Channel Original Movie that premiered on October 20, 2006. ... This page may meet Wikipedia’s criteria for speedy deletion. ... Sara Paxton[1] (born April 25, 1988) is an Emmy Award-nominated American actress and singer. ... Aquamarine is a 2006 film starring Joanna Jojo Levesque, Emma Roberts and Sara Paxton. ... Quints is a Disney Channel Original Movie. ...


The film that first got critics' attention was Tumbleweeds, in which she played the mature-beyond-her-years daughter of a woman who kept drifting into bad relationships, keeping the two from ever staying in one place for too long. New York Times film critic Stephen Holden said Brown's work here was "the child performance of the year". Said Stephanie Zacharek of Salon.com: Tumbleweeds is a comic strip drawn by Tom K. Ryan (who signs the strip T. K. Ryan), set in the Old West. Begun in 1965, it was widely syndicated during the 1970s. ... The New York Times is an internationally known daily newspaper published in New York City and distributed in the United States and many other nations worldwide. ... Stephen Holden is an American writer, music critic, and film critic. ...


"When we see Ava (Brown) flirting tentatively with the classmate who's got a crush on her, or building a tower out of frosted doughnuts with her new best girlfriend, she radiates a youthful awkwardness that's both believable and beguiling."


Brown has recently appeared in more mainstream films, including the role of Steve Martin's somewhat rebellious daughter in Bringing Down the House, a punked-up executive assistant at a record company in Be Cool, the younger version of Kathy Bates' bipolar character in My Sister's Keeper, and autistic psychic Annie Wheaton in the mini-series Stephen King's Rose Red. Bringing Down the House Bringing Down the House: An American comedy movie starring Steve Martin and Queen Latifah. ... Be Cool is a 2005 movie which was adapted from a 1999 novel. ... My Sister’s Keeper (2004), by Jodi Picoult, is a novel about a young girl who sues her parents for the right to make her own decisions about how her body is used when a kidney transplant is planned in order to potentially save her older sister. ... A boy with autism and his mother Autism refers to a spectrum of disorders, and lies somewhere under the umbrella of a greater encompassing spectrum, that of pervasive developmental disorders that involve the functioning of the brain. ... Psychic (sīkĭk); from the Greek psychikos - of the soul, mental - and referring in part to the human mind or psyche (ex. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ...


Brown returned briefly to the soap opera Guiding Light, reprising her role as Marah Lewis in late 2006. Her first airdate was on November 17 and her final airdate was December 1. Guiding Light (known as The Guiding Light prior to 1975, GL) is an American television program credited by the Guinness Book of World Records as being the longest-running soap opera in production and the longest running drama in television history. ... Marah Lewis is a fictional character on the popular CBS daytime soap opera, Guiding Light. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


As mentioned before, her most recent movie was the low-budget horror film Big Bad Wolf. It was a major departure for Brown, previously known for family-friendly work, taking on a decidedly adult role. This page may meet Wikipedia’s criteria for speedy deletion. ...


Trivia

Richard Brown can refer to: Richard Brown, founder of Brown College; see: Richard Brown (Brown College) Richard Rabbit Brown, an early blues musician; see: Rabbit Brown Richard Brown (Canadian politician) Richard Brown (U.S. politician) Richard Brown (British politician) Richard Brown (Illustrator) Richard Brown (economist) at the University of Queensland... A pianist is a person who plays the piano. ...

Selected filmography

This page may meet Wikipedia’s criteria for speedy deletion. ... Be Cool is a 2005 movie which was adapted from a 1999 novel. ... Halloweentown High is a Disney Channel Original Movie released in October of 2004 to go along with the holiday of Halloween as did the previous films. ... Bringing Down the House is a 2003 comedy film, written by Jason Filardi, and directed by Adam Shankman. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Quints is a Disney Channel Original Movie. ... Tumbleweeds is a 1999 film starring Janet McTeer, Kimberly J. Brown and Jay O. Sanders. ... Halloweentown in reference to a Disney Channel Original Movie: Films: Halloweentown, a Disney Channel Original Movie released in 1998 and its sequels: Halloweentown II: Kalabars Revenge, the sequel released in 2001 Halloweentown High, The third movie in the series released in 2004 Return to Halloweentown, The fourth movie in... A Bugs Life is a computer animated film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures and Buena Vista Distribution in the United States on November 25, 1998, in Australia on January 12, 1999 and in the United Kingdom on 5 February 1999. ... Vampire Princess Miyu ) is a horror anime series by Narumi Kakinouchi and Toshiki Hirano, as well as a manga series based on this anime. ... Ellen Foster is a novel by Kaye Gibbons, first published in 1987. ... A sketch of Princess Caraboo, by Edward Bird. ... This Guiding Light logo, which debuted in 1982, was used, save for background changes, until 1990. ... Two of a Kind is the title of a number of film and television productions, including: A 1983 movie with John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John which was nominated for Worst Picture at the 1983 Golden Raspberry Awards. ...

Awards and nominations

Nominations include:

  • 1996 Daytime Emmy Award
  • 1997-99, 2001-2003 Young Artists Award
  • 2000 Young Star Award

Wins include:

  • 1997 Young Star Award
  • 1998 Young Artists Award (in a separate category from one she was only nominated in)
  • 1999 Golden Apple Award
  • 1999 National Theatre Association Star of Tomorrow
  • 2000 Young Artist Award
  • 2000 Independent Spirit Award

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