Downtown Julie Brown

Born Aug 27, 1959

Julie Dorne Brown, also known as Downtown Julie Brown, is an English actress and former MTV VJ. Of mixed race, Brown's father, Valentine Brown, was Jamaican and her mother, Doreen, is white. Brown has three brothers, Paul, Mark and Terry and three sisters, Shirley, Carol & Sharon. (Her father was in the Royal Air Force and she grew up on Air Force bases all around the world including England, Singapore, India and Cyprus and finally settled in Bridgend, Wales.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Downtown Julie Brown.


1963 Birth Born on August 27, 1963.


1979 15 Years Old After winning the UK Disco Dancing Championships she went on to win the World Disco Dancing Championship in 1979. … Read More
1981 17 Years Old Brown also appeared as a dancer on Top of the Pops in the early 1980s as a member of the dance troop "Zoo"; she is very prominent on the Christmas Day 1981 show, in particular. … Read More


1992 28 Years Old After leaving MTV Brown went on to work for ESPN conducting on- and off-field interviews with football athletes. Brown then moved to Los Angeles to host the E Entertainment channel's gossip show. She also became the host of the syndicated radio program American Dance Traxx in March 1992 until its final broadcast in December 1993. … Read More


1998 34 Years Old She also appeared on the cover and posed nude for the August 1998 edition of Playboy. … Read More
2001 37 Years Old Brown married movie producer and one-time CEO of Vision Motor Corporation, Martin Schuermann in 2001. … Read More


2013 49 Years Old Most recently, she appeared in television's Wife Swap on 21 July 2013.
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