Julie Brown

Born Aug 31, 1958

Julie Ann Brown is an American actress, comedienne, screen/television writer, singer-songwriter, television director. Brown is perhaps best known for her work in the 1980s, where she often played a quintessential valley girl character. Much of her comedy has revolved around the mocking of famous people (with a strong and frequently revisited focus on Madonna).… Read More

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


1958 Birth Born on August 31, 1958.


1981 22 Years Old 1 More Event
She began working on television with a guest spot on the sitcom Happy Days. She also appeared in the 1981 cult film Bloody Birthday.
1983 24 Years Old In 1983, Brown married writer and actor Terrence E. McNally, a frequent collaborator. … Read More
1984 25 Years Old In 1984, she released her first EP, a five-song album called Goddess in Progress. … Read More
1987 28 Years Old In 1987, Brown released her first full-length album, Trapped in the Body of a White Girl. … Read More
1988 29 Years Old Brown's film career began in 1988 with the release of the film Earth Girls Are Easy, written, produced by, and starring Brown, it was based loosely on a song by the same name from her debut EP. … Read More


1990 31 Years Old In 1990 Brown had a brief part in the movie The Spirit of '76, as an intellectual stripper. … Read More
1992 33 Years Old In 1992, Brown starred in her own Fox sketch comedy show, The Edge; two of its regulars, Jennifer Aniston and Wayne Knight, later became sitcom stars, while Tom Kenny went on to voice SpongeBob SquarePants. … Read More
1994 35 Years Old In 1994, Brown married Ken Rathgen, and together they have one son.
1996 37 Years Old Brown appeared as Coach Millie Stoeger in the film Clueless, reprising that role on ABC's 1996-1999 spin-off TV series, for which she was also a writer, producer and director. … Read More


2000 41 Years Old In 2000, Brown created the series Strip Mall for the Comedy Central network; it ran two seasons. … Read More
2005 46 Years Old In 2005, Brown purchased the rights to her Trapped album back from the record label and reissued it herself. … Read More
In late 2007, she also purchased the rights to her 1984 E.P. "Goddess in Progress" and re-released it as a full-length record with compiled unreleased tracks recorded during that era.
2008 49 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2008, she co-wrote and appeared as Dee La Duke in the Disney Channel original movie Camp Rock, which starred Demi Lovato and the Jonas Brothers. … Read More


2010 51 Years Old 1 More Event
In the 2010-2011 television season, Brown began a recurring role as Paula Norwood, a neighbor and friend of the Heck family, on the ABC comedy The Middle.
2011 52 Years Old In 2011 she released an album "Smell The Glamour", which features satires of Lady Gaga, Kesha and updated versions of her Medusa songs.
2012 53 Years Old Also, in 2012 she appeared with Downtown Julie Brown as a guest judge on Rupaul's Drag Race. … Read More
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