Peter Brown got into acting when he was in the army by organizing a theater group on base to occupy his spare time while stationed in Alaska. After his descharge he enrolled in the acting program at UCLA, and starting in the mid-1950s found employment in many of the western films and series being turned out at the time (he is especially remembered for his work as eager young deputy Johnny McKay in the classical western series "Lawman" (1958) and as one of a trio of Texas Rangers in the western action/comedy series (1965 series "Laredo" (1965)). Following the end of a contract with Universal Pictures (1965-1972), he switched to soap operas and made-for-TV films, and has been steadily employed ever since.
Peter Brown (born October 5, 1935) is an American television actor known for his four-year role as young Deputy Johnny McKay opposite John Russell as Marshal Dan Troop in the 1958-1962 ABC/Warner Brothers western television series, Lawman and as Texas Ranger Chad Cooper on Laredo from 1965-1967.
passed away on 21st Mar 2016 aged 80. |||
Peter Brown passed away on 21st Mar 2016 aged 80.
Peter Brown was previously married to Mary Kathleen Gauba (1985 - 1999), Yvette Safargy (1970 - 1974), Sandy Edmundson (1963 - 1971) and Diane Jergens (1957 - 1960).
He was also in relationships with Amber Karlson (1974 - 1979) and Joan Freeman (1962).
Peter Brown had 2 children, Joshua and Matthew (51).
Peter Brown is a 80 year old American Actor. Born Pierre Lind de Lappe on 5th October, 1935 in New York City, New York, USA, he is famous for Johnny McKay on Lawman, Laredo in a career that spans 1957–present. His zodiac sign is Libra.
Peter Brown was in 2 on-screen matchups, notably with Hunter Tylo in The Bold and the Beautiful (1987) and Tracey E. Bregman in The Concrete Jungle (1982).
Peter Brown is a member of the following lists:
Western (genre) television actors and
Male Western (genre) film actors.
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