Date of Birth:
30 April 1916
Phil Brown played in 4 movies in the Horror, Music, Comedy, Drama, Western, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi genres.
Phil Brown got succeed with average imdb rating 7.1.
Blacklisted in 1952; exiled to London 1953-1993.
His brief role as Luke Skywalker's Uncle Owen in the film Star Wars was his most memorable role. He was cast after George Lucas was looking for an an actor with a strong American accent. Brown, who was living in London after being blacklisted in the McCarthy communist-witch hunt of the 1950s, auditioned and won the role instantly.
Worked in stage and film for more than 30 years but his small role in "Star Wars" made him a celebrity. He became a popular figure at science fiction conventions.
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