Yvette Nicole Brown

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  • Birth Place: Cleveland, OH
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 08/12/1971, Leo
  • Profession: Actor
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First Look: Community's Paget Brewster and Keith David on Their New Roles

When Season 6 of Community debuts on Yahoo! Screen next year, the comedy will be without Yvette Nicole Brown (Shirley) and Jonathan Banks (Professor Hickey). (She left to take care of her ailing father; he is committed to AMC's Better Call Saul.) As he worked to fill the cast openings, executive producer Dan Harmon was inspired by how another sitcom handled its own transitions. "I looked at Cheers losing Coach and going to Woody as the example of thinking laterally," he says. "The real job is how to fill the [character] vacuum, rather than replace the person."

To embody the moral center held by Shirley, Harmon and...read more

Exclusive: Community Hires Two New Series Regulars

Two new Human Beings are on their way to Greendale. Paget Brewster and Keith David will join Community full time as the comedy enters Season 6 and moves to its new home on Yahoo! Screen.

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Yvette Nicole Brown Upped to Series Regular on Odd Couple Reboot

Days after announcing she was leaving CommunityYvette Nicole Brown has been promoted to a series regular on CBS' reboot of The Odd Couple, TVLine reports.

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COMMUNITY's Yvette Nicole Brown gives a great tease
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Credits

Year Title Description
2013 Percy Jackson Movie, Actor
2010 Repo Men Movie, Actor - Rhodesia
2010 Pound Puppies TV Show Series, Voice - Cookie
2009 Community TV Show Series, Actor - Shirley Bennett
2009 The Ugly Truth Movie, Actor - Dori

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Exclusive: Yvette Nicole Brown Departs Community

Shirley, Community fans are going to be disappointed with this news. But alas, it's true: Yvette Nicole Brown is departing the fan favorite comedy after five seasons.

Brown — who has played Shirley Bennett since the 2009 launch of Community — confirms to TV Guide Magazine that she has asked to be released from her contract for personal reasons. Sony Pictures TV and executive producers Dan Harmon and Chris McKenna have honored her request.

The actress says the change was necessary in order to take care of her ailing father. "My dad needs daily care and he needs me," Brown says. "The idea of being away 16 hours a day for five months, I couldn't do it. It was a difficult decision for me to make, but I had to choose my dad."

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Community's Yvette Nicole Brown Joins Odd Couple Reboot

Community's Yvette Nicole Brown has booked a very odd new gig.

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Inside the Last-Minute Scramble to Save Community

"Six seasons and a movie" almost didn't happen. As June drew to a close, time was running out to save Community, which NBC had canceled in May. Talks to move the comedy to streaming service Hulu were falling apart, the deal options to keep the show's cast intact expired at the end of the month, and much of the crew and key writers had already moved on to new jobs. Even the comedy's offices on the studio lot had been taken over by a new series: Grace and Frankie, Netflix's upcoming sitcom starring Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin.

"When a show is canceled, it's usually canceled," says Sony Pictures Television programming president Zack Van Amburg, whose company produces Community. read more

Community and SNL Alums Head to Benched

Yvette Nicole Brown has landed her first post-Community role!

Brown, as well as Saturday Night Live alums Molly Shannon and Chris Parnell, will guest-star on USA's new comedy Benched, the network announced Tuesday.

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Exclusive Community Sneak Peek: Abed's in Love!

Apparently, popcorn and Rick and Morty are the foundations of a good relationship, because one month after their initial meeting, Community's Abed (Danny Pudi) and Coat Check Girl (Brie Larson) are still going strong! (Cool, cool, cool.)

In exclusive preview of Thursday's episode below, the couple celebrates their first anniversary in the most Abed-way possible.

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