W. Earl Brown

  • Birth Place: Golden Pond, Kentucky, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Writer
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  • Attended The Theatre School at DePaul University at the same time as Gillian Anderson; the pair performed together in Scenes From American Life while both at school.
  • Appeared in a Steppenwolf Theatre production of A View From the Bridge shortly after graduating from DePaul.
  • Was a vocal coach on Backdraft.
  • Wrote and produced the film Bloodworth (2011).
  • Appears in the 2012 music video for Miranda Lambert's "Fastest Girl in Town."
  • Plays the guitar in a bluegrass band called Sacred Cowboy.

Awards

  • 2006, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1981, Emmy — Outstanding Achievement in Music and Lyrics: Nominee

Relationships

  • Anna — Daughter
  • Carrie Brown — Wife

College

  • Murray State University, Murray, Kentucky, United States (BA in Theater); The Theater School at DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois, United States (MFA, 1989)
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