Feb. 16th, 1927
Needham Market, Suffolk, England, UK
June Brown's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles1997 - Bean
1992 - The Mambo Kings
1979 - Murder by Decree
1971 - Straw Dogs
Guest TV Roles
June Brown served in the Wrens and was classically trained at the Old Vic Drama School. She has enjoyed a long career in the theatre, television and the cinema. The actor Nigel Hawthorne described her as "one of the most beautiful creatures I've seen on stage" after seeing her performance as Ibsen's "Hedda Gabler". She has appeared as "Lady Macbeth" opposite Albert Finney and has directed "Double D" at the 1993 Edinburgh Festival.
- She was awarded the M.B.E. (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2008 Queen's Birthday Honors List for her services to drama.
- Will perform in the stage adaptation of "Calendar Girls" at London's Noel Coward Theatre (July-October 2009).
- Was in attendance at the wedding of her _"EastEnders" (1985)_ (qv) co-star 'Samantha Womack' (qv) to 'Mark Womack (I)' (qv) (17 May 2009).
- Was in attendance at the funeral of her former _"EastEnders" (1985)_ (qv) co-star 'Wendy Richard' (qv) (9 March 2009).
- Received a Lifetime achievement award at the 2005 UK Soap Awards.
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