Vanessa Brown

Vanessa Brown
1928 - 1999
Vanessa Brown  Austrian Actress

Vanessa Brown dating history


Vanessa Brown was previously married to Mark Sandrich Jr. (1959 - 1989) and Robert Franklyn (1950 - 1957).


Austrian Actress Vanessa Brown was born Smylla Brynd on 24th March, 1928 in Vienna, Austria and passed away on 21st May 1999 Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California aged 71. She is most remembered for The Fan, My Favorite Husband. Her zodiac sign is Aries.

Vanessa Brown was in an on-screen matchup with Bruce Gordon in Perry Mason (1957).

Vanessa Brown is a member of the following lists: California Democrats, Jewish actors and Cancer deaths in California.


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Relationship Statistics

Married2 30 years, 2 months 19 years, 2 months 8 years, 3 months
Total2 30 years, 2 months 19 years, 2 months 8 years, 3 months


First Name Vanessa
Last Name Brown
Maiden Name Brynd
Full Name at Birth Smylla Brynd
Alternative Name Tessa Brind, Smylla Brind, Vanessa Brown, Smylla Brynd
Age 71 (age at death) years
Birthday 24th March, 1928
Birthplace Vienna, Austria
Died 21st May, 1999
Place of Death Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California
Cause of Death Cancer
Height 5' 5" (165 cm)
Weight 120lbs (54 kg)
Build Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Aries
Sexuality Straight
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity White
Nationality Austrian
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame The Fan, My Favorite Husband
Year(s) Active 1944–1980, 1944–1991

Vanessa Brown (born Smylla Brind, March 24, 1928 – May 21, 1999) was an Austrian-born American actress who was successful in radio, film, theater, and television.

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Vanessa Brown71 AriesActress
Mark Sandrich Jr.67 Capricorn
Robert Franklyn62 TaurusComposer


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
CathyFemale22nd June, 196161 years oldMark Sandrich Jr.
DavidMale11th January, 196458 years oldMark Sandrich Jr.


True Colors1990WaitressTV Show
The Wonder Years1988Punch LadyTV Show
The Twilight Zone1985Aunt Beulah (segment "A Message from Charity")TV Show
Call to Glory1984Miss RochemondTV Show
Murder, She Wrote1984Alma GoodrichTV Show
Charleston19791st Evans TwinTV Movie
Dallas1978Lady TailorTV Show
All That Glitters1977Peggy HornerTV Show
The Witch Who Came from the Sea1976CathyMovie
Police Story1973Mrs. Baxter, Mrs. SmytheTV Show
Bless the Beasts & Children1971Mrs. GoodenowMovie
Arnie1970ShirleyTV Show
Rosie!1967Edith ShawMovie
General Hospital1963Mrs. DeFreestTV Show
The Chevy Mystery Show1960Carol PennTV Show
One Step Beyond1959Elsa SchuldorfTV Show
The Further Adventures of Ellery Queen1958TV Show
Goodyear Theatre1957Paula KingTV Show
Perry Mason1957Donna KressTV Show
Wagon Train1957Sally PotterTV Show
Matinee Theatre1955Pamela WrightTV Show
The Millionaire1955Louise WilliamsTV Show
Stage 71955JuliaTV Show
Climax!1954Marian, Marie Bannerman, VeraTV Show
Justice1954AnnieTV Show
G.E. True Theater1953ShellyTV Show
The Loretta Young Show1953Miss PhinneyTV Show
My Favorite Husband1953Liz CooperTV Show
The Revlon Mirror Theater1953TV Show
The Bad and the Beautiful1952Kay AmielMovie
The Fighter1952KathyMovie
The Basketball Fix1951Pat JuddMovie
Schlitz Playhouse1951BettyTV Show
The Red Skelton Hour1951Mary Lou TalbotTV Show
Tarzan and the Slave Girl1950JaneMovie
Three Husbands1950Mary WhittakerMovie
Lux Video Theatre1950GirlTV Show
Robert Montgomery Presents1950Ann KimballTV Show
Pulitzer Prize Playhouse1950TV Show
Hollywood Theatre Time1950TV Show
Big Jack1949Patricia MahoneyMovie
The Heiress1949MariahMovie
The Secret of St. Ives1949Floria GilchristMovie
The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse1948TV Show
Mother Wore Tights1947BessieMovie
The Foxes of Harrow1947Aurore D'ArceneauxMovie
The Ghost and Mrs. Muir1947Anna Muir as an AdultMovie
The Late George Apley1947Agnes WillingMovie
I've Always Loved You1946Georgette 'Porgy' Sampter at 17Movie
Margie1946Wanda (uncredited)Movie
Lights Out1946DedeTV Show
The Girl of the Limberlost1945Helen BrownleeMovie
Youth Runs Wild1944Sarah Taylor (as Tessa Brind)Movie
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