✟ RIP Chelsea Brown
Born 1947 - Death 2017
❝ Chelsea Brown (December 6, 1947 – April 5, 2017) was an African-American actress and comedian who appeared as a regular performer in comedy series Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In.
After Laugh-In, she appeared in a segment of a first season episode of Love, American Style entitled "Love and the Militant", with fellow Laugh-In alumni Stu Gilliam. Other guest roles include appearances in Marcus Welby, M.D., Ironside, Matt Lincoln and, in the UK, The Two Ronnies. She also appeared in the films Sweet Charity, and The Thing with Two Heads.
Brown emigrated to Australia in the 1970s and became a familiar figure on Australian television, with appearances on Graham Kennedy's Blankety Blanks, ongoing roles in soap operas Number 96 (in 1977), and E Street (in 1990–1991) and various advertisements. She had a guest role in the Australian-filmed revival of Mission: Impossible (1988). Film roles in Australia include Welcome to Woop Woop, The Return of Captain Invincible. She was married to fellow E Street actor Vic Rooney.
Chelsea died in the US on April 5, 2017; she had reportedly been suffering from dementia. ❝
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