W. Earl Brown

Actor
Although he's made waves in the entertainment industry for his memorable work in "Scream" (1996) and "Deadwood" (HBO, 2004-06), to most casual moviegoers, W. Earl Brown is primarily known for playing Cameron Diaz's ... Read more »
Born: 09/07/1963 in Murray, Kentucky, USA

Filmography

Actor (63)

American Crime 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Chicago Hope 1994 - 2000, 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Diagnosis Murder 1994 - 1997, 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Ellen 1994 - 1995, 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Martial Law 1994 - 2000, 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

NYPD Blue 1994 - 1997, 1999 - 2000, 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Profiler 1994 - 2000, 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Single Guy 1994 - 1996, 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

True Detective 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Blue Potato 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Draft Day 2014 (Movie)

Ralph Mowry (Actor)

Dunsmore 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Wild 2014 (Movie)

Frank (Actor)

A Single Shot 2013 (Movie)

Puffy (Actor)

The Lone Ranger 2013 (Movie)

Mustached Ranger (Actor)

Beneath The Harvest Sky 2012 (Movie)

Roger (Actor)

Major Crimes 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Master 2012 (Movie)

Fighting Businessman (Actor)

The Sessions 2012 (Movie)

Rod (Actor)

Bloodworth 2011 (Movie)

Brady Bloodworth (Actor)

Breakout Kings 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Three Rivers 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

HawthoRNe 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Deadwood 2003 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

Killer Diller 2006 (Movie)

Hollister (Actor)

Kids in America 2005 (Movie)

Boss McGinn (Actor)

Cold Case 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Alamo 2004 (Movie)

David Burnet (Actor)

The Last Shot 2004 (Movie)

Willie Gratzo (Actor)

Wolf Lake 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

Charmed 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

Dancing At the Blue Iguana 2001 (Movie)

Bobby (Actor)

Dead Last 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Freakylinks 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Sugar & Spice 2001 (Movie)

Hank (Actor)

Vanilla Sky 2001 (Movie)

Barman (Actor)

Lost Souls 2000 (Movie)

William Kelson (Actor)

Meat Loaf: To Hell and Back 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Being John Malkovich 1999 (Movie)

Customer No 1 at JM Inc Custumer (Actor)

Bella Mafia 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

There's Something About Mary 1998 (Movie)

Warren (Actor)

Kiss the Girls 1997 (Movie)

Locksmith (Actor)

Nowhere Man 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

Scream 1996 (Movie)

Kenny (Actor)

Wiseguy 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

Vampire in Brooklyn 1995 (Movie)

Thrasher (Actor)

Without Evidence 1995 (Movie)

Grace (Actor)

Bakersfield P.D. 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

Wes Craven's New Nightmare 1994 (Movie)

Morgue Attendant (Actor)

Rookie of the Year 1993 (Movie)

Frick Bullpen Cathcher (Actor)

The Babe 1992 (Movie)

Herb Pennock (Actor)

Backdraft 1991 (Movie)

3rd Paramedic (Actor)

A Season in Purgatory (TV Show)

Actor

Angel Street (TV Show)

Actor

Blue-Eyed Butcher (TV Show)

Actor

Dead Air (TV Show)

Actor

Lily in Winter (TV Show)

Actor

Luck (Tv Show)

Actor

Murder Between Friends (TV Show)

Actor

Project: ALF (TV Show)

Actor

The Cherokee Kid (TV Show)

Actor

The Woman Who Loved Elvis (TV Show)

Actor
Music (2)

The Skeleton Key 2005 (Movie)

("If I Can Dream") (Song)

Heartbreak Hotel 1988 (Movie)

("If I Can Dream") (Song)
Producer (1)

Bloodworth 2011 (Movie)

(Producer)
Writer (1)

Bloodworth 2011 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Biography

Although he's made waves in the entertainment industry for his memorable work in "Scream" (1996) and "Deadwood" (HBO, 2004-06), to most casual moviegoers, W. Earl Brown is primarily known for playing Cameron Diaz's mentally handicapped brother in "There's Something About Mary" (1998). Yet despite being a nameless face to millions, Brown, who prefers to be called by his middle name Earl, remains one of Hollywood's most consistently prolific actors. Throughout his decades-long career, Brown has appeared in dozens of noteworthy films and television shows, including 2012's "The Master" and "The Sessions" - both of which were nominated for Academy Awards - while also having recently added writer and producer to his long list of acting credits.

EDUCATION

Calloway County High School

Murray , Kentucky

Murray State University

Murray , Kentucky 1981 - 1985

DePaul University

1985 - 1989
Was classmates with Gillian Anderson and John C. Reilly.

Milestones

2004

Drew critical acclaim for his role as Dan Dority on HBO's "Deadwood"

2004

Starred with with Billy Bob Thornton and Dennis Quaid in "The Alamo"

2000

Portrayed singer/actor Meatloaf in "Meatloaf: To Hell and Back" (VH1)

1998

Portrayed Cameron Diaz's mentally-challenged brother, Warren, in "There's Something About Mary," directed by the Farrelly brothers

1996

Appeared in "Scream" as Kenny the cameraman

Bonus Trivia

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Performs in a country band, Sacred Cowboys, when he's not acting.

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Cites John Belushi as the reason he became an actor.

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Served as a dialogue coach on the set of "Backdraft."

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