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Robert Curtis Brown
Born (1957-04-27) April 27, 1957 (age 63)
Alma materYale University
Years active1982–present

Robert Curtis Brown (born April 27, 1957 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania) is an American television, film, and stage actor.[1]

Early life

Brown graduated from Yale University in 1979 With a bachelor's degree in English and Theatre Studies from Yale College, and later a master's degree in 1982 from the Yale School of Drama.[2]


Brown has appeared in countless TV series throughout his career, with recurring roles in Herman's Head, Matlock, Beverly Hills, 90210, Suddenly Susan, Diagnosis Murder, Big Love, The Game, Shark All My Children, The Young and the Restless, Perception, General Hospital, Barry, The Handmaid's Tale and Dear White People,[3] among others. His longest-running television role was as Alec Kendall in Search for Tomorrow (1984–85).

Brown has also had a long film career. He played Mr Evans in High School Musical 2 (TV movie), High School Musical 3: Senior Year and Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure (Direct-to-Video movie), and has appeared in Trading Places, Legal Eagles, Stuart Saves His Family, Bean: The Movie, Bruce Almighty, Guess Who,[4] Who's Your Caddy?, Halloween II, It's Complicated, Audrey,[5] Undrafted, Step Sisters,[3] Take Point, Ashfall, and more.

Partial filmography


Year Title Role Notes
1983 Trading Places[6] Todd Credited as Robert Curtis-Brown
1986 Legal Eagles Roger
1995 Stuart Saves His Family Andy Credited as Robert Curtis-Brown
1995 Angus Alexander
1997 Bean: The Movie Dr. Frowning Credited as Robert Curtis-Brown
2002 Catch Me If You Can Front Desk Clerk
2003 Bruce Almighty Phil Sidleman
2004 After the Sunset Lakers FBI Agent
2005 Guess Who Dante
2007 Drive Thru Bert McCandless
2007 Spider-Man 3 Test Site Technician
2007 Who's Your Caddy? Frosty
2008 High School Musical 3: Senior Year Vance Evans
2009 Halloween II Kyle Van Der Klok
2009 The Men Who Stare at Goats General Brown
2009 It's Complicated Peter
2014 Audrey Stan
2016 Undrafted Brian Murray
2018 Step Sisters Dean Berman
2018 Take Point President McGregor
2019 Ashfall Ambassador Wilson


Year Title Role Notes
1982 American Playhouse Luke Guest star
1983 First Affair Donald TV movie
1984–85 Search for Tomorrow Alex Kendall 56 episodes
1987 On the Edge Dean TV movie
1989 Newhart Justin Witter Guest star
1990 Hyde in Hollywood David TV movie
1992 Herman's Head Sean 2 episodes (credited as Robert Curtis-Brown)
1992–93 Matlock Assistant D.A. Gilman; Larry Boone 4 episodes (credited as Robert Curtis-Brown)
1993 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Vedek Sorad Guest Star (Credited as Robert Curtis-Brown)
1993 Empty Nest Dr. Dave Foley Guest star
1993 L.A. Law Paul Jamison Guest star (credited as Robert Curtis-Brown)
1993 Knots Landing Marvin Beiderman Guest star
1993 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Vedek Sorad Guest star (credited as Robert Curtis-Brown)
1994 Inferno on US 17 Doug TV movie
1994–96 Murder, She Wrote Various 3 episodes (credited as Robert Curtis-Brown)
1995 Sliders Danny Eisenbach Guest star
1995 Never Say Never: The Deidre Hall Story Dr Konialian TV movie
1996 Wings Bob Guest star
1996 Dream On Pilot 2 episodes (credited as Robert Curtis-Brown)
1996–2004 JAG Various 2 episodes
1997 Life with Roger Ron Guest star
1997 Hiller and Diller Harvey Guest star
1998 Beverly Hills, 90210 Robert 5 episodes
1998 The Pretender Mr. Brewster 2 episodes
1998 Malcolm & Eddie Montgomery Guest star
1998–2004 NYPD Blue Various 2 episodes
1999 Will & Grace Will Actor Guest star
1999 Suddenly Susan Lester 2 episodes
1999 Diagnosis Murder Attorney Robert Lamont 2 episodes (uncredited)
1999–2000 Family Law Various 3 episodes
2000 Unauthorized: Brady Bunch—The Final Days Robert Reed/Mike Brady TV movie
2000 Malcolm in the Middle Tom Guest star
2000–03 The Practice Various 2 episodes
2001 Zenon: The Zequel Mark Kar TV movie
2001 7th Heaven Harold Mann Guest star
2001 Star Trek: Voyager Ambassador Guest star
2002 The X-Files Assistant D.A. Damon Kaylor Guest star
2002 The Guardian Mr Collin Guest star
2003 Without a Trace Barry Mitcham Guest star
2004 CSI Miami Marc Snowden Guest star
2004 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Dan Keaton Guest star
2005 Cold Case Jered Wyatt Guest star
2005 Night Stalker Doug Linman Guest star
2005 Las Vegas Randall James Guest star
2006 Ghost Whisperer Brad Fowler Guest star
2006 Criminal Minds Peter Greisen Guest star
2007 High School Musical 2 Vance Evans TV movie
2007 Medium Dr Sandborn Guest star
2007 The Game Chuck Reilly 2 episodes
2007–08 Shark Morgan Ride 2 episodes
2008 Lincoln Heights Archfield Principal Guest star
2009 Citizen Jane Vaughn TV movie
2009 Castle Ian Busch Guest star
2010 Big Love Stake President Kennedy 2 episodes
2010 CSI: NY Davis Ollenstein Guest star
2010 All My Children Paul Miller 5 episodes
2010 NCIS Gary Tolin Guest star
2010 Look Dan the Weatherman 2 episodes
2011 Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure Mr. Evans Direct-to-Video movie
2011 The Young and the Restless Judge 3 episodes (uncredited for 2 episodes)
2012 The Mentalist Nathan Dilmer Guest star
2013 Switched at Birth Ivan Ronan 5 episodes
2013 Mom Edward Pilot episode
2013 Bones Dr. Noah Itzkowitz Guest star
2014 Intelligence Senator Thomas Bradshaw Guest star
2014 Kickin' It Mr. Peters Guest star
2014–15 Perception Dr. Josiah Rosenthal 4 episodes
2015 Hawaii Five-0 Malcolm Leddy Guest star
2016 Code Black Senator Darren Stringer Guest star
2016 Rizzoli & Isles Noah Brenner Guest star
2017 Lethal Weapon Walter Hancock Guest star
2017 General Hospital Raymond Berlin 2 episodes
2017–18 The Handmaid's Tale Andrew Pryce 5 episodes
2018 Barry Mike Hallman 2 episodes
2018–19 Dear White People William White 3 episodes
2019 All Rise Grant Lambert Guest star
2020 The Rookie Roger Nithercott Guest star
2020 Station 19 Paul Montgomery Recurring role

Video games

Year Title Role Notes
2011 L.A. Noire Dick McColl (voice)[7]


  1. ^ "Theater : Plenty of 'Icebergs' but No Obstacles : From His Earliest Acting Forays to His Current SCR Role, Robert Curtis-Brown Has Been a Critical Success". Los Angeles Times. 1994-11-11. Retrieved 2020-04-13.
  2. ^ "Growing Into a Tough Role". Los Angeles Times. 1998-07-19. Retrieved 2020-04-13.
  3. ^ a b Jake Nevins (20 January 2018). "Step Sisters review – hits and misses in Netflix's cultural appropriation comedy". The Guardian. Retrieved 13 April 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ Andy Vineberg (24 March 2005). "Courier Times article". Bucks County Courier Times. Retrieved 13 April 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ Justin Lowe (10 July 2014). "'Audrey': Film Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 13 April 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "User account | NewsBank". Retrieved 2020-04-13.
  7. ^ "Robert Curtis Brown". Behind the Voice Actors. Retrieved October 7, 2019.