Candy Brown

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Candy Brown
Candy Ann Brown

OccupationActress, dancer, choreographer
Years active1968–present

Candy Ann Brown (also known as Candy Brown Houston) is an American dancer,[1] choreographer and theatre, film and television actress.[2]

Brown is known for originating the role of June in the 1975 Bob Fosse-directed Broadway musical Chicago,[3] and for such films, television series and stage productions as the original cast of A Chorus Line[4] and Pippin,[5] Zebrahead,[2] Ali, Six Feet Under, Sister, Sister, Nash Bridges and NYPD Blue.

Brown also performed on the Broadway stage in Purlie with Cleavon Little and Sherman Hemsley[citation needed] and in the West Coast premiere of the play For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Dalfonzo, Gina (February 17, 2014). "Dance to Excess". The Weekly Standard.
  2. ^ a b "Candy Ann Brown". The New York Times.
  3. ^ Wasson, Sam (2013). Fosse. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. p. 662. candy brown chicago bob fosse.
  4. ^ Robertson, Campbell (September 24, 2006). "'A Singular Sensation,' a New Generation". The New York Times.
  5. ^ Wasson, Sam (2013). Fosse. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. p. 317. candy brown pippin.

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