Jeffrey D. Brown

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Jeffrey D. Brown
New York
Alma materNew York University
OccupationFilm/television director, film producer, screenwriter
Years active1977–present
Spouse(s)Jan Brown

Jeffrey D. Brown is an American film and television director, film producer and screenwriter. He is best known for the directing, producing and writing the short film Molly's Pilgrim for which he won an Academy Award in 1986 for Best Live Action Short Film.[1]

His other directing credits are the television series The Wonder Years, L.A. Law, Hooperman, Freshman Dorm, Baby Boom and an episode of CBS Schoolbreak Special.

Brown has also produced and co-wrote the films Pontiac Moon (1994) starring Ted Danson and Mary Steenburgen and Dream with the Fishes (1997), both in collaboration with Finn Taylor. He directed the narrative feature film Sold (2014) based on Patricia McCormick's novel Sold.


  1. ^ "New York Times: Molly's Pilgrim". NY Times. Retrieved 2011-02-17.

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