Pat Crawford Brown

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Pat Crawford Brown
Born (1929-06-29) June 29, 1929 (age 89)
Years active1985–2012
Spouse(s)Calvin B. Brown (m. January 3, 1961–1976; his death)

Pat Crawford Brown (born June 29, 1929) is an American actress.

Life and career[edit]

Brown was born in New York to Charlotte (née Huber) and Thomas J. Crawford. Her niece is folk singer Christine Lavin.[citation needed] She married Calvin B. Brown on January 3, 1961, and they remained married until his death in 1976. They had one daughter, Charlotte Brown Swanson.[1]

She began acting in her 50s after a long career as an English teacher. She taught English literature during the 1960s and 1970s at Carson High School in Carson, California. On television, she is best known for her role as Ida Greenberg in Desperate Housewives (2004–07). She also had recurring roles on daytime soap operas General Hospital and Days of Our Lives.[2] She has appeared in feature films, including Sister Act and Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit.

Selected filmography[edit]

  • Wainy Days (2011, internet series) as Patricia
  • L.A. Noire (2011, Video Game) as Florence Jenkins (voice)


  1. ^ "Pat Crawford Brown profile at". Retrieved 2014-04-01.
  2. ^ "Pat Crawford Brown Credits". Retrieved 2014-04-01.

External links[edit]