Orlando Brown Biography

Orlando Brown is an African-American actor, rapper, voice actor, and singer. Check out this biography to know about his childhood, family life, achievements and fun facts about him.

Orlando Brown
Quick Facts

Birthday: December 4, 1987

Nationality: American

Famous: African Americans African American Women

Age: 31 Years, 31 Year Old Males

Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Born in: Los Angeles, California, United States

Famous as: Actor, Voice Actor, Singer

Height: 5'7" (170 cm), 5'7" Males

U.S. State: California

City: Los Angeles

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Orlando Brown is an African-American actor, rapper, voice actor, and singer who rose to stardom after acting in the role of Eddie Thomas on the popular Disney Channel show ‘That’s So Raven’. He is popular for his performances as 3J in ‘Family Matters’, Tiger in ‘Major Payne’, and Frankie in the movie ‘Eddie's Million Dollar Cook-Off’. Orlando is also famous for portraying Damey Wayne on the TV show ‘Waynehead’ and Max on ‘Two of a Kind’. Some of his other famous works include ‘Fillmore!’, ‘The End’, ‘Perfect Game’, and ‘Bloody Hands’. Additionally, he has released two albums named ‘Trade It All’ and ‘Fuck My Name’. Some of his more popular singles include, ‘Picassos’ Nightmare’, ‘Mad at Ya’, and ‘Will It Go Round in Circles’. The actor is also known for his violent social media outbursts and vlogs under the influence of drugs. Once a promising actor, Orlando has in recent years failed to get a lot of work. However, he is still active on Instagram and Twitter and enjoys a considerable fan following.

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Orlando Brown
Early Acting Career & Success
  • Orlando Brown made his TV debut in the year 1995, on the show ‘Coach’ and was also seen on the TV movie ‘Family Values’. The same year he was cast in the role of Tiger in the movie ‘Major Payne’. In 1996, he made appearances in episodes of ‘In the House’ and ‘The Parent Hood’. He also landed his breakthrough roles of Damey Wayne on the TV series ‘Waynehead’ (1996–1997) and that of 3J on the series ‘Family Matters’ (1996–1998). In 1997, the young actor was seen in episodes of ‘Malcolm & Eddie’, ‘Sister, Sister’, ‘The Pretender’, and ‘The Wayans Bro’.
  • In 1998, Orlando Brown was cast in a small role in the movie ‘Senseless at the Gate’. His performance was appreciated and it landed him the roles of Max on the series ‘Two of a Kind’ (1998–1999) and Nelson in ‘The Jamie Foxx Show’ (1998–2001). Quite a familiar name in the TV world, Brown made several appearances on shows like ‘Malcolm & Eddie’ and ‘Friends and Foes’ in 1999. His acting in ‘Safe Harbor’ won him a nomination for ‘Best Performance in a TV Series’ award. The next year in 2000, Orlando was cast in the movie ‘Perfect Game’ and also voiced the role of Bear Little Boy in ‘The Tangerine Bear’.
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Association with Disney Channel & Fame
  • In 2001, Orlando Brown began his long and most successful association with Disney after making an appearance in ‘Lizzie McGuire’ the series. He then voiced the role of Sticky Webb on the animated Disney series ‘The Proud Family’ (2001–2005) and that of Cornelius Fillmore on the animated series ‘Fillmore’ (2002–2004). Brown also made several appearances as himself on ‘Express Yourself’ (2002–2007). The actor cemented his legacy when he was cast in his most famous role of Edward ‘Eddie’ Thomas on Disney’s popular sitcom ‘That’s So Raven’ (2003–2007). The role won him an ‘Outstanding Young Performer in a TV Series’ award at the ‘Young Artist Awards’ (2005).
  • Besides being one of the lead actors on Disney Channel shows, Orlando also acted in movies like ‘Max Keeble's Big Move’ (2001), ‘Eddie's Million Dollar Cook-Off’ (2003), and ‘Suits on the Loose’ (2005). Unfortunately, following the end of ‘That’s So Raven’, he failed to emulate his success in the coming years. He had small roles in the TV show ‘The End’ and box office failures like ‘We the Party’ (2012), ‘American Bad Boy’ (2015), and ‘Bloody Hands’ (2016). He was also not re-cast in the role of Eddie Thomas on Disney Channel’s ‘That’s So Raven’ spin-off, ‘Raven’s Home’ (2017).
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Music Career
  • While being part of Disney Channel shows Orlando Brown recorded many songs along with ‘Disney Channel Circle of Stars’. The theme song of ‘That’s So Raven’, ‘Circle of Life’ (2004), ‘Little By Little’ (2006), and ‘A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes’ (2008) are some of his popular songs. Later in his post-Disney career he started delving into rap and hip-hop and released singles like ‘Trade it All’, ‘No Fear’, ‘Picassos’ Nightmare’, and ‘Fuck My Fame’.
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Controversies & Scandals
  • In early 2016, he was booked by police after getting into a violent argument with his then-girlfriend, Omenia Alexandria, in Torrance. He was also arrested for domestic battery and possession of methamphetamine. Omenia also claims that Brown is the father of her son, Hunter Duke Brown, born on December 4, 2016, although he has denied it.
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Personal Life
  • Orlando Brown was born on December 4, 1987, in Los Angeles, California. Not much is known about his family. He was in a relationship with Omenia Alexander but the two of them broke up in 2016. He has also been suffering from cocaine and meth addiction.
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Last Updated
- January 16, 2018

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