Sarah Joy Brown Biography

Sarah Joy Brown is a popular American actress known for her prodigious acting in ‘General Hospital’. Explore this biography to learn more about her childhood, work, achievements, life and timeline.

Sarah Joy Brown
Quick Facts

Birthday: February 18, 1975

Nationality: American

Famous: Transgenders Humanitarian

Age: 44 Years, 44 Year Old Females

Sun Sign: Aquarius

Born in: Eureka, California, United States

Famous as: American actress

Height: 5'5" (165 cm), 5'5" Females

Family:

Spouse/Ex-: Gordon Brown (m. 2000)

father: Iain Macaulay

mother: Pamela

children: Jordan Alexandra

U.S. State: California

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Sarah Brown is a celebrated American actress, best known for her powerful role of Caroline Corinthos in the drama, ‘General Hospital’. Born in a religious Christian family, she is an ethical woman by nature. As a kid, music was her primary interest and she was found devoting much time towards learning musical instruments. As she grew up, she found a natural passion for acting. When she was nineteen and still in college, she was offered the role of Kaitlin Star for the action-adventure TV series, ‘V.R. Troopers’ which was quite popular amongst kids. However, she gained a world-wide recognition only after 1996 when she played the role of Carly Corinthos in the American drama, ‘General Hospital’ for which she won three Daytime Emmy Awards for her sensational performance. She has also appeared in many other well-known TV series like Strong Medicine, As the World Turns, Days of Our Lives, Without a Trace, Bold and the Beautiful, Crossing Jordan and the popular crime drama Cold Case. She has also starred in a few notable movies including Big Momma’s House 2, The Perfect Husband, and The Lamp etc. She is a member of the Charitable trust Habitat for Humanity. Sarah loves to spend time with her daughter, Jordan Alexandra.

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Sarah Joy Brown
Childhood & Early Life
  • Sarah Brown was born to David Brown and Pamela Brown in Eureka, California. Brought up in an eclectic environment, she and her three siblings lived in various places throughout California.
  • Her parents were Christians and they showed remarkable faith in the Bible and she was raised with Christian beliefs from a very young age.
  • She developed astounding interest for music in the earlier years of her life; however, as she grew up she found her new interest in acting.
  • She admits to have received the best education ever - she attended thirteen various schools before she graduated from high school! She graduated from Santa Montana College in Santa Monica, California.
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Career
  • At the age of nineteen, while still at college, she was offered the role of Kaitlin Star for the action-adventure TV series, ‘V.R. Troopers’ which was a popular children’s show.
  • In 1996, she made a guest-appearance in 3 episodes of Power Rangers Zeo, where she played Heather Thompson.
  • The year 1996 was a defining period in Sarah’s career when she emerged as a prominent acting figure with the role of Carly Benson Corinthos in the drama, ‘General Hospital’.
  • She left the ‘General Hospital’ series in 2001 and guest-starred in many other leading series including Strong Medicine, As the World Turns, Days of Our Lives, Without a Trace, Bold and the Beautiful, and Crossing Jordan.
  • From 2004 to 2005, she appeared in about 109 episodes of ‘As the World Turns’, playing the role of Julia Larrabee.
  • In 2006, Brown starred in her first ever feature film, ‘Big Momma’s House 2’ which was a comedy hit at the time.
  • Later, from 2006 to 2008, she made appearances in few other shows like The Closer, Monk, Police Drama K-Ville after which she accepted the role of Claudia Zacchara, making a comeback to ‘General Hospital’ in 2008.
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  • In 2009, she left ‘General Hospital’ with a final good-bye and moved to the role of Aggie Jones in ‘The Bold and The Beautiful’, a TV series.
  • In 2011-2012, she was seen in the role of Madison James as a successful business woman in ‘Days of our Lives’.
  • She is now a member of Habitat for Humanity, a charitable trust, and is also an esteemed health advocate for the awareness of celiac disease, which she herself suffered from.
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Major Works
  • Her role as Carly Corinthos in ‘General Hospital’ won her world-wide acclaim and recognition.
  • Her debut film ‘Big Momma’s House 2’ was a big hit in the American theaters and went on to earn $138,259,062 at the box office in 2006.
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Awards & Achievements
  • She won the Daytime Emmy Award as the ‘Outstanding Younger Lead Actress’ in 1997, 1998 and was nominated for the same in 1999.
  • In 2000, she played the role of Claudia Zacchara in ‘General Hospital’ for which she was nominated for the Emmy Award as the ‘Lead Actress’ for the first time in her life.
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  • She was voted “one of the finest actors” in her first year of the show, ‘General Hospital’.
  • She was the winner of the Soap Opera Award in 1998 and 2000 as ‘Outstanding Younger Actress’ and ‘Favourite Actress’ respectively.
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Personal Life & Legacy
  • Sarah’s life was greatly influenced by the teachings of her parents. She lives a peaceful life. Presently, she is practicing Judaism.
  • She has a daughter, Jordan Alexandra from her ex-fianc�e, the famous musician Shuki Levi.
  • Always having a positive approach towards life, she has never been let down by the failures she endured and loves to play musical instruments and dancing.
  • Her personal and professional lives were greatly affected after her break-up with her ex-fianc�e.
  • She works religiously towards creating awareness regarding the celiac disease.
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Trivia
  • Even before she was twenty-five years of age, this prominent TV actress had a huge fan following and had already won three Emmy Awards for her sensational performance.
  • This American TV personality was diagnosed with celiac disease that affects small intestine.
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