June Brown Bio, Net Worth, Death Cause, Age, Husband, Career, Awards

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June Brown

Facts About June Brown

Celebrated Name June Brown
Age 95 Years
Nick Name June
Birth Name June Muriel Brown
Birth Date 1927-02-16
Gender Female
Profession Actress
Place Of Birth Needham Market, Suffolk, England
Birth Nation England
Nationality British
Ethnicity Mixed
Religion Christian
Race White
Horoscope Aquarius.
Parents Louisa Brown (mother) and Henry William Melton Brown (father)
Siblings 4
High School Ipswich High School
Marital Status Married
Spouse John Garley ​ ​(m. 1950; died 1957)​ Robert Arnold ​ ​(m. 1958; died 2003)
Children 6
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Acting career
Net Worth $1 million to $5 million
Salary $4,00,000 per year
Height 1.66 m
Weight 57 kg
Hair Color Dark brown
Eye Color Dark brown
Body Type Slim
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June Muriel Brown was an English actress and author who was excellently known as June Brown. She was well recognized for her role as Dot Cotton on the BBC soap opera "EastEnders" (1985-1993; 1997-2020). In 2005, she was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the UK Soap Awards and she was also appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2008 Birthday Honours for services to drama and to charity. It was announced in February 2020 that June had decided to leave "EastEnders" permanently, at the age of 93. Additionally, she was also appointed as Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2022 New Year Honours. Sadly we lost such a versatile icon on 3rd April 2022.

June Brown Death Cause

June Brown leave the world forever on 3rd April 2022, at the age of 95. The actress' family announced her death on Monday, saying she died peacefully at home on Sunday evening. "We are deeply saddened to announce our beloved mother, June, passed away very peacefully at her home in Surrey on Sunday evening, with her family by her side," the statement, shared on the BBC Twitter account, read. "We would kindly ask that our privacy is respected at this very difficult time."

Famous For

  • Being an English actress and author.
  • For her role as Dot Cotton on the BBC soap opera "EastEnders" (1985-1993; 1997-2020). 

Where was June Brown Born?

June Brown was born on 16th February 1927 with the real name of June Muriel Brown in Needham Market, Suffolk, England. She was of British nationality and she came from a mixed ethnic background. Likewise, her religion was Christian and her race was white. June lastly celebrated her 95th birthday in the February of 2022 and as per her birth date, her star sign was Aquarius. She was one of five children of Louisa Brown (mother) and Henry William Melton Brown (father). She had four siblings named Marise Brown, Rosemary Brown, Lois Brown, and John Brown.

June Brown Dies At 95

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Regarding June's education, she was educated at St John's Church of England School in Ipswich and then won a scholarship to Ipswich High School, where she passed the school certificate examinations.

How was the Career of June Brown?

  • June Brown kicked off her acting career with small roles in "Coronation Street" as Mrs. Parsons (1970-1971); the "Play for Today", "Edna, the Inebriate Woman" as Clara (1971); the Doctor Who" story "The Time Warrior" as Lady Eleanor (1973-1974); the nursing soap "Angels"; the history-of-Britain Churchill's "People"; long-running comedy-drama Minder; the police drama soap "The Bill"; and cult sci-fi series "Survivors".

British Actress, June Brown

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  • She had a bigger part as Mrs. Leyton in the costume drama "The Duchess of Duke Street" (1976) and she was also featured in the TV mini-series "Lace" in 1984.
  • She took part in the annual Christmas special of "Strictly Come Dancing" in 2010 and hosted a documentary for the BBC called "Respect Your Elders" in July 2012.
  • Later she directed "Pin Money" by Malcolm Needs in London, and Double D by Matthew Westwood in Edinburgh and London. 
  • Subsequently, she was recommended to producers for the role of Dot Cotton in "EastEnders".
  • Brown became the first and, as of 2020, only soap actor to carry an entire episode single-handed on 31st January 2008.
  • As well, she launched her autobiography, "Before The Year Dot" in 2013.
  • Brown later announced she had left "EastEnders" on 20th February 2020.

Awards and Achievements

  • TV Quick and TV Choice Awards for her work in "EastEnders"
  • Inside Soap Awards for her work in "EastEnders"
  • The British Soap Awards for her work in "EastEnders"

June Brown With Her Award

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Who was June Brown's Husband?

June Brown was a married woman. She met and married actor John Garley in 1950 who suffered from depression and took his own life in 1957. She then married actor Robert Arnold in 1957. They had six children in seven years, one of whom died in infancy. The couple was together for 45 years until he died in 2003 of Lewy-body dementia. Thereafter, Brown lived alone in Surrey. Furthermore, talking about her sexual orientation, she was straight.

June Brown with her husband and their kids

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How much was June Brown's Net Worth?

June Brown was a talented woman who had a net worth of between $1 million to $5 million at the time of her death (2022) whereas she had also a fine amount of salary which was around $4,00,000 per year. She was among those few individuals that have such a wide range of experience and remains true to whatever she embarked on. June had earned a considerable amount of money from her profession as her major source of income was her acting career.

What was the Height of June Brown?

June Brown stood at an ideal height of 1.66 m with a balanced bodyweight of 57 kg. She had good-looking dark brown hair and eyes color. Moreover, June's body build type was slim.

Did You Know?

  • She first played Dot Cotton on the BBC soap opera EastEnders in 1985.
  • She trained at the Old Vic Drama School.
  • In 2005, she was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the UK Soap Awards.
  • She was married to John Garley from 1950 to 1957 and Robert Arnold from 1958 to 2003.
  • It was announced in February 2020 that Brown had decided to leave EastEnders permanently, at the age of 93.