June Brown had a long career in television, playing small parts in shows like Coronation Street's Mrs. Parsons, Edna, the Inebriate Woman, Play for Today, and The Time Warrior in Doctor Who.
She also appeared in the nursing drama Angels, Churchill's People, the police drama soap The Bill, and the cult sci-fi series Survivors.
She played Mrs. Mann in Oliver Twist and had a larger role as Mrs. Leyton in the period drama The Duchess of Duke Street.
She also portrayed Nanny Slagg in the lavish Gormenghast production produced by the BBC in 2000.
She was given small parts in a number of films, including Sunday Bloody Sunday, Sitting Target, The 14, Murder by Decree, Nijinsky, The Mambo Kings, and the Mr. Bean spin-off Bean. She played the grieving mother of an undead biker in the British horror film Psychomania.
In Straw Dogs, she also made an appearance as Tom Hedden's wife; however, her scenes were omitted from the final product. She appeared in the 1984 television miniseries Lace, which starred Phoebe Cates.
At the Children's Party at the Palace, an all-star celebration for the Queen's 80th birthday, in 2006, Brown made an appearance as Aunt Spiker. Brown participated in the 2010 Strictly Come Dancing Christmas special. She danced the tango with Vincent Simone as her dance partner.
She was the oldest person to have appeared on Who Do You Think You Are? when it aired on the BBC in August 2011.
Respect Your Elders, a BBC documentary that examined how society views and treats the elderly, was hosted by Brown in July 2012.
She was involved in British theater as well. In the London productions of Double D and Pin Money, both directed by Matthew Westwood, she also acted as the lead.
In a Rebecca touring production, she played Mrs. Danvers. Additional plays include A View from the Bridge, The Lion in Winter, An Inspector Calls, and numerous pantomimes. She performed the parts of Lady Macbeth and Hedda Gabler in her early career.
June Brown revealed in May 2015 that macular degeneration was causing her eyesight to deteriorate. Later, in 2016, a plot line for Dot was introduced in which her eyesight was deteriorating.
Speaking about the condition in April 2019, Brown claimed that since having surgery in 2017, it had gotten worse and that she no longer went out in public due to her vision. The 20th of February 2020 saw Brown make her departure from EastEnders official.
For her contributions to theater and charity, June Brown was named an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2022 New Year Honours and a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2008 Birthday Honours.
June Brown Cause of Death
Per what we gathered, June Brown's death was from natural causes considering her age.
June Brown Age
At the time of her death, she was 95 years old.
June Brown Family
The fifth child of Louisa Ann and Henry William Melton Brown's five children, June Brown was born on February 16, 1927, in Needham Market, Suffolk. Her maternal grandmother traced her Sephardic Jewish ancestry to England, Ireland, and Scotland (from Algeria, the Netherlands and Italy). She was a direct descendant of the famous Jewish bare-knuckle boxer Isaac Bitton through her grandmother.
She received her education at St. John's Church of England School in Ipswich before receiving a scholarship to Ipswich High School, where she successfully completed her high school diploma.
She was relocated to the Welsh community of Pontyates in Carmarthenshire during the Second World War. She served in the Wrens in the later years of the war and received classical training at the Old Vic Theatre School.
June Brown Net Worth
June Brown reported to have a Net Worth around $3 million.