Phoebe Frances Brown Wiki
Phoebe Frances Brown Biography
Who was Phoebe Frances Brown ?
Actress Phoebe Frances Brown, who wrote and acted in a play inspired by her incurable brain tumor diagnosis, has died at the age of 29.
Her one-man show, The Glad Game, was hailed as a “riveting portrait of hope versus horror.”
She died at her home in Nottingham surrounded by her family and her partner Jake on Wednesday.
Her agent, Joe Powell, said the industry had “prematurely lost one of her brightest stars.”
“Phoebe’s talent was only matched by her humor and determination,” said Curtis Brown’s Powell.
“She was nothing but a joy to work with and loved by everyone I knew. I am heartbroken.”
How old was Phoebe Frances Brown ?
She was 29 year old.
Phoebe Frances Brown Death
Last year, she turned her experiences after being diagnosed with an incurable cancer in the area of her brain that controls speech, language and memory at the age of 26 into a wonderful solo performance.
When she was interviewed by the BBC in October, Miss Frances Brown said that she had started writing the play while she was in hospital.
“She was writing more to myself because she was making sense of everything,” she said.
She was born in Nottingham and trained at the city’s Television Workshop, a charity known for developing stars like Vicky McClure and Jack O’Connell.
She then studied at the University of Birmingham, where she received a first class degree.
The Glad Game was developed into a feature film by TEA Films.
Miss Frances Brown was also recently seen in Hung Out To Dry, a comedy short she also wrote that was commissioned as part of the BBC New Creatives programme.
She played the role of Constance Pettigrew on the BBC Radio 4 series Home Front and recorded The Whisperer in Darkness for BBC Sounds.
She was also a member of the all-female comedy troupe Major Labia.
Other acting credits include Small Island and If We Were Older, which ran at the National Theatre, and Sorry, which ran at the Soho Theatre.