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Lattimore Brown

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Lattimore Dark brown was a fixture around the “chitlin circuit” of the first and mid-’60s, and worked directly into the subsequent 10 years — he enjoyed some achievement as a saving artist, mainly reaching audiences around the Gulf Coastline, and was seen frequently on the spirit showcase The !!!! Defeat. Given birth to in Memphis, Dark brown spent a great deal of his youngsters in the 1950s being a denizen of Beale Road, in gambling joint parts and, moreover, the nightclubs within the city’s red-light region, absorbing the music around him — that was mainly blues. He broke into documenting for the Excello label in 1960, slicing a set of singles for the label’s Zil imprint, “It Hurts Me Therefore” b/w “Got A lot of Difficulties” and “Chick Chick Chicky Chick” b/w “Often My Like.” Neither one was a particularly big vendor, but both had been played seriously on regional radio and paved just how for his initial modest achievement, “Somebody’s Gonna Miss Me” b/w “Darlin’ Dear.” Issued on Excello’s very own imprint, it do sufficiently to earn Dark brown a spot executing on a single bills with set up labelmates Roscoe Shelton and Earl Gaines. In 1962, he jumped towards the Nashville-based Duchess Information label, but a trio of singles there didn’t generate any significant sales. It had been Roscoe Shelton who led Dark brown to the recently founded Nashville-based Audio Stage 7 label in 1963. He documented well over twelve tracks during this time period, in Nashville, in Memphis at Stax (where he lower many with Booker T. & the MG’s), with Muscle mass Shoals, but non-e of his music experienced any national graph impact. Maybe his most broadly heard record out of this period was the solitary “I Knew I’m Gonna Miss You,” that was slice with an uncredited Shelton posting the vocals. Brown’s biggest strike came later on in the 1960s, when he released the Otis Redding tribute solitary “Otis IS FULLY GONE,” which experienced some modest graph achievement. Despite his insufficient national sales, nevertheless, Dark brown could generate a complete LP of his personal, entitled THAT IS Lattimore’s World, by the end from the 1960s, which loved sufficient product sales and had plenty of effect to propel his profession right into another 10 years. He was decreased from your Sound Stage 7 roster in 1970 once the label’s administration decided to concentrate on more contemporary spirit noises, and jumped to Renegade Information immediately after (which, getting his career back to where it started, was written by the Excello label). He cut a set of singles by method of Muscle mass Shoals before shifting to Ace Information. Brown’s last two edges, “YOU DO NOT Know Like I UNDERSTAND” b/w “Warm and Sensitive Like” (the A-side cut as an unofficial duet with Bobby Marchan), had been released by Ace in 1975. Which was his last bet for saving achievement, though he continuing dealing with guitarist Larry Davis through the entire decade. Dark brown retired from music in 1980. Ironically, within the initial decade from the 21st hundred years, there was even more of his music on the net simultaneously — and in even more different mass media — than previously ever sold. In 2005, Keep Family Information issued on Dvd movie the complete operate of The !!!! Defeat, a middle-’60s syndicated tv R&B and spirit showcase, which Dark brown had appeared together with such luminaries as Joe Tex, Etta Adam, et al. And in 2006, Australia’s Purpose Information issued Little Container of Techniques, a 17-tune Compact disc collection that constructed practically all of Brown’s middle- to past due-’60s edges for Audio Stage 7. On March 25, 2011, Dark brown was struck by way of a car and wiped out as he crossed the road near his house in Pensacola, Florida.

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Music Songs Nobody Has To Tell Me, So Says My Heart, Shake And Vibrate, I Know I'm Going To Miss You, It's Such A Sad, Sad World, Little Bag Of Tricks, Bless Your Heart I Love You, Otis Is Gone, I Know That I`m Gonna Miss You, It's Gonna Take A Little Time, Somebody's Gonna Miss Me, Got Plenty Troubles, What'd I Say, I've Got Everything My Baby Needs, Don't Trust No One, It Hurts Me So Bad, Cruise On Fanny Cruise On, Everyday I Have to Cry Some, It Hurts Me So, The Man Next Door, Otis Is Gone Pt 2, Otis Is Gone Pt 1, Boo Ga Loo Sue, It's a Sad, Sad World, Please Please Please, Im Not Through Loving You, Every Day I Have to Cry, The Itch, Everyday You Got To Cry Some, Pain In My Heart, Please Please Please Don't Go, The Itch part 1
Albums Please, Please, Please, 19 Best Of Lattimore, Soul Survivor, Shake And Vibrate, Bourbon Street Soul (Re-Mastered), Soulful and More - [The Dave Cash Collection]


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#Fact
1 Was presented her Lifetime Achievement Award at The British Soap Awards 2005 (2005) by her former EastEnders (1985) co-star Anna Wing. Wing's character Lou Beale was Brown's character Dot Cotton's best friend on the show.
2 Was in attendance when her former EastEnders (1985) co-star Barbara Windsor received her damehood from Queen Elizabeth II on 22 March 2016.
3 Ranked #7 in The 100 Greatest EastEnders (1985) Characters of All Time for her performance as Dot Branning (2015).
4 Gave birth to her 6th child at age 39, a daughter Naomi Arnold in September 1966. Child's father was her 2nd husband, Robert Arnold.
5 Gave birth to her 5th child at age 37, a daughter Chloe J. Arnold in June 1964. Child's father was her 2nd husband, Robert Arnold.
6 Gave birth to her 4th child at age 35, a son William M. Arnold in September 1962. Child's father was her 2nd husband, Robert Arnold.
7 Gave birth to her 2nd child at age 33, a daughter Chloe Arnold in June 1960. She was born 12 weeks premature and died 16 days later. Child's father was her 2nd husband, Robert Arnold.
8 Gave birth to her 1st child at age 32, a daughter Louise Arnold in March 1959. Child's father was her 2nd husband, Robert Arnold.
9 Gave birth to her 3rd child a age 34, a daughter Sophie E. Arnold in June 1961. Child's father was her 2nd husband, Robert Arnold.
10 Ranked #11 in the 100 Greatest EastEnders (1985) Characters of All Time for her performance as Dot Branning (2010).
11 Aunt to Ann (b. 1953), Michael (1954) and Michelle (b. 1955) via her sister Rosemary and her husband William Thompson, and Heather (b. 1960), Angela (b. 1964) and Hugh (b. 1964) via her sister Lois and her husband Geoffrey Waldron.
12 Sister to Marise (1925-1934), Rosemary (1930-2000), John (1932) and Lois (b. 1936).
13 Brown, her mother Louisa and her sister Rosemary have all lost children; Louisa survived both her daughter Marise and son John, Rosemary survived her son Michael and June has survived her daughter Chloe.
14 As of 2016 she is the longest serving actress on the history of EastEnders (1985), having played the character Dot Branning intermittently for 27 years (initially from 1985 until 1993 and then from 1997 onwards).
15 Is one of 6 EastEnders (1985) actors to have won the Lifetime Achievement Award at the British Soap Awards; the others are Wendy Richard, Barbara Windsor, Pam St. Clement, Adam Woodyatt and Steve McFadden.
16 Was in attendance at the wedding of her EastEnders (1985) co-star Samantha Womack to Mark Womack (17 May 2009).
17 Was in attendance at the funeral of her former EastEnders (1985) co-star Wendy Richard (9 March 2009).
18 She was awarded the MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2008 Queen's Birthday Honours List for her services to drama.
19 Received a Lifetime achievement award at the 2005 UK Soap Awards.


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
New Scotland Yard 1972 TV Series Jean Strode
Sitting Target 1972 Lomart's Neighbour
Owen, M.D. 1971 TV Series Alice Lynch
Sunday Bloody Sunday 1971 Woman Patient
Coronation Street 1970-1971 TV Series Mrs. Parsons
Doomwatch 1970 TV Series Mrs. Catchpole
Dixon of Dock Green 1965-1969 TV Series Brenda Walker / Ruth / Mrs. Crouch / ...
Inadmissible Evidence 1968 Watson's Guest
The Wednesday Play 1965-1966 TV Series Mrs. Wentworth / Emma
Armchair Mystery Theatre 1964 TV Series Linda
ITV Play of the Week 1963-1964 TV Series Yvonne Carter / Madge Bailey
Teletale 1963 TV Series Tina Farrell
ITV Television Playhouse 1960-1962 TV Series Nellie / Alice / Freda / ...
The Rough and Ready Lot 1959 TV Movie Chica
Television World Theatre 1958 TV Series Woman of Troy
The Case of the Frightened Lady 1957 TV Movie Aisla Crane
It Started in Paradise 1952 Announcer (uncredited)
Dead Lucky 2013 Short completed Old Lady
EastEnders 1985-2016 TV Series Dot Dot Branning Dot Cotton
Spidarlings 2016 June
Ethel & Ernest 2016 Ernest's Step Mother (voice)
Heading Out 2013 TV Series Sozzie
EastEnders: E20 2011 TV Series Dot
The Children's Party at the Palace 2006 TV Special Aunt Spiker (James and the Giant Peach)
Children in Need 2003 TV Series Dot Branning
Margery and Gladys 2003 TV Movie Gladys Gladwell
EastEnders: Dot's Story 2003 TV Movie Dot Cotton
Gormenghast 2000 TV Mini-Series Nannie Slagg
Verdict 1998 TV Series Amelia Sayers
Toby the Square Boy 1997 Short voice
Ain't Misbehavin' 1997 TV Mini-Series Mrs Jilkes
Bean 1997 Delilah
Hospital! 1997 TV Movie Cleaner
Performance 1995 TV Series Spinster
Pirates 1994/II TV Series Mrs. Mildred Jones (1994)
The Mambo Kings 1992 Portly Woman
Oliver Twist 1985 TV Mini-Series Mrs. Mann
Relative Strangers 1985 TV Series Agnes
The Bill 1984 TV Series Mrs. Doleman
Minder 1984 TV Series Joany
Now and Then 1983-1984 TV Series Aunt Sadie
Misunderstood 1984 Mrs. Paley
Lace 1984 TV Mini-Series Mrs. Trelawney
Shades of Darkness 1983 TV Series Emma Saxon
Saturday Night Thriller 1982 TV Series Sheila Heron
Young at Heart 1982 TV Series Lizzie
The Hunchback of Notre Dame 1982 TV Movie Woman in cathedral (uncredited)
Play for Today 1971-1981 TV Series Nell Lattimore / June / Brenda / ...
God's Wonderful Railway 1980 TV Series Elsie Grant
Nijinsky 1980 Maria Stepanova
Border Country 1979 TV Series Mrs. Joy
Murder by Decree 1979 Anne Chapman
Shadows 1978 TV Series Mrs. Donn
A Christmas Carol 1977 TV Movie Mrs. Dilber
Crown Court 1977 TV Series Mrs. Starferret
The Duchess of Duke Street 1976-1977 TV Series Mrs. Leyton Violet Leyton
Survivors 1977 TV Series Susan
Clayhanger 1976 TV Series Woman
Angels 1976 TV Series Mrs. Fitch
Couples 1976 TV Series Mrs. Robinson
The Prince and the Pauper 1976 TV Series Mother Canty
Churchill's People 1975 TV Series Agnes Paston
The Sweeney 1975 TV Series Mrs. Martin
South Riding 1974 TV Mini-Series Lily Sawdon
Marked Personal 1974 TV Series Flo Morris
Special Branch 1974 TV Series Chrissy
Doctor Who 1973-1974 TV Series Eleanor
Oranges & Lemons 1973 TV Series Alice Penny
ITV Saturday Night Theatre 1969-1973 TV Series Mrs. Lowe Betty Nora ...
Existence 1973 The Mother
The Death Wheelers 1973 Mrs. Pettibone
The Edwardians 1972 TV Mini-Series Eliza Bottomley
Z Cars 1964-1972 TV Series Josie West / Mrs. Jenkins / Jill Bolton
Armchair Theatre 1972 TV Series Ruth Preston

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
EastEnders 2000 TV Series performer - 2 episodes

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Brain Dead 13 1995 Video Game public relations manager

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The National Television Awards 2011 2011 TV Special with thanks to

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
London Calling 2015-2016 TV Series Herself
The One Show 2013-2016 TV Series Herself / Herself - Guest
Xandermonium 2015 TV Series Herself / Guest
Loose Women 2003-2015 TV Series Herself
Eastenders: Backstage with Zoe Ball & Joe Swash 2015 TV Movie Herself
The Graham Norton Show 2013-2015 TV Series Herself - Guest / Herself
Would I Lie to You? 2015 TV Series Herself
Piers Morgan's Life Stories 2010-2014 TV Series Herself
Doctor Who Live: The Afterparty 2013 TV Movie documentary Herself (uncredited)
National Television Awards 2013 TV Special Herself - Presenter
June Brown: Respect Your Elders 2012 TV Movie documentary Herself - Presenter
All Star Family Fortunes 2012 TV Series Herself
Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two 2011 TV Series documentary Herself
Who Do You Think You Are? 2011 TV Series documentary Herself
Strictly Come Dancing 2010 TV Series Herself - Contestant
Fern Britton Meets... 2010 TV Series Herself
EastEnders Live: The Aftermath 2010 TV Movie Herself
EastEnders: The Greatest Cliffhangers 2010 TV Series Herself / Dot Cotton
Stars on the Street 2009 TV Movie documentary Herself
The Paul O'Grady Show 2005-2009 TV Series Herself
This Morning 2009 TV Series Herself
The British Soap Awards 2009 2009 TV Special Herself
Xposé 2009 TV Series Herself
Come Dine with Me 2009 TV Series Herself
EastEnders Revealed 2000-2008 TV Series documentary Herself / Dot Branning
The British Soap Awards 2008 2008 TV Special Herself - Audience Member
Breakfast 2005-2008 TV Series Herself
The National Television Awards 2007 2007 TV Special Herself - Audience Member
The British Soap Awards 2007 2007 TV Special Herself - Audience Member
Just the Two of Us 2007 TV Series Herself - Audience Member
The British Soap Awards 2005 2005 TV Special Herself
A-Z of Eastenders 2005 TV Movie Herself / Dot Cotton
Victoria Wood: A BAFTA Tribute 2005 TV Movie Herself (uncredited)
EastEnders: Christmas Party 2004 TV Movie Herself
Inside Soap Awards 2004 2004 TV Special Herself
The Heaven and Earth Show 2004 TV Series Herself
The Terry and Gaby Show 2004 TV Series Herself
EastEnders: Christmas Party 2003 TV Movie Herself (uncredited)
The Christmas Show 2003 TV Series documentary Herself
V Graham Norton 2002 TV Series Herself
Top Ten 2002 TV Series documentary Herself
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross 2002 TV Series Herself
EastEnders: It's Your Party! 2001 TV Movie documentary Herself
Wendy Richard: A Life on the Box 2001 TV Movie documentary Herself
Victoria Wood with All the Trimmings 2000 TV Special Herself
Eastenders: 15 Years of EastEnders 2000 Video Himself
This Is Your Life 1992-1999 TV Series documentary Herself
Tobacco Wars 1999 TV Movie documentary Herself
The British Soap Awards 1999 TV Special Herself - Audience Member
Winton's Wonderland 1998 TV Series documentary Herself
Blankety Blank 1988-1998 TV Series Herself
The Lily Savage Show 1997 TV Series Herself
That's Showbusiness 1991 TV Series Herself
Happy Birthday, Coronation Street! 1990 TV Movie Herself
Comic Relief 1988 TV Special Herself
Just Another Day 1986 TV Series documentary Herself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bobby Beale: The Story So Far 2016 TV Movie Dot Branning
Sport Relief 2016: Eastenders - Stacey's Storyline Appeal 2016 TV Movie Dot Branning
The Graham Norton Show 2014 TV Series Herself
Victoria Wood's Nice Cup of Tea 2013 TV Mini-Series documentary Dot Cotton
Timeshift 2012 TV Series documentary Herself - Actress - Filmed in 1999
Would I Lie to You? 2007 TV Series Dot Branning
Comedy Connections 2007 TV Series documentary Dot Branning
The Greatest 2001 TV Series documentary Dot Cotton

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2005 British Soap Award British Soap Awards Best Onscreen Partnership EastEnders (1985) · John Bardon
2005 Lifetime Achievement Award British Soap Awards
2002 British Soap Award British Soap Awards Best On-screen Partnership EastEnders (1985) · John Bardon

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2009 BAFTA TV Award BAFTA Awards Best Actress EastEnders (1985)
2007 TV Quick Award TV Quick Awards, UK Best Soap Actress EastEnders (1985)
2005 National Television Award National Television Awards, UK Most Popular Actress EastEnders (1985)
2005 TV Quick Award TV Quick Awards, UK Best Soap Actress EastEnders (1985)
2001 British Soap Award British Soap Awards Best Actress EastEnders (1985)
2001 National Television Award National Television Awards, UK Most Popular Actress EastEnders (1985)
1999 British Soap Award British Soap Awards Best Comedy Performance EastEnders (1985)


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#Quote
1 [on Jonathan Ross and Russell Brand] Utterly disgraceful, like a couple of stupid school kids.
2 That awful word shagging, which I can't bear. And snog - I hate that. It's so unromantic. I hate it all.
3 [on Stephen Fry] He's such a lovely man. Such a clever, lovely man with a nice relationship.
4 I'm too old for surgery. Is it worth it, to look good in your coffin?


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