Orlando Brown Biography

Orlando Brown, an African-American actor, rapper, voice actor, and singer, gained fame for his role as Eddie Thomas on the Disney Channel show ‘That’s So Raven’. He has also appeared in popular shows like ‘Family Matters’ and ‘Waynehead’, as well as movies such as ‘Major Payne’ and ‘Eddie’s Million Dollar Cook-Off’. Orlando has released two albums and several singles, including ‘Picassos’ Nightmare’ and ‘Mad at Ya’. While he has faced some personal challenges in recent years, Orlando remains active on social media and continues to have a dedicated fan base.

Quick Facts

  • Age: 36 Years
  • Born Country: United States
  • Ethnicity: African Americans
  • Height: 5’7″ (170 cm)
  • U.S. State: California
  • City: Los Angeles

Early Acting Career & Success

Orlando Brown began his TV career in 1995, appearing on the show ‘Coach’ and the TV movie ‘Family Values’. He also had a role in the movie ‘Major Payne’ that same year. In 1996, he made appearances on ‘In the House’ and ‘The Parent Hood’, and landed breakthrough roles on ‘Waynehead’ and ‘Family Matters’. In 1997, he appeared in episodes of ‘Malcolm & Eddie’, ‘Sister, Sister’, ‘The Pretender’, and ‘The Wayans Bro’. In 1998, he had a small role in the movie ‘Senseless at the Gate’, which led to more TV roles on shows like ‘Two of a Kind’ and ‘The Jamie Foxx Show’. He continued to make appearances on various shows in 1999 and received a nomination for ‘Best Performance in a TV Series’ for his work on ‘Safe Harbor’. In 2000, he appeared in the movie ‘Perfect Game’ and voiced a role in ‘The Tangerine Bear’.

Association with Disney Channel & Fame

In 2001, Orlando Brown began his association with Disney Channel by appearing on ‘Lizzie McGuire’. He then voiced roles on ‘The Proud Family’ and ‘Fillmore’, and made appearances as himself on ‘Express Yourself’. His most famous role came in 2003 when he was cast as Eddie Thomas on Disney’s sitcom ‘That’s So Raven’. He won an award for his performance on the show. In addition to his TV work, he also acted in movies like ‘Max Keeble’s Big Move’, ‘Eddie’s Million Dollar Cook-Off’, and ‘Suits on the Loose’. However, after the end of ‘That’s So Raven’, he struggled to find success and had small roles in TV shows and box office failures. He was not re-cast in the spin-off of ‘That’s So Raven’, titled ‘Raven’s Home’.

Music Career

During his time on Disney Channel, Orlando Brown recorded songs with ‘Disney Channel Circle of Stars’. He released popular songs like the theme song of ‘That’s So Raven’, ‘Circle of Life’, ‘Little By Little’, and ‘A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes’. After his Disney career, he delved into rap and hip-hop and released singles like ‘Trade it All’, ‘No Fear’, ‘Picassos’ Nightmare’, and ‘Fuck My Fame’.

Controversies & Scandals

In 2016, Orlando Brown was arrested for domestic battery and possession of methamphetamine after a violent argument with his then-girlfriend. He has also faced allegations of being the father of a child, although he denies it.

Personal Life

Orlando Brown was born on December 4, 1987, in Los Angeles, California. Not much is known about his family. He was in a relationship with Omenia Alexander but they broke up in 2016. He has struggled with cocaine and meth addiction.

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