Roscoe Lee Browne was an African-American actor and director, known for his rich voice and dignified bearing. Film credits include Treasure Planet, Babe, Oliver & Company, Twilight’s Last Gleaming, Logan’s Run, The Cowboys, The Ra Expeditions, The Liberation of L.B. Jones, Uptight, Black Like Me, and The Connection.
Broadway credits include his debut as Royal Baron in The Cool World (Eugene O’Neill Theatre); Holloway in Two Trains Running (Walter Kerr Theatre); Right Reverend J.D. Montgomery in My One and Only (St. James Theatre); Narrator in The Ballad of the Sad Café (Martin Beck Theatre); Deacon Sittre Morris in Tiger, Tiger Burning Bright (Booth Theatre); a Corporal in General Seeger (Lyceum Theatre). Off-Broadway credits include Babu in The Old Glory (American Place Theatre); Ulysses in Troilus and Cressida, Autolycus in The Winter’s Tale, and Lear’s Fool in King Lear (Delacorte Theatre); and Archilbald Wellington in The Blacks: A Clown Show (St. Mark’s Playhouse).