November 5, 1956 - May 28, 2018
Philip James Brown III died at age 61 on Monday, May 28, 2018 on Martha's Vineyard after a heroic battle with prostate cancer. PJ was born on Staten Island, N.Y. He grew up in Venezuela, Belgium, New Jersey and Martha's Vineyard. Brown was a graduate of Boston College. He had a profound love of the water and was an avid swimmer.
A dreamer in the best sense of the word, warm and giving and emotional, PJ believed life was wonderful. He found his greatest joy in spending time with his wife of 24 years, Beck, and their daughter Michaela. PJ lived in Santa Monica, CA where he worked as an actor in TV, film, theatre, and voice-over. He is known for his work on Rounders (1998), Cop Land (1997) and Romance & Cigarettes (2005). PJ graced Chicago stages for a period- credits include Summer Brave (American Blues Theater) before moving onto Broadway (The Grapes of Wrath). Some TV credits include The Good Wife, Grey’s Anatomy, Law & Order SVU, Boardwalk Empire. His most recent work was narrating the King Tut Exhibit:Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh.
PJ is also survived by his mother, Eileen, his brother, Barry and sisters, Suzanne, Lisa, and Victoria, their spouses and their children. He is predeceased by his father, Philip Brown Jr and sister, Kathleen.