James Nathaniel Brown turns 79 today! A record setting fullback for the Cleveland Browns back in the day, Jim Brown proved to be a multi-faceted gem after leaving pro sports. He went on to act, produce and direct on both TV and in film and even has some blerd projects to his credit.
In sci-fi and action, Jim Brown’s talents are showcased in Mars Attacks! (1996), The Running Man (1987), Small Soldiers (1998), I’m Gonna Git You Sucka (1988) as well as on the original Knight Rider TV series.
In 1988, Brown founded the Amer-I-Can Program to empower at-risk youth and he also works with kids trying to break out of gang life in both LA and Cleveland.