Timothy Brown, Actor and Former NFL Star, Dead at 82
Timothy Brown, best known for his days in the NFL with the Philadelphia Eagles and then later as an actor who appeared on the mega-hit series M*A*S*H, has died. He was 82 years old.
According to an obituary published by the Eagles, Brown suffered from dementia in his final days.
“Timmy Brown was an all-time great Eagle and one of the most dynamic multipurpose players of his era. He overcame many obstacles in his life to enjoy success both as an athlete and as an entertainer,” Eagles CEO and Chairman Jeffry Lurie said in a statement posted to Twitter.
“He was one of the most exciting players to watch during his career,” he added. “Those who knew him well have said they will remember him for his outgoing, uplifting personality and the connections he built with his teammates and the community. Our thoughts are with his loved ones during this time.” BET reports