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August 1, 1920 - April 3, 2009
Los Angeles resident and former dean of Santa Monica College (SMC) theatre arts department, Joseph Brown (aka Victor Millan) passed away at his home Friday April 03, 2009 in Santa Monica, CA at the age of 89.
He spent his entire teaching career at SMC, serving as the active dean of the theatre arts department for over 25 years. He was also a Screen Actor's Guild (SAG) member and working actor who appeared in numerous roles in both tv, film, and theatre.
Before he began teaching at SMC, he served as a sargeant in the Army Air Corp during WWII and was stationed in Burma, China, and India. Following his military service, he attended UCLA where he received both his bachelor's and master's in theatre arts.
Funeral Services will begin at 11AM on Wednesday April 08, 2009 at the Gates, Kingsley & Gates funeral home located at 1925 Arizona Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90404, (310)395-9988.
Published in the Los Angeles Times on Apr. 7, 2009