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The recipient of a Drama Desk Award, William F. Brown II was nominated for a Tony Award by the League of New York Theatres and Producers.

    WESTPORT, CT, July 05, 2019 — Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present William F. Brown II with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Brown celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

With more than 65 years of professional experience, Mr. Brown has been a freelance writer and artist since 1962. Earlier in his career, he was an associate producer for “Silents Please” from 1959 to 1960, an agency TV producer for Batten, Barton, Durstine & Osborn from 1954 to 1962, a talent agent for MCA from 1952 to 1954 and a staff writer for Look Magazine from 1950 to 1951.

Mr. Brown was a sketch and lyric writer for Julius Monk Reviews from 1960 to 1969 and for “That Was the Week That Was” from 1964 to 1965. He was a writer for Max Liebman from 1960 to 1961, the “Jackie Gleason Show” in 1962, and “New Faces of 1968.” He is also the author of “The Girl in the Freudian Slip,” “How to Steal an Election,” “The Wiz,” “Damon's Song,” “Twist” and “The Nutley Papers.”

In addition to his primary roles, Mr. Brown was a contributing writer to “Love, American Style,” a co-author and co-artist of the comic strip “Boomer,” and he has written for cabarets, night clubs, and industrial shows. He was the author and illustrator of “Tiger, Tiger,” “Beat Beat Beat,” “The Abominable Showmen” and “The World is my Yo-Yo.” He has further contributed articles, fiction, and cartoons to popular magazine.

Mr. Brown pursued an education at Princeton University, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, in psychology in 1950. Throughout his career, he has been recognized for his contributions. The recipient of a Drama Desk Award, he was nominated for a Tony Award by the League of New York Theatres and Producers. He has additionally been featured in numerous honors publications, including multiple editions of Who's Who in America, Who's Who in Entertainment, Who's Who in the East and Who's Who in the World.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Mr. Brown has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.

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