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Timmy Brown Dies: NFL Pro Bowl Running Back Who Appeared In ‘Mash’ Movie & TV Series Was 82

Timmy Brown Dies: NFL Pro Bowl Running Back Who Appeared In ‘Mash’ Movie & TV Series Was 82

Timmy Brown, a three-time Pro Bowl running back for the Philadelphia Eagles in the 1960s and later a Hollywood actor, has died from dementia complications, the team announced. He was 82 and was living in Southern California with his son at the time of his death.

“He was such a kind, warm person,” said his son, Sean Brown, to the Philadelphia Inquirer. “He was a really good man … there was no facade, no fakeness. He had a very tough childhood, so he made sure that I had a very happy, very good one.”

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Timmy Brown spent time in an orphanage and in foster care before attending Indiana’s Ball State University.

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