Sarah Joy Brown
Role Agnes, B&B
Show Bold and Beautiful
BIRTHDATE: February 18
BIRTHPLACE: Eureka, CA
YEARS ON SHOW: 2008-present; recurring as of 2011
MARITAL STATUS: Single
CHILDREN: She has an 11-year-old daughter, Jordan Alexandra, with composer Shuki Levy.
Sarah Brown had an eclectic upbringing, living in various combinations with her mother, father and two siblings in cities throughout California. She began her acting career at the prestigious Los Angeles High School for the Performing Arts. On her 19th birthday, while she was a student at Santa Monica College, she was chosen as a series regular for the popular children’s adventure show V.R. TROOPERS. Two years later Brown dazzled GENERAL HOSPITAL producers with a fearless performance that won her the role of tortured troublemaker Carly, creating one of daytime’s most memorable characters. After leaving daytime to focus on prime time projects and film school, Brown guest-starred on a number of popular shows including, CROSSING JORDAN, STRONG MEDICINE, DRAGNET and WITHOUT A TRACE. She also appeared in the USA movie based on the Scott Peterson case, THE PERFECT HUSBAND, opposite Dean Cain. Brown returned to daytime in the role of AS THE WORLD TURNS’ Julia fro 2004-05. She went on to becoming a recurring character, Josie, on COLD CASE, guested on MONK and THE CLOSER and hit the bif screen in Big Momma’s House 2. In 2008, she returned to her GH roots, not as Carly but creating the new character of troubled mafia princess Claudia Zacchara. In November 2009, Claudia was killed off GH and Brown headed to BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL as Sandy Sommers (a.k.a. Agnes Jones) that same month. Her official Web site is www.sarahbrown.net.
- She went to 13 different schools before graduating from high school, but called it the best education possible.
- She's 5 feet 5 inches tall.
- Won a Daytime Emmys for Outstanding Supporting Actress (2000) and Outstanding Younger Actress (1997 and 1998).
- TV Guide voted Sarah "one of the finest actors" in her first year on GH.
- Spent years unaware she was living with celiac disease, which affects the small intestine and interferes with absorption of nutrients from food. Now an outspoken health advocate, Brown urges those in need of more information to check out www.celiaccentral.org.