Originally from New Haven, CT, Willie moved to Washington, D.C. where he honed his craft as a comedian/ventriloquist. From there he began to travel abroad performing all over the United States and in many foreign countries. Willie Brown and Friends have been seen in Korea, Japan, Germany, Amsterdam, England, South Africa, and the Carribean. He and Woody have appeared several times on BET Comic view, HBO Def Comedy Jam, Loco Comedy Jam, Phaturdays, The Jenny Jones Show and a host of other television programs.
They have headlined many comedy clubs throughout the country and have toured Cedric The Entertainer, and worked with Steve Harvey, and D.L. Hughley to name a few. Brown and his sidekick have opened for a number of well known music artists including Boys To Men, Chaka Khan, Gladys Knight, Jeffrey Osborne, The Whispers, and many more. They can also be seen regularly at The Laugh Factory, The Improv and the world famous Comedy Store in Hollywood, California.
Willie Brown is an avid actor and recently appeared in the movie “All About You” starring Lisa Raye and Debbie Allen, “Tears of a Clown” featuring Don D.C. Curry , and his own comedy film “Footcops”. He has also made an impact in the commercial world booking national spots for Kellogg’s Eggo Waffle Syrup, American Airlines, McDonald’s, Skittles, and others. In his hard to find spare moments Willie spends his time on exciting projects writing and developing screenplays. He develops show concepts for himself as well as with his partner Woody. He recently developed an innovative children’s program for television syndication, and has released a new video and CD titled, “Out ‘Da Box” (in stores soon). Willie is also a corporate humorist who gives motivational speeches nationally.