A. Whitney Brown

Biography: A well-known humorist renowned for his quick wit and sharp sense of political and social satire, A. Whitney Brown is a familiar face to many television viewers due to his performances on Saturday Night Live and The Daily Show. A former street busker who would captivate audiences with his trained dog and juggling skills, Brown gained a following in 1976 when he performed against such comedy heavyweights as Robin Williams and Dana Carvey at the San Francisco Comedy Competition. He married Cynthia Swanson that same year, and the following decade found Brown gaining even more exposure when he joined the Saturday Night Live writing staff in 1985. Joining the cast the following year, Brown stayed with the show until 1991, appearing in the interactive motion picture I'm Your Man the following year. Brown offered his writing skills to the short-lived Comedy Central series Exit 57 in 1995, and the next year he began his two-year stint as a correspondent for the popular news satireA well-known humorist renowned for his quick wit and sharp sense of political and social satire, A. Whitney Brown is a familiar face to many television viewers due to his performances on Saturday Night Live and The Daily Show. A former street busker who would captivate audiences with his trained dog and juggling skills, Brown gained a following in 1976 when he performed against such comedy heavyweights as Robin Williams and Dana Carvey at the San Francisco Comedy Competition. He married Cynthia Swanson that same year, and the following decade found Brown gaining even more exposure when he joined the Saturday Night Live writing staff in 1985. Joining the cast the following year, Brown stayed with the show until 1991, appearing in the interactive motion picture I'm Your Man the following year. Brown offered his writing skills to the short-lived Comedy Central series Exit 57 in 1995, and the next year he began his two-year stint as a correspondent for the popular news satire series The Daily Show, which aired on the same network. In addition to his work in film and television, Brown is also the author of the book The Big Picture: An American Commentary. Expand

A. Whitney Brown's Scores

  • TV
Average career score: 52
Highest Metascore: 52 Tales from the Crypt: Season 1
Lowest Metascore: 52 Tales from the Crypt: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 1
  2. Negative: 0 out of 1
1 tv review
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Saturday Night Live: Season 31 Oct 1, 2005 Himself 5.7
tbd Saturday Night Live: Season 16 Sep 29, 1990 Himself / Actor tbd
tbd Saturday Night Live: Season 15 Sep 30, 1989 Himself / Actor tbd
52 Tales from the Crypt: Season 1 Jun 10, 1989 Writer / A. Whitney Brown 8.3
tbd Saturday Night Live: Season 14 Oct 8, 1988 Himself / Actor tbd
tbd The Primetime Emmy Awards Aug 28, 1988 Writer tbd
tbd Saturday Night Live: Season 13 Oct 17, 1987 Himself / Actor tbd
tbd Saturday Night Live: Season 12 Oct 11, 1986 Himself / Himself / Actor tbd
tbd Saturday Night Live: Season 11 Nov 9, 1985 Himself / Himself / Actor tbd
tbd Saturday Night Live: Season 9 Oct 8, 1983 Himself tbd
tbd Saturday Night Live: Season 8 Sep 25, 1982 Himself tbd
tbd Saturday Night Live: Season 1 Oct 11, 1975 Various 7.9