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Brownie McGhee

Highest Rated: 79% Angel Heart (1987)

Lowest Rated: 79% Angel Heart (1987)

Birthday: Nov 30, 1915

Birthplace: Not Available

Old-time bluesman and long-time partner of harp-player Sonny Terry, Brownie McGhee (he also went by the names Blind Boy Williams, Spider Sam, or Big Tom Collins) had a loose affiliation with films that began in 1972 when he wrote and performed a few tunes for Buck and the Preacher. In 1979, he played one of Steve Martin's adoptive family in The Jerk and had a small role as Toots Sweet in Angel Heart (1987). McGhee also appeared on an episode of the '80s sitcom Family Ties.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet Acoustic Routes Actor 2013
No Score Yet Brownie McGhee & Sonny Terry Actor 2003
No Score Yet Legends of Traditional Fingerstyle Guitar Actor 1994
79% Angel Heart Toots Sweet 1987

TV

Credit
No Score Yet Family Ties
1982-1989
1988

QUOTES FROM Brownie McGhee CHARACTERS

Toots Sweet says: Have a Two Sisters Cocktail. Then you can make up the story any way you want to. Isn't that what your reporters do anyway?

Toots Sweet says: Have a 'Two Sisters' cocktail. Then you can make up the story any way you want to. Isn't that what your reporters do anyway?

Toots Sweet says: Have a 'Two Sisters' cocktail. Then you can make up the story any way you want to. Isn't that what your reporters do anyway?

Toots Sweet says: "We ain't all Baptists down here Sonny."

Toots Sweet says: We ain't all Baptists down here Sonny.