'Community': This Is Yvette Nicole Brown Today

Yvette Nicole Brown Community
August 12, 2020 - 16:00 / Cynthia Springer

Yvette Nicole Brown from NBC's Community starred in the series for six years! After her success with the show, she has since starred in many hit series and movies, like Avengers: Endgame! Check out what Yvette Nicole Brown of Community is up to today!

Yvette Nicole Brown from Community starred as "Shirley Bennett" for an entire 99 episodes. Brown even went on to win the Gracie Award for Outstanding Female Actor in a Supporting Role! Today, she's made a name for herself in Hollywood among other acting greats. See what projects Yvette Nicole Brown of Community is working on now...

Yvette Nicole Brown from Community Today

Yvette Nicole Brown who starred in Community was born on August 12, 1971, in Cleveland, Ohio. When she graduated from the University of Akron with a degree in communications, she decided to head west to Los Angeles to undergo acting classes!

Her acting career start wasn't until the '90s, where she appeared in minor parts in shows like Malcolm in the Middle and That's So Raven. She eventually had a recurring role on Nickelodeon's Drake & Josh, and even reprised this role in Victorious. 

Yvette Nicole Brown from Community attends the 2020 Film Independent Spirit Awards

It was in 2009 when she would be cast as "Shirley" in the hit series Community. She eventually left the show to take care of her ill father. However, she gained popularity among the masses and landed roles in Avengers: Endgame and Dear White People. Other popular shows the actress has guest-starred in, include: 

  • The Office
  • That '70s Show
  • Boston Legal
  • Family Guy
  • Psych
  • Rizzoli & Isles

Today, we have a lot of films to look forward to from Yvette! She just finished wrapping up Broken Diamonds, an upcoming drama film, along with the TV movie Blind Psychosis. In television, Yvette will be appearing in the series Witching Hour and Big Shot. She also recently guest-starred in an episode of Will & Grace!

Yvette Nicole Brown of Community is also active behind the camera - in the art of voice dubbing! She's been voicing over characters in shows like DC Super Hero Girls, Elena of Avatar, It's Pony, and Crossing Swords! No matter if you turn on your television, go to the movies, or stream Netflix, you'll almost be sure to see or hear Yvette somewhere on the screen with her ever-present self!