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Tammie Brown

Tammie Brown
Tammie Brown performing in November 2012
Born Keith Glen Schubert
(1980-09-15) September 15, 1980
Corpus Christi, Texas, USA
Occupation Drag performer
Website
TammieBrown.net

Tammie Brown, (born September 15, 1980), is an American drag performer and recording artist. Brown was a fixture in the Southern California Drag scene, before appearing on the first season of RuPaul's Drag Race and RuPaul's All Stars Drag Race.

Contents

  • Early life 1
  • Career 2
  • Artistry 3
  • Personal life 4
  • Discography 5
    • Albums 5.1
    • Singles 5.2
    • Music videos 5.3
  • Filmography 6
    • Television 6.1
    • Music video appearances 6.2
  • References 7
  • External links 8

Early life

Brown was born Keith Glen Schubert on September 15, 1980 in Corpus Christi, Texas.[1][2] He first started dressing in drag during high school, in theatre productions of Grease as Cha Cha and Into the Woods as the Evil Stepmother.[2][3] Schubert has been openly gay since high school.[4]

Career

Tammie Brown appeared on The Surreal Life with Tammy Faye Messner. Out of drag, Schubert has appeared on How Clean Is Your House? and acted in commercials for McDonald's and UPS.[2] Brown also performed in the Los Angeles Auditions of season 2 of America's Got Talent.

Following his elimination from the first season of RuPaul's Drag Race, Brown released his debut EP Popcorn on March 18, 2009.[5]

In 2012, Brown was featured in an Armen Ra, Candis Cayne, and Miss Fame.[7]

Tammie Brown was amongst 12 past contestants who were brought back for RuPaul's All Stars Drag Race. Brown was paired with first season castmate Nina Flowers to form Team Brown Flowers and was eliminated in the second episode "RuPaul's Gaff-In."[8] "Responsitrannity," the runway theme song for All Stars, was inspired by RuPaul's first season fight with Tammie Brown.[9] Brown, along with All Stars contestants Manila Luzon, Raven, and Latrice Royale, appeared in a television commercial for travel website Orbitz's new portal for LGBT leisure travel.[10]

Brown is a member of the band the Rollz Royces with Kelly Mantle and Michael Catti.[11] Mantle and Catti have appeared in Tammie Brown's Christmas show Holiday Sparkle at Fubar in West Hollywood, California.[12]

Artistry

Tammie Brown has described his style as bohemian. He cites the movies What's Love Got To Do With It? and Tootsie as major inspirations for his drag.[4]

Personal life

Tammie Brown frequently volunteers at the Long Beach Gay and Lesbian Center. In 2011, Brown and fellow RuPaul's Drag Race castmate Ongina were honorary trail guides for the Saddle Up LA AIDS Benefit Trail Ride.[4]

Discography

Albums

Singles

Song Year Album
"Discos Undead" 2010 Non-album single
"Love Piñata" 2012
"Whatever It May Be" (feat. Bownce) 2014

Music videos

Song Year Director
"Whatever" 2007 Rod Barroso
"Shakabuku U"
"The Ballad of Tiger Lilly" 2009
"Discos Undead" 2010
"Clam Happy"
"Love Piñata" 2012
"Amigos Son Héroes/La Telaraña" 2014 Bri Cirel

Filmography

Year Title Role Notes
2010 Mouse's Birthday Himself
2011 The Summer of Massacre Clubber #2
2011 Fest Selects: Best Gay Shorts, Vol. 1 Himself
2013 I Am Divine Himself

Television

Year Title Role Notes
2004 How Clean Is Your House? Himself "Philthy Philharmonic"
2007 America's Got Talent Himself "L.A. auditions"
2009 RuPaul's Drag Race Himself
2010 RuPaul's Drag U Himself Episode 7: "Mother vs Daughters"
2010 The Arrangement[13] Himself Episode 6
2012 RuPaul's All Stars Drag Race Himself

Music video appearances

Year Song Director
2005 "Twisted Transistor" (Korn)[2] Dave Meyers
2007 "She's Madonna" (Robbie Williams)[2] N/A
2008 "Mm-ma-ma" (Crazy Loop)[2] N/A
2011 "Sleepless in Silverlake" (Les Savy Fav)[14] Tom Bingham
2012 "Responsitrannity" (RuPaul) N/A
2012 "Queen" (Xelle)[15] JC Cassis
2012 "The Chop" (Manila Luzon & Latrice Royale) Syuji Honda
2014 "Eliminated" (Kelly Mantle feat- Bownce & Wendy Ho) Kija Manharé

References

  1. ^ "Keith Glen Schubert".  
  2. ^ a b c d e f "About Tammie". TammieBrown.net. Retrieved 2 March 2013. 
  3. ^ Fitzgerald, Chistine (11 September 2010). "RuPaul’s Drag U Faculty Spotlight – Tammie Brown". Socialite Life. Retrieved 2 March 2013. 
  4. ^ a b c Normal, Abby (19 May 2011). """Tammie Brown, "This Interview Will Burst Your Bubble!.  
  5. ^ "Tammie Brown - Popcorn (File) at Discogs".  
  6. ^ Robertson, Lindsay (24 July 2012). "While You Were Working: ‘Drag Race’ Contestant Stars In Allstate Ad".  
  7. ^ Baume, Matt (14 December 2013). "PHOTOS: Exclusive Chat with Drag Icons Delta Work, Tammie Brown and Landon Cider".  
  8. ^ Sava, Olivia (30 October 2012). "RuPaul's Gaff-In".  
  9. ^ Fernandez, Maria Elena (19 October 2012). "RuPaul Picks Favorite All-Star Drag Race Looks - The Daily Beast".  
  10. ^ Spargo, Chris (12 November 2012). "The Queens Take Vacation Back: Orbitz Behind The Scenes".  
  11. ^ Hollywood, Hollis (13 January 2013). "Experience Tammie: There’s No One Else Like Tammie Brown". HollisHollywood. Retrieved 23 March 2013. 
  12. ^ Spargo, Chris (21 November 2012). "Tammie Brown’s Holiday Show Is The Event Of The Season".  
  13. ^ "Arrangement Episode Guide 2010 Season 1 - Arrangement Episode 6".  
  14. ^ "Tammie Brown - IMDb".  
  15. ^ Spargo, Chris (25 October 2012). "XELLE’s ‘Queen’ Music Video Features Every ‘Drag Race’ Queen: Watch October 25, 2012 ● by Chris Spargo".  

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