Kimberlin Brown
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Kimberlin Brown
Kimberlin Brown
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Kimberlin Ann Brown

(1961-06-29) June 29, 1961 (age 58)
OccupationFilm, television actress
Political partyRepublican
Gary Pelzer (1991-present)

Kimberlin Ann Brown Pelzer (born June 29, 1961) is an American actress best known for her role as Sheila Carter in The Young and the Restless and The Bold and the Beautiful between 1990 and 2018.

Life and career

Brown was born in Hayward, California, and raised in San Diego.[1] She has been married to Gary Pelzer since May 1991. They have two children, Alexes Marie (born 1994) and Nicholas.

Kimberlin started on The Young and the Restless in 1990 (after originally auditioning for the role of Cassandra Rawlins) and moved to The Bold and the Beautiful in 1992 playing Sheila on both soaps.

While she left The Bold and the Beautiful in 1998, she continues to make special guest appearances.

She portrayed Rachel Locke, mother of Livvie Locke (Kelly Monaco) on Port Charles from 1999-2001. In late 2004, Brown debuted in a recurring role of Dr. Paige Miller on the ABC soap opera, One Life to Live. She exited the soap in 2005 when the soap could not match the salary The Young and the Restless was offering in order for her to stay. She was replaced by Cady Huffman and Alexandra Neil. In 2005, Brown returned to the role of Sheila on The Young and the Restless after a long absence from the show.

In early 2006, she was released from her contract on The Young and the Restless, though her character was still mentioned, from time to time. When her character returned to The Young and the Restless later that year, however, she was not played by Brown.

In 2008, Brown starred in the film Proud American. She also stars in the short film The Necklace, released in 2010.

Kimberlin had been asked to return to The Young and the Restless early in 2010 for a storyline that was subsequently dropped.[2] She took on a short-term role as a judge on All My Children in October 2010.

In 2011, Brown began to appear in Gregori J. Martin's web-series "The Bay". She portrays Dr. Grace Drum, a psychiatrist. Brown first appeared in a summer special "Far From The Bay", and continued on in the series' second season.

Kimberlin and her husband, Gary Pelzer, are small business owners, they own and run an avocado farm in California.[3]


Brown is a Republican. In 2016, Brown was a speaker at the 2016 Republican National Convention on the night Donald Trump was officially nominated as the party's candidate for President of the United States.[4] After her speech, Brown got extremely emotional to Fox Business Network over what her vocal support for Donald Trump and his policies may do to her career and the treatment she had received since it was announced she would be a speaker at the convention. [5]

In October 2017, Brown formally announced her candidacy as a Republican for California's 36th congressional district, challenging Democrat Raul Ruiz in the November 2018 election.[6] She lost the election, receiving 40.98% of the vote to Ruiz's 59.2%.[7][8]

Television filmography


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  3. ^, entertainment, Kimberlin Brown: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know, July July 19,2016
  4. ^ Zarya, Valentina (18 July 2016). "Why Is Kimberlin Brown Speaking At Trump's Republican Convention?". Fortune. Retrieved 2019.
  5. ^ Libassi, Matthew (20 July 2016). "Actress Kimberlin Brown Breaks Down After RNC Speech". FOXBusiness. Retrieved 2019.
  6. ^ "A TV soap opera actress-turned-avocado grower is running for congress in Coachella Valley". USA TODAY. Retrieved .
  7. ^ "2018 California primary election results" (PDF). Retrieved 2019.
  8. ^ "2018 California general election results" (PDF). Retrieved 2019.

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