Orlando Brown Lost and Found: Offers Apologies

April 24th, 2008 - 7:54 am ICT by amritpal  

That’s So Raven” TV star Orlando Brown has been found. He had gone missing on 23rd April. There was no information about him for 24 hours and his family, friends and fans were getting panicky. He had reportedly left a meeting with his manager to visit a 7-Eleven store in Studio City, California on the morning of April 22 and did not return.

People reported him as saying that he “felt a little lost and needed to get away.” “It got a bit overwhelming and I needed to be alone,” he said.

Orlando’s life , of late, has been that of turbulence. He was stopped on April 10, 2007 by police in the Houston area for driving with his lights off. After further investigation, the officer reportedly found nine grams of marijuana in his vehicle. Orlando was charged with possession of marijuana.

Orlando later spoke with ABC 13 and claimed that he was in his friend’s vehicle, and did not realize what was inside. “You can’t take that from me, what I’ve built,” said Brown. “Because I have some friends I hang around and I chose to overlook the things that they do because I have a heart, and I apologize sincerely to my fans, but this time the company that I kept got me. ”

Since age seven Orlando has been acting. He has had various roles in movies, television shows, and commercials.

His first role was in the 1995 movie Major Payne as Cadet Kevin ‘Tiger’ Dunn. He followed this with long stints on shows Waynehead as Damey ‘Waynehead’ Wayne; Safe Harbor as Chris; The Jamie Foxx Show as Nelson (1997-2000), and Family Matters as 3J. In 2000 Orlando caught Disney’s eye and became a part of Disney for the next seven years.

Today, Orlando is most known for his portrayal of Eddie Thomas, the best friend of a future-seeing teenager Raven Baxter and Chelsea Daniels on That’s So Raven.

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