Brown took two acting classes, one at the University of Akron, where she graduated, and the other in Hollywood. Brown first appeared on commercials before entering television shows and films a few years later. She has since played roles on television shows such as The War At Home, Malcolm in the Middle, and That's So Raven. She also had a recurring role as movie theater manager Helen Dubois in the Nickelodeon TV show Drake & Josh.
She has appeared in television commercials for Hamburger Helper, Big Lots, Pine-Sol, Comcast, Aquapod, Shout, Fiber One, Yoplait Yogurt, DiGiorno Pizza, Dairy Queen, and Time Warner.