Brown was born in Pennsylvania but has lived in Virginia since the late 1970s.Her debut novel, 1973's "Rubyfruit Jungle," remains the classic lesbian coming-of-age story.Some guest speakers prepare copious notes and outlines. "I'm one of those who just looks at 'em and then goes with what feels right. When she visits Hampton's main public library (4207 Victoria Blvd.) on Thursday evening, she will be working ad-lib."I have no clue what I'll be talking about," she said by phone from her home outside of Charlottesville last week.
When reporter Liz Smith asked her, "Why do you have to tell people you're gay? Only four years after announcing her lesbianism to NOW, she was brought into the spotlight with the publication of her first novel, Rubyfruit Jungle (one of 16 novels written to this date).Fannie Flagg hit the spotlight after appearing as a semi-regular panelist on the 1973-82 versions of the “Match Game” and for her novel “Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe.” Also, she was nominated for an Academy Award for the screenplay adaptation.Everyone might be familiar that Flagg is too secretive regarding her personal life.Best bets: Lily Tomlin (left LAUGH IN for NASHVILLE then had a career slump and was on Murphy Brown in the late 1990s; certainly seems intelligent but she's not blonde or beautiful and I think she was already with Jane Wagner in the late 1970s) Estelle Parsons- she had a prominent role in Bonnie & Clyde then lots of nothing, and she was on a TV series in the late 1960s (Roseanne), but I don't know of any previous TV work. Polly Holliday- was in a character role in some major movies, left ALICE and was on TV in the late 1990s; she'is attractive and never married, but the timing is off. But just for the sake of playing the game (I like to be trashy too! in the late nineties: A few Brady reunions/ failed spin-offs throughout the 90s, lots of guest-star spots, Later Today ( (one season) -Married twice (to men!Of course, also always the chance that Brown may have lied about one or more of the clues as a red herring. ): Florence Henderson -Blonde, Heart-Shaped Face, Born 1934 -Long-running T. show prior to the mid-seventies: Brady Bunch 1969-74 -Left for prominent movie role: sorry, I got nothing for this one. ) four kids (presumably from heterosexual intercourse but Im not jumping to any conclusions).