Bridget Pervalle is a Director, Screenwriter, and Actress born on January 26, 1969, in Virginia to Priscilla Bland Brown and the late Charles Gilbert Brown, Sr. who passed away in 2004. Her parents divorced when he was a toddler leaving her mother to raise several children in poverty. Even though Bridget is from humble beginnings she has a huge heart. Her mother was a homemaker and her father worked in construction.
Bridget Pervalle loves writing and published her first book in 2008. She knew in her heart of hearts that she wanted to write stories to educate, give hope, make people laugh in painful situations, and draw people closer. Therefore, over two years ago transitioned to the art of film.
Bridget started acting after decades of fear and doubting in 2005 she gained the courage to stop daydreaming and acted on following her 40 years old dream of acting. She remembers growing up watching PBS movies and shows daydreaming of playing roles even though she didn't see African American women on the screen unless they were playing slaves. Roles even she wanted to play, especially when Roots premiered. In her youth, Bridget would dance around her house pretending to be a Ballerina on a stage or acting with her dolls when no one was looking. On set she knew she belonged behind the camera to write and direct powerful and controversial stories from society to combat injustices, racism, and religious hypocrisy as well as educate on hidden historical truths.
Bridget left her native Virginia 2012 moving to Texas with her family. Unfortunately on October 15, 2018, her life changed forever when her youngest daughter, Jessica a junior in high school died in a tragic accident. In Jessica's memory, Bridget wrote and directed the short film "My Sweet Buttercup". Based on selections and awards from film festivals for the short screenplay which is a dramatic memoir depicting the reality of grief Bridget is expanding the short to a feature. Bridget is also working on an untitled Documentary about the Ghanaian Queen Yaa Asantawee.
Bridget majored in Religion and has taken her love of people and ministry to the screen. As a female filmmaker, Bridget knows her purpose is to share stories of beauty and elegance to audiences across diverse generations, cultures, ethnicity, and faith in hopes of educating minds and change hearts for the better around the world. Bridget's DNA is a mixing pot of nationalities throughout West Africa and Northern Europe. Her desire is to write and direct film and TV internationally with no boundaries because of her race, language or faith.