José Luis Brown (10 November 1956 – 12 August 2019) was an Argentine football central defender and coach.
Most of his 14-year professional career was spent with Estudiantes, for which he appeared in more than 300 official matches and won two major titles. He also competed in Colombia, France and Spain.
Nicknamed Tata, Brown represented the Argentine national team at the 1986 World Cup and three Copa América tournaments, winning the former and scoring in the final. In 1995, he began working as a manager.
He is also known as Jose Luis Brown.
Brown died on 12 August 2019 in La Plata at the age of 62, due to Alzheimer's disease.