Robert Townsend

Feb 6, 1957

Bio: After seriously pursuing a baseball career, African American actor/writer/director Robert Townsend decided upon a life in show business. An alumnus of Illinois State University and Hunter College, Townsend worked as a stand-up comic, and with such organizations as Second City, the Negro Ensemble Theater and the Experimental Black Actor's Guild. In films from 1975,… More


Robert Townsend Videos

The Meteor Man
1 minutes 7 seconds
Black Listed
2 minutes 34 seconds
Holiday Heart
1 minutes 16 seconds

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