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

Undercover Brother
2 minutes 18 seconds
Bill Cosby: Far From Finished
1 minutes 9 seconds
In The Hive
3 minutes 6 seconds
Phantom Punch
2 minutes 47 seconds

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