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Robert Townsend (I)

Producer | Actor | Writer
KNOWN FOR 
The Five Heartbeats (1991) | Hollywood Shuffle (1987) | The Meteor Man (1993)
AWARDS 
5 wins & 5 nominations More »
BORN 
Feb 6, 1957 (age 58)
HEIGHT 
5' 11" (1.80m)
VANITY URL *
http://www.imdb.me/roberttownsend
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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Projects in Development (2 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (32 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (54 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Bill Cosby: Far from FinishedBill Cosby: Far from Finished (TV Movie) Director, Special Thanks  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Laff Mobb PresentsLaff Mobb Presents (TV Series) Special Thanks (2 episodes, 2012)  Less 2012 2
  • Primary photo for Diary of a Single MomDiary of a Single Mom (TV Series) Executive Producer (26 episodes, 2009–2011), Director (26 episodes, 2009–2011)  Less 2009–2011 26
    • Friday (Jan 20, 2011) Director, Executive Producer  Less
    • Dream Cart (Jan 13, 2011) Director, Executive Producer  Less
    • In the Meantime (Jan 6, 2011) Director, Executive Producer  Less
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  • Primary photo for Los AmericansLos Americans (TV Series) Executive Producer (8 episodes, 2011)  Less 2011 8
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  • Primary photo for Musical Theater of HopeMusical Theater of Hope (TV Movie) Director, Writer  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for UnfabulousUnfabulous (TV Series) Director (9 episodes, 2004–2007)  Less 2004–2007 9
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  • Primary photo for South of NowhereSouth of Nowhere (TV Series) Director (4 episodes, 2005–2006)  Less 2005–2006 4
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  • Primary photo for The Story of BeyoncéThe Story of Beyoncé (TV Movie) Director  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for CeCe Winans Straight UpCeCe Winans Straight Up (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for I Was a Teenage FaustI Was a Teenage Faust (TV Movie) Mr. Five  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Soul FoodSoul Food (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for 10,000 Black Men Named George10,000 Black Men Named George (TV Movie) Director  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Carmen: A Hip HoperaCarmen: A Hip Hopera (TV Movie) Director  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Holiday HeartHoliday Heart (TV Movie) Director  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Livin' for Love: The Natalie Cole StoryLivin' for Love: The Natalie Cole Story (TV Movie) Director  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Little RichardLittle Richard (TV Movie) Director  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Up, Up, and Away!Up, Up, and Away! (TV Movie) Jim Marshall / Bronze Eagle, Director  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for The Parent 'HoodThe Parent 'Hood (TV Series) Robert Peterson (90 episodes, 1995–1999), Writer (90 episodes, 1995–1999), Executive Producer (77 episodes, 1995–1999), Director (17 episodes, 1996–1999), Co-Executive Producer (13 episodes, 1995), Writer (Story) (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995–1999 90
    • Wedding Bells Blues (Jul 25, 1999) Robert Peterson, Director, Executive Producer, Writer (Creator)  Less
    • Something About Queenie (Jul 18, 1999) Robert Peterson, Executive Producer, Writer (Creator)  Less
    • To Kiss or Not to Kiss (Jul 11, 1999) Robert Peterson, Director, Executive Producer, Writer (Creator)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Mercenary II: Thick & ThinMercenary II: Thick & Thin (TV Movie) Charlie Love  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Jackie's Back!Jackie's Back! (TV Movie) Robert Townsend, Director  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Love SongsLove Songs (TV Movie) Champ (segment "Love Song for Champ, A"), Director (segments: Love Song for Jean and Ellis, A)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for The 20th Century: From Behind Closed DoorsThe 20th Century: From Behind Closed Doors (TV Movie) Director  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Motown LiveMotown Live (TV Series) Himself (8 episodes, 1998), Host (1998-1999)  Less 1998 8
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  • Primary photo for BlissBliss (TV Movie) Dr. Barry Sullivan  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every ChildHappily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series) Rumpelstiltskin (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995 1
  • Primary photo for Townsend TelevisionTownsend Television (TV Series) Executive Producer (10 episodes, 1993), Writer (10 episodes, 1993), Himself / Various Characters (10 episodes, 1993), Writer (10 episodes, 1993), Film Segment Director  Less 1993 10
    • Episode #1.10 (Dec 19, 1993) Himself / Various Characters, Executive Producer, Writer (Creator), Writer  Less
    • Episode #1.9 (Dec 12, 1993) Himself / Various Characters, Executive Producer, Writer (Creator), Writer  Less
    • Episode #1.8 (Nov 14, 1993) Himself / Various Characters, Executive Producer, Writer (Creator), Writer  Less
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  • Primary photo for Comic Relief VComic Relief V (TV Special) Himself, Writer  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for A Party for Richard PryorA Party for Richard Pryor (TV Special) Himself, Writer  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for The Best of Robert Townsend & His Partners in CrimeThe Best of Robert Townsend & His Partners in Crime (TV Movie) Himself - Host / Various Characters, Director, Executive Producer, Writer  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for A Comedy Salute to Michael JordanA Comedy Salute to Michael Jordan (TV Movie) Himself, Writer  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for One Night StandOne Night Stand (TV Series) Bum #3 (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990 1
  • Primary photo for Robert Townsend and His Partners in CrimeRobert Townsend and His Partners in Crime (TV Movie) Actor, Director, Executive Producer  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Uptown Comedy ExpressUptown Comedy Express (TV Special) Himself, Writer  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The Late ShowThe Late Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1987), Writer (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for Amazing StoriesAmazing Stories (TV Series) Billy Burliss (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for M*A*S*HM*A*S*H (TV Series) Patient (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for In Love with an Older WomanIn Love with an Older Woman (TV Movie) James  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Senior TripSenior Trip (TV Movie) Randy  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Women at West PointWomen at West Point (TV Movie) Russell Baker  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Watch Your MouthWatch Your Mouth (TV Series) Prince Otoma (2 episodes, 1978)  Less 1978 2
  • Primary photo for Musical Theatre of HopeMusical Theatre of Hope (TV Series) Writer, Director  Less 2009– 
  • Primary photo for Partners in Crime: The Next Generation AtlantaPartners in Crime: The Next Generation Atlanta (TV Series) Executive Producer  Less 2006– 
  • Primary photo for Thou$and Dollar Bee on the RoadThou$and Dollar Bee on the Road (TV Series) Executive Producer  Less 2006– 
  • Primary photo for Playhouse 22Playhouse 22 (TV Series) Executive Producer  Less 2006– 
  • Primary photo for The Envy LifeThe Envy Life (TV Series) Executive Producer  Less 2006– 
  • Primary photo for Partners in CrimePartners in Crime (TV Series) Executive Producer, Director  Less 2005– 
  • Primary photo for Black College Talent HourBlack College Talent Hour (TV Series) Executive Producer  Less 2004– 
  • Primary photo for Lisa Knight and the Round TableLisa Knight and the Round Table (TV Series) Executive Producer  Less 2004– 
  • Primary photo for Souled OutSouled Out (TV Series) Executive Producer  Less 2004– 
  • Primary photo for Speaker's BoxSpeaker's Box (TV Series) Executive Producer  Less 2004– 
  • Primary photo for SpokenSpoken (TV Series) Executive Producer  Less 2004– 
  • Primary photo for Thousand Dollar BeeThousand Dollar Bee (TV Series) Executive Producer  Less 2004– 
  • Primary photo for The Carol Burnett ShowThe Carol Burnett Show (TV Series) Skit characters  Less 1991– 
  • Primary photo for Another PageAnother Page (TV Series) Actor  Less 1988– 
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