Robert Townsend

Actor, Director & Producer

What began as an uncredited appearance in the cult classic Cooley High has snowballed into a Hollywood career that has lasted four decades. Unwavering in his committment to making thought-provoking indepedent works that explore issues of race, class, gender and sexuality, Robert Townsend has managed to remain consistent in an industry that is constantly in flux.

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