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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Double Duty: Kid Stars on the Mic and the Big Screen

Jaden, Astro, Selena and more kid stars who sing and act.

BET Experience: Stars Rock the Red Carpet for Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain...

Celebs at the L.A. debut of Kevin Hart's new comedy. (3/3/2015)

Swag Bags for the Stars: Celebrity Gift Suite

The stars were all smiles as they stopped by the BET Experience celebrity gift suite. Take a look at which VIPs came up on some new goodies this weekend.

Weekend Movie Marathon: Robert Townsend Directs the Hit-Making The Five Heartbeats

Robert Townsend, Leon, Michael Wright and Harry Lennix star in The Five Heartbeats. Saturday at 3:30P/2:30C.

Where Are They Now? The Cast of B*A*P*S

We know about Halle, but what happened to the other stars of this 1997 cult classic?

Celebrity Birthdays: Happy B-Day, Bobby Brown!

Sean Kingston, Chris Rock and Pooch Hall also celebrate this week.
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