Rob Penny

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Birthday
6, 1941
Birthplace
Alabama
Death Date
Mar 16, 2003 (61)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
6, 1941
Birthplace
Alabama
Death Date
Mar 16, 2003 (61)

About

African-American playwright and poet known for "Boppin' with the Ancestors," "Blue Yonder," and other works.

Before Fame

He attended Central Catholic High School in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Trivia

He taught at the University of Pittsburgh, where he helped to establish the Africana Studies Department.

Family Life

He had three children with his wife, Timau Betty Penny.

Associated With

He and renowned playwright, August Wilson, co-founded the Black Horizon Theater.