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Robert Townsend

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Birthday
6, 1957
Birthplace
Chicago, IL
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
6, 1957 (age 62)
Birthplace
Chicago, IL

About

Actor and comedian best known for playing the role of the father on the series, The Parenthood, which he also executive produced.

Before Fame

He was in the musical film, The Five Heartbeats after the success of Hollywood Shuffle which he wrote, directed, and produced.

Trivia

He was initially supposed to be a cast member on Saturday Night Live, but it never happeed because producers chose Eddie Murphy instead.

Family Life

He has three children from ex-wife, Cheri Jones.

Associated With

He directed Phantom Punch starring Nicholas Turturro.