American comedian and actor who became popular for his comic sketch called Bebe's Kids. He was nominated for a 1991 Independent Spirit Award in the Best Supporting Male category for his role in the film House Party.
He was a successful track athlete while attending Ottawa University in Kansas.
He once worked as the master of ceremonies for the Comedy Act Theater in the mid 1980s.
He was married to Exetta Harris at the time of his death in 1990 and she soon after gave birth to their son, Robin Harris Jr.
He co-starred with Martin Lawrence in the House Party films.