Robert Townsend

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Frustrated at the dearth of significant screen roles for blacks, Townsend scraped together some $100,000 (putting most of it on his assortment of credit cards) to produce, direct, write and star in his witty lampoon of the travails of an aspiring minority actor, "Hollywood Shuffle" (1987). His subsequent credits include Eddie Murphy's concert movie... Continue Bio >>

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In The Hive

Undercover Brother

B.A.P.S.

The Meteor Man

The Five Heartbeats
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