Robert Townsend Filmography

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Kingdom Come
Year: 2012
Cast as: Himself
Role: Actor


In The Hive
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 2012-12-14
Role: Director


Phantom Punch
Release Date: 2010-03-23
Role: Director


Tao of the Golden Mask
Year: 2007
Role: Actor


Of Boys and Men
Release Date: 2011-01-25
Role: Actor, Executive Producer


Undercover Brother
MPAA Rating: PG 13
Release Date: 2002-05-31
Cast as: Mr. UB
Role: Actor
Box Office: $38,230,435.00


Mercenary 2: Thick and Thin
MPAA Rating: R
Year: 1998
Role: Actor


The Taxman
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 1999-09-17
Cast as: Peyton Cody
Role: Actor
Box Office: $5,658.00


B.A.P.S.
MPAA Rating: PG 13
Release Date: 1997-03-28
Role: Director
Box Office: $7,240,837.00


The Meteor Man
MPAA Rating: PG
Release Date: 1993-08-06
Cast as: Jefferson Reed
Role: Actor, Director
Box Office: $7,982,817.00


The Five Heartbeats
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 1991-03-29
Role: Director, Actor
Box Office: $7,301,000.00


That's Adequate
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 1989-01-01
Cast as: Standup Comic
Role: Actor


The Mighty Quinn
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 1989-02-17
Cast as: Maubee
Role: Actor
Box Office: $3,992,420.00


Hollywood Shuffle
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 1987-03-20
Cast as: Sam Ace
Role: Actor, Director
Box Office: $5,213,313.00


Eddie Murphy Raw
MPAA Rating: R
Release Date: 1987-12-18
Role: Director
Box Office: $48,753,987.00


Ratboy
MPAA Rating: PG 13
Release Date: 1986-10-17
Cast as: Manny
Role: Actor
Box Office: $1,868.00


Odd Jobs
MPAA Rating: PG
Release Date: 1987-03-01
Cast as: Dwight
Role: Actor


American Flyers
MPAA Rating: PG 13
Release Date: 1985-08-16
Cast as: Jerome
Role: Actor


Streets of Fire
MPAA Rating: PG
Release Date: 1984-06-01
Cast as: Lester
Role: Actor


A Soldier's Story
MPAA Rating: PG
Release Date: 1984-09-01
Cast as: Corporal Ellis
Role: Actor


Willie & Phil
MPAA Rating: R
Year: 1980
Cast as: Thin Boy
Role: Actor


Current and Past Television:

TitleSeason
Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy (TV Movie)
2009 - 2010
Unfabulous (TV Series)
2006 - 2007
2005 Black Movie Awards (TV Special)
2005 - 2006
Out (TV Series)
2005 - 2007
South of Nowhere (TV Series)
2005 - 2007
Black in the '80s (TV Special)
2004 - 2005
Black in the 1980s (TV Special)
2004 - 2005
Black in the 80s (TV Special)
2004 - 2005
Book of Love (TV Movie)
2004 - 2005
Book of Love : The Definitive Reason Why Men Are Basically Dogs (TV Movie)
2004 - 2005
Book of Love: The Definitive Reason Why Men are Dogs (TV Movie)
2004 - 2005
Richard Pryor: I Ain't Dead Yet, #*%$#@!! (TV Special)
2003 - 2004
I Was A Teenage Faust (TV Movie)
2002 - 2003
Showtime Original Pictures For All Ages (TV Movie)
2002 - 2003
Soul Food (TV Series)
2002 - 2003
10,000 Black Men Named George (TV Movie)
2001 - 2002
7th Annual BET Walk of Fame (TV Special)
2001 - 2002
Walk of Fame: Patti LaBelle (TV Special)
2001 - 2002
Carmen Brown (TV Movie)
2000 - 2001
Carmen: A Hip Hopera (TV Movie)
2000 - 2001
Hip Hopera: Carmen (TV Movie)
2000 - 2001
Holiday Heart (TV Movie)
2000 - 2001
Livin' For Love: The Natalie Cole Story (TV Movie)
2000 - 2001
Living For Love: The Natalie Cole Story (TV Movie)
2000 - 2001
MTV's Hip Hopera: Carmen (TV Movie)
2000 - 2001
Making The Movie: MTV's Hip Hop Opera: Carmen (TV Special)
2000 - 2001
Unforgettable: The Natalie Cole Story (TV Movie)
2000 - 2001
Evening of Stars: A Celebration of Educational Excellence (TV Special)
2000 - 2001
Little Richard (TV Movie)
1999 - 2000
Up, Up and Away (TV Movie)
1999 - 2000
Little Richard Story (TV Movie)
1999 - 2000
In the 20th Century (07/26/99) (TV Special)
1998 - 1999
Jackie's Back! (TV Movie)
1998 - 1999
Love Songs (TV Movie)
1998 - 1999
Motown Live (TV Series)
1998 - 2000
Philips Presents Motown Live (TV Series)
1998 - 2000
Robert Townsend on Sex in the 20th Century: From Behind Closed Doors (TV Special)
1998 - 1999
Tribute to Black Music Legends (TV Special)
1998 - 1999
American Masters (11/26/97) (TV Special)
1997 - 1998
Vaudeville (TV Special)
1997 - 1998
All-Star TV Censored Show Me the Bloopers (TV Special)
1996 - 1997
Eleventh Annual Soul Train Music Awards (TV Special)
1996 - 1997
Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards (TV Special)
1996 - 1997
Soul Train Music Awards: 11th Anniversary (TV Special)
1996 - 1997
TV-Censored Bloopers (TV Special)
1996 - 1997
28th NAACP Image Awards (TV Special)
1996 - 1997
10th Annual Soul Train Music Awards (TV Special)
1995 - 1996
Great Drives (TV Special)
1995 - 1996
Welcome Home Animaniacs (TV Special)
1995 - 1996
Soul Train 25th Anniversary Hall of Fame Special (TV Special)
1995 - 1996
AFI Salute to Steven Spielberg (TV Special)
1994 - 1995
Father Knows Nothing (TV Series)
1994 - 1999
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales For Every Child (TV Series)
1994 - 2001
Met Life Presents the Apollo Theatre Hall of Fame (TV Special)
1994 - 1995
American Film Institute Salute to Steven Spielberg (TV Special)
1994 - 1995
Parent 'Hood (TV Series)
1994 - 1999
Parent Hood (TV Series)
1994 - 1999
Count on Me (TV Special)
1993 - 1994
Townsend Television (TV Series)
1993 - 1994
Back to School '92 (TV Special)
1992 - 1993
Dialogue With Black Filmmakers (TV Series)
1992 - 1993
Education First! (TV Special)
1992 - 1993
Funny Business (TV Special)
1992 - 1993
Laughing Matters (TV Special)
1992 - 1993
Issue Is Race (TV Special)
1992 - 1993
Comic Relief 5 (TV Special)
1991 - 1992
Comic Relief V (TV Special)
1991 - 1992
Go Party! (TV Special)
1991 - 1992
Los Angeles and Chicago Salute to Michael Jordan (TV Special)
1991 - 1992
Magic Johnson's All-Star Slam 'N Jam (TV Special)
1991 - 1992
Ray Charles: 50 Years in Music, Uh-Huh! (TV Special)
1991 - 1992
Comedy Salute to Michael Jordan (TV Special)
1991 - 1992
Party For Richard Pryor (TV Special)
1991 - 1992
24th Annual NAACP Image Awards (TV Special)
1991 - 1992
Celebrate the Soul of American Music (TV Special)
1990 - 1991
Motown 30: What's Goin' On! (TV Special)
1990 - 1991
Movie Awards (TV Special)
1990 - 1991
Cutting Edge With Maria Shriver (TV Special)
1989 - 1990
HBO Comedy Hour (09/16/89) (TV Special)
1989 - 1990
Playing the Nutroll: Robert Townsend & His Partners in Crime IV (TV Special)
1989 - 1990
Robert Townsend & His Partners in Crime IV (TV Special)
1989 - 1990
1989 MTV Video Music Awards (TV Special)
1989 - 1990
22nd Annual NAACP Image Awards (TV Special)
1989 - 1990
16th Annual Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame (TV Special)
1988 - 1989
All Star Tribute to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (TV Special)
1988 - 1989
All-Star Tribute to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (TV Special)
1988 - 1989
HBO Comedy Hour (05/20/89) (TV Special)
1988 - 1989
HBO Comedy Hour (09/24/88) (TV Special)
1988 - 1989
Robert Townsend & His Partners in Crime II (TV Special)
1988 - 1989
Robert Townsend & His Partners in Crime III (TV Special)
1988 - 1989
Take No Prisoners: Robert Townsend & His Partners in Crime II (TV Special)
1988 - 1989
That's What Friends Are For: AIDS Concert '88 (TV Special)
1988 - 1989
Mutiny Has Just Begun: Robert Townsend & His Partners in Crime III (TV Special)
1988 - 1989
Freedomfest: Nelson Mandela's 70th Birthday Celebration (TV Special)
1987 - 1988
HBO Comedy Hour (12/19/87) (TV Special)
1987 - 1988
Image Awards (TV Special)
1987 - 1988
Nelson Mandela's 70th Birthday Celebration (TV Special)
1987 - 1988
Robert Townsend and His Partners in Crime (TV Special)
1987 - 1988
20th Annual NAACP Image Awards (TV Special)
1987 - 1988
2nd Annual American Comedy Awards (TV Special)
1987 - 1988
NAACP Image Awards (TV Special)
1987 - 1992
It's Not Easy Bein' Me (TV Special)
1986 - 1987
On Location (05/09/87) (TV Special)
1986 - 1987
On Location (09/06/86) (TV Special)
1986 - 1987
Rodney Dangerfield: It's Not Easy Bein' Me (TV Special)
1986 - 1987
Uptown Comedy Express (TV Special)
1986 - 1987
Late Show (TV Series)
1986 - 1988
Late Show Starring Joan Rivers (TV Series)
1986 - 1988
Late Show Starring Ross Shafer (TV Series)
1986 - 1988
In Love With an Older Woman (TV Movie)
1982 - 1983
Senior Trip! (TV Movie)
1981 - 1982
Women at West Point (TV Movie)
1978 - 1979
Bounty Man (TV Movie)
1972 - 1973
Great American Dream Machine (TV Series)
1971 - 1972
Bill Cosby: Far From Finished (TV Special)
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