Robert Townsend  American Actor

Current Status

According to our records, Robert Townsend is possibly single. His last relationship was when Robert Townsend was married to Cheri Jones from 15th September, 1990 to August, 2001.


Robert Townsend was previously married to Cheri Jones (1988 - 2001).

Robert Townsend has 3 children, Isaiah Jelon (26), Skylar Cristan (22) and Sierra Marie (21).


Robert Townsend is a 59 year old American Actor. Born on 6th February, 1957 in Chicago, Illinois, he is famous for Hollywood Shuffle 1987 in a career that spans 1975–Present. His zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Robert Townsend is a member of the following lists: Male actors from Chicago, Illinois, African-American male actors and American male television actors.


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Dating History

Partner Comparison

Robert Townsend59 AquariusActor
Cheri Jones-


Isaiah Jelon
Male11th October, 198926 years old
Skylar Cristan
Female1st September, 199322 years old
Sierra Marie
Female16th August, 199422 years old


Playin' for Love2013Coach BanksMovie
Of Boys and Men2008Holden ColeMovie
Book of Love: The Definitive Reason Why Men Are Dogs2002Movie
Undercover Brother2002Mr. UBMovie
I Was a Teenage Faust2002Mr. FiveTV Movie
Up, Up, and Away!2000Jim MarshallTV Movie
Taxman1999Peyton CodyMovie
Jackie's Back!1999Robert TownsendTV Movie
Love Songs1999Champ (segment "Love Song for Champ, A")TV Movie
Joseph's Gift1998James SaundersMovie
Motown Live1998Host (1998-1999)TV Show
Mercenary II: Thick & Thin1997Charlie LoveTV Movie
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child1995RumpelstiltskinTV Show
The Parent 'Hood1995Robert PetersonTV Show
Bliss1995Dr. Barry SullivanTV Movie
The Meteor Man1993Jefferson ReedMovie
The Five Heartbeats1991DuckMovie
The Carol Burnett Show1991Skit charactersTV Show
That's Adequate1989Stand-up ComicMovie
The Mighty Quinn1989MaubeeMovie
One Night Stand1989Bum #3TV Show
I'm Gonna Git You Sucka1988Movie
Another Page1988Movie
Hollywood Shuffle1987Bobby TaylorMovie
Robert Townsend and His Partners in Crime1987Movie
Odd Jobs1986DwightMovie
American Flyers1985JeromeMovie
Amazing Stories1985Billy BurlissTV Show
A Soldier's Story1984Corporal EllisMovie
Streets of Fire1984Lester - The SorelsMovie
In Love with an Older Woman1982JamesTV Movie
Senior Trip1981RandyTV Movie
Willie & Phil1980Thin BoyMovie
The Warriors1979Baseball FuryMovie
Women at West Point1979Russell BakerTV Movie
Watch Your Mouth1978Prince OtomaTV Show
The Monkey Hu$tle1976MusicianMovie
Cooley High1975Basketball Player in Gym Class (uncredited)Movie
Mahogany1975Extra (uncredited)Movie
M*A*S*H1972PatientTV Show
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Posted commentsView all comments (4)

Ce_Ce_WalkerMay 29, 2011

Robert is Great! A true trail blazer. I love his new series, Diary of A Single Mom, it's wonderful. Keep it going Robert!!

Felicia WatsonApr 20, 2009

Did Robert Townsend die on April 20, 2009.? I was looking at the news and I think it flashed he died.

macxDec 15, 2008

Sure she did...she has a thing for older men. Everybody knows that!!! Her husband is like 40 years old and she is not even 30 yet!

TrueVoiceSep 14, 2008

You all know Beyonce did not date somone old enough to be her father! HUMMM???

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    Robert Townsend (born February 6, 1957) is an American actor, comedian, film director, and writer. He is best known for directing the films Hollywood Shuffle, Eddie Murphy Raw, The Meteor Man, and various other films and stand-up specials....

    Confirmed Relationships1
    Longest Relationship12 yrs, 11 mths
    Shortest Relationship12 yrs, 11 mths
    Average Relationship Length12 yrs, 11 mths
    First Name Robert
    Last Name Townsend
    Age 59 years
    Birthday 6th February, 1957
    Birthplace Chicago, Illinois
    Build Slim
    Eye Color Brown - Dark
    Hair Color Black
    Zodiac Sign Aquarius
    Sexuality Straight
    Religion Christian
    Ethnicity Black
    Nationality American
    University Illinios State University, Hunter College
    Occupation Text Actor, Comedian, Film Director, Writer
    Occupation Actor
    Claim to Fame Hollywood Shuffle 1987
    Year(s) Active 1975–Present, 1975–present
    Official Websites,
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