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Considered one of the most versatile talents in Hollywood today, Robert Townsend is regarded by many as a renaissance man. He is an actor, director, producer, comedian and writer with a career that spans 15 years. He has acted in films like A Soldier's Story, directed by Norman Jewison, and The Mighty Quinn with Denzel Washington. He truly broke ground in 1987 when he wrote, directed, produced and starred in the classic comedy Hollywood Shuffle. For the small screen, he created and produced two ground breaking variety shows, the Cable Ace Award Winning Robert Townsend and His Partners in Crime for HBO and the Fox Television Variety Show Townsend Television. Originally aired on HBO, Robert Townsend's Partners In Crime will make its DVD and VHS debut! The release features some of America's top African American talent including: Sinbad, David Allen Grier, Marlon Wayans and more!