Holly Robinson Peete

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Born

9/18/1964 , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Birth Name

Holly Robinson

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Female

Biography:

Holly Robinson (born September 18, 1964, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American actress. She is African American.,/br>
Her parents, Dolores and the late Matt Robinson, were both actors who moved to Los Angeles, California when she was ten years old. She attended Sarah Lawrence College in Yonkers, New York where she majored in psychology and French. Her language skills allowed her to spend a year in Paris, France to study at the Sorbonne.


As an actress, Robinson is probably best known for her television roles on the crime series 21 Jump Street from 1987 to 1991, Hangin' with Mr. Cooper from 1992-1997, and in the 1998-2002 comedy series For Your Love, which also starred Dedee Pfeiffer.


She married in 1995, she has four children: Ryan & RJ (twins), Robinson, and Roman, all with husband Rodney Peete, a former National Football League quarterback with the Washington Redskins. She now goes by the name Holly Robinson Peete.