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Ron Townson (1933–2001)

Ron Townson was born on January 29, 1933 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. He was an actor, known for The Woody Allen Special (1969), The Mambo Kings (1992) and Burt Bacharach in Shangri-La (1973). He was married to Bobette. He died on August 2, 2001 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. See full bio »


(age 68) in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

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Known For

The Mambo Kings
The Mambo Kings Empire M.C.
Sing und swing
Sing und swing Himself


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 1992 Sisters (TV Series)
Hotel Manager
- Sins of the Mothers (1992) ... Hotel Manager
 1992 The Mambo Kings
Empire M.C.
 1976 Switch (TV Series)
Philip Earps
- The Case of the Purloined Case (1976) ... Philip Earps
 1974 Soul Train (TV Series)
 1970 The Andy Williams Show (TV Series)
- Episode #2.12 (1970)
 1970 It Takes a Thief (TV Series)
- To Sing a Song of Murder (1970) ... Ron
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 1983 Frank Elstner: Stippvisite in Las Vegas (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (as The 5th Dimension)
 1974 Soul Train (TV Series)
- The 5th Dimension/Willie Hutch (1974) ... Himself (as The 5th Dimension)
 1973 Flip (TV Series)
- Episode #4.11 (1973) ... Himself
 1973 Burt Bacharach in Shangri-La (TV Movie)
Himself (as The 5th Dimension)
 1971 Make Your Own Kind of Music! (TV Series)
- Episode #1.8 (1971) ... Himself (as The 5th Dimension)
 1968-1969 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
Singer / Himself - Singer
- Episode #23.11 (1969) ... Himself - Singer (as The Fifth Dimension)
- Episode #21.36 (1968) ... Singer (as The 5th Dimension)
- Episode #21.27 (1968) ... Singer (as The 5th Dimension)
 1969 Eine Starparade mit Marianne Koch (TV Movie)
Himself (as The 5th Dimension)
 1969 The Woody Allen Special (TV Special documentary) (as The 5th Dimension)
 1969 Sing und swing (TV Movie)
Himself (as The Fifth Dimension)
 1969 Night-Club (TV Series)
Himself - Musician
- Episode dated 25 February 1969 (1969) ... Himself - Musician (as The 5th Dimension)
 1969 The Jackie Gleason Show (TV Series)
Himself - Musical Guest
- Episode #3.13 (1969) ... Himself - Musical Guest (as The 5th Dimension)

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The 5th Dimension | The Fifth Dimension

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With a resoundingly high tenor voice, he originally pursued opera. See more »

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