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Marvin Towns Jr.

Marvin Towns was introduced to the film business though his friendship with Muhammad Ali as a high school kid in the late 70's. First working as a production assistant on Muhammad's TV miniseries Freedom Road. His next gig was on The Blues Brothers and he hasn't looked back. Towns' production skills have been honed through years of working on big ... See full bio »
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The Wicked
The Wicked Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Weird Science
Weird Science Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
The Blues Brothers
The Blues Brothers Miscellaneous Crew


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 2018 Pen Therapy (Short) (creative director)
 1984 American Playhouse (TV Series) (production assistant - 1 episode)
- A Matter of Principle (1984) ... (production assistant - as Marvin Towns)
 1984 Streets of Fire (production assistant)
 1983 Risky Business (production assistant - uncredited)
 1983 Bad Boys (production assistant - as Marvin Townes)
 1982 Chicago Story (TV Series) (production assistant - 13 episodes)
- Half a Chance (1982) ... (production assistant)
- Who Needs the Truth? (1982) ... (production assistant)
- Subterranean Blues (1982) ... (production assistant)
- Dutton's Law (1982) ... (production assistant)
- Bad Blood (1982) ... (production assistant)
 1980 The Blues Brothers (production assistant - as Marvin Townes)
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Alternate Names:

Marvin Townes | Marvin G. Towns Jr. | Marvin G. Towns | Marvin Towns


5' 11" (1.8 m)

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Marvin Towns began his career as a production assistant on the hit film The Blues Brothers.

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