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Robinson, Keith

(born: 1974) 

Keith Robinson, an actor and singer, was born in Louisville, KY and grew up in Greenville, SC, later moving to Augusta, GA. He played C. C. White, Effie White's brother, in the 2006 award-winning musical film, Dreamgirls. He also played the Green Lightspeed Ranger in the TV series Power Rangers: Lightspeed Rescue and had a guest role in the TV series Monk (2005).

Robinson has also appeared in several films, including This Christmas, Fat Albert, and the Hallmark movie The Reading Room.

Singer and songwriter Keith Robinson has recorded a few singles, including "Love Somebody" and "Never Be You," as well as the album Love Episodic.

For more see M. K. Hoffman, "Keith Robinson: music is my first love," Jet, vol. 112, issue 3 (July 23, 2007), p. 40; and view Keith Robinson at R&B Live - Spotlight New York on YouTube.

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