“I have always been outspoken about gay rights, but I’m also outspoken about giving everyone the same rights, opportunities, and respect that I want for myself,” says Simmons.“Whether it is a transgender discussion, gay discussion, Muslim discussion, Jewish discussion or any underserved or [marginalized] group, I’m always outspoken. I practice loving everybody.” Although Russell recently sold his East Hampton home, he’s still a regular guest in the community. You pull up to Southampton on your way to East Hampton, and the minute you arrive, you just let it all go.
She starred in the show in the 1990s and played a character called Angel. Russell is an annoying, arrogant little know it all who thinks he is an authority on everything. from conflict diamonds in Africa to politics, religion, race, art/culture, education, health and lifestyle.
Robinson appeared in a 1989 episode of the NBC series Midnight Caller, in which he played an athlete who falls victim to crack cocaine.
He also co-starred in the 1989 ABC miniseries The Women of Brewster Place, as the boyfriend of a suburbanite (played by Robin Givens).
According to Robinson "He would not be where he is today if not for his friendship with Zak and Frank." Robinson's early film roles included a football teammate of Tom Cruise in All the Right Moves (1983), as Shadow Nadeing, the Notre Dame-bound basketball playing co-worker of Matt Dillon, in The Flamingo Kid (1984).
He costarred in the Michael Mann-produced Tri-Star Pictures film Band of The Handas well as the "Killer Bee" in the Dennis Hopper-directed gang film Colors, starring Sean Penn and Robert Duvall.