Holly Robinson Peete
Actress, author, talk show host, activist and philanthropist Holly Robinson Peete, actress dates back more than three decades and has led her to becoming a voice for her father, her son and her community.
The center of Hallmark Channel’s new and very first primetime family docu-series, “Meet the Peetes,”. Robinson Peete had her first experience in front of the camera at the age of four on the iconic children’s program “Sesame Street.”
In 1986, she landed a starring role on the FOX television drama “21 Jump Street” “Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper,” “For Your Love” and “One on One.”
Robinson Peete’s successful television career places her as one of only a handful of actresses to star in four shows in syndication.
In addition, she had a recurring role on the hit comedy series “Mike & Molly” as well as NBC’s hit drama series “Chicago Fire.”
Holly Robinson Peete has become one of the most trusted advocates for consistent and reliable education, outreach and support for autism through the HollyRod Foundation.
Her autism advocacy also extends to her book co-written with daughter, Ryan Elizabeth Peete, entitled My Brother Charlie (Scholastic): a bestselling, NAACP Image Award-winning children’s book about autism from the sibling’s perspective.
The follow-up to the children’s book entitled Same But Different: Teen Life On The Autism Express – which was co-authored by her twins Ryan Elizabeth & RJ – was released in spring 2016.
Robinson Peete and husband of 20+ years, Rodney Peete, are the proud parents of four children ages 12-20. They currently reside in Los Angeles.