GG Townson


“I am enough”


GG Townson is a Los Angeles native born into an entertainment legacy. Her grandfather, Ronald Townson, was a founding member of the iconic 1960’s vocal group The 5th Dimension, known for their timeless hits like “Medley: Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In” and “Up, Up and Away.” Inspired by her family’s musical roots, GG Townson embarked on a journey to make her mark in the entertainment industry.

From a young age, Townson showcased her natural talent and quickly made her presence felt. She began her career with a notable role in a Toon Disney commercial at the age of seven, capturing the attention of industry professionals. Subsequently, she secured a guest spot on the acclaimed series Joan of Arcadia, followed by a recurring role on Nickelodeon’s Zoey 101, where she acted alongside Jamie Lynn Spears. Townson’s television credits also include memorable appearances in Everybody Hates Chris, Cory in the House, Children’s Hospital and In The Cut.

In addition to her television work, Townson has ventured into the world of film, starring in projects like Major Deal, where she portrayed the character Candy, and Welcome Matt, where she will be seen as Lisa alongside Tahj Mowry. These diverse roles allowed Townson to showcase her acting prowess and versatility.

GG Townson’s breakthrough came with her portrayal of the iconic hip-hop artist “Salt” in the highly-anticipated Lifetime biopic Salt-N-Pepa. The movie chronicles the rise of Cheryl “Salt” James and Sandra “Pepa” Denton, the trailblazing female rap duo. Townson’s performance in the film garnered critical acclaim, and she was grateful to have Cheryl’s support throughout the process.

Continuing her successful trajectory, Townson recently had a major recurring arc on BET Plus’s series “Sacrifice as Jameson. This role showcased her ability to captivate audiences with her compelling performances and further solidified her standing as a talented actress in the industry.

Beyond her artistic pursuits, GG Townson is a passionate advocate for women’s empowerment. She is currently working on launching an organization that aims to inspire and uplift young women through educational, artistic, and social-recreational experiences, nurturing all aspects of their well-being.

In her spare time, Townson enjoys engaging in arts and crafts, staying active through exercise, honing her culinary skills in the kitchen, and cherishing moments spent with her loved ones.

GG Townson’s undeniable talent, versatility, and dedication to empowering others make her a force to be reckoned with in the entertainment industry. As she continues to evolve and take on new challenges, her star will undoubtedly shine even brighter.




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  • Courtesy of Lifetime Salt-N-Pepa