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Wesley Snipes

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Biography

Snipes in September 2009

Source: Wikipedia

Wesley Trent Snipes (born July 31, 1962) is an American actor, film producer and martial artist. He is best known for his role as the Marvel Comics character Blade in the Blade film trilogy, a role he may reprise within the Marvel Cinematic Universe in the future. He formed a production company, Amen-Ra Films, in 1991, and a subsidiary, Black Dot Media, to develop projects for film and television. He has been training in martial arts since the age of 12, earning a 5th dan black belt in Shotokan Karate and 2nd dan black belt in Hapkido.

Fact file

  • Born: Wesley Trent Snipes July 31, 1962 (age 53) Orlando, Florida, U.S.
  • Occupation: Actor, film producer, martial artist
  • Years active: 1986–present
  • Spouse(s): April Dubois (m. 1985–90) Nikki Park (m. 2003)
  • Children: 5

Read more about Wesley Snipes at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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Wesley Snipes Says He Stole Prince's Role in Michael Jackson's 'Bad' Video
Billboard, 2017-08-10 16:28:55
In an interview on Conan this Wednesday (Aug. 9), Wesley Snipes revealed that he beat out Prince for a role in Michael Jackson's "Bad...

This 'Armed Response' to rogue AI quickly becomes ridiculous
LA Times Entertainme, 2017-08-03 00:15:00
An abandoned high-tech prison sets the stage — as well as the limited shooting budget — for “Armed Response,” a far-fetched supernatural revenge techno-thriller starring Wesley Snipes, Dave Annable and Anne Heche, and produced by KISS founder Gene Simmons and WWE Studios. If those credits sound...

Actor Wesley Snipes releases debut novel "Talon of God"
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2017-07-25 17:46:10
With more than 70 films on his résumé, inlcuding 18 as a producer, actor Wesley Snipes has made a name for himself in Hollywood with movies like "New Jack City" and "White Men Can't Jump." Now, he's released his debut novel, a spiritual thriller titled "Talon of God." Wesley Snipes ...

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