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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, martial artist and author. His prominent film roles include Major League (1989), Mo' Better Blues (1990), New Jack City (1991), White Men Can't Jump (1992), Demolition Man (1993), and the Marvel Comics character Blade in the Blade film trilogy (1998–2004).

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

In the news

Wesley Snipes breaks out in 'Dolemite' as a working actor turned blaxploitation director
LA Times Entertainme, 2019-12-19 15:00:02
Playing the "ghetto fabulous" D'Urville Martin in "Dolemite Is My Name," Wesley Snipes drew on years of very specific training.

‘Dolemite Is My Name’ Review: Eddie Murphy, Raw and Cooking
NY Times Movies, 2019-10-02 22:54:51
Murphy, Wesley Snipes and an ensemble of accomplices elevate a not-bad biopic of an unlikely blaxploitation auteur.

Ruth Carter, Luenell, Da'Vine Joy Randolph, Keegan-Michael Key, Mike Epps, Craig Robinson, Eddie Murphy, Wesley Snipes and Tituss Burgess'Dolemite Is My Name' film premiere, Arrivals, Regency Village
Variety, 2019-09-30 21:00:34
The saying goes “never meet your heroes,” but the cast of “Dolemite Is My Name” did just that when acting opposite Eddie Murphy in the biopic about the comedy legend’s idol Rudy Ray Moore. “I finally got a chance to work with one of my heroes. I’ve been trying to ...

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