| Share

Wesley Snipes

actor, producer
Born: 7/31/1962
Birthplace: Orlando, Florida

Snipes attended New York's High School for the Performing Arts and made his film debut in Wildcats (1986). His other movies include Mo' Better Blues (1990), White Men Can't Jump (1992), and Murder at 1600 (1997). He is the star of the successful Blade movie series: Blade (1998), Blade II (2003), and Blade: Trinity (2004). He won a CableACE award for HBO's Vietnam War Story (1989) and NAACP Image Awards in 1991 and 1997. In 2006, Snipes was charged with failing to file tax returns.

Information Please® Database, © 2007 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved.

Jimmy SmitsSTom Snyder

More on Wesley Snipes from Infoplease:

  • Wesley Snipes - Biography of Wesley Snipes, Star of the Blade vampire movies
  • U.S. Marshals - U.S. Marshals Director: Stuart Baird Writer: John Pogue Director of Photography: Andrzej Bartkowiak ...
  • The Art of War - The Art of War Director: Christian Duguay Writers: Wayne Beach and Simon Davis Barry Time Warner; ...
  • The Fan - The Fan Director: Tony Scott Writer: Phoef Sutton Director of Photography: Dariusz Wolski Editors: ...
  • Murder at 1600 - Murder at 1600 Director: Dwight Little Writers: Wayne Beach and David Hodgin Director of ...