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.

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