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Wesley Snipes

Wesley Snipes (born July 31, 1962 in Orlando, Florida) is an American actor and producer. He is probably best known for his role as the eponymous vampire hunter in the Blade trilogy of movies.

Biography

Snipes grew up in The Bronx and decided early on that he wanted to be a dancer until he took some acting classes. He started the High School for the Performing Arts, but his mother divorced and they moved back to Orlando. He graduated from a Florida high school. While in Florida, Snipes did puppet theatre, mime and musical theatre in competitions and festivals. He then attended the State University of New York College at Purchase and graduated with a Bachelors of Fine Arts in 1985.

He did dinner theater and regional productions. An agent spotted Snipes and got him a role in Wildcats (1986). He often plays tough characters in action movies, and demonstrates considerable athletic and fighting ablity. He is interested in martial arts, including Karate, Kung Fu and Capoeira, and this interest is reflected in the fact that many of his movies make reference to Sun Tzu's Art of War.

Snipes was married from 1985 to 1990 and has a son from this marriage. His second child, a daughter born in 2001, was with Korean painter Nikki Park.

In 1991, Snipes formed the independent production company is Amen Ra Films. It co-produced the first two Blade films and other titles that Snipes has starred in.

Selected Filmography

  • Wildcats (1986)
  • Major League (1989)
  • New Jack City (1991)
  • White Men Can't Jump (1992)
  • Passenger 57 (1992)
  • Demolition Man (1993)
  • To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar (1995)
  • Murder at 1600 (1997)
  • Blade (1998)
  • The Art of War (2000)
  • Blade II (2002)
  • Blade: Trinity (2004)

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It co-produced the first two Blade films and other titles that Snipes has starred in. Steiger has a Bacon number of 2. William Rufus Shafter has a Steiger number of 8. See: Small world phenomenon. In 1991, Snipes formed the independent production company is Amen Ra Films. The average Steiger number of a movie actor is 2.679 (compared to Bacon's 2.955). His second child, a daughter born in 2001, was with Korean painter Nikki Park. Rod Steiger is the most linkable actor in the Internet Movie Database. Snipes was married from 1985 to 1990 and has a son from this marriage. Rod Steiger has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood.

He is interested in martial arts, including Karate, Kung Fu and Capoeira, and this interest is reflected in the fact that many of his movies make reference to Sun Tzu's Art of War. He is interred in the Forest Lawn - Hollywood Hills Cemetery. He often plays tough characters in action movies, and demonstrates considerable athletic and fighting ablity. He died in Los Angeles of pneumonia and kidney failure at the age of seventy-seven. An agent spotted Snipes and got him a role in Wildcats (1986). Steiger called this refusal his "dumbest career move." He also turned down The Godfather. He did dinner theater and regional productions. The role was then given to George C. Scott, who won the Oscar.

He then attended the State University of New York College at Purchase and graduated with a Bachelors of Fine Arts in 1985. He was offered the title role in Patton but turned it down because he did not want to glorify war. While in Florida, Snipes did puppet theatre, mime and musical theatre in competitions and festivals. Steiger had five wives, actress Sally Gracie (married 1952-divorced 1958), actress Claire Bloom (married 1959-divorced 1969), Sherry Nelson (married 1973-divorced 1979), Paula Ellis (married 1986-divorced 1997) and actress Joan Benedict (married 2000-his death 2002). He graduated from a Florida high school. He was nominated for the Academy Award for his roles in On the Waterfront (1954), The Pawnbroker (1965) and The Hurricane (1999). He started the High School for the Performing Arts, but his mother divorced and they moved back to Orlando. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his portrayal of Sheriff Bill Gillespie in the 1967 movie In the Heat of the Night (1967) opposite Sidney Poitier.

Snipes grew up in The Bronx and decided early on that he wanted to be a dancer until he took some acting classes. Steiger appeared in over 100 motion pictures. He is probably best known for his role as the eponymous vampire hunter in the Blade trilogy of movies. After the war, he returned to New Jersey and joined a drama group before studying drama full-time under Lee Strasberg and Elia Kazan at The Actor's Studio. Wesley Snipes (born July 31, 1962 in Orlando, Florida) is an American actor and producer. He ran away from home at age sixteen to join the US Navy during World War II. Blade: Trinity (2004). He was born Rodney Stephen Steiger in Westhampton, New York.

Blade II (2002). Rod Steiger (April 14, 1925 - July 9, 2002) was an American actor. The Art of War (2000). Blade (1998). Murder at 1600 (1997).

To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar (1995). Demolition Man (1993). Passenger 57 (1992). White Men Can't Jump (1992).

New Jack City (1991). Major League (1989). Wildcats (1986).

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