This page will contain blogs about Wesley Snipes, as they become available.|
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.
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.
This page about Wesley Snipes includes information from a Wikipedia article.
Additional articles about Wesley Snipes
News stories about Wesley Snipes
External links for Wesley Snipes
Videos for Wesley Snipes
Wikis about Wesley Snipes
Discussion Groups about Wesley Snipes
Blogs about Wesley Snipes
Images of Wesley Snipes
It co-produced the first two Blade films and other titles that Snipes has starred in. Among his most notable efforts:. In 1991, Snipes formed the independent production company is Amen Ra Films. Sutherland has directed three and appeared in over 50 films. His second child, a daughter born in 2001, was with Korean painter Nikki Park. A portion of Sutherland's appearance is displayed after the credits. Snipes was married from 1985 to 1990 and has a son from this marriage. Sutherland, driving by at the time, jumped out of his car and intervened, only to discover that he was interrupting a student film.
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. In the episode "White Power", The Dudes beat an old lady and steal her purse to facilitate their addiction to teeth whiteners. He often plays tough characters in action movies, and demonstrates considerable athletic and fighting ablity. During the fall of 2001, Sutherland unintentionally interrupted the filming of the premire episode of the online series The Lonely Island (http://www.thelonelyisland.com/). An agent spotted Snipes and got him a role in Wildcats (1986). On April 18, 2000, Sutherland was a featured speaker at the Friends of Medicare rally in Edmonton, Alberta, which sought to prevent the governing Conservative premier Ralph Klein from amending Bill 11 in manner which protesters alleged would permit "two-tier health care" in Canada. He did dinner theater and regional productions. Sutherland's personal views on gun politics are unknown.
He then attended the State University of New York College at Purchase and graduated with a Bachelors of Fine Arts in 1985. After the original broadcast of the November 25, 2003 episode of 24, Kiefer Sutherland broke character to address the issue of gun safety, most likely to waive Fox Network of liability in case someone attempted to recreate the Russian Roulette scenes. Sutherland gave a promotion for an organization called Americans For Gun Safety Foundation. While in Florida, Snipes did puppet theatre, mime and musical theatre in competitions and festivals. The graphic novel is about Sutherland's character Jack Bauer when he first joins CTU; this takes place before the first season occurs. He graduated from a Florida high school. There is also a graphic novel called One Shot due to come out in the summer of 2004. He started the High School for the Performing Arts, but his mother divorced and they moved back to Orlando. A fourth season is due to begin in January of 2005.
Snipes grew up in The Bronx and decided early on that he wanted to be a dancer until he took some acting classes. The first season was such a hit that there was a second and third season made. He is probably best known for his role as the eponymous vampire hunter in the Blade trilogy of movies. 24 was originally intended to be a one time mini-series in which special agent Jack Bauer (played by Sutherland) has to stop a presidential candidate from being assassinated as well as rescue his wife and daughter (who are being held hostage). Wesley Snipes (born July 31, 1962 in Orlando, Florida) is an American actor and producer. Sutherland is well known for his role as special agent Jack Bauer in U.S. television show 24. Blade: Trinity (2004). He has a twin sister named Rachel, who has had a few credits in film production but does not work as an actress.
Blade II (2002). He is the son of Donald Sutherland and Shirley Douglas, both actors themselves, and the grandson of Canadian statesman Tommy Douglas. The Art of War (2000). He was born in London, England while his parents were working there, but was raised in Canada. Blade (1998). Kiefer William Frederick Dempsey George Rufus Sutherland (born December 21, 1966) is a Canadian television and film actor. Murder at 1600 (1997). The Bay Boy (1984), his first film role, which earned him a Genie nomination for best actor.
To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar (1995). Also starring: River Phoenix, Wil Wheaton and Corey Feldman. Demolition Man (1993). Both groups arrive at the dead body at the same time and there is a showdown to see who will get credit for finding the body. Passenger 57 (1992). The younger boys that are not in Ace's gang are also on the same mission. White Men Can't Jump (1992). Two of Ace's gang members are somehow tied to this dead body, they go on a hunt to find it and become famous.
New Jack City (1991). The premise of the movie is some younger boys go on a mission to find a body. Major League (1989). In this movie, Sutherland plays Ace, the leader of a gang. Wildcats (1986). Stand By Me (1986). The younger brother of the boy Kiefer turns into a vampire finds out that his brother has been turned into a vampire. Along with two other boys they go on a vampire hunt to destroy the gang of vampires.
In this film Sutherland plays a lead vampire in a small town in the United States that corrupts a teenage boy that just moved there. The Lost Boys (1987). A story about a group of outcast cowboys trying to defend the land of a man who took them in and helped educate them. Young Guns (1988), with Emilio Estevez, and Charlie Sheen.
Shortly after, however, Julia Roberts broke off the engagement to be with one of Kiefer Sutherlands close friends. During the filming of this movie Kiefer Sutherland and Julia Roberts became engaged. They play medical students experimenting with death. Flatliners (1990), with Julia Roberts and Kevin Bacon.
Sutherland is a supporting actor, the partner of Chet (played by Chris Isaak). Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me (1992), the prequel to the acclaimed Twin Peaks series. Alongside: Jack Nicholson, Kevin Bacon, and Tom Cruise. Sutherland does not star in this film, but is an actor in it.
A Few Good Men (1992). Based loosely on the classic novel by Alexander Dumas. The Three Musketeers (1993), a Walt Disney film also starring Charlie Sheen, Tim Curry and Chris O'Donnell. The mother (Sally Field) is bent on revenge after this event.
He does this while the daughter is on the phone with her mother. In the beginning of the film he kills and rapes Sally Field's daughter's character. In this film Sutherland plays a killer/rapist opposite Sally Field. An Eye for an Eye (1996).
Kiefer did not have a major acting role in the film, but he was a supporting actor. Everything goes wrong when they rob the man, and Sutherland, along with 3 other men have to run from the police, and a vicious mob boss (played by Martin Sheen). The premise of the movie is guy that just got out of jail decides to rob cocaine from the man he works for. Truth or Consequences, NM (1997). Directed by Sutherland.
Daniel Schreber. Dark City (1998), as Dr. Woman Wanted (1999), director and as Wendell Goddard. Phone Booth (2003), as the caller.