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Wesley Snipes


Wesley Trent Snipes was born in Orlando, Florida, to Maryann (Long), a teacher's assistant, and Wesley Rudolph Snipes, an aircraft engineer. He grew up on the streets of the South Bronx in New York City, where he very early decided that the theater was to be his career. He attended the High School for the Performing Arts (popularized in Fame (1980)... See full bio »
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Other Works:

Appeared in the Michael Jackson music video for "Bad" (1987) See more »

Publicity Listings:

8 Interviews | 30 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Welsey Snipes

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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I never really planned on making action films. It just kind of happened. I've focused primarily on acting and developing characters, but that has blossomed into a whole new venue I'm still young and fit enough to do. My love is still drama, though. Even if I play a straight action guy, I want to give him some depth and substance. See more »

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Godfather of actress Cashalà L'Shauntyelle. See more »

Trademark:

Deep commanding voice See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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