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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 »

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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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Personal Quote:

I read that Asian women were bedroom generals. Some people think that means they're great in bed, but that's not the issue. They're talking about a place where the man is at his most vulnerable, where they have the most control. They don't have to beat him over the head to mow the lawn. They can whisper it in his ear and give him a kiss on the cheek and it's no problem. That's a general. (August ... See more »

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His apartment was destroyed by the collapse of the World Trade Center's Twin Towers. He happened to have been delayed at the gym where he was working out, otherwise he would have been home at that moment. See more »

Trademark:

Characters in his films, usually his own characters, frequently quote the literary classic "The Art of War", written by Sun Tzu around 500 B.C.E., which is widely regarded as the single best resource for training military special forces groups worldwide. See more »

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Leo

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