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Wesley Snipes


Wesley Snipes 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)). But dreams of the musical theater (and maybe a few commercials) faded when his mother moved to Orlando, Florida before he ... See full bio »
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Active on Broadway in the following productions: 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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Lot of the scripts I've been in with other non-white actors haven't been great. Lot of non-white actors ain't all that great. See more »

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Introduction and training in the martial arts was first by fellow classmate and now fight co-coordinator/technical advisor Marcus Salgado. 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.

Star Sign:

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way to wreck your life wesley, good going. geoffreyudin1
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