Wesley Snipes
Wesley Snipes

Gender

Male

Known Credits

35

Wesley Snipes

Date of Birth: Jul 31, 1962

Birthplace: Orlando, Florida, USA

 

 

Biography

Wesley Trent Snipes (born July 31, 1962) is an American actor, film producer, and martial artist. He has starred in numerous action-adventures, thrillers, and dramatic feature films and is well known for his role as Blade in the Blade trilogy. Snipes formed a production company titled Amen-Ra Films in 1991 and a subsidiary, Black Dot Media, to develop projects for film and television. Snipes has been training in martial arts since age twelve, earning a high ranking 5th dan black belt in Shotokan Karate and 2nd dan black belt in Hapkido. He has also trained as a student of Capoeira under Mestre Jelon Vieira and in a number of other disciplines including various styles of kung fu.

Known For

Filmography

The Recall

The Recall

as The Hunter

2017

The Player (2015)

The Player (2015)

as Mr. Johnson

2015

Bad 25

Bad 25

as Himself (Archive Footage)

2012

Game of Death

Game of Death

as Agent Marcus

2011

The Detonator

The Detonator

as Sonni Griffith

2006

Chaos

Chaos

as Lorenz / Jason York

2005

Blade: Trinity

Blade: Trinity

as Blade

2004

Undisputed

Undisputed

as Monroe Hutchen

2002

Blade II

Blade II

as Blade

2002

The Art of War

The Art of War

as Neil Shaw

2000

Play It to the Bone

Play It to the Bone

as Himself (Ringside Fan)

1999

Down in the Delta

Down in the Delta

as Will Sinclair

1998

Blade

Blade

as Blade

1998

U.S. Marshals

U.S. Marshals

as Mark Sheridan

1998

Futuresport

Futuresport

as Obike Fixx

1998

One Night Stand

One Night Stand

as Max Carlyle

1997

Murder at 1600

Murder at 1600

as Detective Harlan Regis

1997

The Fan

The Fan

as Bobby Rayburn

1996

Money Train

Money Train

as John

1995

Drop Zone

Drop Zone

as Pete Nessip

1994

Sugar Hill

Sugar Hill

as Romello Skuggs

1994

Demolition Man

Demolition Man

as Simon Phoenix

1993

Rising Sun

Rising Sun

as Lt. Webster Smith

1993

Passenger 57

Passenger 57

as John Cutter

1992

White Men Can't Jump

White Men Can't Jump

as Sidney Deane

1992

Jungle Fever

Jungle Fever

as Flipper Purify

1991

Mo' Better Blues

Mo' Better Blues

as Shadow Henderson (Sax)

1990

King of New York

King of New York

as Thomas Flanigan

1990

Critical Condition

Critical Condition

as Ambulance Driver

1987