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Melvin Van Peebles

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Melvin "Block" Van Peebles (born August 21, 1932) is an American actor, director, screenwriter, playwright, novelist and composer. He is most famous for creating the acclaimed film, Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song, which heralded a new era of African American focused films. He is the father of actor and director Mario Van Peebles. Description above from the Wikipedia article Melvin Van Peebles, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Aug 21, 1932 In Chicago, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Hallmark Hall of Fame 1951-12-24
Latest Project:
Movie Peeples 2013-05-09
Known For
Poster of Fist of the North Star
Poster of The Sophisticated Gents
Poster of Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song
Movie Peeples Grandpa Peeples 2013-05-09
Movie The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 Himself (voice) 2011-09-09
Movie American Swing Himself 2008-01-01
Movie Confessions of an Ex-Doofus Itchy Footed Mutha 2008-08-22
Movie How to Eat Your Watermelon in White Company (and Enjoy It) 2005-01-01
Movie The Hebrew Hammer Sweetback 2003-01-01
Movie The Real Deal: What It Is Himself 2003-01-14
Movie BaadAsssss Cinema Himself 2002-01-01
Series Girlfriends Unknown 2000-09-11
Movie Classified X Himself 1998-10-16
Series The Shining Richard Hallorann 1997-04-27
Movie Gang in Blue Andre Speier 1996-09-08
Movie Calm at Sunset Mr. Bucket 1996-12-01
Movie Fist of the North Star Asher 1995-04-22
Movie Terminal Velocity Noble 1994-09-23
Movie Posse Papa Joe 1993-05-14
Movie Last Action Hero Melvin Van Peebles 1993-06-18
Movie Farewell, Babylon! self 1993-08-28
Series Living Single Unknown 1993-08-29
Movie Boomerang Editor 1992-06-30
Movie True Identity Taxi Driver 1991-07-23
Movie Jaws: The Revenge Mr. Witherspoon 1987-07-17
Movie America Interviewed Man 1986-10-01
Movie O.C. and Stiggs Wino Bob 1985-01-01
Series The Sophisticated Gents Walter 'Moon' Porter 1981-09-29
Movie Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song Sweetback 1971-04-23
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24
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