Mario Van Peebles Overview

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Born: January 15, 1957

Hailing from Mexico City, Van Peebles was dead keen on having a job in the entertainment business, like his dad. Taking his father's advice on getting an education first, Van Peebles attended Columbia University to study economics. After graduating, he entered the work force as a budget analyst for the New York City Department of Environmental Protection. A year later, he decided it was time to start his acting career, and left his job to get work on the stage. Using modeling and theater... See All

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