Wesley Snipes Overview

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Born: July 31, 1963

Born in the Bronx, New York, Wesley Snipes left behind his studies at Manhattan's High School for the Performance Arts when his family packed up and moved to Florida, dashing his musical theater dreams. He returned to New York a few years later to study drama at the prestigious theater program at S.U.N.Y.-Purchase, where he was one of only four black students. Upon graduation, Snipes installed telephones before landing his first movie role in the Goldie Hawn vehicle Wildcats (1986). Next came... See All


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