Afro-American actor, born 31st of July 1962 in Orlano, Florida.
Wesley Trent Snipes (born July 31, 1962) is an American actor, film producer, martial artist, and tax protester.
Snipes has starred in action-adventures, thrillers and dramatic feature films opposite such actors as Robert De Niro and Sean Connery. In recent years, Snipes has moved behind the scenes in order to make his own films. To this end, he formed his own independent production company, Amen Ra Films, and its subsidiary Black Dot Media in 1991, to develop projects for film and television.
Wesley Snipes has been training in martial arts since he was twelve. He is a fourth-degree Black Belt in Shotokan Karate and a student of Capoeira under Mestre Jelon Vieira. Snipes has also pursued training in a number of other disciplines including Kung Fu.