Melvin Van Peebles

Birthday:
08/21/1932
Place of birth:
Chicago, Illinois, USA:
Biography:
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Melvin "Block" Van Peebles (August 21, 1932 - September 21, 2021) was an American actor, director, screenwriter, playwright, novelist and composer. He was most famous for creating the acclaimed film, Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song, which heralded a new era of African American focused films. He was 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.

Credits

Oscar Micheaux - The Superhero of Black Filmmaking (2021)
Armed (2018)
as Grandpa V.
Peeples (2013)
as Grandpa Peeples
Salty Dog Blues (2012)
as Himself (Interviewee)
The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 (2011)
as Self (voice)
Redemption Road (2011)
as Elmo
Infiltrating Hollywood: The Rise and Fall of the Spook Who Sat by the Door (2011)
Confessions of an Ex-Doofus Itchy Footed Mutha (2008)
American Swing (2008)
as Himself
How to Eat Your Watermelon in White Company (and Enjoy It) (2005)
The Real Deal: What It Is (2003)
as Himself
The Hebrew Hammer (2003)
as Sweetback
BaadAsssss Cinema (2002)
as Self
Classified X (1998)
as Himself
Calm at Sunset (1996)
as Mr. Bucket
Gang in Blue (1996)
as Andre Speier
Fist of the North Star (1995)
as Asher
Terminal Velocity (1994)
as Noble
Adieu, Babylone! (1993)
as self
Last Action Hero (1993)
as Melvin Van Peebles
Posse (1993)
as Papa Joe
Boomerang (1992)
as Editor
True Identity (1991)
as Taxi Driver
Identity Crisis (1989)
as The Inspector
Jaws: The Revenge (1987)
as Mr. Witherspoon
America (1986)
as Interviewed Man
O.C. and Stiggs (1985)
as Wino Bob
Wattstax (1973)
as Himself
Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song (1971)
as Sweetback
Watermelon Man (1970)
as Sign Painter
Sunlight (1957)

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