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"There are so few guys who do action and do it well. Even fewer who are African-American. Even fewer who have classical-theater training. So a cat like me coming in, I'm bringing all of that to an action movie."

Wesley Trent Snipes (born July 31, 1962 in Orlando, Florida) is an American actor, producer, and martial artist.

He's famous for appearing in films like New Jack City, White Men Can't Jump, Passenger 57 and Demolition Man, and for portraying the Marvel Comics dhampyr Blade in a film trilogy.

He formed a production company, Amen-Ra Films, in 1991, and a subsidiary, Black Dot Media, to develop projects for film and television. He is a lifelong martial artist, having training in Karate, Capoeira, hapkido, Taekwondo, Shaolin kung fu, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and Kickboxing.

Snipes was previously married to April Dubois and is currently married to Nakyung Park. He has six children.

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