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Encyclopedia > Mario Van Peebles
Mario Van Peebles

Born Mario Van Peebles
January 15, 1957 (1957-01-15) (age 51)
Mexico City, Mexico
Years active 1971-Present

Mario Van Peebles (b. January 15, 1957 in Mexico City, Mexico) is a American director and actor who has appeared in numerous films. He is the son of writer, director and actor Melvin Van Peebles and German actress Maria Marx. is the 15th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar). ... Nickname: Location of Mexico City Coordinates: , Country Federal entity Boroughs The 16 delegaciones Founded c. ... is the 15th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar). ... Mexico City (Spanish: Ciudad de México) is the federal capital of and largest city in Mexico. ... Director Herbert Brenon with actress Alla Nazimova on the set of War Brides, 1916 A director is a person who directs the making of a film. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... Melvin Van Peebles, circa 2001, as seen in the documentary The Real Deal (What it Was. ...


His 2004 biopic BAADASSSSS! describes the making of his father's seminal film, Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song. BAADASSSSS!, also known as How to Get the Mans Foot Outta Your Ass, is a 2003 biopic film directed by the films star, Mario Van Peebles. ... Sweet Sweetbacks Baadasssss Song was a 1971 independent film written, produced, scored, directed by, and starring Melvin Van Peebles. ...


He graduated from Saint Thomas More School in Connecticut in 1974 and from Columbia University in 1978 with a bachelor's degree in economics. Alma Mater Columbia University is a private university in the United States and a member of the Ivy League. ... A bachelors degree is usually an undergraduate academic degree awarded for a course or major that generally lasts for three, four, or in some cases and countries, five or six years. ... Face-to-face trading interactions on the New York Stock Exchange trading floor. ...

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Partial filmography

Actor (film)

Sweet Sweetbacks Baadasssss Song was a 1971 independent film written, produced, scored, directed by, and starring Melvin Van Peebles. ... Exterminator 2 is a 1984 action film written and directed by Mark Buntzman and starring Robert Ginty and Mario Van Peebles, with a cameo by Arye Gross. ... Rappin is a 1985 film starring Mario Van Peebles, playing the character of an ex-convict named Rappin John Hood, who attempts to save his neighborhood from developers and hoodlums. ... Heartbreak Ridge is a 1986 film, starring Clint Eastwood (who also produced and directed) and Mario Van Peebles, about the 1983 U.S. invasion of Grenada, West Indies. ... Jaws The Revenge is a 1987s horror film. ... Identity Crisis is a 1989 comedy film directed and edited by Melvin Van Peebles, and written by Mario Van Peebles. ... For the Father Ted episode, see New Jack City (Father Ted). ... Posse is a 1993 Western movie starring Stephen Baldwin, Mario Van Peebles, Billy Zane, Tone Loc, Reginald VelJohnson, Big Daddy Kane, Blair Underwood, Isaac Hayes, and Nipsey Russell. ... Panther is a 1995 film dramatizing the story of The Black Panther Party of Self-Defense. ... Solo was a 1996 science fiction, action film from Columbia/Tristar Studios. ... Gang in Blue is a 1996 film co-directed by Melvin Van Peebles and his son, Mario Van Peebles, about a black police officer who discovers a cell of white supremacist vigilantes within his department. ... Los Locos is a 1997 western film directed by Jean-Marc Vallee starring Mario Van Peebles, who also wrote the screenplay. ... Love Kills is a 1998 film by Mario Van Peebles. ... Ali is a 2001 biographical film which tells the story of boxer Muhammad Ali. ... DVD cover The Hebrew Hammer is a film that was released in 2003. ... BAADASSSSS!, also known as How to Get the Mans Foot Outta Your Ass, is a 2003 biopic film directed by the films star, Mario Van Peebles. ... Hard Luck is a 2006 film reuniting Mario Van Peebles and Wesley Snipes who worked together in the 1990 film New Jack City. ...

Actor (TV)

One Life to Live (OLTL) is an American soap opera which has been broadcast on the ABC television network since July 15, 1968. ... The Cosby Show is an American television sitcom starring Bill Cosby, first broadcast on September 20, 1984 and ran for eight seasons on the NBC television network, until April 30, 1992. ... Sonny Spoon was a detective program aired in the United States on the NBC television network in 1988. ... // Introduction This series was aired by Showtime on 55 30-min episodes for 3 seasons (1998-2001) Story This bittersweet series tells the story of Billie Frank, an actress going down from star-system because an alcoholic problem and adiction to sex. ... 44 Minutes: The North Hollywood Shoot-Out is a 2003 film directed by Yves Simoneau. ... All My Children (AMC) is a popular American soap opera that has been broadcast Monday through Friday on the ABC TV network since January 5, 1970. ...

Director

For the Father Ted episode, see New Jack City (Father Ted). ... Posse is a 1993 Western movie starring Stephen Baldwin, Mario Van Peebles, Billy Zane, Tone Loc, Reginald VelJohnson, Big Daddy Kane, Blair Underwood, Isaac Hayes, and Nipsey Russell. ... Panther is a 1995 film dramatizing the story of The Black Panther Party of Self-Defense. ... BAADASSSSS!, also known as How to Get the Mans Foot Outta Your Ass, is a 2003 biopic film directed by the films star, Mario Van Peebles. ... Hard Luck is a 2006 film reuniting Mario Van Peebles and Wesley Snipes who worked together in the 1990 film New Jack City. ... The introduction to this article provides insufficient context for those unfamiliar with the subject matter. ...

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For the in-memory database management system, see In-memory database. ... For the Father Ted episode, see New Jack City (Father Ted). ... Posse is a 1993 Western movie starring Stephen Baldwin, Mario Van Peebles, Billy Zane, Tone Loc, Reginald VelJohnson, Big Daddy Kane, Blair Underwood, Isaac Hayes, and Nipsey Russell. ... Panther is a 1995 film dramatizing the story of The Black Panther Party of Self-Defense. ... Gang in Blue is a 1996 film co-directed by Melvin Van Peebles and his son, Mario Van Peebles, about a black police officer who discovers a cell of white supremacist vigilantes within his department. ... Love Kills is a 1998 film by Mario Van Peebles. ... BAADASSSSS!, also known as How to Get the Mans Foot Outta Your Ass, is a 2003 biopic film directed by the films star, Mario Van Peebles. ... Hard Luck is a 2006 film reuniting Mario Van Peebles and Wesley Snipes who worked together in the 1990 film New Jack City. ...

  Results from FactBites:
 
The Believer - Interview with Mario Van Peebles (465 words)
Mario went on to study at Columbia University and sharpen his business teeth working for the New York City mayoral office during the Ed Koch era before establishing himself as an actor and director with films like New Jack City, Panther, and Posse.
Mario Van Peebles and I met for breakfast at a North Hollywood diner.
MARIO VAN PEEBLES: I realized the only way I was going to make this film and not turn it into cinematic Wonder Bread was to do it myself.
Moviefone Q&A: Mario Van Peebles - Moviefone (1059 words)
Van Peebles compares acting in a film he didn't direct to being a plumber vacationing in Hawaii: "the last thing [you] want to do is look under the sink." Van Peebles felt so passionately about the source material, however, that he wrote the foreword to Edward Torres' novelization.
Mario Van Peebles:: I play this character "Early Earl" Bassey, and he's the brother that sort of teaches Carlito Gangsterism 101 and how to elevate his thug life into gangster life, and take advantage of the underworld, which was racially divided.
Mario Van Peebles: Uh, yeah, well really what was interesting with him was he came there to do his job.
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