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From Wikipedia
Wesley Trent Snipes (born July 31, 1962) is an American actor, film producer and martial artist.

Snipes was born in Orlando, Florida, the son of Maryann (née Long), a teacher's assistant, and Wesley Rudolph Snipes, an aircraft engineer. He grew up in the Bronx, New York. He attended the High School of Performing Arts of Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts but moved back to Florida before he could graduate. After graduating from Jones High School in Orlando, Snipes returned to New York and attended the State University of New York at Purchase. He also attended Southwest College in Los Angeles, California.

Films that he has appeared on

Year   Title   Role   Notes
1986   Wildcats   Trumaine   
1986   Streets of Gold   Roland Jenkins   
1987   Critical Condition   Ambulance Driver   
1987   Bad   Mini Max   Short film
1989   Major League   "Willie Mays" Hayes   
1990   Mo' Better Blues   Shadow Handerson   
1990   King of New York   Thomas Flanigan   
1991   New Jack City   Nino Brown   Nominated – MTV Movie Award for Best Villain
1991   Jungle Fever   Flipper "Flip" Purify   
1992   The Waterdance   Raymond Hill   
1992   White Men Can't Jump   Sidney "Syd" Deane   
1992   Passenger 57   John Cutter   
1993   Boiling Point   Jimmy Mercer   
1993   Rising Sun   Lt. Webster "Web" Smith   
1993   Demolition Man   Simon Phoenix   Nominated – MTV Movie Award for Best Villain
1994   Sugar Hill   Roemello Skugs   
1994   Drop Zone   Pete Nessip   
1995   To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar   Noxeema Jackson   
1995   Money Train   John   
1995   Waiting to Exhale   James Wheeler   Uncredited
1996   The Fan   Bobby "Bob" Rayburn   
1997   Murder at 1600   Detective Harlan Regis   
1997   One Night Stand   Maximilian "Max" Carlyle   Volpi Cup for Best Actor
1998   Jackie Chan: My Story   Himself   Documentary
1998   U.S. Marshals   Mark J. Sheridan / Mark Warren / Mark Roberts   
1998   Blade   Eric Brooks / Blade   Also fight choreographer and producer
1998   Down in the Delta   Will Sinclair   Also executive producer
1998   Masters of the Martial Arts   Himself   Documentary
1999   Play It to the Bone   Ringside Fan #2   Cameo
2000   The Art of War   Neil Shaw   
2002   Blade II   Eric Brooks / Blade   Also fight choreographer and producer
2002   Liberty Stands Still   Joe   
2002   ZigZag   David "Dave" Fletcher   
2002   Undisputed   Monroe "Undisputed" Hutchens   Also producer
2004   Unstoppable   Dean Cage   
2004   Blade: Trinity   Eric Brooks / Blade   Also producer
2005   7 Seconds   Jack Tulliver   Direct-to-DVD
2005   The Marksman   Painter   Direct-to-DVD
2005   Chaos   Jason York
Scott Curtis
Lorenz   Direct-to-DVD
2006   The Detonator   Sonni Griffith   Direct-to-DVD
2006   Hard Luck   Lucky   Direct-to-DVD
2007   The Contractor   James Jackson Dial   Direct-to-DVD
2008   The Art of War II: Betrayal   Neil Shaw   Direct-to-DVD
2009   Brooklyn's Finest   Casanova "Caz" Phillips   Black Reel Award for Best Supporting Actor
2010   Game of Death   Agent Marcus Jones   Direct-to-DVD
2012   Gallowwalkers   Aman   Direct-to-DVD
2014   The Expendables 3   Doc   
2015   Chi-Raq   Cyclops   
2017   Temple      Post-production
2017   The Recall   The Hunter   

TV SHOWS
1986   Miami Vice   Silk   Episode: "Streetwise"
1987   Vietnam War Story   Young Soldier   Episode: "An Old Ghost Walks the Earth"
1989   A Man Called Hawk   Nicholas Murdock   Episode: "Choice of Chance"
1989   The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd   Hood   Episode: "Here's Why You Should Always Make Your Bed in the Morning"
1990   H.E.L.P.   Lou Barton   6 episodes
1996   America's Dream   George Du Vail   Television film
1997   Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child   The Pied Piper (voice)   Episode: "The Pied Piper"
1998   Futuresport   Obike Fixx   Television film
2000   Disappearing Acts   Franklin Swift   Television film; also producer
2003   The Bernie Mac Show   Duke   Episode: "Rope-a-Dope"
2015   The Player   Mr. Johnson   9 episodes