Wesley Snipes was born in Orlando, Florida and after graduating from Jones High School in Orlando, he studies acting at the State University of New York at Purchase. Snipes soon made his big screen debut in the 1986 Wildcats. Since then Snipes has gone on to have a successful career with notable roles in Major League, Jungle Fever, Passenger 57, White Men Can't Jump, Demolition Man, the Blade trilogy and U.S. Marshals.
Most recently, Wesley Snipes has been back in the news for being arrested for tax fraud.