Melvin Van Peebles

Melvin Van Peebles
1932 - 2021
Melvin Van Peebles  American Actor

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Melvin Van Peebles was previously married to Maria Marx (1956).


American Actor Melvin Van Peebles was born Melvin Peebles on 21st August, 1932 in Chicago, Illinois, USA and passed away on 21st Sep 2021 Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA aged 89. He is most remembered for Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song. His zodiac sign is Leo.

Melvin Van Peebles is a member of the following lists: Atlantic Records artists, American film directors and United States Air Force airmen.


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First Name Melvin
Middle Name Van
Last Name Van Peebles
Full Name at Birth Melvin Peebles
Alternative Name Melvin Van Peebles, Melvin Peebles, Brer Soul, Block
Age 89 (age at death) years
Birthday 21st August, 1932
Birthplace Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died 21st September, 2021
Place of Death Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Leo
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor, director, screenwriter, playwright, composer
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song
Music Genre R&B
Year(s) Active 1955–present, 1955–2021
Music Style Stage & Screen, Soundtracks, Blaxploitation, Urban
Music Mood Earthy, Street-Smart, Producer

Melvin Van Peebles (born Melvin Peebles; August 21, 1932 – September 21, 2021) was an American actor, filmmaker, playwright, novelist and composer.

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Melvin Van Peebles89 LeoActor
Maria Marx-


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
MaxMaleMaria Marx
MarioMale15th January, 195765 years oldMaria Marx
MeganFemale1st June, 195864 years oldMaria Marx


Armed2018Grandpa VMovie
Methane Momma2016MelShort Film
Peeples2013Grandpa PeeplesMovie
We the Party2012Big DMovie
Lilly Done the Zampoughi Every Time I Pulled Her Coattail2012NarratorShort Film
Pile On!2011HoboMovie
Redemption Road2010ElmoMovie
Us: A Love Story2009Narrator (voice)Short Film
The Hebrew Hammer2003SweetbackMovie
Baltimore2003Short Film
Girlfriends2000Kenneth DalyTV Show
Antilles sur Seine2000L'Américain à la soiréeMovie
Time of Her Time1999ThompsonMovie
Bulworth1998Homeless Man (uncredited)Movie
Love Kills1998AbelMovie
Riot1997Vernon (segment "Homecoming Day")TV Movie
The Shining1997Richard HallorannTV Show
Gang in Blue1996Andre SpeierTV Movie
Calm at Sunset1996Mr. BucketTV Movie
Fist of the North Star1995AsherMovie
Panther1995Old Jail BirdMovie
Terminal Velocity1994NobleMovie
Last Action Hero1993Melvin Van PeeblesMovie
Posse1993Papa JoeMovie
Homicide: Life on the Street1993Bennett JacksonTV Show
Living Single1993Warner DevantTV Show
True Identity1991Taxi DriverMovie
Dream On1990Norman GreenTV Show
Identity Crisis1989The InspectorMovie
In the Heat of the Night1988Nathaniel HalwellTV Show
Sonny Spoon1988Mel SpoonTV Show
Jaws: The Revenge1987Mr. WitherspoonMovie
Taking Care of Terrific1987HawkTV Movie
America1986Man InterviewedMovie
O.C. and Stiggs1985Wino BobMovie
American Masters1985Louis ArmstrongTV Show
The Sophisticated Gents1981Silky, Walter 'Moon' PorterTV Show
Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song1971SweetbackMovie
Watermelon Man1970Sign Painter (uncredited)Movie
All My Children1970Melvin WoodsTV Show
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