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Wesley Snipes

Born – July 31, 1962

Actor, Martial Artist, 57th Passenger

Won a Cable Ace Award in 1989. Remember those?

Starred in “Major League,” “Jungle Fever” and other hits in the ‘90s, went on to make a few films in the ‘00s, then went on to make license plates, in jail. For more on that, skip down a couple sentences.

Starred in “Passenger 57” … taught the whole world to always bet on black.

Went to jail for tax evasion, will be out in plenty of time to make more terrible straight-to-DVD movies.

Fun Fact: Is an accomplished martial artist and knows over 6,000 ways to beat the living crap out of you.

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Officials: Wesley Snipes Is Finally in Prison

Officials:
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- 1229 days ago
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Wesley Snipes -- I'm Not Going to Prison ... Yet

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- 1230 days ago
Wesley Snipes -- I Won't Be Home for the Holidays

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- 1231 days ago
Wesley Snipes -- One Week 'Til Prison

Wesley Snipes -- One Week 'Til Prison

It's the final countdown for Wesley Snipes ... the Feds just set a deadline for the actor to check into a Pennsylvania prison ... by next week.Snipes is due to begin his three-year prison sentence… READ MORE >

- 1236 days ago
Wesley Snipes -- 'In Transit'

Wesley Snipes -- 'In Transit'

Wesley Snipes is not in federal custody -- despite the fact that he's been listed by the Federal Bureau of Prisons as "In transit."We previously reported that the "in transit" status meant Snipes… READ MORE >

- 1246 days ago
Wesley Snipes -- Ordered to Surrender

Wesley Snipes -- Ordered to Surrender

The hammer is finally dropping on Wesley Snipes -- a judge has ordered the actor to immediately surrender to federal authorities so he can begin serving a 3-year prison stint for tax crimes.… READ MORE >

- 1248 days ago
Wesley Snipes -- My Money Guy Lied on the Stand

Wesley Snipes -- My Money Guy Lied on the Stand

Wesley Snipes claims his ex-financial adviser -- whose damning testimony led to the actor's 2008 conviction for tax evasion -- is a lying scumbag ... and should be charged with perjury for turning… READ MORE >

- 1319 days ago
Wesley Snipes -- I Want a New Trial!!!

Wesley Snipes -- I Want a New Trial!!!

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