Mario Van Peebles

Jan 15, 1957
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico


The son of African American director/writer Melvin Van Peebles, Mario van Peebles made his acting bow in a small role in his dad's Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song (1971). At the time, Van Peebles had no burning desire to become a performer, choosing instead to study economics at Columbia University. He wavered between a financial and an acting career… More


Mario Van Peebles Videos

Multiple Sarcasms
2 minutes 30 seconds
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Red Sky
2 minutes 31 seconds
We The Party
2 minutes 22 seconds
All Things Fall Apart
2 minutes 51 seconds

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