Melvin Van Peebles

Melvin Van Peebles was an American actor, filmmaker, playwright, novelist and composer. He was most well known for creating and starring in the film Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song. He... Wikipedia

  • Born:  Melvin Peebles, August 21, 1932, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
  • Died:  September 21, 2021, New York City, U.S.
  • Other names:  Brer Soul, Block
  • Occupation:  Actor, director, screenwriter, playwright, composer
  • Years active:  1955–2021
  • Spouse(s):  Maria Marx
  • Children:  Mario Van Peebles, Megan Van Peebles, Max Van Peebles
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo
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