Melvin Van Peebles

Highest Rated:
92% How to Eat Your Watermelon in White Company (2005)
Lowest Rated:
0% Jaws 4 - The Revenge (1987)
Birthday:
Aug 21
Birthplace:
Not Available
Bio:
The son of a black Chicago tailor, Melvin Van Peebles attended West Virginia State College, then earned a BA from Ohio Wesleyan. Van Peebles served three years in the Air Force as a navigator/bombardier. Out of uniform, Van Peebles pursued a painting career, made a handful of amateur films, and held…

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
35% Peeples
  • Grandpa Peeples
$9.1M 2013
57% Redemption Road
  • Actor
$25.8k 2011
91% The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975
  • Actor
$0.3M 2011
25% Confessionsofa Ex-Doofus-ItchyFooted Mutha
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
  • Actor
  • Producer
-- 2008
Classified X
  • Actor
-- 2007
Blackout
  • Actor
-- 2007
American Stag
  • Actor
-- 2006
Smut
  • Actor
-- 2006
92% How to Eat Your Watermelon in White Company
  • Actor
-- 2005
Fuehrer Ex (Führer Ex)
  • Director
-- 2003
52% The Hebrew Hammer
  • Sweetback
-- 2003
57% Jim Brown: All-American
  • Actor
-- 2002
Baadasssss Cinema - A Bold Look at 70's Blaxploitation Films
  • Actor
-- 2001
Bellyful
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
-- 2000
Love Kills
  • Abel
-- 1999
Classified X
  • Narrator
-- 1998
Riot In The Streets
  • Vernon
-- 1997
Calm At Sunset
  • Mr. Bucket
-- 1996
Gang In Blue
  • Actor
  • Director
-- 1996
Fist of the North Star
  • Asher
-- 1995
27% Panther
  • Old Jailbird
  • Screenwriter
-- 1995
17% Terminal Velocity
  • Noble
-- 1994
60% Tales of Erotica
  • Director
-- 1994
31% Posse
  • Papa Joe
-- 1993
38% Boomerang
  • Editor
-- 1992
43% True Identity
  • Taxi Driver
-- 1991
Louis Armstrong: Satchmo
  • Louis Armstrong
-- 1990
Identity Crisis
  • Actor
  • Director
-- 1989
O.C. & Stiggs
  • Wino Bob
-- 1987
0% Jaws 4 - The Revenge
  • Mr. Witherspoon
-- 1987
America
  • Actor
-- 1986
Sophisticated Gents
  • Actor
-- 1981
Greased Lightning
  • Screenwriter
-- 1977
Don't Play Us Cheap
  • Director
-- 1973
71% Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song
  • Sweetback
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
-- 1971
Watermelon Man
  • Director
-- 1970
The Story of a Three-Day Pass
  • Director
-- 1968

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