Date of Birth:
Melvin Van Peebles
21 August 1932
Melvin Van Peebles played in 5 and created 1 movies in the Western, Music, Action, Thriller, Mystery, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Drama, Comedy, Crime genres.
Melvin Van Peebles got succeed with average imdb rating 10.1.
Father of actor 'Mario Van Peebles' (qv)Father of 'Megan Van Peebles' (qv) and 'Max Van Peebles' (qv).Is the subject of _How to Eat Your Watermelon in White Company (and Enjoy It) (2005)_ (qv).Has been nominated for three Tony Awards: in 1972, as Best Book (Musical) and Best Score, as both Composer and Lyricist, for "Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death;" and in 1973, as Best Book (Musical) for "Don't Play Us Cheap."Is portrayed by his son 'Mario Van Peebles' (qv) in _How to Get the Man's Foot ... Read more