Mario Van Peebles

Actor | Director | Producer
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KNOWN FOR 
Heartbreak Ridge (1986) | Baadasssss! (2003) | Jaws: The Revenge (1987)
AWARDS 
7 wins & 13 nominations More »
AKA 
Mario Peebles | Mario van Peebles
NICKNAMEs  
stone, Chip
BORN 
Jan 15, 1957 (age 61)
HEIGHT 
5' 10¼" (1.78m)

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Projects in Development (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
  • Primary photo for DionneDionne Director (directed by)  Less Pre-Prod
Films in Production (2 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (54 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for ArmedArmed Chief, Director, Writer  Less 2018
  • Primary photo for USS Indianapolis: Men of CourageUSS Indianapolis: Men of Courage Director (directed by)  Less 2016 $40MM
  • Primary photo for SubmergedSubmerged Hector  Less 2016 $5MM
  • Primary photo for ManterventionMantervention Steve  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Red SkyRed Sky Jason Cutter, Director, Writer (screenplay)  Less 2014 $25MM
  • Primary photo for American WarshipsAmerican Warships (Video) Captain James Winston  Less 2012 $1MM
  • Primary photo for We the PartyWe the Party Sutton, Director, Executive Producer  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Tied to a ChairTied to a Chair Billy Rust  Less 2011 $800K
  • Primary photo for 5th & Alameda5th & Alameda Trevor  Less 2011 $3MM
  • Primary photo for All Things Fall ApartAll Things Fall Apart Eric, Director  Less 2011 $7MM
  • Primary photo for Across the Line: The Exodus of Charlie WrightAcross the Line: The Exodus of Charlie Wright (Video) Agent Hobbs  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Redemption RoadRedemption Road Director  Less 2010 $27K / —
  • Primary photo for Multiple SarcasmsMultiple Sarcasms Rocky  Less 2010 $2.5MM $29K / —
  • Primary photo for Fair Game?Fair Game? Himself, Director, Producer  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for A Letter to DadA Letter to Dad Norman  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Bring Your 'A' GameBring Your 'A' Game (Short) Himself - Director, Director, Producer  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Confessionsofa Ex-Doofus-ItchyFooted MuthaConfessionsofa Ex-Doofus-ItchyFooted Mutha Pirate Captain  Less 2008 $2K / —
  • Primary photo for Paris, je t'aimeParis, je t'aime Thanks  Less 2006 $13MM $4.9MM / —
  • Primary photo for Hard LuckHard Luck (Video) Captain Davis, Director, Producer, Performer ("Feel Lucky") (as MVP), Writer ("Feel Lucky"), Writer (screenplay)  Less 2006 $12MM
  • Primary photo for Carlito's Way: Rise to PowerCarlito's Way: Rise to Power (Video) Earl  Less 2005 $9MM
  • Primary photo for The Story Behind Baadasssss!: The Birth of Black CinemaThe Story Behind Baadasssss!: The Birth of Black Cinema (Video) Himself, Producer  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Baadasssss!Baadasssss! Melvin Van Peebles, Director, Producer, Lyrics ("Gettin' the Man's Foot outta Your Baadasssss!"), Writer (screenplay)  Less 2003 $366K / —
  • Primary photo for Gang of RosesGang of Roses Jessie Lee (Cameo)  Less 2003 $30K / —
  • Primary photo for The Hebrew HammerThe Hebrew Hammer Mohammed Ali Paula Abdul Rahim  Less 2003 $1MM $20K / —
  • Primary photo for AliAli Malcolm X  Less 2001 $107MM $58MM / $30MM
  • Primary photo for GuardianGuardian Detective Kross  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for BlowbackBlowback Insp. Don Morrell  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Raw NerveRaw Nerve Detective Blair Valdez  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Judgment DayJudgment Day (Video) Thomas Payne, Executive Producer  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Standing KnockdownStanding Knockdown Director, Producer, Writer  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Love KillsLove Kills Poe Finklestein, Director, Producer, Writer  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for ProtectorProtector (Video) Jack Valentine  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Crazy SixCrazy Six (Video) Dirty Mao  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Los LocosLos Locos Chance, Producer, Writer  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for StagStag Michael Barnes  Less 1997 $3MM
  • Primary photo for SoloSolo Solo  Less 1996 $19MM $4.9MM / —
  • Primary photo for PantherPanther Stokely Carmichael, Director, Producer  Less 1995 $6.8MM / —
  • Primary photo for In the Living YearsIn the Living Years Norman  Less 1994 $1MM
  • Primary photo for Highlander: The Final DimensionHighlander: The Final Dimension Kane  Less 1994 $26MM $14MM / $37MM
  • Primary photo for GunmenGunmen Cole Parker  Less 1993 $8MM $3.4MM / —
  • Primary photo for PossePosse Jesse Lee, Director, Executive Soundtrack Album Producer, Writer ("Ride of Your Life", "Ride of Your Life" (instrumental version))  Less 1993 $10MM $18MM / —
  • Primary photo for New Jack CityNew Jack City Stone, Director  Less 1991 $8.5MM $48MM / —
  • Primary photo for Identity CrisisIdentity Crisis Chilly D, Writer  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Jaws: The RevengeJaws: The Revenge Jake  Less 1987 $23MM $21MM / $31MM
  • Primary photo for HotshotHotshot Winston  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Heartbreak RidgeHeartbreak Ridge Stitch, Lyrics ("I Love You But I Ain't Stupid"), Music ("I Love You But I Ain't Stupid"), Performer ("I Love You But I Ain't Stupid"), Writer ("Bionic Marine", "Recon Rap")  Less 1986 $15MM $43MM / $79MM
  • Primary photo for Last ResortLast Resort Pino  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for 3:153:15 Whisperer  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for South Bronx HeroesSouth Bronx Heroes Tony, Lyrics ("Makin It Real", "'Revenge' Rap"), Performer ("Makin It Real", "'Revenge' Rap"), Writer (additional dialogue)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Rappin'Rappin' John Hood, Performer ("Snack Attack", "Colors", "Lady Alcohol", "Courtroom"), Writer ("Two of a Kind", "Snack Attack", "Colors", "Lady Alcohol", "The Game", "Courtroom", "Finale")  Less 1985 $2MM $2.9MM / —
  • Primary photo for Delivery BoysDelivery Boys Spider (as Mario van Peebles)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for The Cotton ClubThe Cotton Club Dancer  Less 1984 $58MM $26MM / —
  • Primary photo for Exterminator 2Exterminator 2 X  Less 1984 $3.7MM / —
  • Primary photo for Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss SongSweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song Young Sweetback / Kid (as Mario Peebles)  Less 1971 $500K $15MM / —
Past Television (68 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for DeceptionDeception (TV Series) Bruce Conners (1 episode, 2018)  Less 2018 1
  • Primary photo for SuperstitionSuperstition (TV Series) Writer (created by) (12 episodes, 2017), Executive Producer (12 episodes, 2017), Isaac Hastings (10 episodes, 2017), Director (8 episodes, 2017), Writer (2 episodes, 2017)  Less 2017–2018 12
    • Resurrection (Jan 18, 2018) Isaac Hastings, Director, Executive Producer, Writer (created by)  Less
    • Back to One (Jan 11, 2018) Isaac Hastings, Executive Producer, Writer (created by)  Less
    • Green-on-Blue (Jan 4, 2018) Isaac Hastings, Executive Producer, Writer (created by)  Less
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  • Primary photo for BloodlineBloodline (TV Series) Prosecutor (4 episodes, 2017), Director (2 episodes, 2017)  Less 2017 5
    • Part 30 (May 26, 2017) Prosecutor  Less
    • Part 29 (May 26, 2017) Prosecutor  Less
    • Part 28 (May 26, 2017) Prosecutor, Director  Less
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  • Primary photo for Hand of GodHand of God (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 2015)  Less 2015–2017 2
  • Primary photo for Being Mary JaneBeing Mary Jane (TV Series) Director (4 episodes, 2015)  Less 2015–2017 4
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  • Primary photo for EmpireEmpire (TV Series) Director (3 episodes, 2015)  Less 2015–2016 3
  • Primary photo for RootsRoots (TV Mini-series) Director (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
    • Part 2 (May 31, 2016) Director  Less
  • Primary photo for The Last ShipThe Last Ship (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for NashvilleNashville (TV Series) Director (3 episodes, 2013), Henry Benton (2 episodes, 2014)  Less 2013–2015 4
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  • Primary photo for Chicago P.D.Chicago P.D. (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for For JusticeFor Justice (TV Movie) Ben Tolan  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Once Upon a TimeOnce Upon a Time (TV Series) Director (3 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014 3
  • Primary photo for Drumline: A New BeatDrumline: A New Beat (TV Movie) Mr. Bolton  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Zero HourZero Hour (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for Monday MorningsMonday Mornings (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative ServiceNCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
    • Detour (Feb 26, 2013) Director  Less
  • Primary photo for One Life to LiveOne Life to Live (TV Series) Doc Gilmore (1982-1983)  Less 1968–2013
  • Primary photo for BossBoss (TV Series) Director (5 episodes, 2011)  Less 2011–2012 5
    • Clinch (Oct 12, 2012) Director  Less
    • Backflash (Sep 21, 2012) Director  Less
    • Choose (Dec 9, 2011) Director (directed by)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The FinderThe Finder (TV Series) Fontana (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for HellcatsHellcats (TV Series) Michael Verdura (2 episodes, 2011)  Less 2011 2
  • Primary photo for The GameThe Game (TV Series) Bo (2 episodes, 2011)  Less 2011 2
  • Primary photo for LostLost (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for Law & OrderLaw & Order (TV Series) Director (3 episodes, 2008), Attorney Carsley (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007–2009 4
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  • Primary photo for Mario's Green HouseMario's Green House (TV Series) Actor, Executive Producer  Less 2009– 
  • Primary photo for DamagesDamages (TV Series) Agent Randall Harrison / Agent Harrison / Man #2 (11 episodes, 2007), Director (3 episodes, 2007)  Less 2007–2009 13
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  • Primary photo for Sons of AnarchySons of Anarchy (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for All My ChildrenAll My Children (TV Series) Samuel Woods (43 episodes, 2008)  Less 2008 43
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  • Primary photo for SharpshooterSharpshooter (TV Movie) Flick  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Soul FoodSoul Food (TV Series) Quentin James (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for The First Amendment Project: Poetic LicenseThe First Amendment Project: Poetic License (TV Movie) Himself - presenter, Director, Producer  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Crown HeightsCrown Heights (TV Movie) Paul Johnson  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for 44 Minutes: The North Hollywood Shoot-Out44 Minutes: The North Hollywood Shoot-Out (TV Movie) Henry Jones  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The Street LawyerThe Street Lawyer (TV Movie) Mordecai Green  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Robbery Homicide DivisionRobbery Homicide Division (TV Series) Alton Davis (2 episodes, 2002), Director (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 3
  • Primary photo for 10,000 Black Men Named George10,000 Black Men Named George (TV Movie) Ashley Totten  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for FionaFiona (TV Movie) Detective Winston Cates  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Rude AwakeningRude Awakening (TV Series) Marcus Adams (20 episodes, 2000)  Less 2000–2001 20
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  • Primary photo for Sally Hemings: An American ScandalSally Hemings: An American Scandal (TV Movie) James Hemings  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Martial LawMartial Law (TV Series) Jake Cord (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000 1
  • Primary photo for Killers in the HouseKillers in the House (TV Movie) Rodney Sawyer  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Mama Flora's FamilyMama Flora's Family (TV Mini-series) Luke (2 episodes, 1998)  Less 1998 2
  • Primary photo for The Outer LimitsThe Outer Limits (TV Series) Captain William Clark (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for RiotRiot (TV Movie) Turner (segment "Homecoming Day")  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Gang in BlueGang in Blue (TV Movie) Michael Rhoades, Director, Producer  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Living SingleLiving Single (TV Series) Cole Front (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for StrangersStrangers (TV Series) Mac (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for In Living ColorIn Living Color (TV Series) Actor (1 episode)  Less 1990–1994 1
  • Primary photo for Full EclipseFull Eclipse (TV Movie) Max Dire  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for In the Line of Duty: Street WarIn the Line of Duty: Street War (TV Movie) Raymond Williamson  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Stompin' at the SavoyStompin' at the Savoy (TV Movie) Walter  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Gabriel's FireGabriel's Fire (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1991)  Less 1991 1
  • Primary photo for A Triumph of the Heart: The Ricky Bell StoryA Triumph of the Heart: The Ricky Bell Story (TV Movie) Ricky Bell  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for CBS Schoolbreak SpecialCBS Schoolbreak Special (TV Series) Dr. Thompson (1 episode, 1990), Director (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990 1
  • Primary photo for Blue BayouBlue Bayou (TV Movie) Jay Filley  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for WiseguyWiseguy (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989 1
  • Primary photo for 21 Jump Street21 Jump Street (TV Series) Director (3 episodes, 1989), Dancer / Dana (2 episodes, 1989)  Less 1989 3
  • Primary photo for American Playwrights Theater: The One-ActsAmerican Playwrights Theater: The One-Acts (TV Series) Shooter (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989 1
  • Primary photo for Top of the HillTop of the Hill (TV Series) Director  Less 1989– 
  • Primary photo for Sonny SpoonSonny Spoon (TV Series) Sonny Spoon (15 episodes, 1988), Director (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988 15
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  • Primary photo for The Child SaverThe Child Saver (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for The 9th Annual American Black Achievement AwardsThe 9th Annual American Black Achievement Awards (TV Special) Himself - Host, Performer ("Once In A Lifetime")  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for The Facts of Life Down UnderThe Facts of Life Down Under (TV Movie) David Johnson  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for L.A. LawL.A. Law (TV Series) Andrew Taylor (4 episodes, 1986)  Less 1986 4
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  • Primary photo for D.C. CopsD.C. Cops (TV Movie) Cliff Dickerson  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for The Cosby ShowThe Cosby Show (TV Series) Garvin (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for Children of the NightChildren of the Night (TV Movie) Roy Spanish  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for The Sophisticated GentsThe Sophisticated Gents (TV Series) Nicholas (3 episodes, 1981)  Less 1981 3
  • Primary photo for CrosscurrentCrosscurrent (TV Movie) Raphael  Less 1971
Self (75 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Archive Footage (1 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Late Show with David LettermanLate Show with David Letterman (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
    • Episode #19.32 (Oct 28, 2011) Himself (archive footage)  Less

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