Mario Van Peebles

Actor/Director Following in the footsteps of his father, iconic filmmaker Melvin Van Peebles, Mario Van Peebles is a seasoned actor and film director. He has played in a long list of classics, from The Cotton Club and New Jack City to TV shows like Law & Order and All My Children. The Mexico-born entertainer starred in his own detective series called Sonny Spoon for a short stint in '88 and first donned a director's cap in '89 on the set of21 Jump Street. He's still practicing his skills in front of the camera and behind the lens, contributing his vision to shows like Nashville and Once Upon a Time.  (Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

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Green and Black: Eco-Friendly Celebrities

In honor of Earth Day, stars who give shine to the environment.

A Triumph of the Heart: The Ricky Bell Story On BET Feb. 1st

Mario Van Pebbles stars in this film about the late Tampa Bay Buccaneer, Rickey Bell.

Movie Marathon Weekend, June 15

Tune-in to a night full of star-studded cinema on this week's Movie Marathon Weekend.

The Cast of Posse: Where Are They Now?

The cast who told the story of how the West was one.

Family Business: Father and Son Acting Duos

These apples didn't fall far from their famous trees.

Celebs Who Started in Soap Operas

A roundup of stars who made their mark in daytime dramas.
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