As per our current Database, Melvin Van Peebles is still alive (as per Wikipedia, Last update: May 10, 2020).
Currently, Melvin Van Peebles is 88 years, 6 months and 7 days old. Melvin Van Peebles will celebrate 89rd birthday on a Saturday 21st of August 2021. Below we countdown to Melvin Van Peebles upcoming birthday.
|Popular As||Melvin Van Peebles|
|Age||88 years old|
|Born||August 21, 1932 (Illinois)|
Melvin Van Peebles’s zodiac sign is Leo. According to astrologers, people born under the sign of Leo are natural born leaders. They are dramatic, creative, self-confident, dominant and extremely difficult to resist, able to achieve anything they want to in any area of life they commit to. There is a specific strength to a Leo and their "king of the jungle" status. Leo often has many friends for they are generous and loyal. Self-confident and attractive, this is a Sun sign capable of uniting different groups of people and leading them as one towards a shared cause, and their healthy sense of humor makes collaboration with other people even easier.
Melvin Van Peebles was born in the Year of the Monkey. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Monkey thrive on having fun. They’re energetic, upbeat, and good at listening but lack self-control. They like being active and stimulated and enjoy pleasing self before pleasing others. They’re heart-breakers, not good at long-term relationships, morals are weak. Compatible with Rat or Dragon.
His big film was the cult classic, Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song. As a Screenwriter, he contributed to Panther, The Sophisticated Gents, and Greased Lightning.
While in Mexico, he became a portrait Painter before deciding to return to America to drive cable cars.
Born in Chicago, he became known for his focused films and his first book, The Big Heart.
His son is actor and Director Mario Van Peebles.
He was in The Shining, an adaptation of the book by Stephen King.