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Wesley Snipes

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The Resume

    (July 31, 1962- )
    Best known for his roles in Spike Lee's 'Mo' Better Blues' and 'Jungle Fever,' 'New Jack City,' 'Passenger 57,' 'Demolition Man,' 'White Men Can't Jump,' 'Rising Sun,' 'Drop Zone,' 'To Wong Foo,' 'Money Train,' 'The Fan,' 'One Night Stand,' 'US Marshals,' 'Art of War' and both Blade films
    Grew up on the streets of the South Bronx in New York City

Why he might be annoying:

    He dropped out of New York City's High School for the Performing Arts.
    He has been divorced.
    He appeared in Michael Jackson's 'Bad' music video.
    He insisted that the role of Mimi (played by Ming-Na), his character's wife in the film 'One Night Stand (1997),' be played by an Asian woman in order to 'push the boundaries of racial-sexual taboos.'
    He publicly blasted John Singleton for not casting him in the title role of the updated version of Shaft (2000). Snipes claims the film would have made twice its $60 million+ earnings had he been cast.
    He is often typecast as a tough guy or action hero.
    He has been in a lot of bad movies.

Why he might not be annoying:

    He knew that he wanted to act from an early age and pursued that career.
    He is a 5th Degree Black Belt.
    He is listed as one of twelve 'Promising New Actors of 1990' in John Willis' Screen World, Vol. 42.
    He is ranked in People Magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People in the World (1991).
    He prefers not to do typical African-American roles in his films.

Credit: Jet

Featured in the following Annoying Collections:

Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 4 Votes: 25.00% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 28 Votes: 35.71% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 74 Votes: 43.24% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 78 Votes: 46.15% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 18 Votes: 55.56% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 5 Votes: 80.0% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 213 Votes: 73.24% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 13 Votes: 61.54% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 34 Votes: 61.76% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 283 Votes: 61.13% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 53 Votes: 50.94% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 29 Votes: 68.97% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 45 Votes: 64.44% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 44 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 137 Votes: 74.45% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 116 Votes: 72.41% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 330 Votes: 69.70% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 320 Votes: 63.75% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 418 Votes: 55.50% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 651 Votes: 51.46% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 1515 Votes: 57.03% Annoying