Wesley Trent Snipes is an American actor, film producer and martial artist. His prominent film roles include New Jack City (1991), White Men Can’t Jump (1993) and the Marvel Comics character Blade in the Blade film trilogy (1998–2004). He formed a production company, Amen-Ra Films, in 1991, and a subsidiary, Black Dot Media, to develop projects for film and television. Snipes has played a number of roles in action films like Expendables 3, Passenger 57, Demolition Man, Money Train, The Fan, U.S. Marshals and Rising Sun. Snipes has appeared in dramas like The Waterdance and Disappearing Acts.