Melvin Van Peebles born on 21 August 1932 in Chicago. He is a citizen of United States of America. Melvin Van Peebles was educated at Ohio Wesleyan University and Thornton Township High School.
He is an American actor, filmmaker, playwright, novelist and composer.
He has one child Mario Van Peebles.
Melvin Van Peebles has worked as a film director, novelist, screenwriter, film editor, actor, film producer, composer, painter, film maker, playwright and recording artist. He has has won Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame.