Mandela Van Peebles is a chip off the old acting block. The 23 year-old son of actor/writer/director Mario Van Peebles and grandson of actor/filmmaker Melvin Van Peebles can been seen in the latest installment of the “Saw” horror movie franchise, “Jigsaw,” which took the top spot at the box office this past weekend, earning $16.3 million.
Van Peebles has appeared in the A&E installment of the TV miniseries “Roots,” the Nicholas Cage film “USS Indianapolis: Men Of Courage” and a small part in his father’s 2003 movie “Baadasssss!”
Human Nature caught up with Mandela Van Peebles at Lisa Raye’s 50th Birthday Party in LA, where he discussed breaking into show business, the new “Jigsaw” movie and his career aspirations.
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