Mario Van Peebles is a person who holds citizenship in both the United States and Mexico. He was born on January 15, 1957, in Mexico City. Van Peebles received his education from Columbia University.
He has pursued multiple occupations including film director, television director, model, screenwriter, and film producer.
Van Peebles has directed a wide range of film and television projects such as New Jack City, Gang in Blue, Love Kills, Sons of Anarchy, Law & Order, Redemption Road, All Things Fall Apart, and We the Party. He has also directed episodes of Once Upon a Time (season 3), USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage, and Power Book III: Raising Kanan.
Mario Van Peebles is the son of Melvin Van Peebles.