Melvyn Van Peebles

  1. Laurence Fishburne, What’s Love Got To Do With It, 1992.  As directors came and went, Melvyn agreed top helm the Tina Turner biopic – and play her terrible husband, Ike Turner.   “No, you’re too handsome,” said the suits. Or was it his publicist.  Or, Ike, himself.

 Birth year: 1932 Death year: 2021 Other name:  Usual occupation: Film director Casting Calls:  1