Cast and Crew of Blade

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About Blade

In the captivating cinematic universe of "Blade," Wesley Snipes portrays the enigmatic Eric Brooks, also known as Blade, a character who is half-vampire and half-mortal. This intriguing fusion of two worlds makes Blade a unique protagonist, as he possesses the strengths of both species while being subject to few of their weaknesses. The character's origin story is a dramatic saga, depicting his journey from a tragic past to a transformative present, where he becomes an esteemed protector of the human race. Blade's persona is a study in contrasts – he is both lethal and compassionate, detached and empathetic, making him a compelling figure to follow in the movie.

The character of Deacon Frost, portrayed by Stephen Dorff, acts as the principal antagonist, a vampire with ambitions that far exceed his contemporaries. Deacon Frost's character is the epitome of an ambitious and ruthless leader, who yearns for power beyond the norms of his vampiric society. His character embodies the age-old adage, "power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely," showcasing how power and ambition are more of an addiction than a desire for him. Deacon Frost's character adds depth to the narrative, making "Blade" an intriguing and thrilling movie.

The movie "Blade" dives into a fascinating narrative, setting the stage for a battle between the forces of light and darkness. Blade becomes humanity's protector against a covert and powerful vampire army commanding the underworld. Blade's unique abilities empower him to carry out his mission, while his fangs signify his vampiric heritage. As "The Daywalker," he is a beacon of hope for humanity, shielding them from the insidious and blood-thirsty vampire clans. The gripping narrative is reminiscent of a fable—a tragic hero on a noble quest, defending the world against a sinister and malevolent force, making "Blade" a classic in the genres of horror, action, and adventure.

Full Cast of Blade

Wesley Snipes
plays Eric Brooks / Blade

Wesley Snipes as Eric Brooks / Blade
Wesley Snipes's portrayal of Eric Brooks / Blade in the movie 'Blade' is nothing short of iconic. His intense, brooding presence and physical prowess perfectly capture the essence of the character, a half-human, half-vampire "daywalker" on a mission to eradicate the vampire threat. Snipes's performance is a masterclass in action-hero charisma, with his effortless cool and sharp, witty dialogue making him a standout in the genre. His commitment to the role, including his impressive martial arts skills, adds a level of authenticity and excitement to the character that has made Blade a fan-favorite for over two decades. See Wesley Snipes's other roles

Stephen Dorff
plays Deacon Frost

Stephen Dorff as Deacon Frost
Stephen Dorff's portrayal of Deacon Frost in the movie 'Blade' is a standout performance. Dorff brings a charismatic and menacing energy to the role, making Frost a compelling antagonist. His portrayal of the character's ambition and ruthlessness is balanced by a sense of charm and wit, making Frost a memorable and engaging villain. Dorff's performance is a highlight of the movie and a testament to his talent as an actor. See Stephen Dorff's other roles

Kris Kristofferson
plays Abraham Whistler

Kris Kristofferson as Abraham Whistler
In the movie 'Blade', Kris Kristofferson delivers a captivating performance as Abraham Whistler, the seasoned vampire hunter and mentor to the titular character. His rugged charm and gritty demeanor bring a sense of authenticity to the role, making him a compelling and relatable figure. Kristofferson's portrayal of Whistler is marked by a deep sense of loyalty and determination, which is evident in his unwavering commitment to helping Blade in his fight against the vampires. His performance adds a layer of depth to the film, making it a must-watch for fans of the genre. See Kris Kristofferson's other roles

N'Bushe Wright
plays Dr. Karen Jenson

N'Bushe Wright as Dr. Karen Jenson
N'Bushe Wright's performance as Dr. Karen Jenson in the movie 'Blade' is a standout one. She brings a sense of intelligence and determination to the character, making her a strong and capable heroine. Wright's portrayal of Jenson's transformation from a skeptical scientist to a believer in the supernatural world is convincing and engaging. Her chemistry with Wesley Snipes' character, Blade, is also noteworthy, adding depth to their dynamic and making their interactions more compelling. Overall, Wright's performance is a highlight of the film, adding to its overall quality and entertainment value. See N'Bushe Wright's other roles

Donal Logue
plays Quinn

Donal Logue as Quinn
In the movie 'Blade', Donal Logue delivers a memorable performance as Quinn, a vampire henchman with a penchant for humor and violence. Logue's portrayal of the character is both menacing and entertaining, as he effortlessly switches between intimidating and comical tones. His ability to bring a unique energy to the role, combined with his excellent comedic timing, makes Quinn a standout character in the film. Despite being a secondary character, Logue's performance leaves a lasting impression and adds depth to the overall narrative. See Donal Logue's other roles

Udo Kier
plays Gitano Dragonetti

Udo Kier as Gitano Dragonetti
In the movie 'Blade', Udo Kier delivers a chilling performance as Gitano Dragonetti, a vampire elder with a penchant for sadism and manipulation. Kier's portrayal of Gitano is both menacing and charismatic, making him a standout character in the film. His piercing gaze and cold demeanor create an unsettling atmosphere, while his sharp wit and cunning nature make him a formidable opponent for the titular character. Kier's performance is a testament to his talent as an actor and adds a layer of depth to the already captivating world of 'Blade'. See Udo Kier's other roles

Arly Jover
plays Mercury

Traci Lords
plays Racquel

Kevin Patrick Walls
plays Officer Krieger

Tim Guinee
plays Dr. Curtis Webb

Tim Guinee as Dr. Curtis Webb

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Sanaa Lathan
plays Vanessa Brooks

Sanaa Lathan as Vanessa Brooks

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Eric Edwards
plays Pearl

Eric Edwards as Pearl

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Donna Wong
plays Nurse

Carmen Thomas
plays Senior Resident

Shannon Lee
plays Resident

Kenny Johnson
plays Heatseeking Dennis

Kenny Johnson as Heatseeking Dennis

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Clint Curtis
plays Creepy Morgue Guy

Judson Scott
plays Pallantine

Judson Scott as Pallantine

Judson Scott was born on July 15, 1952 and is currently 71 years old.

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Sidney S. Liufau
plays Japanese Doorman

Keith Leon Williams
plays Kam

Andray Johnson
plays Paramedic

Andray Johnson as Paramedic

Andray Johnson was born on March 10, 1961 and is currently 63 years old.

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Stephen R. Peluso
plays Paramedic

Marcus Aurelius
plays Pragmatic Policeman

John Enos III
plays Blood Club Bouncer

Eboni 'Chrystal' Adams
plays Martial Arts Kid

Lyle Conway
plays Lyle Conway

Freeman White
plays Menacing Stud

D.V. DeVincentis
plays Vampire Underling

Marcus Salgado
plays Frost's Goon

Esau McKnight
plays Frost's Goon

Erl Van Douglas
plays Von Esper

Matt Schulze
plays Crease

Matt Schulze as Crease

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Lennox Brown
plays Pleading Goon

Yvette Ocampo
plays Party Girl

Irena Stepić
plays Slavic Vampire Lord

Irena Stepić as Slavic Vampire Lord

Irena Stepic is known for Blade (1998), Star Trek Beyond (2016) and Total Recall (2012).

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Jenya Lano
plays Russian Woman

Jenya Lano as Russian Woman

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Levan Uchaneishvili
plays Russian Vampire

Richard 'Dr.' Baily
plays Cardboard cut-out in Subway (uncredited)

Nikki DiSanto
plays Vampire Victim (uncredited)

Ryan Glorioso
plays Blood Bath Vampire (uncredited)

Jeff Imada
plays Henchman (uncredited)

Jeff Imada as Henchman (uncredited)

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Elliott James
plays Blood Club (uncredited)

Stephen Norrington
plays Vampire (uncredited)

Gerald Okamura
plays Vampire (uncredited)

Frankie Ray
plays Vampire Lord (uncredited)

Carrie Seeley
plays Woman in Elevator (uncredited)

Beth Theriac
plays Woman in Elevator (uncredited)

Ted King
plays Vampire at rave (uncredited)

Steven Ho
plays Frost's Goon

Will Leong
plays Henchman (uncredited)

Al Goto
plays Henchman (uncredited)

Al Goto as Henchman (uncredited)

Al Goto was born on January 31, 1962 and is currently 62 years old.

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