Wesley Snipes released from prison

  • Actor Wesley Snipes has been released from a federal prison after serving time on tax charges.

    Snipes, who was convicted in 2008, was released on Tuesday and placed under home confinement.

    According to a Bureau of Corrections spokeswoman, the New York Community Corrections Office will supervise him until July 19.

    Wesley entered prison in December 2010 to begin a three-year sentence after failing to file income tax returns.

    The 50-year-old actor has appeared in numerous, including the blockbuster Blade trilogy.