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Ving Rhames

Ving Rhames
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Birth Date

May 12, 1959


62 years old


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color


Eye color



6 ft 0 in | 183 cm

Net Worth

$16 Million


105 kg | 230 lbs

Shoe size

Not available

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Ving Rhames was born in Harlem, New York, United States, on May 12, 1959, is an American actor.

Young Ving Rhames first started acting during his years at the High School of Performing Arts in Manhattan.

He began his professional acting career on the New York stage.

He landed his Broadway debut in a play "The Boys of Winter" (1984).

He made his big screen debut in movie Go Tell It on the Mountain (1984) in role as Young Gabriel.

He got his television debut in NBC crime drama series Miami Vice (1985) in episode "The Maze", in role as Georges.

Ving's breakthrough performance came as Marsellus Wallace in drama crime movie Pulp Fiction (1994) directed by Quentin Tarantino.

New Movies

Mission: Impossible 7 (2021) action spy in role as Luther Stickell

Con Man (2018) crime drama in role as Peanut, opposite Armand Assante, Justin Baldoni and Talia Shire

Best Movies

He played Luther Stickell in Mission: Impossible film series:

Mission: Impossible (1996)

Mission: Impossible 2 (2000)

Mission: Impossible III (2006)

Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011) uncredited cameo

Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015)

Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018)

He was nominated for the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Best Supporting Actor – Action for his role as Aaron Thibadeaux in crime thriller movie Entrapment (1999), with Sean Connery and Catherine Zeta-Jones.

He was nominated for the Black Reel Awards for Best Supporting Actor for his roles in movies:

Baby Boy (2001) drama crime in role as Melvin

Dark Blue (2002) drama action in role as Arthur Holland

He was nominated for the Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Marcus in drama film Bringing Out the Dead (1999).

Dawn of the Dead (2004) action horror directed by Zack Snyder

Jacob's Ladder (1990) psychological horror opposite Tim Robbins and Danny Aiello

Con Air (1997) action thriller with Nicolas Cage, John Malkovich and John Cusack

Out of Sight (1998) crime comedy with George Clooney and Jennifer Lopez

Piranha 3D (2010) comedy horror opposite Elisabeth Shue

Dave (1993) comedy romance with Kevin Kline, Sigourney Weaver and Arnold Schwarzenegger

Casualties of War (1989) war drama with Sean Penn and Michael J. Fox

Homicide (1991) thriller drama with Joe Mantegna and William H. Macy

Kiss of Death (1995) thriller drama with Nicolas Cage and Samuel L. Jackson

Jamesy Boy (2014) biographical crime drama opposite James Woods and Mary‑Louise Parker

Father Figures (2017) comedy opposite Owen Wilson and Ed Helms

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) superhero in cameo role as Charlie-27

TV Shows

He won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor and was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for his role as Don King in HBO television movie Don King: Only in America (1998).

He was nominated for a Black Reel Awards for Best Actor for his roles in television movies:

Holiday Heart (2000) in role as Holiday Heart

Sins of the Father (2002) in role as Garrick Jones

He was nominated for a Black Reel Award for Best Actor for his role as Lt. Theo Kojak in television series Kojak (2005).

Men (1989) drama series in role as Charlie Hazard

ER (1994-1996) NBC medical drama series in role as Walter Robbins

UC: Undercover (2001) NBC procedural drama series in role as Quito Real

The District (2002-2003) CBS crime drama and police procedural series in role as Attorney General Troy Hatcher

Gravity (2010) Starz comedy drama series in role as Dogg McFee

Monday Mornings (2013) TNT medical drama series in role as Dr. Jorge Villanueva

He played Cecil Price in Lifetime television movie A Day Late and a Dollar Short (2014).

He portrayed Capt. Stark in television crime drama film Cagney and Lacey (2018).


Attended High School of Performing Arts in Manhattan, New York City.

Studied drama at SUNY Purchase.

Graduated from the Juilliard School of Drama (1983) with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.

Huge fan of boxing.

He voiced Ryan Whittaker in animated science fiction movie Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (2001) and Thaddeus in animated Christian comedy film The Star (2017).

Lives in Los Angeles, California.


He was married to Valerie Scott (1994-1999).

He married actress Deborah Reed in 2000, they have three children.

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