May 12, 1959
64 years old
5 ft 11 in | 180 cm
88 kg | 194 lbs
Irving Rameses "Ving" Rhames was born in Harlem, New York, United States, on May 12, 1959, is an American actor.
Young Ving Rhames first started performing in school theater productions.
He began his professional acting career on the New York stage.
He landed his Broadway debut in a play "The Boys of Winter" (1984) in role as Doc, at Biltmore Theatre.
He made his big screen debut in drama movie Native Son (1986) in role as Jack.
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).
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Ving Rhames is 64 years old.
Ving Rhames net worth is around 16 million dollars.
He played Luther Stickell in Mission: Impossible film series:
Mission: Impossible (1996)
Mission: Impossible 2 (2000), for which he was nominated for the Image Award for Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture
Mission: Impossible III (2006)
Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011) uncredited cameo
Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015)
Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018)
Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One (2023)
Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part Two (2025)
He won the Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television and was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie for his role as Don King in drama sport movie Don King: Only in America (1998).
He won the Awards Circuit Community Award for Best Cast Ensemble for his role as Marsellus Wallace in drama crime movie Pulp Fiction (1994).
He was nominated for the Black Reel Award for Best Actor for his role as "Holiday" Heart in family drama film Holiday Heart (2000).
He was nominated for the Black Reel Award for Best Actor and the Image Award for Best Actor - Mini-Series or TV Film for his role as Garrick Jones in crime drama movie Sins of the Father (2002).
He was nominated for the Acalpulco Black Film Festival Award for Best Actor for his role as Mann in historical drama film Rosewood (1997).
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).
He was nominated for the Black Reel Award for Best Supporting Actor and the Image Award for Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture for his role as Melvin in drama crime film Baby Boy (2001).
He was nominated for the Black Reel Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Arthur Holland in drama action movie Dark Blue (2002).
He was nominated for the Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Marcus in drama film Bringing Out the Dead (1999).
He voiced Ryan Whittaker in animated science fiction movie Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (2001).
Dawn of the Dead (2004) action horror as Sergeant Kenneth Hall
Jacob's Ladder (1990) psychological horror as George
Con Air (1997) action thriller as Nathan "Diamond Dog" Jones
Out of Sight (1998) crime comedy as Buddy Bragg
He portrayed Deputy Fallon in comedy horror films Piranha 3D (2010) and Piranha 3DD (2012).
Dave (1993) comedy romance as Duane Stevenson
Casualties of War (1989) war drama as Lieutenant Reilly
Homicide (1991) thriller drama as Robert Randolph
Kiss of Death (1995) thriller drama as FBI Agent Omar
Jamesy Boy (2014) biographical crime drama as Conrad
He voiced Thaddeus in animated comedy film The Star (2017).
Father Figures (2017) comedy as Rod Hamilton
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) superhero as Charlie-27
Con Man (2018) crime drama as Peanut
He voiced Buffalo Belzer in stop motion animated horror comedy film Wendell & Wild (2022).
He was nominated for the Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Quito Real in NBC procedural drama series UC: Undercover (2001).
He was nominated for the Image Award for Best Supporting Actor - Comedy for his voice role as Garrett Krebs in Disney's animated television series The Proud Family (2002) in episode "A Hero for Halloween".
He was nominated for the Black Reel Award for Best Actor for his role as Lt. Theo Kojak in USA Network series Kojak (2005).
Men (1989) drama series as Charlie Hazard
ER (1994-1996) NBC medical drama series as Walter Robbins
The District (2002-2003) CBS crime drama and police procedural series as Attorney General Troy Hatcher
Gravity (2010) Starz comedy drama series as Dogg McFee
Monday Mornings (2013) TNT medical drama series as Dr. Jorge Villanueva
Attended High School of Performing Arts in Manhattan, New York City.
Studied drama at State University of New York, Purchase.
Graduated from Juilliard School's Drama Division (1983), with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.
Has older brother, Junior.
Has African-American ancestry.
Huge fan of boxing.
He is a Christian.
He voiced IMF Agent Luther Stickell in video games: Mission: Impossible – Operation Surma (2003) and LEGO Dimensions (2015-2016).
He voiced Jefferson Potts in video game Call of Duty: WWII (2017).
He voiced Tobias Jones in video game Driver 3 (2004).
Featured in a series of commercials for The ADT Corporation (2015).
Lives in Santa Monica, California.
He was married to publicist and screenwriter Valerie Scott (1994-1999).
He married actress Deborah Reed in 2000, they have a daughter, Reign Beau Rhames and a son, Freedom Rhames also a step-daughter, Tiffany Reed.