Ving Rhames was born Irving Rameses Rhames on May 12, 1959 in New York City, New York, the son of Reather and Ernest Rhames.

The African American film artists is best known for his work in Bringing Out the Dead, Pulp Fiction, Out of Sight, Baby Boy, Don King: Only in America, Dawn of the Dead, Rosewood, Con Air, and the Mission: Impossible film series. Was given the nickname he goes by, “Ving,” by his one time roomate Stanley Tucci, when together for a time at SUNY Purchase. He was awarded Golden Globe for his remarkable performance in a TV miniseries, Don King in 1998.

Ving Rhames Height, Weight & More

Ving Rhames Height: 6′ 0″ (1.83 m)

Ving Rhames Weight: 230 lbs (105 kg)

Ving Rhames Shoe Size: Unknown

Ving Rhames Zodiac Sign: Taurus

Ving Rhames Hair Color: Bald

Ving Rhames Eye Color: Brown

Date Of Birth: 12 May 1959

Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA

Birth Name: Irving Rameses Rhames

Nationality: American

Ethnicity: African-American

Spouse: Deborah Reed (m. 2000-), Valerie Scott (m. 1994-1999)

Parents: Ernest Rhames, Reather Rhames

Siblings: Junior Rhames

Children: Reign Beau Rhames, Freedom Rhames

Education: Juilliard School, State University of New York at Purchase, High School of Performing Arts
*Ving Rhames received his formal education from New York’s renowned High School of Performing Arts where he fell in love with acting.
*After graduation, Ving Rhames studied drama at SUNY Purchase
*Later on, Ving Rhames earned a scholarship and moved to Juilliard School of Drama and studied classical theater there.

Ving Rhames Filmography:
Bastards (2017)
A Sunday Horse (2016)
Operator (2015)
Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (2015)
Percentage (2014)
Force of Execution (2013)
Armed Response (2013)
Mafia (2012)
Won’t Back Down (2012)
Piranha 3DD (2012)
Soldiers of Fortune (2012)
7 Below (2012)
Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (2011)
Julia X 3D (2011)
The River Murders (2011)
Death Race 2 (2011)
Minkow (2011)
King of the Avenue (2010)
Piranha 3D (2010)
Love Chronicles: Secrets Revealed (2010)
Master Harold… and the Boys (2010)
Surrogates (2009)
Rogue’s Gallery (2009)
King of the Avenue (2009)
The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard (2009)
Give ’em Hell, Malone (2009)
The Tournament (2009)
Echelon Conspiracy (2009)
Evil Angel (2009)
The Bridge to Nowhere (2009)
Phantom Punch (2009)
Saving God (2008)
Day of the Dead (2008)
King of the Avenue (2007)
Marble City (2007)
3/5 of a Man (2007)
Ascension Day (2006)
Idlewild (2006)
Mission: Impossible 3 (2005)
Back in the Day (2004)
Dawn of the Dead (2004)
Secret Window (2004)
Sin (2003)
Undisputed (2002)
Dark Blue (2002)
Lilo & Stitch (2002)(voice)
Undisputed (2002)
Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (2001)(voice)
Baby Boy (2001)
Mission: Impossible 2 (2000)
Bringing Out The Dead (1999)
Entrapment (1999)
Doctor Dolittle (1998) (voice)
Out Of Sight (1998)
Con Air (1997)
Dangerous Ground (1997)
Rosewood (1997)
The Split (1997)
Striptease (1996)
Go Tell It On the Mountain (1995)
Mission: Impossible (1995)
Kiss of Death (1995)
Drop Squad (1994)
Pulp Fiction (1994)
Bound by Honor (1993)
Dave (1993)
The Saint of Fort Washington (1993)
The People Under the Stairs (1992)
Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot (1992)
Homicide (1991)
Flight of the Intruder (1990)
Jacob’s Ladder (1990)
The Long Walk Home (1990)
Casualties of War (1989)
Patty Hearst (1988)


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