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Ving Rhames

Irving Rameses "Ving" Rhames (born May 12, 1959) is an American actor best known for his work in Bringing Out the Dead, Pulp Fiction, Baby Boy, Don King: Only in America, and the Mission: Impossible film series. Rhames was born in New York City, New York, he entered New York's School of Performing Arts, where he discovered his love of acting. After high school, he studied drama at SUNY Purchase where he met fellow actor Stanley Tucci, who gave him his nickname "Ving". He later transferred to Juilliard, where he began his career in New York theater. Rhames first appeared on Broadway in the play The Winter Boys in 1984. Ving continued his rise to fame through his work in soap operas. He found work as a supporting actor, and came to the attention of the general public by playing the role of Marsellus Wallace in Pulp Fiction (1994). Rhames was also getting public exposure on television as Peter Benton's brother-in-law on the medical drama ER, a recurring role he filled for 3 seasons. Not long after, Rhames was cast with Tom Cruise as the ace computer hacker Luther Stickell in Brian De Palma's Mission: Impossible (1996). With solid performances in two of these highly popular productions, his face was now known to moviegoers; the work offers began rolling in more frequently and he can been seen in several popular films such as Con Air and Dawn of the Dead. Rhames won a Golden Globe in 1998 for best actor in a TV miniseries for his performance in HBO's Don King: Only in America. At the ceremony Rhames gave his award to fellow nominee Jack Lemmon (who is White), saying "I feel that being an artist is about giving, and I'd like to give this to you." Lemmon was clearly touched by the gesture as was the celebrity audience who gave Lemmon a standing ovation. Lemmon, who tried unsuccessfully to give the award back to Rhames said it was "one of the sweetest moments I've ever known in my life." The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced later that they would have a duplicate award prepared for Rhames.


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Nascido(a):
May 12, 1959 No(a) New York City, New York, USA
Filme / Créditos de TV:
70
Apareceu pela primeira vez:
No(a) movie Guardiões da Galáxia Vol. 3
Último projeto:
Filme Guardiões da Galáxia Vol. 2 2017-04-19
Conhecido Por
Filmografia
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Filme Extortion 2017-01-02
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Filme Operator - Chamadas do Crime Caller 2015-08-21
Filme Missão: Impossível - Nação Secreta Luther Stickell 2015-07-23
Filme Jamesy Boy Conrad 2014-01-03
Filme Senhor do Crime Ice Man 2013-12-31
Filme Corrida Mortal 3 - Inferno Weyland 2013-01-04
Filme A Luta Por Um Ideal Principal Thompson 2012-09-28
Filme Soldados da Fortuna Grimaud 2012-06-07
Filme Piranha 3DD Deputy Fallon (uncredited) 2012-05-11
Filme Sete Almas Jack 2012-04-16
Filme Missão: Impossível - Protocolo Fantasma Luther Stickell 2011-12-07
Filme Zombie Apocalypse Henry 2011-10-29
Filme A Vingança de Julia The Man 2011-09-24
Filme Os Reis da Noite 2011-06-30
Filme The River Murders Captain Langley 2011-06-30
Series Gravity 2010-04-23
Filme Piranha 3D Deputy Fallon 2010-08-20
Filme Corrida Mortal 2 Weyland 2010-11-12
Filme King of the Avenue Norman / De'Sha 2010-09-17
Filme Substitutos Prophet 2009-09-24
Filme Carros Usados, Vendedores Pirados! Jibby Newsome 2009-08-14
Filme Vingança Entre Assassinos Joshua Harlow 2009-05-01
Filme A Chamada Agent Dave Grant 2009-02-27
Filme Evil Angel Carruthers 2009-02-05
Filme Art of Submission Gene 2009-01-15
Filme O Pastor Pastor Armstrong Cane 2008-10-14
Filme A Broken Life The Vet 2008-09-23
Filme Dia dos Mortos Captain Rhodes 2008-04-08
Filme Animal 2 James 'Animal' Allen 2007-09-04
Filme Eu os Declaro Marido e... Larry Fred G. Duncan 2007-07-12
Filme Ascension Day 2007-02-02
Filme Missão: Impossível 3 Luther Stickell 2006-05-03
Series Aquaman McCaffery 2006-07-24
Filme Idlewild Spats 2006-08-25
Filme Aquaman McCaffery 2006-07-24
Filme The Story Room: The Making of 'Lilo & Stitch' Himself 2005-08-22
Filme Shooting Gallery Cue Ball Carl Bridgers 2005-12-26
Filme Animal Animal 2005-05-01
Series Kojak 2005-03-25
Filme Back in the Day J-Bone 2005-05-24
Filme Madrugada dos Mortos Kenneth 2004-03-19
Filme Beef Narrator 2003-08-03
Filme A Face Oculta da Lei Arthur Holland 2002-12-14
Filme O Imbatível George 'Iceman' Chambers 2002-08-23
Filme Lilo & Stitch Cobra Bubbles (voice) 2002-06-21
Filme Little John John Morgan 2002-05-05
Filme Final Fantasy Sgt. Ryan Whitaker (voice) 2001-07-02
Filme Baby Boy Melvin 'Mel' 2001-06-27
Filme Missão: Impossível 2 Luther Stickell 2000-05-24
Filme Armadilha Aaron Thibadeaux 1999-04-29
Filme Vivendo no Limite Marcus 1999-10-22
Filme Irresistível Paixão Buddy Bragg 1998-06-26
Filme Body Count Pike 1998-04-28
Filme Rosewood Mann 1997-02-21
Filme Con Air - A Rota da Fuga Nathan Jones 1997-06-01
Filme Striptease Shad 1996-06-28
Filme Missão: Impossível Luther Stickell 1996-05-21
Filme Deadly Whispers Det. Jackson 1995-05-10
Filme Drop Squad Garvey 1994-10-28
Filme Pulp Fiction: Tempo de Violência Marsellus Wallace 1994-10-08
Filme Dave – Presidente Por um Dia Duane Stevenson 1993-05-07
Filme As Criaturas Atrás das Paredes Leroy 1991-11-01
Filme Homicide Robert Randolph 1991-05-28
Filme Alucinações do Passado George 1990-11-02
Filme Pecados de Guerra Lt. Reilly 1989-08-18
Filme Herança de Sangue Jack 1986-12-24
Series Another World 1964-05-04