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Ving Rhames

Irving "Ving" Rhames was born in New York City, New York, and grew up in Harlem, New York. A good student, Ving entered the New York High School of Performing Arts, where he discovered his love of acting. He studied at the Juilliard School of Drama, and began his career in New York theater. He 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 in Pulp Fiction (1994).

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May 12, 1959 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Miami Vice 1984-09-16
Latest Project:
Series Monday Mornings 2013

Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 20 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Monday Mornings
Poster of American Gangster
Poster of The Proud Family
Poster of New York Undercover
Monday Mornings Dr. Jorge Villanueva 10 episodes, 2013 2013
Gravity Dogg McFee 10 episodes, 2010 2010-04-23
American Gangster Narrator 3 episodes, 2006-2007 2006-11-28
The Proud Family Unknown 2001-09-15
The District Unknown 2000-10-07
New York Undercover Unknown 1994-09-08
ER Unknown 1994-09-19
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Tour of Duty Unknown 1987-09-24
Crime Story Unknown 1986-09-18
The Equalizer Unknown 1985-09-18
Miami Vice Unknown 1984-09-16