- NAME: Ving Rhames
- OCCUPATION: Film Actor
- BIRTH DATE: May 12, 1959 (Age: 54)
- EDUCATION: High School for the Performing Arts, The State University of New York, Purchase, The Juilliard School
- PLACE OF BIRTH: New York, New York
- Full Name: Irving Rameses Rhames
- AKA: Irving Rhames
- AKA: Ving Rhames
- ZODIAC SIGN: Taurus
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Ving Rhames is an actor known for roles in such films as Pulp Fiction and the Mission: Impossible franchise.
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Instead, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced that they would have a duplicate award prepared for Rhames.
Rhames continued working in film throughout the 1990s, appearing in movies such as Bringing Out the Dead (1999), Mission: Impossible II (2000) and Dawn of the Dead (2004). In 2006, he reprised his role in Mission: Impossible III,
making him the only actor besides Tom Cruise to appear in all three films of the Mission: Impossible franchise.
In addition to his film credits, Rhames has continued to appear on TV over the years. His TV credits include the detective program Kojack, the medical drama E.R. and the series Football Wives.
In 1994, Ving Rhames married Valerie Scott. The couple divorced five years later, on February 9, 1999. In December 2000, Rhames wed actress Deborah Reed, with whom he has three children: daughter Reignbeau, son Freedom and Reed's daughter from a previous marriage, Tiffany.
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