Vince Vaughn Biography

Height: 6' 5" (1.96 m)
Wiki Biography: Vincent Anthony Vaughn was born on March 28, 1970, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA and raised in Lake Forest, Illinois, USA. His parents were Vernon Vaughn, a salesman, and Sharon Vaughn, a real-estate agent and stockbroker. They later divorced in 1991. He also has two older sisters named Victoria Vaughn and Valeri Vaughn. Vince was interested in theater early on and grabbed a spot in a Chevy commercial. Figuring he was set, he packed his bags and headed for Hollywood only to become a struggling actor losing role after role. He managed to hit a few spots on television, but his real goal was to make it to the big screen. He made his first credited role in the film Rudy (1993) where he met his friend Jon Favreau, who was writing a script detailing his life as an out-of-work actor. Vince was written into Swingers (1996) by Jon to play the character of "Trent". He signed on just as a favor to his buddy, not realizing it would be a career changing role. Though not a commercial success, it was a critical success in which Steven Spielberg saw him and cast him in the big budget sequel The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997). This role gave Vince the exposure he needed to become a movie star and, for the first time, choose the roles he wanted to take. A Cool, Dry Place (1998) put him as a loving father, Return to Paradise (1998) cast him as a man having to make a life or death decision to save a friend, and Clay Pigeons (1998) cast him as an interesting serial killer. He was even cast as "Norman Bates" for the shot-for-shot remake of Psycho (1998).

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TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
Starsky & Hutch Reese Feldman 1976 - 1977 Comedy
CBS Schoolbreak Special 1984 Drama
Reel Comedy 2002
Made 2002 - Comedy
Starsky and Hutch Reese Feldman 2004 Comedy
CBS Specials Richard 2013 Family
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Sex and the Matrix White Rabbit 0000
Making It In Hollywood 0000
Mr. & Mrs. Smith Eddie 1941
The Lost World: Jurassic Park Nick Van Owen 1997 0
Swingers Trent 1997 Comedy, Drama
The Locusts Clay 1997 Drama
A Cool, Dry Place Russell Durrell 1998 Biography
Clay Pigeons Lester Long 1998 Comedy, 0, Game Show
Return to Paradise John 'Sheriff' Volgecherev 1998 Drama, Romance, Thriller
Psycho Norman Bates 1998 Horror, Mystery, Thriller
South of Heaven, West of Hell Taylor Henry 2000 Drama
The Cell Peter Novak 2000 Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Domestic Disturbance Rick Barnes 2001 Comedy
The Prime Gig Pendelton 'Penny' Wise 2002 Drama
I Love Your Work 2003
Old School Bernard 'Beanie' Campbell 2003 Comedy
Blackball 2003 Comedy, Drama, Sport
Starsky & Hutch Reese Feldman 2004 0, Comedy
Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story Peter La Fleur 2004 Comedy, Sport
Wedding Crashers Jeremy Grey 2005 0
Be Cool Raji 2005 0, Comedy
The Break-Up Gary Grobowski 2006
Fred Claus Fred Claus 2007 0, 0, 0, 0
The Gift: At Risk Max 2007 Drama
Into the Wild Wayne Westerberg 2007 Adventure, Drama
Four Christmases Brad 2008 0, 0
Made 2009 0
Couples Retreat Dave 2009 Comedy
The Watch Bob 2012 0, 0
Delivery Man David Wozniak 2013 0
The Internship Billy McMahon 2013 Comedy
Anchorman: The Legend Continues Wes Mantooth 2013 Comedy