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Ving Rhames

Strikingly featured and muscular American actor Ving Rames was born Irving Rameses Rhames in Harlem, New York, to Reather, a homemaker, and Ernest Rhames, an auto mechanic. 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 ... See full bio »
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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 20 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Bastards (filming)
Rod Hamilton
 2015 A Sunday Horse (completed)
Mr. Valentine
 2015 Minkow
 2015/I Operator
 2013 Force of Execution
Ice Man
 2013 Armed Response
Officer Hall
 2012 Mafia
Renzo Wes
 2012 Won't Back Down
Principal Thompson
 2012 Money Fight
 2012 Soldiers of Fortune
Grimaud Tourneur
 2012 Piranha 3DD
Deputy Fallon (uncredited)
 2012 7 Below
 2011 Julia X
The Man
 2011 Pimp Bullies
 2011 The River Murders
Captain Langley
 2010 Caged Animal
 2010 King of the Avenue
Norman De'Sha
 2010 Operation: Endgame
 2009 Give 'em Hell Malone
 2009 Echelon Conspiracy
Agent Dave Grant
 2009 Evil Angel
 2008 Saving God
Armstrong Cane
 2008 Animal 2
 2007 A Broken Life
 2007 Ascension Day
 2006 Idlewild
 2005 Back in the Day
 2003 Sin
Eddie Burns
 2002 Dark Blue
Arthur Holland
 2002 Lilo & Stitch
Cobra Bubbles (voice)
 2001 Baby Boy
Melvin 'Mel'
 1998 Body Count
 1997 Rosewood
 1996 Striptease
 1995 Kiss of Death
 1993 The Saint of Fort Washington
Little Leroy
 1993 Blood In, Blood Out
 1991 Homicide
 1991 Flight of the Intruder
CPO Frank McRae
 1989 Casualties of War
Lt. Reilly
 1986 Native Son
 1984 Go Tell It on the Mountain
Young Gabriel
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I must say that some things some men are born to do. I think I was born to kick ass. See more »


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