Vince Vaughn Biography
Vince Vaughn is an American actor, comedian, producer and screenwriter. Vaughns’ acting began in the late 1980s, appearing in minor television roles before attaining wider recognition with the 1996 comedy-drama film Swingers. He has appeared in a number of films in the 1990s, including the sports film Rudy in 1993, the sci-fi adventure dinosaur film The Lost World: Jurassic Park in 1997 and the drama-thriller Return to Paradise in 1998.
Other than his dramatic role in The Cell in 2000, in the 2000s he acted in several comedies, including Old School in 2003, Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story in 2004, Wedding Crashers in 2005, The Break-Up in 2006, Fred Claus in 2007, and Four Christmases in 2008. He continued his comedic roles in the 2010s with The Dilemma in 2011, The Watch in 2012, and The Internship in 2013. In 2015, he starred as Frank Semyon in the second season of the HBO anthology crime drama television series True Detective alongside Colin Farrell, Taylor Kitsch and Rachel McAdams.
Vince Vaughn Age
Vince was born on March 28, 1970, Vince is 48 years of age as of 2018.
Vince Vaughn Height | How tall is Vince Vaughn
Vince stands at a height of 6 ft 5 inches or 1.96 m.
Vince Vaughn Net Worth
Vince Vaughn has an estimated net worth of $50 million as of 2018.
Vince Vaughn Marriage | Wife | Jennifer Aniston
Vaughn began dating Jennifer Aniston, his co-star in The Break-Up in 2005. Vaughn filed a lawsuit against three tabloid magazines accusing them of falsely claiming that he had been unfaithful to Aniston and late 2006 the two broke up.
It was reported that Vaughn was engaged to Canadian realtor Kyla Weber in March 2009. They tied the knot on January 2, 2010, in the historic Armour House at Lake Forest Academy in Lake Forest, Illinois. The couple has two children: daughter Locklyn Kyla Vaughn born in 2010 and son Vernon Lindsay Vaughn born in 2013.
In the 2008 and 2012 elections, Vaughn supported Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul and Rand Paul in the 2016 election. Vaughn has appeared at a number of Libertarian Party events.
Vaughn began training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at the Gracie Academy in Torrance, Los Angeles in 2016 and received his blue belt in February 2018.
Vaughn was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving and resisting arrest in Manhattan Beach, California on June 10, 2018, after failing a sobriety test at a police checkpoint.
Vince Vaughn Career
Vaughn was cast in a Chevrolet television commercial and after moving to Hollywood in 1988, appeared in the 1989 season of the television series China Beach and in three CBS Schoolbreak Specials in 1990. He was in Rudy playing Jamie O’Hare as his first film role in 1993’s where he also struck up a friendship with featured Jon Favreau. He was cast in a lead role in a proposed revival of 77 Sunset Strip that was to air on the fledgling WB Television Network two years later, but the project ceased development after initial testing. Vaughn did not receive wider success until his role in 1996’s Swingers with Jon Favreau. Swingers became a successful independent film after it was released in July 1996. Vernon who is Vince’s father, also did a cameo in this film.
Director Steven Spielberg cast Vaughn in the blockbuster The Lost World: Jurassic Park which afterwards, gave him increased exposure. He starred in the critically acclaimed drama Return to Paradise with Anne Heche in 1998 and starred in Clay Pigeons with Janeane Garofalo and Joaquin Phoenix. He starred in The Cell with Jennifer Lopez in 2000 and in 2001, appeared in Made, another film penned by Favreau. Vaughn played in Dwight Yoakam’s directorial debut movie South of Heaven, West of Hell. His popularity skyrocketed after his role in the successful 2003 comedy Old School.
Vaughn appeared alongside Ben Stiller in the hit films Starsky & Hutch and Dodgeball in 2004. Vaughn was dubbed one of the Hollywood “Frat Pack”, a group of actors who frequently co-star in film comedies after the series of roles. In 2005, he subsequently appeared in Thumbsucker, Be Cool, and Mr. & Mrs. Smith. Vaughn starred alongside Owen Wilson in Wedding Crashers, which grossed over $200 million at the United States box office in 2005. Vaughn starred with Jennifer Aniston in the comedy-drama The Break-Up in 2006.
Vaughn starred in the Christmas comedy Fred Claus, as a sarcastic, wild-at-heart older brother of Santa Claus (Paul Giamatti) in 2007. The film was directed by David Dobkin, who also directed Vaughn in Wedding Crashers, and co-starred Elizabeth Banks and Kevin Spacey. Afterward he momentarily moved from comedy to drama in Sean Penn’s critically acclaimed film Into the Wild, a film about the adventures of Christopher McCandless, which was also a best-selling book by Jon Krakauer.
Vaughn starred in Couples Retreat, a comedy chronicling four couples who partake in therapy sessions at a tropical island resort n 2009. Malin Åkerman played his wife. Vince’s real-life father Vernon portrayed his father in the film. Vaughn was among the nearly 80 musicians and actors to sing on the charity-single remake of We Are the World in February 2010.
Vaughn starred in a comedy released in January 2011, The Dilemma. Wild West Picture Show Productions produced the film. It was announced that Vaughn would be developing a reboot produced by CBS to the sitcom on July 31, 2012, The Brady Bunch, which was taken off the air in 1974. It was announced that Vaughn is working on a project with Peter Billingsley and Glenn Beck called Pursuit of the Truth for TheBlaze on December 5, 2012.
Vaughn co-wrote and starred alongside Wedding Crashers co-star Owen Wilson in The Internship in 2013. He starred in Unfinished Business, which grossed $4.8 million in its opening weekend, a career-low for Vaughn in 2015. Alongside Colin Farrell, Vaughn starred in the second season of True Detective which premiered on June 21. In 2016, he starred in the crime thriller Term Life, which featured friend and frequent collaborator Jon Favreau in a supporting role and was directed by another frequent collaborator, Peter Billingsley.
Vince Vaughn Movies | Movies With Vince Vaughn
- 1991 For the Boys as Cheering Soldier in Crowd
- 1993 Rudy as Jamie O’Hara
- 1994 At-Risk as Max Nolan
- 1996 Just Your Luck as Barry
- 1996 Swingers as Trent Walker
- 1997 The Lost World: Jurassic Park as Nick Van Owen
- 1997 The Locusts as Clay Hewitt
- 1998 A Cool, Dry Place as Russell Durrell
- 1998 Return to Paradise as John “Sheriff” Volgecherev
- 1998 Clay Pigeons as Lester Long
- 1998 Psycho as Norman Bates
- 2000 South of Heaven, West of Hell as Taylor Henry
- 2000 The Cell as FBI Agent Peter Novak
- 2000 The Prime Gig as Pendelton “Penny” Wise
- 2001 Made as Ricky Slade
- 2001 Zoolander as Luke Zoolander
- 2001 Domestic Disturbance as Rick Barnes/Jack Parnell
- 2003 Old School as Bernard “Beanie” Campbell
- 2003 I Love Your Work as Stiev
- 2003 Blackball as Rick Schwartz
- 2004 Starsky & Hutch as Reese Feldman
- 2004 DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story as Peter La Fleur
- 2004 Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy as Wes Mantooth
- 2004 Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie as Wes Mantooth
- 2004 Paparazzi as Actor
- 2005 Thumbsucker as Mr. Geary
- 2005 Be Cool as Roger “Raji” Lowenthal
- 2005 Mr. & Mrs. Smith as Eddie
- 2005 Wedding Crashers as Jeremy Grey
- 2006 The Break-Up as Gary Grobowski
- 2007 Into the Wild as Wayne Westerberg
- 2007 Fred Claus as Frederick “Fred” Claus
- 2008 Wild West Comedy Show: 30 Days & 30 Nights – Hollywood to the Heartland as Himself
- 2008 Four Christmases as Brad (A.K.A. Orlando)
- 2009 Couples Retreat as Dave
- 2011 The Dilemma as Ronny Valentine
- 2012 Art of Conflict as Narrator
- 2012 The Watch as Bob McAllister
- 2012 Lay the Favorite as Rosie
- 2013 The Internship as Billy McMahon
- 2013 A Case of You as Alan
- 2013 Delivery Man as David Wozniak
- 2013 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues as Wes Mantooth
- 2015 Unfinished Business as Daniel “Dan” Trunkman
- 2016 Term Life as Nick Barrow
- 2016 Hacksaw Ridge as Sgt. Howell
- 2017 Brawl in Cell Block 99 as Bradley Thomas
- 2018 Dragged Across Concrete as Anthony Lurasetti
- 2019 Fighting with My Family as Hutch
- TBA Against All Enemies as Post-production
Vince Vaughn TV Shows
- 1989 China Beach as Motor Pool Driver
- 1989 21 Jump Street as Bill Peterson
- 1990 ABC Afterschool Specials as Jason
- 1990 CBS Schoolbreak Special as Steve
- 1992 Doogie Howser, M.D. as Mark
- 1998 Mr. Show with Bob and David as Sheep Dog
- 1998 Hercules as Loki (voice role)
- 1998 The Larry Sanders Show as Himself (Host)
- 1998 Saturday Night Live as Himself (Host)
- 2000 Sex and the City as Keith Travers
- 2001 Going to California as Gavin Toe
- 2013 Pursuit of the Truth as Himself (Host)
- 2013 Saturday Night Live as Himself (Host)
- 2015 True Detective as Frank Semyon
- 2018 F is for Family as Chet Stevenson (voice role)
Vince Vaughn Music Videos
1998 “These Arms” – Dwight Yoakam
2016 “Don’t Wanna Know” – Marron 5
Vince Vaughn Awards And Nominations
- People’s Choice Awards, USA Favorite On-Screen Match-Up for: Wedding Crashers(2005) Shared with: Owen Wilson
- MTV Movie Awards Best On-Screen Team for: Wedding Crashers (2005) Shared with: Owen Wilson
- Teen Choice Awards Movies – Choice Chemistry for: The Break-Up (2006) Shared with: Jennifer Aniston
- ShoWest Convention: Special Award – Comedy Star of the Year (2006)
- 33rd People’s Choice Awards: Favorite Leading Man
- Spike TV’s First Annual “Guys Choice” Guy Movie Hall of Fame” for Swingers along with Jon Favreau
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