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actor , comedian , Producer , screenwriter

American film actor, screenwriter, producer, comedian and activist. He began acting in the late 1980s, appearing in minor television roles before attaining wider recognition with the 1996 movie Swingers.

Background

Ethnicity: Vaughn is their only son and the youngest of their three children; he has two older sisters, Victoria and Valeri

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 .

Education

He graduated from Lake Forest High School in 1988. He was introduced to musical theater at a young age and decided to become an actor in 1987

Career

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.

Actor: (films) For the Boys, 1991,

Rudy, 1993,

At Risk, 1994,

Swingers, 1996,

Just Your Luck, 1996,

The Lost World: Jurassic Park, 1997,

The Locusts, 1997,

A Cool, Dry Place, 1998,

Return to Paradise, 1998,

Clay Pigeons, 1998,

Psycho, 1998,

South of Heaven, West of Hell, 2000,

The Cell, 2000,

The Prime Gig, 2000,

Zoolander, 2001,

Domestic Disturbance, 2001,

Dust: An Extraordinary Correspondence, 2002,

Old School, 2003,

I Love Your Work, 2003,

Blackball, 2003,

Starsky & Hutch, 2004,

Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, 2004,

Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, 2004,

The Sky Is Green, 2004,

Thumbsuckers, 2005,

Be Cool, 2005,

Mr. & Mrs. Smith, 2005,

Wedding Crashers, 2005,

The Break-Up, 2006 ,

Other Side of Simple, 2006,

Into the Wild, 2007,

Fred Claus, 2007,

Four Christmases, 2008;

prodr.: Made, 2001,

Wild West Comedy Show: 30 Days & 30 Nights - Hollywood to the Heartland, 2008;

writer, actor (films) Couples Retreat, 2009;

actor: (TV films) Lies of the Heart, 1991,

Sex and the Matrix, 2000,

(TV series) China Beach, 1989,

21 Jump Street, 1989,

Hercules, 1998,

Mr. Show with Bob and David, 1998,

Sex and the City, 2000,

Dinner for Five, 2001;

(TV series) Getaway, 2005

Politics

Vaughn supported Republican Presidential candidate Ron Paul in both the 2008 and 2012 elections

Interests

  • Philosophers & Thinkers

    Schopenhauer

  • Writers

    Joseph Conrad

  • Sport & Clubs

    Football, baseball ,hockey

  • Athletes

    Dwayne Wade

  • Music & Bands

    Country Music

Connections

father:
Vernon Lindsay Vaughn - Salesman

mother:
Sharon Eileen - Broker