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Rhames, Ving (1961–)

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RHAMES, VING (1961–). Actor. This native of Harlem discovered a love for acting while attending the New York High School for the Performing Arts. He continued his studies at the Julliard School of Drama and worked on the New York theater circuit. He first appeared on Broadway in a 1984 production of The Winter Boys . His big-screen break came when Quentin Tarantino cast him as the merciless drug kingpin Marsellus Wallace in his hit film Pulp Fiction , 1994. He won a Golden Globe award for his portrayal of the title role in the TV biopic Don King: Only in America , 1997.

Filmography: Patty Hearst , 1988; The Long Walk Home , 1989; Rising Son , 1990; Jacob’s Ladder , 1990; Flight of the Intruder , 1990; The People Under the Stairs , 1991; Homicide , 1991; Pulp Fiction , 1994; Drop Squad , 1994; Striptease , 1996; Rosewood , 1996; Mission Impossible , 1996; Don King Only In America , 1997, Con Air , 1997; Body Count , 1997; Out of Sight , 1998; Entrapment , 1999; Mission Impossible 2 , 2000; Holiday Heart , 2000; Sins of the Father , 2001; Baby Boy , 2001; Undisputed , 2002; RFK , 2002; Little John , 2002; Dark Blue , 2003.

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