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Ving Rhames is a Actor, Director, Scriptwriter and Producer American born on 12 may 1959 at New York City (USA)

Ving Rhames

Ving Rhames
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Birth name Irving Rameses Rhames
Nationality USA
Birth 12 may 1959 (59 years) at New York City (USA)

Irving Rameses "Ving" Rhames (born May 12, 1959) is an American actor best known for his work in Bringing Out the Dead, Pulp Fiction, Out of Sight, Baby Boy, Don King: Only in America, Dawn of the Dead, Rosewood, Con Air, and as Luther Stickell in the Mission: Impossible film series.

Biography

Son premier grand rôle est celui de Marsellus Wallace dans le film Pulp Fiction de Quentin Tarantino. Dans Mission impossible, Mission impossible 2, Mission impossible 3, Mission impossible : Protocole Fantôme et Mission impossible 5, il interprète le pirate informatique Luther Stickell aux côtés de Tom Cruise. Après plusieurs seconds rôles dans des films remarqués (Hors d'atteinte, Haute Voltige, Dark Blue...), il tient de nombreux rôles principaux dans des DTV (Direct To Video).

En 2005, il décroche le rôle principal de la série télévisée Kojak basée sur la série du même nom des années 1970 avec Telly Savalas.

Il a joué sous la direction de grands réalisateurs tels que Brian De Palma, Quentin Tarantino, Steven Soderbergh et Martin Scorsese.

Best films

Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (2015)
(Actor)
Mission: Impossible II (2000)
(Actor)
Mission: Impossible (1996)
(Actor)
Mission: Impossible III (2006)
(Actor)
Con Air (1997)
(Actor)
Entrapment (1999)
(Actor)

Usually with

Tom Cruise
Tom Cruise
(6 films)
Sean Bean
Sean Bean
(2 films)
Chris Sanders
Chris Sanders
(4 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Ving Rhames (84 films)

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Actor

Mission: Impossible - Fallout, 2h13
Directed by Christopher McQuarrie
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Adventure, Spy
Themes Spy films
Actors Tom Cruise, Rebecca Ferguson, Henry Cavill, Simon Pegg, Michelle Monaghan, Vanessa Kirby
Roles Luther Stickell
Rating78% 3.944723.944723.944723.944723.94472
Quand l'IMF (Impossible Mission Force) échoue dans une mission, le monde est confronté a un désastre. Ethan Hunt accompagné de son équipe et de quelques fidèles alliées sont lancés dans une course contre la montre, pour la corriger.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, 2h17
Directed by James Gunn
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Action, Adventure
Themes Space adventure films, Dans l'espace, Superhero films, Super-héros inspiré de comics, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Bradley Cooper, Vin Diesel, David Bautista, Benicio del Toro
Roles Charlie-27
Rating76% 3.8499653.8499653.8499653.8499653.849965
Après leurs premières aventures où ils ont affronté Ronan, les Gardiens de la Galaxie voyagent entre les planètes et vendent leurs services. Ils vont découvrir la mystérieuse filiation de Star-Lord.
Bastards
Bastards (2017)

Directed by Lawrence Sher
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Owen Wilson, Ed Helms, J. K. Simmons, Katt Williams, Ving Rhames, Glenn Close
Roles Rod Hamilton
Rating54% 2.7042252.7042252.7042252.7042252.704225
Deux frères découvrent que leur mère a menti sur leur père : il est bien vivant. Ils partent alors à sa recherche...
L'Étoile de Noël, 1h26
Origin USA
Genres Animation
Themes Christmas films
Actors Steven Yeun, Gina Rodríguez, Zachary Levi, Keegan-Michael Key, Tracy Morgan, Tyler Perry
Roles Thaddeus le chien

Un âne prénommé Bo et ses amis sont les héros du premier Noël.
Father Figures, 1h53
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Owen Wilson, Ed Helms, J. K. Simmons, Katt Williams, Ving Rhames, Glenn Close
Roles Rod Hamilton
Rating54% 2.7041652.7041652.7041652.7041652.704165
Kyle et Peter Reynolds sont deux frères inséparables élevés par leur mère excentrique depuis la mort de leur père. Un jour, elle leur apprend qu'elle leur a menti et que leur père est toujours vivant. Trahi par le mensonge de leur mère, Peter et Kyle décident de le rechercher. Leur quête leur permettra non seulement de rencontrer peut-être leur vrai père, parmi plusieurs prétendants, mais aussi de mieux connaître leur propre mère.
Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, 2h12
Directed by Christopher McQuarrie
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Adventure, Spy
Themes Films set in Africa, Spy films, Seafaring films, Films about terrorism, Transport films
Actors Tom Cruise, Simon Pegg, Jeremy Lee Renner, Paula Patton, Ving Rhames, Rebecca Ferguson
Roles Luther Stickell
Rating73% 3.6975753.6975753.6975753.6975753.697575
After intercepting nerve gas being sold to terrorists, Impossible Missions Force (IMF) agent Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) is convinced he can prove the existence of the Syndicate, an international criminal consortium that the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) does not believe exists. Hunt is captured by the Syndicate, but escapes a torture chamber led by Syndicate member Janik "Bone Doctor" Vinter (Jens Hultén) with the help of MI6 agent and Syndicate operative Ilsa Faust (Rebecca Ferguson).
Jamesy Boy
Jamesy Boy (2014)
, 1h49
Directed by Trevor White
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Musical, Crime, Romance
Actors Mary-Louise Parker, Ving Rhames, Taissa Farmiga, James Woods, Rosa Bianca Salazar, Spencer Lofranco
Roles Conrad
Rating62% 3.1498753.1498753.1498753.1498753.149875
James Burns (Spencer Lofranco) is in prison for selling guns, drug possession and illegal possession of a firearm. Some years earlier, his mother Tracy (Mary-Louise Parker) attempts to enroll him in school, but is turned away. One night, James meets Crystal (Rosa Salazar) and Drew (Keon Clayton) after they steal from a convenience store he's in and befriends them. Crystal tells James about Roc (Michael Trotter), a guy they do odd jobs for and offers him a chance to get in on it. James' mother finds out what he's doing and reminds him that they are close to his legal appeal, but he defies his incarceration by cutting off his ankle bracelet.
Death Race 3: Inferno, 1h45
Directed by Roel Reiné
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action
Themes Films set in Africa, Prison films, Sports films, Transport films, Films about automobiles, Films set in the future, Auto racing films, Political films, Road movies, Dystopian films, Chase films
Actors Luke Goss, Danny Trejo, Ving Rhames, Tanit Phoenix, Dougray Scott, Frederick Koehler
Roles Weyland
Rating55% 2.7504252.7504252.7504252.7504252.750425
Death Race owner R.H. Weyland (Ving Rhames) has been forced to sell the rights to Niles York (Dougray Scott), a British billionaire who acquired the rights by hostile takeover. York reveals he intends to relocate Death Race to the deserts of Africa as a Transcontinental Race. Before leaving, Weyland arranges Lucas to have surgery to heal the infected and deadly scars on his face sustained from his gruesome crash. With Carl Lucas, also known as Frankenstein (Luke Goss), one win away from gaining his freedom, York coaches Lucas to lose his races and threatens his life if he fails to comply.
Force of Execution, 1h39
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Crime
Actors Steven Seagal, Danny Trejo, Ving Rhames, Noel Gugliemi, Ivan G'Vera, Bren Foster
Roles Ice Man
Rating45% 2.2612352.2612352.2612352.2612352.261235
"Force of Execution" is the story about a crime lord torn between his legacy and his desire to get out of the life of crime that has built his empire, when a new player to the scene tries to use the town anti-hero's network to climb to power. The only friend the crime lord has is his assassin protégé who has troubles of his own. An epic battle of under bosses and crime lords. Only one will come out alive.
Seven Below
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Horror
Actors Val Kilmer, Ving Rhames, Luke Goss, Bonnie Somerville, Matt Barr
Roles Jack
Rating32% 1.608791.608791.608791.608791.60879
The story centers on a group of strangers trapped in a time warp house where a terrible event transpired exactly 100 years prior.
Won't Back Down, 2h1
Directed by Daniel Barnz
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films about education, Feminist films, Political films, Buddy films, Films about school violence
Actors Maggie Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis, Holly Hunter, Ned Eisenberg, Oscar Isaac, Rosie Perez
Roles Principal Thompson
Rating64% 3.248283.248283.248283.248283.24828
Two determined mothers, a car dealer/bartender (Maggie Gyllenhaal) and a teacher (Viola Davis), look to transform their children's failing inner city school. Facing a powerful and entrenched bureaucracy and corruption from the teachers' union president (Holly Hunter) and the school's principal (Bill Nunn), they risk everything to make a difference in the education and future of their children.
Piranha 3DD, 1h23
Directed by John Gulager
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Horror comedy, Horror
Themes Films about animals, Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Natural horror films, Comedy horror films
Actors Danielle Panabaker, Matt Bush, David Koechner, Jean-Luc Bilodeau, Chris Zylka, Katrina Bowden
Roles Deputy Fallon (uncredited)
Rating37% 1.853171.853171.853171.853171.85317
A year after the attack on Lake Victoria by prehistoric piranhas, an eradication campaign has left the lake uninhabitable, and the town itself has been largely abandoned as a result of the drying-up of the Lake. Meanwhile at Cross Lake, two farmers (Gary Busey and Clu Gulager) search the waters to recover the body of a dead cow. Piranha eggs that have been laid inside the cow hatch, and the farmers are killed by the swarm, but before they both die, one farmer pops out of the water, takes a piranha, bites it, and then spits it up before sinking back into the water.
Soldiers of Fortune, 1h30
Directed by Ving Rhames, James Cromwell, Christian Slater, Sean Bean, Dominic Monaghan
Origin USA
Genres Action, Adventure
Actors Christian Slater, Sean Bean, Ving Rhames, Colm Meaney, Freddy Rodríguez, Dominic Monaghan
Roles Grimaud
Rating43% 2.154392.154392.154392.154392.15439
As the film opens, Captains Craig McCenzie (Christian Slater) and Mike Reed (Freddy Rodriguez) are United States soldiers on a mission to find Osama Bin Laden in an unspecified location in the Middle East. Their mission quickly goes awry when CIA operative Carter Mason (Colm Meaney) turns up independently, but with Reed already having infiltrated the settlement he is unable to extract himself and his cover is quickly blown. Captured by the locals, he is interrogated briefly by Mason, who threatens to emasculate him if he does not disclose the full details of his operation, but he is swiftly freed by Slater, much to the displeasure of the agent.
Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, 2h13
Directed by Brad Bird
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Adventure, Spy
Themes Spy films, Films about terrorism
Actors Tom Cruise, Jeremy Lee Renner, Simon Pegg, Paula Patton, Michael Nyqvist, Josh Holloway
Roles Luther Stickell
Rating73% 3.6966253.6966253.6966253.6966253.696625
In Budapest to intercept a courier working for an individual code-named "Cobalt", IMF agent Trevor Hanaway is killed by assassin Sabine Moreau. Hanaway's team leader, Jane Carter, and newly promoted field agent Benji Dunn extract Ethan Hunt and his source, Bogdan, from a Moscow prison. Ethan is recruited to lead Jane and Benji to infiltrate secret Moscow Kremlin archives and locate files identifying Cobalt. During the mission, someone broadcasts across the IMF frequency, alerting the Russians to Ethan's team. Although Benji and Jane escape, a bomb destroys the Kremlin and SVR agent Anatoly Sidorov arrests Ethan, suspecting him as a key player in the attack.