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Vinnie Jones

Vinnie Jones

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Famous as :

Actor, former professional footballer

Birth Name :

Vincent Peter Jones

Birth Date :

January 05, 1965

Birth Place :

Watford, Hertfordshire, England

Spouse :

Tanya Terry (since 25-Jun-94)

Claim to fame :

As Big Chris in "Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels" (1998)

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'Arrow' Casts Vinnie Jones as Villain Brick

October 21, 2014 06:35:50 GMT

The CW's "" has found its Brick. The show has tapped British actor to portray the DC Comics villain, Danny Brickwell, in episodes 10, 11 and 12 of the current third season.
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Vinnie Jones: Christopher Walken Is Intimidating

February 21, 2011 06:15:29 GMT

Movie tough guy has met his match in - the former soccer hardman was intimidated by the "Deer Hunter" star on the set of his new film. Walken is notorious for unsettling co-stars on film sets and Jones discovered why when he teamed up with Walken for "".
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Vinnie Jones to Bring Comic Book 'Doc Noble' to the Big Screen

February 08, 2011 07:35:18 GMT

Soccer star-turned-movie hardman is working on a movie adaptation of comic book series "Doc Noble", in which he'll play the vigilante dad. Jones is revamping the comic book character with screenwriter Howard Chaykin, and he hopes the role will turn him into the next Charles Bronson.
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Vinnie Jones' 'Blood Out' in Jeopardy After His Fight With Tamer Hassan

April 27, 2010 10:24:44 GMT

Filming on ' new movie "" has reportedly been disrupted amid allegations fellow British actor Tamer Hassan headbutted him during a brawl. The two stars clashed at the Chateau Marmont Hotel in Los Angeles on Saturday night, April 24, with Jones allegedly landing a punch on the "" actor.
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Vinnie Jones Reportedly Punching Tamer Hassan in the Face

April 26, 2010 08:14:30 GMT

clashed with rival British actor Tamer Hassan in Los Angeles during a night out on Saturday, April 24 - but insists the incident was just "a bit of a scuffle". Jones was said to have launched an unprovoked attack on "" star Hassan at Hollywood's Chateau Marmont hotel.
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Vinnie Jones Eying David Beckham for 'Escape to Victory' Remake

April 24, 2010 03:34:29 GMT

Sports-star-turned-actor is combining his two talents - he is planning a big-budget remake of cult soccer movie "Escape to Victory". Jones was a top professional soccer player in his native Britain before he built a Hollywood film career after retiring from the sport.
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Vinnie Jones Snubbed 50 Cent

February 04, 2010 09:39:52 GMT

has snubbed 's proposal to launch a chain of traditional U.K. pubs in America - because he wants to take on the project with fellow movie hardman . The "In da Club" hitmaker was hoping Jones would lend his expertise to help launch English pub-style diners in the U.S., saying "Vinnie would be ideal."
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50 Cent Wants Vinnie Jones for Business Partner

January 12, 2010 09:37:06 GMT

is eyeing a business collaboration with - he wants to launch a chain of traditional U.K. pubs in America with the Brit's help. The rapper, who has launched his own fashion range and fragrance, wants to expand his business empire by bringing pub-style diners to the U.S. - and he's begging the Snatch star to lend his expertise to the venture.
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Prisoners in Mexico Jail Relocated for Mel Gibson's Film

January 11, 2010 02:42:01 GMT

Wardens at a jail in Mexico have transferred 300 inmates to other prisons to make way for an upcoming movie shoot, despite protests from the criminals' relatives. The "Braveheart" star is planning to film his next project at the Ignacio Allende prison in the eastern coastal city of Veracruz.
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Dennis Hopper Defeated by Prostate Cancer

January 11, 2010 02:25:43 GMT

Acting legend is losing his battle with prostate cancer after the deadly disease spread to his bones, according to a British report. The "Easy Rider" veteran revealed his struggle with the illness in October 2009, after he was admitted to hospital suffering from "severe flu-like symptoms."
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Bill Paxton Wants to Make 'Twister' Sequel in 3D

January 09, 2010 06:41:08 GMT

Actor is eager to make a sequel to "Twister" - 14 years after the tornado action film was released. The star has taken a break from Hollywood in recent years to focus on his hit U.S. TV series "", but he's keen to relaunch himself as a movie star and is convinced a 3D version of "Twister" is the key.
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Jackie Chan Plans to Make His Own Musical

January 09, 2010 05:31:21 GMT

is planning to tell his life story through song and dance - the martial arts star is writing his own musical. The Chinese action hero admits he's been a fan of American musicals since he was a kid, and now he's eager to complete one of his own - and share his inspiring rise to the top.
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Meryl Streep Refuses to Deal With Cosmetic Surgery

January 09, 2010 04:52:34 GMT

will never use Botox to preserve her good looks, insisting actresses who succumb to facial-freezing injections draw even more attention to their features. "" star and mum-of-four is happy to age gracefully and refuses to resort to cosmetic surgery or facial fillers - as it often distracts from a performance.
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Emily Blunt Blames American Driving Rules for Her Minor Car Crash

January 09, 2010 04:32:23 GMT

British actress was involved in a minor car accident on Wednesday, January 6, when she reversed into a curb while driving in California. "" star was unharmed in the incident, but admits her ego suffered some damage.
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Beyonce Knowles' Trinidad and Tobago Gig Hit With Controversy

January 09, 2010 04:02:45 GMT

Promoters for the Trinidad and Tobago Carnival are calling for the local sponsors of an upcoming concert to reschedule the show - because the gig will siphon funds from the annual cultural celebrations. The R&B superstar is due to perform in the Caribbean country on February 18 - just two days after the massive two-day Carnival event wraps.
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Quentin Tarantino Bets Vinnie Jones Will Win 'Celebrity Big Brother'

January 09, 2010 03:40:13 GMT

has spoken out in favor of his friend backing him to win a British reality TV show because of his great "personality and character." The soccer star-turned-actor is currently competing on U.K. series "Celebrity Big Brother" alongside other stars including , Sisqo and former Hollywood Madam Heidi Fleiss.
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Vinnie Jones and Stephen Baldwin Set for Britain's 'Celebrity Big Brother'

January 04, 2010 02:22:21 GMT

and are spending their first night under round-the-clock observation - as contestants on Britain's new series of "Celebrity Big Brother". Baldwin, who has starred in a string of U.S. reality shows in recent years, including "" and "", was first into the house on Sunday, January 3.
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