Ving Rhames - Quotes

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Since God is the foundation of my life, anything that streams from that can only be positive.

Since God is the foundation of my life, anything that streams from that can only be positive.

Quite honestly I never had a desire to be an actor. I tell people, I did not choose acting; acting chose me. I never grew up wanting to be an actor. I wanted to play football. In about 9th grade an English teacher told me I had a talent to act. He said I should audition for a performing arts high school so I did on a whim. I got accepted.

Quite honestly I never had a desire to be an actor. I tell people, I did not choose acting; acting chose me. I never grew up wanting to be an actor. I wanted to play football. In about 9th grade an English teacher told me I had a talent to act. He said I should audition for a performing arts high school so I did on a whim. I got accepted.

I grew up in a poverty-stricken neighborhood, but I didn't really know I was a deprived, poverty-stricken child until the media made me aware of it. ---->>>

You don't have to make, you know, $3 Million dollars a movie, or $20 Million dollars a movie, but if you make a living doing what you love doing, then that's success to me. ---->>>

The only difference between working on a huge-budget film and a lesser-budget film, is the quality of lunch and dinner. ---->>>

I saw how, when my brother smoked reefer, it made my mother cry. He was 16 at the time. And I saw that she broke down and cried. I never wanted to hurt my mother, so I kept away from drugs. ---->>>

Are you intimidated by me? Because if you're intimidated by me, that's something you'll have to deal with. ---->>>

I don't give Hollywood the power to limit me. Only God can limit me. ---->>>

I like to say that I didn't choose acting - acting chose me. ---->>>

I was never a struggling actor, for which I feel very blessed. ---->>>

For me, acting was a way of releasing all of this stuff that I had inside - and a way for me to tell the stories of the people I knew, so that their spirit could live through me. ---->>>

My approach to the work is the same, whether I had the lead or a supporting role. I consider myself a character actor in the true sense of the word. Unless I'm doing my autobiography, I'm playing a character. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 05-12, 1959
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.
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Occupation: Actor
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Irving Rameses "Ving" Rhames (born May 12, 1959) is an American actor known for his roles in Bringing Out the Dead, Pulp Fiction, Out of Sight, Baby Boy, Don King: Only in America, Dawn of the Dead, Rosewood, Con Air, Dave, and as Luther Stickell in the Mission: Impossible film series.(wikipedia)