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He makes me laugh, and he’s a blast to direct.” Deep family roots Born the son of a mechanic and a homemaker who were children of Southern sharecroppers, the actor draws strength from the depth of his family roots in Harlem, N. “My parents were from South Carolina, but I was born in Harlem Hospital,” Rhames says. She was really the rock in my life.” “I always taught him about the goodness of people,” his mother, Reather Rhames, 85, told a reporter in 1996. But what he seems to have truly collected is a wonderful life.
“My dad never made a lot of money, but he always had a strong work ethic. “I always wanted my children to have an education, because I never had that. ’ I didn’t know anyone in my family or on his father’s side who was into acting.” Guided by faith While his mother has been a powerful and positive influence in his life, Rhames has also let his faith steer him in a business not always known for its high moral ground. “Just to have health and strength is a blessing,” he says.
He wanted to be a football player, but he was thin and he couldn’t gain the weight. “I wake up this morning, I’m healthy, my children are healthy, my wife is healthy.
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. He entered New York's High School of Performing Arts, where he discovered his love of acting.
For a good man, Ving Rhames knows how to play bad men pretty well.
Cutting a path from Harlem to Hollywood, the 6-foot actor who’s built like an NFL lineman and speaks with a deep bass rumble proved intimidating as the villains Marsellus Wallace in “Pulp Fiction” and Nathan “Diamond Dog” Jones in “Con Air.” But Rhames can swing 180 degrees and play more likable characters, too, such as ace computer hacker Luther Stickell in the “Mission: Impossible” films.
Committing to “Monday Mornings” came easy, says Rhames, who jumped at the chance to be on a quality television show that would allow him to expand his character throughout a full season—and hopefully longer. But he adds that the actor is a “tough guy with a soft heart,” which perfectly complements his character on the new show, “a former football player who then went to medical school.” “Ving is funny in person, and personable,” D’Elia says. God knows what is better for me than I do.” The actor and his wife of 12 years, Deborah, live in Los Angeles with teenage stepdaughter Tiffany, daughter Reignbeau, 12, and son Freedom, 10.
Jorge “El Gato” Villanueva in “Monday Mornings,” which debuts Feb. “He’s similar to myself: straightforward, honest,” the actor says. “Monday Mornings” is based on the book by CNN medical correspondent Dr.Sanjay Gupta, who serves as executive producer with writer-producer David E.