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Biography #2 (for Stasky & Hutch)

Vince Vaughn first caught the attention of critics and audiences in Doug Liman's independent sleeper hit Swingers, in which he starred as Trent, the ultra-hip social ringleader of the lounge set populating Hollywood's hottest night spots. In 2001, Vaughn reunited with Swingers screenwriter and co-star Jon Favreau in the comedy Made, which Favreau also directed.

Vaughn's most recent work was in Old School, with Starsky & Hutch director Todd Phillips. His additional film credits include Return to Paradise, Clay Pigeons and Steven Spielberg's sequel The Lost World: Jurassic Park.

Vaughn just wrapped shooting the comedy Underdogs opposite Ben Stiller to be released in June of 2004. He is currently underway with several other projects, including a cameo appearance in the Will Ferrell comedy Anchorman directed by Adam McCay, and co-starring in Thumbsucker for director Mike Mills. He will soon begin filming on Be Cool, the highly anticipated sequel to the hit Get Shorty directed by Gary Gray, and will play the role of Brad Pitt's best friend in Mr. & Mrs. Smith directed by Doug Liman (Swingers). Vaughn is also beginning production on the comedy Wedding Crashers opposite Owen Wilson.

Bio courtesy Warner Bros. for "Stasky & Hutch" (17-Jun-2004)


Biography #3

A potent combination of charm and charisma, Vince Vaughn has made his mark among today"s generation of talented young actors.

Vaughn is currently filming Domestic Disturbance opposite John Travolta. Produced by Paramount Pictures in association with De Line films, this thriller revolves around Frank Morrison (Travolta), a divorced father who discovers that his 11-year-old son"s new stepfather (Vaughn) is not what he made himself out to be. He sets out on a mission to rescue his son from a life-threatening situation. Directed by Harold Becker and written by Lewis Colick, the film is set for release in the fall of 2001.

Vaughn was last seen starring opposite Jennifer Lopez in New Line Cinema"s The Cell. Directed by Tarsem from Mark Protosevich"s script, the film tells the story of a scientist, played by Lopez, who journeys inside the mind of a comatose serial killer in order to discover the whereabouts of the girl he kidnapped. Vaughn plays the FBI agent tracking the case. Julio Caro and Eric McLeod produced the film.

Vaughn recently completed shooting Independent Pictures" The Prime Gig. Tony Tony-Award Award-winning director Gregory Mosher directed the film from Bill Wheeler"s script. Produced by Cary Woods and Gina Mingacci, the film also stars Ed Harris and Julia Ormond.

Vaughn was recently seen in Gus Van Sants ambitious retooling of Alfred Hitchcocks Psycho for Universal Studios and Imagine Entertainment. Other film credits include Joe Ruben"s Return to Paradise, for Polygram Filmed Entertainment and David Dobkin"s Clay Pigeons opposite Janeane Garofalo, Joaquin Phoenix, and Georgina Cates. Additionally, Vaughn was seen in Twentieth Century Fox"s A Cool Dry Place, opposite Monica Potter, and in The Locusts, , a rural mystery directed by John Patrick Kelly, and also starring Kate Capshaw and Ashley Judd.

Vaughn made an impression with audiences worldwide in Steven Spielberg"s The Lost World: Jurassic Park 2, opposite Julianne Moore and Jeff Goldblum. After seeing Vaughn in Swingers, Spielberg described him as "a new movie star--an American icon icon-to to-be. You only find those every six or seven years..

It was Vaughns performance as '‘Trent," the cool-as-a-Martini social ringleader in Miramax"s Swingers that made Hollywood take notice. Directed by Doug Liman and written by Jon Favreau, Swingers is set against the backdrop of Hollywood"s hottest back-alley night spots, and told in the language of cocktail nation, a 1990s retro-swing movement that quickly swept the nation.

Bio courtesy Artisan Entertainment (01-Jan-2000)


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