Jones is best known for his performances in Guy Ritchie's crime capers Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels and Snatch. Jones received Empire Awards as Best British New Comer for Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, and as Best Actor for Snatch. He was named Best Supporting Actor in a science-fiction film at the Toronto Film Festival, for his work in Slipstream.
Jones played a lead role in Mean Machine, a Matthew Vaughn and Guy Ritchie production. His performance in Night at the Golden Eagle, garnered Jones a 'Best Supporting Actor Award at the New York Film Festival in 2002.
Jones co-starred in The Big Bounce. He appeared in Gone in 60 Seconds, and in Swordfish.
In 2003 the BBC produced a documentary series entitled Vinnie - 20 episodes of fly-on-the-wall reality television. Jones recently appeared in the films Eurotrip, Submerged, and Slipstream, and played 'Coach Dinklange' in the 2006 release She's The Man.
From 1986-1999 Jones had a stellar career in British football playing for Wimbledon F.C. Leeds, Sheffield United, Chelsea, QPR and Captain of Wales.
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Vinnie Jones Facts
|Birth Name||Vincent Peter Jones|
|Birthday||January 5, 1965 (53)|
|Birthplace||Waterford, England, United Kingdom|
|Height||6' (1m83) How tall is Vinnie Jones compared to you?|
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