Fast Facts

  • As a kid, he performed in Chicago-area children's theaters and in school plays.
  • Was senior class president in high school.
  • Landed a Chevy commercial as a teen and then moved to Los Angeles where he worked as a telemarketer between acting assignments.
  • TV acting debut was on China Beach in 1989.
  • Broke into films in 1993 with an appearance in Rudy.
  • Met Jon Favreau on the Rudy set and the two forged a close bond; Favreau wrote Swingers and suggested him for the role of fast-talking ladies man Trent Walker.
  • In the late 1990s starred in Steven Spielberg's The Lost World: Jurassic Park and in the Gus Van Sant remake of Psycho.
  • Skydived over Chicago in 2010 as part of the city's annual Air and Water Show.


  • 2007, People's Choice Awards — Favorite Leading Man: Winner
  • 2006, People's Choice Awards — Favorite On Screen Match Up: Winner
  • 2007, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee


  • Vernon Vaughn — Father
  • Shea Vaughn — Mother
  • Victoria Vaughn — Sister
  • Jennifer Aniston — Ex-significant Other
  • Valerie Vaughn — Sister
  • Kyla Weber — Wife
  • Locklyn Kyla Vaughn — Daughter
  • Vernon Lindsay Vaughn — Son

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  • Birth Name: Vincent Anthony Vaughn
  • Birth Place: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
  • Birthday: March 28, 1970, Aries
  • Profession: Actor, Producer
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