He continues: “I speak to kids today and I’m not Vinnie Jones, footballer, but Vinnie Jones, film star. I have to make them watch YouTube to find out what I used to do.” I wonder if, despite the thawing of his attitude towards the media, if he might be open to helping me with the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge I’ve just received a nomination for.
Vinnie Jones, Actor: Snatch. Vincent Peter Jones was born on January 5, 1965 in Watford, England. He first came to public notice as a professional footballer, playing in the English Football League. Noted as one of football’s hard men, he leaped to fame when a photographer, at a match, snapped him «marking» Newcastle United’s Paul Gascoigne, by grabbing his testicles.
Jones played a professional killer in the Kazakhstani film, Ликвидатор («Liquidator»), in 2011. Jones’ character is an elite assassin invited to eliminate the main character. Producers of the film dealt with the Kazakh/English language barrier by writing Jones’ character as a mute who does not speak throughout the film.
«Vinnie» Jones (born 5 January 1965) is an English-born film actor and ex-footballer, having represented Wales. He has capitalised on his tough man image as a footballer and is now known as an actor for his aggressive style and intimidating demeanour.
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