Vinnie Jones

British Character Actor

British actor Vinnie Jones is known for playing hard, East London characters on both sides of the Atlantic; but before becoming known for playing brutes, bullies and bad guys Vinnie Jones spent fifteen years working as a professional footballer.

Now better known as an actor Vinnie was part of the Welsh national football team, qualifying thanks to his Welsh-born grandfather, and part of the 1988 winning FA Cup Wimbledon team. An aggressive midfielder Vinnie brought his hard man image with him into his career as an actor making his big screen debut in the 1998 British blockbuster Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.

Since then Vinnie Jones has gone on to appear in a variety of genres on television, stage and screen; from Mean Machine (2001) and Smokin’ Aces 2 (2010) to the American television series’ Chuck and Elementary, as well as providing the voice for Freddie the DogMadagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted. As well as working as an actor Vinnie is known for his guest appearances and guest TV presentation; including working as the first guest host for The Friday Night Project on Channel 4 and narrating the reality TV series Vinnie Jones’ Toughest Cops.

Known for his tough guy persona and often cast the typical Eastend and London bruiser Vinnie Jones is a popular actor in both England and America, whilst his personal appearances demonstrate that beyond his character performances there remains much more to Vinnie Jones as both an actor and TV personality.

To book Vinnie Jones to make a personal appearance at your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.