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Vinnie Jones

Vincent Peter "Vinnie" Jones (born 5 January 1965) is a British actor and former professional footballer. Born in Watford, Hertfordshire, Jones represented and captained the Welsh national football team, having qualified via a Welsh grandparent. As a member of the "Crazy Gang", Jones won the 1988 FA Cup Final with Wimbledon, a club for which he played well over 200 games during two spells between 1986 and 1998. He also previously played for Chelsea and Leeds United. Jones appeared in Celebrity Big Brother 2010, where he finished in third place behind Dane Bowers and Alex Reid. He has capitalised on his tough man image as a footballer and is known as an actor for his aggressive style and intimidating demeanour, often being typecast into roles as coaches, hooligans and violent criminals. Jones was born in Watford, Hertfordshire, to Peter Jones (a gamekeeper) and Glenda Harris Jones. He attended Chancellor's School in Brookmans Park, Hertfordshire. Jones started his football career in 1984 at Alliance Premier League side Wealdstone, during which time he combined playing football with being a hod carrier. He played one season with second-level Swedish club IFK Holmsund in 1986 and

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Someone's Got a Death Wish

Someone's Got a Death Wish

They're both certified badasses -- footballer Vinnie Jones once crushed a guy's testes and Jason Statham's the frickin' "Transporter" -- so it was a brave photog who approached them yesterday at… READ MORE >

Papper Jonesing for a Vinnie Style Beatdown

Papper Jonesing for a Vinnie Style Beatdown

Our photog was cruisin' for a bruisin' yesterday, insulting Vinnie Jones, the one guy who doesn't need much incentive to to kick the crap out of anybody.insertBCSinglePlayer(1711761603);He let the… READ MORE >

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