Vinnie Jones

British actor and former professional footballer (born 1965)

Vinnie Jones (born 5 January 1965) is a former English football player. He played for Wales national team. Jones is now an actor. He played Juggernaut in Marvel's X-Men: The Last Stand. Jones was a housemate in the 2010 UK series of Celebrity Big Brother.

Vinnie Jones
Jones in July 2007
Born
Vincent Peter Jones

(1965-01-05) 5 January 1965 (age 58)
Occupation
  • Actor
  • presenter
  • footballer
Height6'1"
Spouse(s)
Tanya Terry
(m. 1994; her death 2019)
Children2

Association football career
Position(s) Midfielder
Youth career
1975–1977 Bedmond
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1984–1986 Wealdstone 38 (2)
1986IFK Holmsund (loan) 22 (1)
1986–1989 Wimbledon 77 (9)
1989–1990 Leeds United 46 (5)
1990–1991 Sheffield United 35 (2)
1991–1992 Chelsea 42 (4)
1992–1998 Wimbledon 177 (12)
1998–1999 Queens Park Rangers 9 (1)
Total 446 (36)
National team
1994–1997 Wales 9 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Career statistics change

Club change

Appearances and goals by club, season and competition[1][2][3][4][5]
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Wealdstone 1984–85 Alliance Premier League 12 0 0 0 0 0 12 0
1985–86 26 2 1 0 0 0 27 2
Total 38 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 39 2
IFK Holmsund (loan) 1986 Division 3 Mellersta Norrland 22 1 0 0 0 0 22 1
Wimbledon 1986–87 First Division 22 4 4 1 2 0 0 0 28 5
1987–88 First Division 24 2 6 0 4 0 0 0 34 2
1988–89 First Division 31 3 4 0 5 0 1[a] 0 41 3
Total 77 9 14 1 11 0 1 0 103 10
Leeds United 1989–90 Second Division 45 5 1 0 2 0 4[a] 0 52 5
1990–91 First Division 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Total 46 5 1 0 2 0 4 0 53 5
Sheffield United 1990–91 First Division 31 2 1 0 4 0 1[a] 0 37 2
1991–92 First Division 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
Total 35 2 1 0 4 0 1 0 41 2
Chelsea 1991–92 First Division 35 3 4 1 1 0 5[a] 2 45 6
1992–93 Premier League 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 1
Total 42 4 4 1 1 0 5 2 52 7
Wimbledon 1992–93 Premier League 27 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 27 1
1993–94 Premier League 33 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 35 2
1994–95 Premier League 33 3 2 0 2 0 0 0 37 3
1995–96 Premier League 31 3 3 0 2 0 0 0 36 3
1996–97 Premier League 29 3 7 0 2 0 0 0 38 3
1997–98 Premier League 24 0 3 1 1 0 0 0 28 1
Total 177 12 15 1 9 0 0 0 201 13
Queens Park Rangers 1997–98 First Division 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 1
1998–99 First Division 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Total 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 1
Career total 446 36 36 3 27 0 11 2 520 41
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Appearance(s) in Full Members' Cup

International change

Vinnie Jones' matches for the Wales national team[6]
Date Location Host team Score Away team Competition Goals scored
14 December 1994 Cardiff   Wales 0–3   Bulgaria UEFA Euro 1996 qualifying 0
29 March 1995 Sofia   Bulgaria 3–1   Wales UEFA Euro 1996 qualifying 0
26 April 1995 Düsseldorf   Germany 1–1   Wales UEFA Euro 1996 qualifying 0
7 June 1995 Cardiff   Wales 0–1   Georgia UEFA Euro 1996 qualifying 0
24 April 1996 Lugano    Switzerland 1–0   Wales Friendly 0
9 November 1996 Eindhoven   Netherlands 7–1   Wales 1998 FIFA World Cup qualifier 0
14 December 1996 Cardiff   Wales 0–0   Turkey 1998 FIFA World Cup qualifier 0
11 February 1997 Cardiff   Wales 0–0   Ireland Friendly 0
29 March 1997 Cardiff   Wales 1–2   Belgium 1998 FIFA World Cup qualifier 0
Total Appearances 9 Goals 0

Honours change

Wealdstone

IFK Holmsund

Wimbledon

Leeds United

Filmography change

Film change

Year Title Role Notes
1998 Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels Big Chris Won - Empire Award for Best Newcomer[8]
2000 Gone in 60 Seconds The Sphinx
Snatch Bullet Tooth Tony
2001 Swordfish Marco
Night at the Golden Eagle Rodan
Mean Machine Danny Meehan
2004 The Big Bounce Lou Harris
Tooth The Extractor
EuroTrip 'Mad' Maynard
Survive Style 5+ Killer
Blast Michael Kittredge
2005 Slipstream Winston Briggs
Submerged Henry
Hollywood Flies Sean
Mysterious Island Bob TV film
2006 The Number One Girl Dragos Molnar
Johnny Was Johnny Doyle
She's the Man Coach Dinklage
The Other Half Trainer
Played Detective Brice
X-Men: The Last Stand Cain Marko / Juggernaut
Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties Rommel Voice role
2007 The Condemned Ewan McStarley
7–10 Split Roddy Nightengale
The Riddle Mike Sullivan
Strength and Honour 'Smasher' O'Driscoll AoFIFF - Best Supporting Actor (see awards)
Tooth & Nail Mongrel
2008 Hell Ride Billy 'Wings'
Loaded Mr. Black
The Midnight Meat Train Mahogany 2 Noms - Best Supporting Actor (see awards)
2009 (Untitled) Ray Barko
Year One Sargon
Assault of Darkness Mr. Hunter
The Heavy Edgar Dunn
The Ballad of G.I. Joe Destro
The Bleeding Cain
2010 Smokin' Aces 2: Assassins' Ball Finbar 'The Surgeon' McTeague
Locked Down Anton Vargas
Inversion Doug
2011 Kill the Irishman Keith Ritson
Age of the Dragons Stubbs
You May Not Kiss the Bride Brick
The Liquidator Killer
Blood Out Zed
Cross Gunnar
Not Another Not Another Movie Nancy Longbottom
2012 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted Freddie 'The Dog' Voice role
Hijacked Joe Ballard
Freelancers Sully
The Diamond Heist Jack Varga
Fire with Fire Boyd
2013 Company of Heroes Brent Willoughby
Fractured Quincy
Armed Response Tillinghast
Escape Plan Drake
Extraction Ivan Rudovsky
Ambushed Vincent Camastra
Blood of Redemption Campbell
2014 Redirected Golden Pole
A Certain Justice Bennett
Way of the Wicked John Eliott
Beyond Justice Vincent De La Cruz
Reaper Rob
Gutshot Straight Carl
The Calculator Yust Van Borg
2015 The Enforcer Renner
Left to Die Sarge
Mercenary: Absolution The Boss
Rivers 9 Ray Kaplan
Checkmate Lu
6 Ways to Die John Doe
Gridlocked Ryker
Bite John 'Big John'
2016
Kill Kane Ray Brookes
Decommissioned Michael Price
The Midnight Man Pearl
2017 Cross Wars Gunnar
2019 The Gandhi Murder Sir Norman Smith
Madness in the Method Vinnie
Cross: Rise of the Villains Gunnar
2020 Ron Hopper's Misfortune Ron Hopper [9]
I Am Vengeance: Retaliation Sean Teague
The Big Ugly Neelyn [10]
2021 Rise of the Footsoldier Origins Bernard O'Mahoney
The Bezonians Willard Greb
2022 Bullet Proof Temple
TBA Overtown Cutty Delayed
Hypnotized Completed
Cross 4 Gunnar Filming

Television change

Year Title Role Notes
1993 Sean's Show Himself Episode: "Great Socks"
2003 Top Gear Himself Series 2, Episode 1, “Star in a Reasonably Priced Car” segment
2005 Extras Himself Episode: "Ross Kemp & Vinnie Jones"
2010 Chuck Karl Stromberg Episode: "Chuck Versus the Three Words"
2011 The Cape Dominic Raoul / Scales 6 episodes
2013 Elementary Colonel Sebastian Moran 2 episodes
2014 Psych Ronnie Ives Episode: "Lock, Stock, Some Smoking Barrels and Burton Guster's Goblet of Fire"
The Musketeers Martin Labarge Episode: "The Challenge"
Mind Games Isaac Vincent 2 episodes
2015–2018 Arrow Danny 'Brick' Brickwell 9 episodes
2015–2016 Galavant Gareth All 18 episodes
2015 Police Interceptors Himself
2016 MacGyver John Kendrick The Rising (MacGyver)
2018 Deception Gunter Gastafsen All 13 episodes
2019 NCIS Los Angeles Rick Dorsey Episode: "A Bloody Brilliant Plan"
2020 Harry's Heroes Himself 1 episode
2021 Law & Order: Organized Crime Albi Briscu 8 episodes
2023 Tracked[11] Himself
TBA The Gentlemen Geoff Seacombe Main cast; Filming

Music videos change

  • Westlife - “Bop Bop Baby” (2002)
    • As Duke Vincent, the vilest man in the kingdom for money. The band members serve as Musketeers who are imprisoned in a dungeon by the Duke.
  • Steve Aoki & LOOPERS - "Pika Pika" (2018)
    • Originally filmed for Steve Aoki & Knife Party - "Piledriver", but the original video was unreleased and the footage was re-edited and reused

Discography change

Studio albums change

  • 2002: Respect

Singles change

Awards and nominations change

Year Awards Category Nominated work Result Ref.
1999 4th Empire Awards Empire Award for Best Newcomer Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels Won [8][12]
2001 6th Empire Awards Empire Award for Best British Actor Snatch Won [13][12]
2008 Action on Film International Film Festival, USA Best Supporting Actor Strength and Honour Won [12]
Fright Meter Awards The Midnight Meat Train Nominated [12]
2009 Fangoria Chainsaw Awards Nominated [12]
2020 UK Film Festival Outstanding Achievement - Best Actor The Big Ugly Won [12]
British Film Festival Best Stunt Performing Actors (shared) I Am Vengeance: Retaliation Won [12]
2021 Lonely Wolf: London International Film Festival Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role The Big Ugly Nominated [12]
Best Supporting Actor of the Year The Bezonians Nominated [12]

References change

  1. Vinnie Jones at National-Football-Teams.com
  2. "Chelsea statistics". stamford-bridge.com. Retrieved 30 December 2018.
  3. "Vinnie Jones statistics". 11v11. Retrieved 30 December 2018.
  4. "Leeds United statistics". Leeds-fans.org. Retrieved 30 December 2018.
  5. "Football League, Full Members Cup, FA Cup statistics". leballonrond.fr. Retrieved 17 May 2019.
  6. "Wales - International Results 1990-1999 - Details". RSSSF.
  7. "1986 - Clas Glenning Football". sites.google.com. Retrieved 2021-02-22.[permanent dead link]
  8. 8.0 8.1 "Best Debut". Empireonline.co.uk. 1999. Archived from the original on August 19, 2000.
  9. "Ron Hopper's Misfortune | Film Threat". 2021-01-17. Retrieved 2021-06-23.
  10. Scheck, Frank (2020-07-30). "'The Big Ugly': Film Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2021-06-23.
  11. Amberleigh Jack (2023-04-29). "UK actor Vinnie Jones to host new reality series Tracked: 'This is not New Zealand Housewives'". Stuff.
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 12.3 12.4 12.5 12.6 12.7 12.8 "Vinnie Jones Awards". imdb.com (Index source only). Retrieved April 29, 2023.
  13. "Best British Actor". Empireonline.co.uk. 2001. Archived from the original on March 16, 2002.