More Pruitt Taylor Vince Bios & Profiles
Biography #2Pruitt Taylor Vince won critical acclaim for his portrayal of a lovelorn cook in the 1995 film Heavy. Also starring Liv Tyler and Shelley Winters, the film won the Special Jury Prize at that year's Sundance Film Festival.
Born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Vince made his film debut in director Walter Hill's Red Heat. He has appeared in over two dozen films including Wim Wenders' The End of Violence, Robert Benton's Nobody's Fool, two films with Oliver Stone, Natural Born Killers and JFK, David Lynch's Wild At Heart, and with Alan Parker, Come See the Paradise, Mississippi Burning and Angel Heart. His credits also include Cold Heart, Beautiful Girls, City Slickers II, China Moon, Jacob's Ladder, Barfly and Shy People.
He also appeared in Doctor Dolittle, starring Eddie Murphy, and Love From Ground Zero. The Legend of 1900, directed by Giuseppe Tornatore, and Nurse Betty, directed by Neil LaBute, will be released this fall.
Vince recently won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor for his recurring role on the ABC drama Murder One. He has had guest starring roles on The X-Files, The Marshall, Chicago Hope and Sisters, and has appeared in the miniseries Night Sins and the telefilms Til Death Do Us Part, Dead in the Water, Sweet Poison and I Know My Name Is Steven.
Bio courtesy Touchstone (01-Jan-2000)