Ving Rhames

American Gangster | admin | 07/31/2013 | 06:07 PM EDT

Ving Rhames serves as host of BET's gritty criminal series 'American Gangster."

Ving Rhames, the voice of BET’s 'American Gangster,' was born and raised in Harlem, New York. He studied dramatic arts at the New York High School of Performing Arts as well as the Julliard School of Drama. After graduating, he went on to perform in Shakespeare in the Park productions. His acting credits include roles in 'Pulp Fiction,' 'Baby Boy,' the 'Mission Impossible' series and more.

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