In 1986, Vincent auditioned for the film Hoosiers, where basketball players were needed as extras. He didn't get the part but was so inspired by the movie and Gene Hackman, he wanted to become an actor.
He starred in the sci-fi movies Mammoth and Larva, which were both directed by Tim Cox.
When Vincent's mother was giving birth to him (at age 47), the saints she prayed to became his middle names, Paul Gerard.
His Full name is Vincent Paul Gerard Ventresca.
His biggest inspiration is his son, Ben.
Although Vincent's father was supportive of his decision to become an actor, he wanted Vincent to get a degree so he would have a job in case he could not get an acting role.
His father was a high school teacher.
Vincent's first ever acting job was on "The Fresh Prince of Bel Air".
Vincent is the youngest of 11 children.
He married Diane Shiner in 1995 and now he has two children, a son named Benjamin and a daughter named Rene Marie Ventresca.
Vincent is 6' 2" (1.88 m) tall.
Vincent graduated from Indiana University with a double major in theater and psychology.
Vincent: I like television. The great thing about television is that it's a story that's sustained. There's something challenging about finding a new take on something every week and revealing something different and moving the story along.
(About 'The Invisible Man')
Vincent: I love this job. As an actor, a lot of times you get stuck on jobs that you're not that crazy about, but I hope this show goes forever.
Vincent: I love Indiana, a beautiful, beautiful state, but there isn't a whole lot of opportunity for actors there. But the funny thing is thinking about what would have happened if I had been a little bit better at playing basketball. I'm sure I wouldn't have been an actor today.
(His idea of a dream project)
Vincent: Dream project? Make a movie of The Invisible Man. And have like Christopher Walken be the bad guy or someone like that. Or how about John Malkovich be the bad guy?
Vincent: My son brings me a new level of joy each day. It's like I learned how to truly smile for the first time.
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