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Pruitt Taylor Vince

1960-07-05

Pruitt Taylor Vince (born July 5, 1960) is an American character actor. He became best known for his roles in the films Shy People (1987) and Mississippi Burning (1988). He also appeared in Jacob's Ladder (1990), Nobody's Fool (1994), Heavy (1995), Beautiful Girls (1996), The Legend of 1900 (1998), Nurse Betty (2000), Identity (2003), Constantine (2005), Gotti (2018), and Bird Box (2018). He is also known for his role of J.J. Laroche in The Mentalist (2008-2015). Vince has also appeared on many television series. In 1997, he won a Primetime Emmy Award for his guest role as Clifford Banks in the second season of the television series Murder One.