Byline: MARK ANSTEAD
Footballer turned hard-man actor VINNIE JONES tells MARK ANSTEAD about five of the best actors he's worked with
Robert Duvall I got close to Bobby making Gone In 60 Seconds. The first time we met he said, 'How are Chelsea getting on in the League?' That was a nice ice breaker. I could ask him anything and it was like the master teaching the apprentice.
Jason Statham for his role in Snatch. He had the part I wanted to play. I won Best British Actor that year but I think I stole it off Jason and I still apologise for that to this day. Jason really pulled the heart out of Snatch.
He was the rock. It was all down to him and he never got any credit for it.
Don Cheadle in Swordfish. We had a little poker school in my trailer for Don, myself and Hugh Jackman. He was cautious. But when Don goes to work, what a change comes over the fella. …