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Mr. Animation
Mr. Animation

Mr. Animation

Venice Beach, CA USA

"I chose to make people laugh for a living."

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Mr.'s work combines: Acting & Theatre, Education, and Being Creative

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Day In The Life

Street Performer

I'm a street performer and I make people happy everyday.

Life & Career Milestones

My path in life has been direct

  • 1.

    Grew up on the tough streets of South Central Los Angeles, California.

  • 2.

    Was in a gang by the age of 15.

  • 3.

    Turned his life around when the director of a local youth art center helped him break away from the streets.

  • 4.

    He was introduced to a man who was directing a movie starring Ice Cube.

  • 5.

    The director noticed Vincent's talent for dance right away and hired him as a dancer and stunt man for the film.

  • 6.

    Since then, Vincent has taught dance at the University of California at Los Angeles, choreographed for Missy Elliot.

  • 7.

    He currently street performs to gathered crowds on the Venice boardwalk in Southern California.

  • 8.

    Says he chose to spend his days street performing because it makes him happy, and he sees that joy transfer to his audience.