Matt Schulze

Matthew Steven Schulze (born July 3, 1972) is an American actor and musician. He is known for his role as Vince in The Fast and The Furious[1][2] and Fast Five.

Matt Schulze
Matthew Steven Schulze

(1972-07-03) July 3, 1972 (age 48)
United States
OccupationActor, musician
Years active1998-present

Early lifeEdit

Schulze was born in St. Louis, Missouri. He grew up in St. Louis and has spent a good deal of time in the rough neighborhoods of East St. Louis. At age 16, he moved to Atlanta, where he had studied guitar at the prestigious Atlanta Institute of Music.

He moved back to St. Louis at age 17 and taught guitar for a year. He moved to Los Angeles in 1992 to be a studio musician, but ended up doing both modeling and acting.


Schulze made his big screen debut in 1998's action film Blade, as the character Crease. He was also in an episode of Charmed, titled "Dream Sorcerer", in which he went into the dreams of women and killed them. In 1999, Schulze was cast in a leading role in Woody Keith's film Dementia (1999 film). His next film was the teen comedy Boys and Girls, where he had a small role as Paul. In 2001, he starred in Downward Angel. The same year he also appeared in The Fast and the Furious. Schulze returned in Blade II playing Bloodpack vampire assassin Chupa, and in the same year Schulze was cast as another villain in The Transporter. In 2004, he appeared in Torque.

Since then he has appeared in films including The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things, Seven Mummies, and Final Move. He has also appeared in an episode of CSI: Miami and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. He appeared in two films in 2007: The Flock and Mr. Brooks. In 2008, Schulze wrote, directed, and starred in the web series film The Acquirer (Episode 1). The film was shot on location in Paris, France, and was filmed entirely in high definition. Schulze stars opposite Tom Sizemore as Lucien, an international jewellery thief. He returned for the fifth installment of The Fast and the Furious franchise, Fast Five, reprising his role as Vince.[3]



Year Title Role Notes
1998 Blade Crease
1999 Dementia (1999 film) Sonny
2000 Boys and Girls Paul
2001 Downward Angel John Hunter
2001 The Fast and the Furious Vince
2002 The Transporter Darren "Wall Street" Bettencourt
2002 Blade II Chupa
2002 The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things Kenny
2004 Out of Reach Faisal
2004 Torque Henry James
2005 Bounty Hunters Geronimo
2006 Seven Mummies Rock
2006 Final Move Dan Marlowe
2007 The Flock Custis
2007 Mr. Brooks Meeks
2008 The Acquirer Lucien
2009 Extract Willie
2011 Fast Five Vince
2018 Action Point Killer


Year Title Role Notes
1998 Pacific Blue Keith Ritter Episode: "Damaged Goods"
1998 Charmed Whitaker Berman Episode: "Dream Sorcerer"
1998 7th Heaven Sam Episode: "Let's Talk About Sex"
2005 CSI: Miami Eddie Davids Episode: "Shootout"
2005 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Kevin Rogers Episode: "Blood"
2007 Weeds Biker Episode: "Release the Hounds"


  1. ^ "15 Fast & Furious Stars Who Flopped Outside The Series". ScreenRant. 2018-01-28. Retrieved 2020-04-08.
  2. ^ "Not So Fast, Not So Furious: This Action Star is Now a Doting Dad (EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS)". Celebuzz. 2013-02-01. Retrieved 2020-04-08.
  3. ^ Fast Five (2011).

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