Vince was born in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. Back then, it was all Italian, and Irish and extremely community oriented. To be accepted, you had to play stickball and Johnny on the Pony. You also had to have the desire to be either a cop or a fireman. Vince wanted to be neither. Instead he wanted to follow in the footsteps of his older brother. He wanted to be an actor. That has never left him, and he has come to realize that it is stitched into his DNA.
Always finding his way onto a stage throughout most of his life, he chose not to pursue it professionally until he was in his late twenties. He moved to New York City and dove in head first. He quickly landed in a theatre company, and began working with an agent. Yet, in spite of his quick success in gaining admission into the New York theatrical arena, Vince soon developed a hunger for greater mastery of technique. Before long, he was accepted into a renowned two-year conservatory training program. He decided that the best thing to do was to quit the theater company, stop auditioning and instead concentrate on his studies in order to hone his craft to performance-level status. Though he cut short the opportunities to gain success in the short run, he gained something far more valuable that will last forever.