Beverly Hills, 90210
Vincent Young is known for his role of Noah Hunter on “Beverly Hills, 90210,” which he played from 1997 to 2000. He has also guest starred in “Pacific Blue,” “JAG,” “CSI: New York” and “NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service.” In addition, he has acted the films “A Modern Affair” (1995), “Knuckle Sandwich” (2004), “Adult Film: A Hollywood Tale” (2009) and “Eagles in the Chicken Coop” (2010).
Young dated actress and television personality Kelly Ripa in the early 1990s. After living with a girlfriend in Paris in the mid 1990s, he was romantically involved with “Beverly Hills, 90210” costar Tori Spelling and lived with her from 1999 to 2001.
Childhood and Family:
Vincent D. Young was born on June 6, 1964 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was raised in Delran, New Jersey, by his parents, Vincent and Mary Young. He played football and wrestled in high school. Vincent attended Gloucester County College in Sewell, New Jersey, but later quit. After dropping out of college, he moved to New York City. He currently resides in Los Angeles, California, and has a pug named Maggio.
A Modern Affair
After landing an agent, Vincent Young appeared in commercials for Raisin Bran, Miller Genuine Draft and the L'Oreal Studio Line. In 1995, he was cast as Tony in “A Modern Affair,” an independent film directed by Vern Oakley that starred Stanley Tucci and Lisa Eichhorn. The film premiered at the Boston Film Festival on September 1, 1995, and was released in the U.S. on September 6, 1996. Young made his television debut as Sam in the “Pacific Blue” episode “Outlaw Extreme,” which aired on December 8, 1996.
Young experience his breakthrough when he received the role of Noah Hunter on the television hit dramatic series “Beverly Hills, 90210,” which ran on Fox from October 4, 1990, to May 17, 2000. He played the role from 1997 to 2000. Young resurfaced on the small screen in 2004 when he guest starred in an episode of “JAG” called “There Goes the Neighborhood.” The same year, he also played the supporting role of Raoul in the comedy film “Knuckle Sandwich,” which was directed and co-written by Ryan Miningham and starred Douglas Callan, Andrea Andes and Brooke Burke. The film premiered at the 2004 Oxford Film Festival and opened at the American theaters on May 1, 2004.
Two years later, Young appeared as Stewart DeCaro in an episode of “CSI: NY” titled “Necrophilia Americana” (2006). He followed it up with another guest spot in “NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service,” playing Mikel Mawher. In 2009, Young was cast as Bud Lunger in the comedy “Adult Film: A Hollywood Tale,” which starred Bruce Abbott, Cameron Bender and Megan Bergkvist. The film was directed by Brent Florence and co-written by Florence and Kenny Luper.
In 2010, Young reprised his role of Bud Lunger in “Eagles in the Chicken Coop,” which premiered at the Feel Good Film Festival on August 14, 2010.