When Pruitt Taylor Vince won the 1997 Emmy as Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for Murder One (1995), he beat Ewan McGregor and such top-drawer thespians as Oscar-winners Alan Arkin and Louis Gossett Jr. and Oscar nominee William H. Macy for the award.
Nominated for Best Supporting Actor at the Northeast Film Festival 2013 for his stellar performance as Earl Wayne in Broken Blood (2013).
Ended up in a drama class by accident in high school, due to a computer error in registration.
Has nystagmus, a condition which causes a person's eyes to move involuntarily.
Filmed scenes for Down by Law (1986) that were cut.