He made his breakthrough in Swingers, and then starred in several comedies, including Wedding Crashers. His other films include The Break Up, Couples Retreat, and The Lost World: Jurassic Park.
He played a serial-killing cowboy in Clay Pigeons with Joaquin Phoenix, then starred in Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story with Ben Stiller, and played a major role in Old School with Will Ferrell. In September 2014, it was announced that he would be one of the leads in the second season of the HBO series True Detective.
He starred in The Dilemma in 2011 alongside Kevin James.
He moved to Hollywood to pursue acting after landing a role in a Chevron gasoline commercial.
He dated actress and co-star, Jennifer Aniston from 2005 to 2006. He then married Kyla Weber in 2010. He Has a daughter named Lochlyn and a son named Vernon.
- The meaning of the name Vaughn: Small