Ving Rhames sells Brentwood homes

Update: Actor Ving Rhames and his wife, Deborah, recently sold a Brentwood house that had been listed as a short sale on the Multiple Listing Service.

The house went for $1.95 million in mid-July. Listed on and off for three years, it had been purchased five years ago for $2.5 million. The Mediterranean has five bedrooms, six bathrooms and 4,400 square feet of living space.

The couple also sold a larger Brentwood home in late June for $5,520,786. It had been purchased in 2005 for $6.5 million, shows. The Richard Landry-designed villa has a two-story entry, five bedrooms, five bathrooms and 5,900 square feet of living space.


Ving Rhames’ representatives did not return requests for comment.

The actor, 51, had more than $1 million in outstanding IRS and state tax liens as of mid-July, according to the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk’s Office. He co-starred in the “Mission Impossible” film series and in the comedy series “Gravity” (2010-present).