He has since appeared in a number of films, including The Lost World: Jurassic Park, Return to Paradise, Old School, Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, Couples Retreat, The Break Up, Fred Claus, The Watch and Wedding Crashers. His parents divorced in 1991. Vaughn’s role in the successful 2003 comedy Old School skyrocketed his popularity. in 2007, Vaughn also starred in a comedy called Fred Claus, in which he played the sarcastic, wild-at-heart older brother of Santa Claus (Paul Giamatti). Malin Åkerman played his wife. On July 31, 2012, it was announced that Vaughn would be developing a reboot produced by CBS to the sitcom The Brady Bunch, which was taken off the air in 1974. in the fall of 2006, Vaughn filed a lawsuit against three tabloid magazines accusing them of falsely claiming that he had been unfaithful to Aniston.
His father, Vernon Lindsay Vaughn, worked as a salesman for a toy company. He has credited his mother as the inspiration behind his career, saying, “I saw her overcome stuff, and I thought if you worked hard at something you’d give yourself a chance.” in 1988, Vaughn was cast in a Chevrolet television commercial and subsequently moved to Hollywood. Vaughn also appeared in Dwight Yoakam’s directorial debut movie South of Heaven, West of Hell. Also in 2005, Vaughn starred alongside Owen Wilson in the comedy Wedding Crashers, which grossed over $200 million at the United States box office. in 2007, Vaughn also starred in a comedy called Fred Claus, in which he played the sarcastic, wild-at-heart older brother of Santa Claus (Paul Giamatti). in 2009, Vaughn starred in Couples Retreat, a comedy chronicling four couples who partake in therapy sessions at a tropical island resort.