Birthplace and date: Oakland, Calif.; April 11, 1957.
Marital status: Married to Gwendolyn Evans-Orange.
Vincent B. Orange Sr. (D-Ward 5), shown smiling after the new baseball stadium was approved, says his favorite quote is, "Where there is a will, there is a way."
(Preston Keres -- The Washington Post)
Children: Vincent B. Orange Jr., 20; Paul Wesley Orange, 16, and Jannie Elizabeth Orange, 9.
College: University of the Pacific, Howard University School of Law and Georgetown University Law Center.
Celebrity I most resemble: Paul Winfield.
My most notable characteristic or personality trait: Integrity.
I'd love to trade places for a day with: Denzel Washington.
Nobody knows I: Can bake.
Favorite quote: "Where there is a will, there is a way."
Best movie I've ever seen: "The Godfather."
Best book I've ever read: "Leadership on the Line" by Ronald A. Heifetz and Marty Linsky.
Favorite TV show of all time: "Dark Shadows."
Birthday cake: Coconut.
Car I drive: Cadillac.
Best car I've ever had: 1979 Mercedes-Benz.
Favorite president: John F. Kennedy.
Person in history I would most want to meet: Frederick Douglass.
Most important influence in my life: My mother, Jannie Orange.
Favorite place to vacation: Maui.
Pet peeve: Lack of accuracy.
Impression people have of the District that I would most like to change: That people in D.C. don't know what they are doing.