Vin Diesel (born 18 July 1967) is an American actor and filmmaker. He was first known for his role in Steven Spielberg’s film Saving Private Rhine (1998) in which he played Caparzo.
He is best known for his role as Riddick in The Chronicles of Riddick (2001–2013) and Dominic Torato in “The Fast and the Furious” (2001 – continued). He has worked in both franchises, both as an actor and as a producer.
Diesel also starred in Triple X (xXx) (2002) and Find Me Guilty (2006). He voiced in the video game The Iron Giant (1999). As a filmmaker, he wrote, produced, and starred in Strauss. He is the founder of One Race Films, Racetrack Records, and Tigan Studios production companies.
He was born in Alameda County, California, the hometown of his mother. There he came to New York with his twin brother, Paul. Her mother’s name is Delora Sherlene, Sinclair’s father of African-American descent in New York, Irving H. Vincent, who was an acting instructor and caretaker of a theater. Unaware of P, he says he is not sure of his race. His mother was English-German and Scottish. He never met his real father.
His voice is loud enough. She says her voice has changed since she was 15. In 2001, she began a relationship with actress Michelle Rodriguez, who worked with him in the Fast and the Furious film at this time diesel and its current Partner Mexican model Paloma Jimenez has three children, including a daughter Hannah Riley, born in April 2008. Son Vincent Sinclair was born in 2010.
Another Pavilion was born in 2015. It was named after Paul Walker, a fellow actor from the Fast and Furious who died in November 2013. She is also the caretaker of Walker’s grandmother, Ryan Ryan Walker. She does not like the interference and publicity of others in her personal life.
Date of Birthday: July 18, 1967
Famous: Quotes By Vin Diesel Bald
Age: 52 Years, 52 Year Old Males
Sun Sign: Cancer
Also Known As: Mark Sinclair
Born In: New York City
Famous As: Actor, Filmmaker
Height: 6’0″ (183 cm), 6’0″ Males
Spouse/Ex-: Paloma Jimenez
Father: Irving Vincent
Siblings: Paul Vincent, Samantha Vincent, Tim Vincent
Children: Hania Riley
U.S. State: California, New Yorkers
Founder/Co-Founder: One Race Films, Tigon Studios, Racetrack Records
College: Hunter College
Vin began his film career as a director and screenwriter, influenced by Sidney Lumet. His first job was in 1994 with the short Multi-facial, which was selected for the prestigious Cannes Film Festival.
The short is about racial mixing and self-identity. In 1997 he wrote and directed the feature film Strays, which was selected to compete in the Sundance Film Festival. The short is about adolescence and male friendship.
In 1998, he played Private First Class Adrian Caparzo in the war film Saving Private Ryan by acclaimed director Steven Spielberg. Spielberg had the opportunity to see the Multi-Facial short and was so impressed by Vin’s performance that he decided to include it. In 1999 he lent his voice for the character of the “Iron Giant” in the children’s animated film The Iron Giant.
In 2000, he played the convicted murderer Richard B. Riddick in the movie Pitch Black. Riddick is a Fury and he operated on his eyes to see in the dark. Much of the action and risk scenes were done by himself. That same year he appeared in the movie Boiler Room where he played Chris Varick, a young businessman.
In 2001, he first played Dominic “Dom” Toretto in the action movie The Fast and the Furious. Dominic is the “King” of street racing in Los Angeles and with his group is in charge of stealing electronic products in a very daring way, during the course of the film he meets undercover agent Brian O’Conner (Paul Walker †) of who befriends.
That same year he appeared in the film Knockaround Guys where he played Taylor Reese, the film is about a group of young children of well-known gangsters who go to a small town in Montana to retrieve a bag of money.
In 2002 he played Xander Cage, in the action movie xXx, Xander is a lover of extreme sports who is recruited by the government to carry out a dangerous mission. In 2003, he appeared in the film A Man Apart, where he played DEA agent Sean Vetter, who after locking up a man related to drug trafficking, his wife is murdered and as a result of his death Sean seeks revenge on the guilty party. The film was produced by his own company One Race Productions.
In 2004 he played Riddick again, this time in the movie The Chronicles Of Riddick, the sequel to Pitch Black. In 2005, he made a children’s movie The Pacifier (known in Spain as A super-tough kangaroo and in Latin America as A bulletproof nanny), where he played SEAL Shane Wolfe, who is commissioned to protect the family of a scientist who worked in a secret military project and he is assassinated. Shane has to find the project before the spies get it.
In 2006 he appeared at the end of the film The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, playing the role of Dominic Toretto again. That same year, he participated in the movie Find Me Guilty, where he played the gangster Giacomo “Jackie” DiNorscio, a convicted prisoner who decides to represent himself in the largest trial against the mafia in the USA.
In 2008 he played Cornelius Toorop in the movie Babylon A.D., directed by Mathieu Kassovitz, Cornelius is a mercenary who is entrusted with the safety of a young woman who has been genetically altered to carry a virus that allows her to breed a messiah. In 2009,
he once again played Dominic Toretto in the fourth movie Fast & Furious, which was released in April of the same year; which at the same time directed, wrote and acted. That same year, he lent his voice to the character of the CIA agent Milo Burik in the video game Wheelman, in which Milo is on a dangerous mission in the city of Barcelona.
In 2011, he returned to play the role of Dominic Toretto in the movie Fast Five, fifth installment of The Fast and the Furious saga. He will also appear in the movie The Wheelman, where Diesel is expected to play the lead role. The film will be based on the video game Vin participated in in 2009.
In 2013, he returned to play the role of Dominic Toretto in the movie Fast and Furious 6, in which actress Michelle Rodríguez reappears, bringing to life the character of Letty, Toretto’s great love.
In 2015, he played Dominic Toretto again in the movie Furious 7, where he was said to have struggled after the death of his partner Paul Walker.
On April 6, 2017, he appeared on the television show El hormiguero. He was going to appear alongside Charlize Theron, but he returned to the United States because of engagement, canceling all his plans for the premiere of The Fate of the Furious 11.