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Vin Diesel


Vin Diesel was born in New York City. He was raised by his astrologer/psychologist mother, Delora Sherleen (Sinclair), and adoptive father, Irving H. Vincent, an acting instructor and theater manager, in an artist's housing project in New York's Greenwich Village. He never knew his biological father. His mother is Caucasian and his adoptive father... See full bio »

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6 wins & 19 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2013 Riddick
Riddick
 2013 Riddick: Blindsided (Short)
Riddick (voice)
 2009 Los Bandoleros (Video short)
Dominic Toretto
 2009 Wheelman (Video Game)
Milo Burik (voice)
 2002 xXx
Xander Cage
 1997 Strays
Rick
 1995 Multi-Facial (Short)
Mike
 1990 Awakenings
Hospital Orderly (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Appeared on the street mixtape "The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape From Butcher Bay" See more »

Publicity Listings:

7 Interviews | 11 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Mark Vincent

Height:

5' 11¾" (1.82 m)
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Personal Quote:

I act because it's the one time I'm sure of my identity. There's no doubt. It's on paper. See more »

Trivia:

Credits the book "Feature Filmmaking at Used Car Prices" by Rick Schmidt as the one resource above all upon which he built his career. This book, according to Diesel, gave him the tools, knowledge, and most importantly, the inspiration to develop his short film Multi-Facial (1995), which he wrote, produced, directed and starred in. See more »

Trademark:

Shaves his head See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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