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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 first break in acting happened by chance, ... See full bio »

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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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[on the xXx (2002) poster and what it means for his career] This isn't a poster. This is a declaration of war! See more »

Trivia:

Vin's mother has English, German and Scottish ancestry, while Vin's biological father's identity and background are not publicly known. Vin has described himself as "definitely a person of color", and has stated that he is also of part Italian ancestry, as well as "a lot of stuff". He was raised by his Caucasian mother and African-American stepfather. See more »

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Star Sign:

Cancer

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