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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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 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:

Music video: Appears in Kwame's "Nastee" music video. 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:

From the very very beginning, when everyone thought it was crazy, I was thinking of The Chronicles of Riddick (2004) as a trilogy. That would start with the movie you saw, and Pitch Black (2000) would act as a prequel that introduced you to the character. So in simple terms, in Chronicles 2 we venture to the Underverse. We knew we could get away with a PG-13 on the first one, but once you go to ... See more »

Trivia:

Traded a cameo in The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006) for the rights to the character Riddick from Pitch Black (2000) and The Chronicles of Riddick (2004). See more »

Trademark:

Muscular physique See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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