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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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6 wins & 17 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:

Wrote and directed short film "Los Bandorelos In Dominicana Republic". Short prequel to Fast & Furious (2009) 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:

[on Multi-Facial (1995)] I guess I've always looked past the exterior and the ambiguity that my existence represents. When I was in my mother's stomach, it was still illegal in parts of America for people of color and white people to procreate. Everyone had known me just as a bouncer in New York because I wasn't able to get any work. There was something too ambiguous about the way I look that ... See more »

Trivia:

Revealed that the daughter he welcomed in April 2008, is named Hania Riley [September 2008]. See more »

Trademark:

Big, lanky boots See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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