Vin Diesel

Biography

Vin Diesel (born Mark Sinclair Vincent; 18.07.1967)
Vin Diesel is an American actor.

Vin Diesel: Net worth
Vin Diesel's net worth was estimated at $72 Million in 2014 (Cnetworth)

Vin Diesel: Childhood
Vin Diesel as born in New York City. His mother is Delora, an astrologer; he has never met his biological father and was raised by his stepfather Irving, an acting coach.
He started acting on stage when he was seven and appeared in the play Dinosaur Door. He landed the part after he and his friends broke into the theatre to vandalise it and was offered a part by the director instead of being reprimanded.
He attended Hunter College and began screenwriting.
He changed his name to Vin Diesel when he was a bouncer at a club. Vin is short for Vincent and Diesel is a nickname referring to his endless energy.

Vin Diesel: Acting career
Vin Diesel made his film debut in 'Awakenings' in 1990 with an uncredited role.
He then made a semi-biographical short film called 'Multi-Facial' in 1994 in which he also starred. The first feature film he made was called 'Strays' in 1997 and it was selected to compete at the Sundance Festival.
In 1998, he landed a role in Stephen Spielberg's 'Saving Private Ryan' which also starred Tom Hanks. The following year, he played the voice of the title character in the animation 'The Iron Giant'.
In 2000, he appeared in 'Boiler Room' with Ben Affleck and 'Pitch Black' alongside Radha Mitchell and Cole Hauser.
In 2001, he was in 'The Fast and the Furious' and appeared in four of the sequels alongside Dwayne Johnson and Paul Walker.
2002 saw him in the action thriller 'xXx' opposite Asia Argento and Marton Csokas.
In 2004, he had the lead role in 'The Chronicles of Riddick' with Thandie Newton and Judi Dench which did poorly at the box office. The following year he had a more humorous role in the comedy 'The Pacifier' with Brittany Snow and Max Thieriot.
In 2006, he played real-life gangster Jack DiNorscio in 'Find Me Guilty' alongside Alex Rocco and Peter Dinklage .
In 2008, he was in the sci-fi flick 'Babylon A.D.' which also starred Gerard Depardieu and Mark Strong.
In 2013, he was back as Riddick in the sequel of the same name and that same year landed a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
In 2014, he plays the half-tree Groot in comedy Marvel movie 'Guardians of the Galaxy' alongside Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista and Bradley Cooper.

Vin Diesel: Personal life
Vin Diesel dated Michelle Rodriguez in 2001.
In 2008, he welcomed his daughter Hania Riley into the world with his girlfriend Paloma Jimenez.
He is fond of the Dominican Republic and knows President Leonel Fernandez personally.
He enjoys playing Dungeons & Dragons and wrote the foreword for the book '30 Years of Adventure: A Celebration of Dungeons & Dragons'.

Biography by Contactmusic.com
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'Furious 7' May Break April Box Office Records For Opening Week Sales

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With still more than a week to go until it makes its official U.S. premiere, movie industry insiders are predicting a record-breaking first week of box office sales for Furious 7, according to Variety.

Tracking services and analysts are suggesting that the Universal picture, the seventh instalment of the wildly successful franchise The Fast & The Furious, will make as much as $115 million in its debut week. If that happens, it will set a new record for an opening week during April, topping the release of Captain America: The Winter Soldier which made $95 million last year.

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'Furious 7' star Vin Diesel

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Paul Walker Fans Pay Tribute At Surprise Furious 7 Festival Screening

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Just over 15 months after Paul Walker was tragically killed in a car accident, his last cinematic appearance in Furious 7 has been given its first public screening at South by Southwest (SBSW) Festival.

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Paul Walker was killed in a car crash in November 2013

Fans queued for hours for the secret midnight screening at the Texas festival and were left emotional and inspired by the touching send off for the American actor. The film is dedicated to the late actor who has played Brian O’Connor since the Fast & Furious franchise began in 2001.

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Vin Diesel - Celebrities attend 2015 Vanity Fair Oscar Party at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts with City Hall in Beverly Hills. at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 22nd February 2015

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Vin Diesel Hints He May Be Starring In Another Marvel Film

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Vin Diesel may have just revealed what his next big movie project is. The Hollywood star, who recently voiced the human-like tree Groot in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy,’ recently implied he is involved in another Marvel franchise.

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Diesel has hinted several times about possibly starring in 'Inhumans'

On Sunday (Dec 28th) Diesel took to Facebook and posted a photograph of himself sporting a black vest with the "Inhumans" logo on the chest, as well as the message "Are you Inhuman?" in the background.

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Vin Diesel Wants You To Know He's Making 'Inhumans'

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Remember when Vin Diesel made a big deal about playing Groot in Guardians of the Galaxy? Yeah, he really wanted you to know he'd landed that part and now, the action star has taken to Facebook to seemingly announce a new opportunity: "are you inhuman?" he asked fans.

Vin DieselVin Diesel voiced Groot in Guardians of the Galaxy. Here he is wearing a Groot t-shirt. 

It's not the first time that Diesel has expressed an interest in starring in an Inhumans movie - an adaptation of the Marvel comic of the same name. "I get the strange feeling that Marvel thinks I'm Inhuman . Haha", he previously said on Facebook.

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Vin Diesel - Vin Diesel signs autographs for fans as he leaves the Corinthia Hotel - London, United Kingdom - Friday 25th July 2014

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I think Vin Diesel is a talented actor, director, writer, and producer. He appears personable, direct, and never crude. He has set goals and is working at making those goals a reality -- something to be admired and emulated.He is well read and chooses his words carefully during interviews -- perhaps knowing they will be picked apart later.He also is very comlimentary of those he works with -- always giving credit to others. When he accepts accolades on his own behalf, critics are quick to say he is "vain". I notice the same monicker is not attached to the likes of Tom Cruise or Tom Hanks! Aside from talent and an actual brain, he has the sexiest body in Hollywood. So why do critics and writers ignore or be-little him? Jealousy? Intimidation? Pleasure at other people's expense? A little bit of all three?

9 years 9 months ago
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babeygrl293

ya well i kinda have to love vin cuz he is playin my grandpa in the movie "find me guilty" he is a very nice man and even came to my grandpas funeral **tear** his movies are all very good and i hope to see the same in his new moviexoxoxovienna

9 years 9 months ago
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mommyjewels

I hope that Vin Diesel reads these comments. I am dying to meet him and I wouldn't mind if he gets my e-mail address. I live in miami and anytime he is going to be down here I would love to set something up just to meet him, whether if it is for five minutes I want to be able to meet him in person.

8 years 4 months ago
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TheTruthFinder

Hey"Mad" is it?,I have a question for you. For someone that doesn't think very highly of an actor, why is it you comment as much as you have and try so hard to bring everyone else down because they genuinely like the man? You sound like some one that was shot down for a good reason and now you're bitter about it. Me thinks you doth protest too much. Ok ladies how many of you have seen this attitude before? Com'on I wanna here it! Mad? You've been turned down by the man haven't you? Haven't you. Either that or you are so jealous of the fact that he has a great following and what? You Don't. Are you a disgruntled actor? Actress? What's up with the negative attitude. You just woke up one morning and decided to trash talk someone like Vin? You don't even know him! Do you? If you don't have anything good to say about someone (as I was taught) don't say anything at all. It's that simple. Have a simple life and let us have ours.

8 years 7 months ago
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mommyjewels

I love all the movies Vin Diesel has made. I think he is a great actor.

8 years 4 months ago
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ruby lips

Vin is a very great actor! Always! I cann't wait to see more movies with him in them. I do have to say the best part of the movies he's in is HIM. Regardless, he is a very talented actor. Love that bod Vin!!!!!!! Maybe you should come teach me to workout??!!

8 years 9 months ago
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knittinghorses

I would like to say that Vin is very cute, has really hot arms and shoulders ( I love muscles), and an adorable fanny. Thank you for giving me the time of day for reading my thoughts to whomever it may concern

9 years 2 weeks ago
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mads

vin diesel{veg oil}looks and acts like he is retarded,you ladies who fancy him are obviously suffering from a need to mother your lovers.get help quick,there are plenty of good therepists out there.the man has an IQ of 95.he is as thick as a log.

9 years 2 days ago
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mads

Wake up and smell the coffee,im a girl and there is nothing i like more than a sexy actor,but veg oil(vin diesel) just has'nt got that special on screen presence or sexual chemistry and he is a terribly unconvincing actor who tries to hard to be an intellectual.he just has'nt got what it takes.tou girls should check out alex campbell he is real sex on legs i met him in london on the xbox set.

9 years 1 month ago
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laylaa

Hello to you all Can you tell when vin disel will do another Riddick please .. i 'am one of his fans....thanks a lot

8 years 7 months ago
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