Vin Diesel

The star of the hot-rod thriller films of 'The Fast and the Furious' (2001-) who also provided the voice of Groot in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (2014-). He was featured in the movie 'Pitch Black' (2000) as well.

Profession :

Movie Actor

Birthday :

July 18, 1967

Star Sign :

Cancer

Age :

53

Birthplace :

New York, New York

Vin Diesel was personally cast by Director Steven Spielberg after noticing his performance in ‘Multi-Facial’ (1995). He landed a supporting role in the Oscar-winning war film ‘Saving Private Ryan’ (1998). Afterward, he gained wider recognition as an action hero in ‘The Fast and the Furious’ (2001-) franchise, the ‘XXX’ (2002-) movies, and ‘The Chronicles of Riddick’ (2004).

His daughter with his long-time Mexican partner Paloma Jimenez was named Pauline after one of his best friends and ‘Fast & Furious’ co-star Paul Walker.

He is a self-confessed ‘Dungeons & Dragons’ fan, which he played for more than 20 years. While filming ‘XXX’ (2002), he placed a fake tattoo on his stomach with the name of his favorite character, Melkor.