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Vin Diesel

Vin Diesel (born Mark Sinclair Vincent; July 18, 1967) is an American actor, writer, director, and producer. He became known in the early 2000s, appearing in several successful Hollywood films, including The Fast and the Furious and xXx. He founded the production companies One Race Films, Tigon Studios, and Racetrack Records. Diesel was born in New York City, the son of Delora, a psychiatrist and astrologer. Diesel has white and black ancestry. He has described himself as "definitely a person of color" and stated that he is "of ambiguous ethnicity – Italian and a lot of other stuff." Diesel has never met his biological father, and was raised by his African-American stepfather, Irving, an acting instructor and theater manager. He made his stage debut at age seven when he appeared in the children's play Dinosaur Door, written by Barbara Garson. The play was produced at Theater for the New City in New York's Greenwich Village. His involvement in the play came about when he, his brother, and some friends had broken into Theater for the New City's space on Jane Street with the intent to vandalize it. They were confronted by the theater's artistic director, Crystal Field, who, instead of

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Miss Colombia -- I'm Vin Diesel's 'xXx' Love Interest!!!

Miss Colombia
I'm Vin Diesel's 'xXx' Love Interest!!!

Miss Colombia has extended her 15 ... we've learned she's just signed a deal to become Vin Diesel's love interest in "xXx: The Return of Xander Cage." Sources connected with the production tell us… READ MORE >

Vin Diesel -- Steps Up for Godchildren During Friend's Arrest

Vin Diesel
Steps Up for Godchildren During Friend's Arrest

Vin Diesel stepped in to take care of 4 kids when their father -- one of Vin's longtime friends -- got busted for a domestic violence incident with his girlfriend. Law enforcement tells TMZ ...… READ MORE >

- 142 days ago
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Conor McGregor
Going 'XXX' Gets Role In Vin Diesel Movie

Conor McGregor's movie career is officially ON -- 'cause we're told the UFC's 13 second knockout king has agreed to a role in the new 'xXx' movie.  The Irish superstar has said that Hollywood… READ MORE >

- 143 days ago
Vin Diesel Flies Son On Private Jet ... To Make Warriors Game!

Vin Diesel
Flies Son On Private Jet ... To Make Warriors Game!

Vin Diesel took father son bonding to a whole new level -- getting on a sick private jet with his 5-year-old son so they could sit COURTSIDE at his kid's very first NBA game!! Vin and his kid,… READ MORE >

- 185 days ago
Ronda Rousey -- Vin Diesel's Daughter Is Legit ... Could Be An UFC Superstar

Ronda Rousey
Vin Diesel's Daughter Is Legit ... Could Be A UFC Superstar

Ronda Rousey says Vin Diesel's 7-year-old daughter Hania really does have what it takes to dominate in the UFC (when she's older) ... telling TMZ Sports, "We could really make it happen!"  READ MORE >

- 191 days ago
Vin Diesel & Daughter Hania -- We're Gonna Make Chop Suey Out Of You (PHOTO)

Vin Diesel & Daughter
We're Gonna Make Chop Suey Out Of You

Vin Diesel's daughter Hania already has the kick ass look nailed down ... and she's only 7. Vin's got Hania training with champ UFC fighter Ronda Rousey, and had her refuel with some fancy… READ MORE >

- 192 days ago
UFC's Robbie Lawler -- I Won't Let My Kid Fight ... Until He's 8

UFC's Robbie Lawler
I Won't Let My Kid Fight ... Until He's 8

Robbie Lawler is no Vin Diesel -- 'cause even though Vin is getting his 7-year-old daughter into MMA right now ... the UFC superstar says his kid will have to wait 'til he's 8.  It's… READ MORE >

- 196 days ago
Ronda Rousey's Training Vin Diesel's Daughter ... 'Creating a Beast'

Ronda Rousey
Training Vin Diesel's Daughter ... 'Creating a Beast'

Vin Diesel's 7-year-old daughter might soon be able to rip your arm out of its socket ... 'cause she's training with Ronda Rousey ... and Vin says he wants her to be a "BEAST." READ MORE >

- 197 days ago
Furious 7 -- Stunt Crew Furious ... We Got No Credit!

Furious 7
Stunt Crew Furious We Got No Credit!

The Rock, Vin Diesel, and Paul Walker are all names you will see at the end of "Furious 7" ... problem is the people actually responsible for most of the adrenaline pumping action… READ MORE >

- 380 days ago
'Furious 7' Stars Pull Huge Hollywood Heist ... Stealing the Spotlight (TMZ TV)

'Furious 7' Stars
Pull Huge Hollywood Heist ... Stealing Spotlight[TMZ TV]

Everything in Hollywood stopped for the "Furious 7" premiere ... and it was sheer insanity! Vin Diesel and The Rock were throwing up high-fives -- Ludacris was dancing around,  and fans… READ MORE >

- 399 days ago

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