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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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The Rock vs. Vin Diesel: Who'd You Rather?

The Rock vs. Vin Diesel
Who'd You Rather?

Bald musclemen Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, 38,and Vin Diesel, 43, both star in "Fast Five."Question is ... READ MORE >

Vin Diesel -- Brazilian Sand Wedgie

Vin Diesel -- Brazilian Sand Wedgie

Vin Diesel is learning an important lesson in Rio de Janeiro this week -- in Brazil, even the sand sculptures wear thongs.  READ MORE >

- 1359 days ago
Fergie -- 2 Ass 2 Furious

Fergie
2 Ass 2 Furious

Fergie got cheeky in south Brazil yesterday with husband Josh Duhamel -- the same day Paul Walker, Vin Diesel, Ludacris, Tyrese and the rest of the "Fast and the Furious 5" cast hit the beach in… READ MORE >

- 1360 days ago
Vin Diesel's Easter Miracle

Vin Diesel's
Easter Miracle

Apparently, Vin Diesel is extremely happy that he has finally become famous again. READ MORE >

- 1932 days ago
Diesel -- 72 Million Reasons to Return from Exile

Diesel -- 72 Million Reasons to Return from Exile

With "Fast & Furious" strangely raking in $72.5 million this weekend, Vin Diesel was finally able to get past stains on his resume like "Babylon A.D." and "The Pacifier" and show his face… READ MORE >

- 1937 days ago
Rock & Vin: One of These Fools Has Gots to Go!

Rock & Vin:
One of These Fools Has Gots to Go!

Exotic beauties Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson (left) and Vin Diesel (right).These two have more in common than bulging muscles ... Monosyllabic action hero turned kid flick star A propensity for body… READ MORE >

- 2205 days ago
Vin Diesel Fuels Up in Vegas -- On Women

Vin Diesel Fuels Up in Vegas -- On Women

Shiny-topped stud Vin Diesel was easy to spot at the Bank Night Club in Las Vegas last night -- where he danced, smoked and fended off a line of female fans! // Check out Vin's moves -- on and off… READ MORE >

- 2380 days ago
TMZ Catches VD

TMZ Catches VD

After keeping it on the down low for the last couple of years, muscle man Vin Diesel made a fabulous return to the Hollywood scene on Thursday. // After "The Chronicles of Riddick," and supposedly… READ MORE >

- 2387 days ago
Daughtry or Diesel? Mag Can't Tell the Difference

Daughtry or Diesel? Mag Can't Tell the Difference

Has Vin Diesel's movie career fallen so far that he's mistaken for an "American Idol" contestant?Today's Hollywood Reporter boasts that Diesel and Paul Walker are in talks to reunite for the… READ MORE >

- 2488 days ago
Vin "Begging" for Fourth "Furious"? Not So Fast.

Vin "Begging" for Fourth "Furious"? Not So Fast.

Is Vin Diesel's career so pacified that he's "begging" to get back behind the wheel of a low-riding Japanese import tuner? A source tells TMZ that contrary to a report in Sunday's Page Six, Vin… READ MORE >

- 2560 days ago

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