Vin Diesel

Birthday: Jul 18, 1967

Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

Vin Diesel†is an American actor, producer, director, and screenwriter. He came to prominence in the late 1990s, and first became known for appearing in¬†Steven Spielberg's¬†Saving Private Ryan¬†in 1998. He is most known for his portrayals of¬†Riddick¬†in¬†The Chronicles of Riddick¬†trilogy¬†(2001‚Äď2013), and of¬†Dominic Toretto¬†in¬†The Fast and the Furious¬†film series¬†(2001‚Äďpresent), two franchises in which he also acted as producer. He also starred in¬†xXx¬†(2002) and¬†Sidney Lumet's¬†Find Me Guilty¬†(2006). His voice acting work includes¬†Brad Bird's¬†The Iron Giant¬†(1999), the video games of¬†The Chronicles of Riddick¬†franchise, and the upcoming¬†Guardians of the Galaxy¬†adaptation¬†of the¬†Marvel¬†comics of the¬†same name. As a filmmaker, Diesel directed, wrote, produced and starred in the drama film¬†Strays, as well as in two short films. He is also the founder of the production companies¬†One Race Films,¬†Racetrack Records, and¬†Tigon Studios. From Wikipedia