Vin Diesel

Biography: Vin Diesel, a twin, was born July 18, 1967 in Manhattan, New York. His twin's name is Paul Vincent. His mother is an astrologist,and having very little or no contact with his real father, Vin looked to his step-father for fatherly guidance during his years growing up. Vin's road to fame in the acting world began at age seven because he was caught vandalising a thearter run by his step-father and was paid $20 to act there every so often.

Vin enjoyed his experiences in acting so much he enrolled in Hunter College located in New York, majoring in English with a screenwriting career in mind. He dropped out shortly after and jump-started his screenwriting career by writing a script for a movie called Multi-Facial. He decided to bring the script to life and using resources around him, he made his first independent movie. During this time, he worked as a bouncer at a night club to help finance his production. He entered Multi-Facial into the Cannes festival in 1995. It was in
making this move that got him his break in the professional film industry. Steven Spielberg had viewed the film and, noting how well he integrated himself into his role, created a special character "Private Carpazo" for Vin in his film "Saving Private Ryan" which went on to become a five time academy award winner.

From there on, he got a part as the voice for the Iron Giant in the Disney film "The Iron Giant". Next, he starred as Richard B. Riddick, an escaped convict trapped on an alien world with survivors from a ship crash in "Pitch Black" a sci-fi thriller, a movie that instantly set into the viewers' minds that this actor was definitely on his way to the top.

He later accepted the role of Dominic Torretto for the action based street car racing film "The Fast and The Furious". Dominic Torretto, auto shop owner and mechanic by day, street car racing gang leader by night. The movie comes with all the perks from the illegal scene - everything from hijacking cargo trailers, police, wild parties, to desert car racing show downs and black market deals. Quite the exciting life, not to mention very dangerous. Even the end is action packed. Take a look for yourself, there is lots more to see.
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Vin Diesel's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 51
Highest Metascore: 90 Saving Private Ryan
Lowest Metascore: 26 Babylon A.D.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 17
  2. Negative: 6 out of 17
17 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
90 Saving Private Ryan Jul 24, 1998 Pvt. Adrian Caparzo 8.9
85 The Iron Giant Aug 6, 1999 The Iron Giant 9.0
67 Fast Five Apr 29, 2011 Producer / Dominic Toretto 7.4
65 Find Me Guilty Mar 17, 2006 Jackie DiNorscio 7.6
63 Boiler Room Feb 18, 2000 Chris Varick 8.0
61 Fast & Furious 6 May 24, 2013 Producer / Dominic Toretto / Dominic Toretto 7.0
58 The Fast and the Furious Jun 22, 2001 Dominic Toretto 8.7
49 Riddick Sep 6, 2013 Producer / Riddick 7.1
49 Pitch Black Feb 18, 2000 Richard B. Riddick 7.8
48 xXx Aug 9, 2002 Executive Producer / Xander Cage 5.9
45 Fast & Furious Apr 3, 2009 Producer / Dominic Toretto 6.7
38 The Chronicles of Riddick Jun 11, 2004 Producer / Riddick 7.4
36 A Man Apart Apr 4, 2003 Producer / Sean Vetter 4.9
35 Hitman Nov 21, 2007 Executive Producer 6.5
30 The Pacifier Mar 4, 2005 Shane Wolfe 5.1
30 Knockaround Guys Oct 11, 2002 Taylor Reese 5.8
26 Babylon A.D. Aug 29, 2008 Toorop 4.6
tbd Guardians of the Galaxy Aug 1, 2014 Groot / Groot tbd
tbd The Avengers: Age of Ultron May 1, 2015 Cast tbd
tbd Fast & Furious 7 Apr 10, 2015 Producer / Dominic Toretto / Dominic Toretto tbd