Vin Diesel

Film Actor + Producer + Director + Screenwriter
Born Jul 18, 1967

Vin Diesel is an American actor, writer, director, and producer. He came to prominence in the late 1990s and became best known for appearing in several successful Hollywood films such as Saving Private Ryan (1999), Pitch Black (2000), The Fast and the Furious (2001), xXx (2002), The Chronicles of Riddick (2004), Fast & Furious (2009), and Fast Five (2011).… Read More

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1967 Birth Born on July 18, 1967.


1995 27 Years Old He remained involved with the theater throughout adolescence, going on to attend the city's Hunter College, where his creative writing studies led him to begin screenwriting. Diesel became an active film-maker in the early 1990s, first earning notice for the short film Multi-Facial, which was selected for screening at the 1995 Cannes Festival. … Read More
1997 29 Years Old Written, directed, and produced by Diesel, the film was selected for competition at the 1997 Sundance Festival, leading to an MTV deal to turn it into a series.


1998 30 Years Old He was cast in Steven Spielberg's 1998 Oscar-winning film Saving Private Ryan on the poignancy of his performance in Multi-Facial.
1999 31 Years Old In 1999, he earned critical acclaim for his voice work as the title character in the animation film The Iron Giant. … Read More
2001 33 Years Old …  Around 2001, Diesel dated his The Fast and the Furious co-star, Michelle Rodriguez. … Read More
2004 36 Years Old In 2004, Diesel reprised his role as Riddick in The Chronicles of Riddick, which was a box office failure considering the large budget.
2005 37 Years Old In 2005, he played a lighthearted role in the comedy film The Pacifier, which became a box office success.
2006 38 Years Old In 2006, he chose a dramatic role playing real-life mobster Jack DiNorscio in Find Me Guilty. … Read More


2008 40 Years Old In 2008, he starred in the science-fiction action thriller Babylon A.D..
2009 41 Years Old Diesel returned to the The Fast and The Furious series, alongside all the actors from the original film, in Fast & Furious, which was released in April 2009.
2011 43 Years Old In 2011, Diesel returned for Fast Five, the fifth film in the series.
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