FULL NAME: Mark Sinclair
BIRTHDAY: July 18, 1967
BIRTHPLACE: Alameda County, California, United States
BIRTH SIGN: Scorpion
FIRST MOVIE: Strays (1997)
BEST MOVIE: Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Mark Sinclair, better known professionally by his stage name, Vin Diesel, is a Canadian actor, singer, musician, and actor. He is widely known for playing Dom Toretto in the hugely popular Fast & Furious series, and also is perhaps one of the most profitable actors of recent years. In addition to being an actor, he has been known to act in a variety of other roles. As an example, he has appeared in several films including Rock of Ages, The Chronicles of Riddick, Die Hard, and Kick-Ass.
In order to become the actor that you see on the screen today, Vin Diesel spent many years trying to perfect his craft. The first thing that he did when he was a child was to practice martial arts, which helped him develop his physique and self-confidence. He also spent many hours watching martial arts movies on television, such as Kung Fu. Eventually, he learned martial arts, took classes, and soon found his calling in acting.
In addition to his acting career, Diesel is also well known for being a model. For example, in the past few years, he has appeared in several ads for major clothing companies such as Calvin Klein and Diesel, as well as magazines such as Vogue and Seventeen. Most of his commercials were produced for a line of jeans called Diesel Jeans. There are many celebrities who own these jeans, including Pamela Anderson, Britney Spears, Paris Hilton, and Jennifer Aniston.
In addition to his fame in films, Vin Diesel has also gained popularity on television. In the late 1990s, he was the star of one of the longest-running soap operas in history, Dallas. He was nominated multiple times for the Emmy award for Outstanding Actor in a Drama, as well as winning a Golden Globe award for Best Actor in a Drama for the role that he played in the series. His character in Dallas was Detective Bobby Briggs, a dedicated and professional investigator who worked with narcotics detectives.
While many of his film roles have ended up earning him a lot of fame, some of his other roles, including that of Diesel, have not. For example, he was one of the stars of the animated children’s television series Turbo, a show that lasted four seasons, as well as the star of the short-lived sitcom, The Chronicles of Riddick. He also appeared in two episodes of the HBO series Entourage, as well as one of the main characters in the movie version.
While Vin Diesel has had success in a variety of roles over the years, he continues to strive to be his own person and to prove that he is more than just a movie star. He is always working hard to improve his skills and continue to make movies that will entertain.
Best Movies of Vin Diesel:
- Saving Private Ryan (1998)
- Fast & Furious 6 (2013)
- Fast Five (2011)
- Fast & Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006)
- Furious 7 (2015)
- The Iron Giant (1999)
- Fate of the Furious (2017)
- Fast & Furious (2009)
- Pitch Black (2000)
- The Fast and the Furious (2001)