(born Mark Sinclair Vincent)
is an American actor, producer, director, and screenwriter who came to prominence in the late 1990s and became best known for his roles as Dominic Toretto
in The Fast and the Furious
series and Richard B. Riddick
in The Chronicles of Riddick
film series. He is also the founder of the production companies One Race Films
, Tigon Studios
, and Racetrack Records
For Disney, he portrayed Navy S.E.A.L. Shane Wolfe in the 2005 action comedy film The Pacifier. He also voices Groot in the 2014 Marvel science-fiction action film Guardians of the Galaxy, and he reprises this role in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Avengers: Infinity War and The Avengers 4. He was mentioned in Need for Speed, the Liv & Maddie episode "Howl-a-Rooney", the BUNK'D episode Cabin vs. Cabin, the Stuck in the Middle episode "Stuck at the Movies" and the Gamer's Guide to Pretty Much Everything episode The DJs .
Vin Diesel attending the 2013 San Diego Comic Con.
Vin Diesel next to a Groot statue at Guardians of the Galaxy premiere in July 2014.
Vin Diesel visits Jimmy Kimmel Live in January 2017.
- He was considered for the role of Qui-Gon Jinn in Star Wars: The Phantom Menace.