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Vin Diesel

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Also Known As: Died:
Born: July 18, 1967 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Alameda County, California, USA Profession: Cast ...


Diesel is of African American and Italian descent.

"If you're in a film, it's your responsiblity to made it dope. If it's not, you have to take the heat." --Diesel to Premiere magazine, August 2002

"I may not be that smart. I may not be that good-looking. But cool? Yes. Very cool." --Diesel to Premiere magazine, August 2002

"I've always been certain that I was going to be a movie star,. Even as a kid I knew it. People keep asking if I've changed since becoming a celebrity. But I haven't because I've always thought that I was a celebrity, it was the rest of the world that hadn't figured it out."-- Diesel to Entertainment Weekly, August 2002

"I want to make a romantic comedy. I'm a huge fan of It Happened One Night, with Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert. I've watched it hundreds of times. [He launches into a three-minute scene from the movie, complete with perfect imitations of Gable and Colbert.] I don't see a lot of romantic-comedy scripts. It might have to do with the way I look. But I'll do one. Maybe I'll remake It Happened One Night. I've never waited for anyone to give me anything anyway. So, I'll just have to do it myself."-- Diesel

"...The world has become this big melting pot, and I think people are ready for a hero who is more ambiguous. Yeah, being multicultural has gone from the Achilles' heel of my career to a strength."

"It's funny that people think its anything big now, because growing up in New York, its something everybody did...A lot of guys that shave their heads are either losing their hair or [warning]people they know they that they're going to eventually lose thier hair...Aside from it being a stylish thing, its one of those things you just get caught up in. Once you shave your head, you never go back, really." -- Diesel Entertainment Weekly September 6, 2002

"Honestly, I don't know if I think about it in terms of pressure. I think about it now in terms of opportunity. I think I now have the opportunity, thank god, to manifest some of the dreams I've had as a kid,"-Diesel

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