Vin Diesel was born Mark Sinclair Vincent in New York City. Diesel has Italian and African American ancestry. Diesel rolled into theatre at the age of seven. 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. In his late teens, he worked as a bouncer where he adopted his stage name Vin Diesel.
In 1997 diesel wrote, directeed en produced his first feature-length film which was selected for competition at the 1997 Sundance Festival.
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