Vin Diesel is an American actor, producer, director, and screenwriter. He became well known in Stephen Spielberg's Saving Private Ryan in 1998, but more recently for Riddick in The Chronicles of Riddick Trilogy and Dominic Toretto in The Fast & the Furious.
Above all, Vin was also well known for his action in a 2002 action movie entitled "XXX" or "Triple X" in which he stars as Xander Cage, an extreme sports star who is recruited by a National Security Agency agent to infiltrate a group of European criminals named Anarchy 99.
Diesel reprised his role as Dominic Toretto in the fifth and sixth films of the Fast and Furious franchise, Fast Five (2011) and Fast & Furious 6 (2013). In August 2013, Diesel received an honorary star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Diesel is slated to star in the planned July 2014 Fast & Furious 7, and will be voicing the character Groot in the planned August 2014 Marvel Cinematic Universe film Guardians of the Galaxy.