Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
7. He began acting at a Manhattan theater and received about $20 a week (it was the Theater for the New City in Greenwich Village).
t. Steven Spielberg saw "Multi-facial" and was impressed enough to write in the role specifically for him. He played Private Caparzo in this 1998 film.
Hunter College. While attending college Vin didn't major in Film Studies or Acting, but in English (some entertainment historians believe this was for the writing screenplays).
|Vin Diesel played a character that could see in the dark. What was his name?||Vin Diesel Mania
Riddick. Richard B. Riddick had a surgical shine job done on his eyes so he could see who was sneaking up on him in the dark, also from "Pitch Black". (Can you tell I love this movie?)
|What is the title of the movie in which Vin Diesel acted as an escaped convict on his way back to "slam"?||Vin Diesel Mania
Pitch Black. This was a great movie (released in 2000), I thoroughly enjoyed it.
Multicultural. He's said to be Irish, German, Italian, Dominican, Mexican, and a lot more.
f. Vin Diesel (a pseudonym) has said that Vincent is his real last name. Most entertainment historians and critics believe his birth name is Mark Vincent, and his pseudonym was given to him during his days working as a bouncer.
|Vin Diesel has written, directed, produced, and starred in his own movie?||Vin Diesel Mania
t. Vin wrote, directed, produced, and starred in "Multi-facial" when he was only 26 years old! The film (released in 1994) was based on his experiences of trying to make it as an actor), was screened at Cannes Film Festival in 1995.
Brown. And we all know how beautiful he is.
July 18, 1967. For all of you that care about that sort of thing, that puts him under the sign of Cancer, in the year of the Goat. his mother was an astrologer and psychologist, and his step-father an actor and drama teacher.
Saving Private Ryan. Vin's full name in "Saving Private Ryan" was "Private Adrian Caparzo".
The Iron Giant . Vin was the voice of the iron giant in "The Iron Giant".
Rick. "Multi-facial" (1994), a short movie directed by Vin himself, was his first movie.
Bouncer. Vin changed his name while he was working as a bouncer.
7. Vin's started going to acting school after a woman gave them $20 (after catching them trying to vandalize a theater) if they would go attend class every day after school.
Saving Private Ryan. "Saving Private Ryan" (which was released in 1998) was directed by Steven Spielberg and starred Tom Hanks and Matt Damon.
Astrologist. Vin grew up with his mother, his twin brother, his two sisters, and his stepfather who was a professor.
T. Vin's twin brother is named Paul Vincent.
July 18, 1967. Vin was born on July 18, 1967 in New York, NY.
Mark. Vin's actual name is Mark Vincent.
|I've decided not to include a question about Vin's race, because to a true fan it doesn't matter. Talent is talent. However, I did think this would be an interesting question: What kind of dog does he have?||Vin Diesel For True Fans
Italian Mastiff. He has an Italian Mastiff (male), named Roman. I hoped you enjoyed this quiz as much as I did creating it. I could have made this quiz longer for you, but I thought to myself "Nah, Let's not do that".
Multi-Facial, Strays, Saving Private Ryan, The Iron Giant, Pitch Black, Boiler Room,The Fast and the Furious, Knockaround Guys and xXx.. This is the correct order; "Multi-Facial" (1994), "Strays" (1997), "Saving Private Ryan" (1998), "The Iron Giant" (1999), "Pitch Black" (2000), "Boiler Room" (2000), "The Fast and the Furious" (2001), "Knockaround Guys" (2001), and "xXx" (2002).
Pitch Black. I liked "Pitch Black". That movie was really good. The best thing about that movie, was the fact that you only got a glimpse of the creature, therefore making the movie more suspenseful.
|"He's a janitor now at a High School. He has to ride the bus to work everyday. They banned me from the tracks for life". What movie is that from?||Vin Diesel For True Fans
The Fast and the Furious. "The Fast and the Furious" was released in June of 2001.
Multi-Facial. Vin Diesel wrote/produced/and starred in this movie about being bi-racial (or multi-cultural as he says). It was basically about him trying to get acting jobs, but being told he wasn't 'Italian enough' or 'Black enough' for the roles (boy could I relate). Steven Spielberg saw this movie at the Cannes Film Festival in 1995. That's how Vin got the role in "Saving Private Ryan".
|In the September 2002 issue of Rolling Stone Magazine one of Michelle Rodriguez's colleagues from "Blue Crush" claimed that "Michelle felt he was kind of a pig, grabbing at her rear end and stuff" when they filmed "The Fast and the Furious"?||Vin Diesel For True Fans
True. This colleague of Michelle Rodriguez from "Blue Crush", also claims that Michelle said, "she felt like a sexual hood ornament in that film". Personally I like her character in "The Fast and the Furious".
Mark Vincent. He was once a nightclub bouncer in New York. That is where he came up with the name Vin Diesel. Obviously Vin is just short for Vincent. When he was a kid he called his arms (biceps) the 'kryptonics', apparently he liked Superman. I also read that at Rollingstone.com.
Greenwich Village. He lived in an apartment building where many artists lived, (actors, writers etc.). In an interview given to Rollingstone Magazine, he said he had a "magical childhood".
July 18, 1967. His astrological sign is Cancer. His mom is an astrologer; I bet she knows his rising sign.
Riddick. Vin told a CNN reporter that "The Riddick character represents anybody who's been ruled out, given up on, and prejudged". And the same has been said of Diesel himself.
Jordana Brewster. It was Jordana Brewster who got to be Vin's sister but Paul Walker's love interest in the movie.