The Fast and the Furious Vin Diesel skyrocketed to fame as an action star. Although he has delivered outstanding performances in plenty of other films, he will always be known as a street racer with a heart of gold. And his kind nature and warm heart were evident when he jumped in and saved a family from what could have been a terrible tragedy.
Who is Vin Diesel?
Diesel is famous for his role as the loyal Dom Toretto from The Fast and the Furious franchise. His character is one of the main characters from the popular movie series, and instantly fans fell in love with the tight but sweet street racer.
Diesel grew up in New York City with his twin brother, Paul, his mother and stepmother. His stepmother was a theater manager, and Diesel discovered his love for drama at a young age. He began acting when he was 7 years old and learned many tricks of the trade from his stepmother, honoring his skills at the Theater for the New Town.
As a teenager, Diesel also began working as a weaver at a local club. The ensuing fights at work made him harder, and he carried that intense desire into many of his film careers.
Diesel wrote, produced, directed and starred in his first two films, Multi-faceted and Strays. The films helped Diesel get involved in acting – and caught the eye of Steven Spielberg, who created a part Saving Ryan private especially for the young actor. When his talents were seen on the big screen, he began receiving offers for more special films.
as well The Fast and the Furious franchise, Diesel has delivered memorable treats in Pitch Black, The Chronicles of Riddick, and Guardians of the Galaxy, among other films.
Vin Diesel once saved a family in a car accident
Diesel’s heroic streets don’t seem to end when he’s making films about illegal racing. Ironically, the right actor was once in a horrific car accident and started working.
according to People, Diesel witnessed a car accident while out riding a motorcycle in Hollywood back in 2002. Diesel stopped and started working, pulling the family out of the car. In something that seems to have been made for the movies, Diesel seems to have been just in time as the car was reported to have gone up in flames.
What works Diesel now?
When not saving lives, Diesel hides several other projects. Fans were shocked to see the actor step outside his comfort zone a few months ago when he released a single. according to Cinema Mix, the song, “Feel Like I Do,” went on Kelly Clarkson Show back in September. The 53-year-old actor has expressed a desire to get into the music game, so it looks like he’s finally bringing that dream to life.
In fact, we will see more Diesel on the big screen. Production for F9 (the latest installment of The Fast and the Furious franchise) was pushed back due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but is slated to hit theaters in May 2021.
as well F9, Diesel is expected to appear in the sequel to the box office breakup Avatar. Avatar 2 it is expected to be released in December 2022, and there are rumors that Diesel will be in three more Avatar series after that. Also, although we have to wait until 2023 for Defenders of the Galaxy Vol. 3, we hear Diesel bring the beloved Groot to life again.