Vin Diesel

Not many actors can say they’ve played really convincing robots and trees, but Vin Diesel can. He was the voice of the title character in ‘The Iron Giant’ and the voice of Groot in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy.’ The actor, producer, and white T-shirt enthusiast, has been the anchor of the beloved ‘Fast & Furious’ franchise for over a decade; he plays Dominic Toretto, drag-racer extraordinaire and the leader of a gang of world-class thieves. ‘Furious 7’ comes out later this year. Diesel also starred in ‘xXx’ and the Riddick franchise, about a space criminal with artificial eyes.

  • Notable Credits:
  • The Fast and the Furious (2001)
  • Fast & Furious (2009)
  • Fast Five (2011)
  • Fast & Furious 6 (2013)
  • Furious 7 (2015)
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