Actor, Screenwriter, Producer, and Director who stars as Dominic Toretto in the Fast and the Furious films and Richard B. Riddick in the Chronicles of Riddick franchise. He also played lead roles in Pitch Black and xXx and voices the character Groot in the Guardians of the Galaxy films.
He worked as a bouncer at New York clubs when he was seventeen.
He played a supporting role as Private Adrian Caparzo in the 1998 film Saving Private Ryan.
He dated co-star Michelle Rodriguez in 2001 after filming The Fast and the Furious together. He and his girlfriend Paloma Jimenez have two daughters named Hania and Pauline and a son named Vincent.
He co-starred with Paul Walker in several installments of the Fast and Furious franchise.