Vin Diesel is one of the biggest action stars in Hollywood. The actor rose to fame for his portrayal of Dominic Toretto in the Fast and Furious franchise. The actor is also tied to the xXx series and The Chronicles of Riddick. In 2014, the actor joined the Marvel Cinematic Universe when he signed on to play Groot in the Guardians of the Galaxy. Diesel has quite an impressive resume under his belt, but the actor didn’t have the best start in his career.