however is about race, more precisely how it will affect an actor’s career or lack thereof.The character’s name is simply Mike, revealing nothing of his ethnic background.
Whenever Mike names the actors he admires, he pairs an Italian American and an African American, Al Pacino and Denzel Washington the first time, Marlon Brando and Morgan Freeman the second time.At the very end of the film, Mike gives a moving monologue he wrote about having an African American father who aspired for his son not to be a Black actor but just an actor.A Reddit user decided to ask Google what race the 48-year-old American-born actor was, typing in the question: "Is Vin Diesel white?" But Google's response was completely inaccurate, and the top hit appeared to make a joke out of the Fast And Furious star's ethnic origin.Vincent, who worked as an acting instructor and theatre manager.
He has said in the past that he definitely identifies as "a person of colour".
In 1987, Robert Townsend wrote, produced and directed , a film about the life of a young Black actor who could not get any decent roles in Hollywood because Black men were typecast as inner city low-lives who got killed within ten minutes of their appearance on screen.
Seven years later, in 1994, the equally unemployed young actor Vin Diesel produced his own short film about his lack of job opportunities not as a Black man, but as a man of unclear ethnic background.
His mother Delora is Caucasian from English, German and Scottish descent but he has never met his biological father."All I know from my mother is that I have connections to many different cultures," Vin said.
The action hero was raised with his astrologer mother and African-American step-father, Irving H.
Everyone of them are bringing their A game and it is showing on the screen. In one of the videos, both Nina Dobrev and Vin Diesel were wishing actress Jessica Szohr.