Celebrities Who Starred in The Fast and the Furious

Celebrities Who Starred in The Fast and the Furious


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Celebrities Who Starred in The Fast and the Furious

When The Fast and the Furious hit theaters, it ignited an instant billion-dollar franchise. A heist series that swapped surfboards for cars, these movies featured unironic man-love scenes as well as set pieces that joyfully mocked physics.

But the series had its highs and lows. Perhaps the best came around 56-7, when directors and screenwriter Chris Morgan hit just the right note of goofy spectacle.

Paul Walker

Paul Walker's captivating blue eyes and attractive physique made him an irresistible model. As a toddler, he modelled for Pampers but soon after began acting professionally; appearing on numerous television shows at an early age.

He rose to fame with his role as Brian O'Conner in the fast and the furious franchise. Released in 2001, it quickly became a massive box office hit, grossing more than $200 million worldwide.

Walker was renowned for his role as "Walking Dead", but he also had a heart of gold - an immense humanitarian who dedicated his time and talent to aiding both humans and animals alike. After visiting Haiti after its earthquake, Walker founded Reach Out Worldwide as a non-profit charity to address both issues.

In addition to acting, he studied martial arts including Brazilian jiu-jitsu under Ricardo Miller. Furthermore, he earned a Marine Biology major and spent 11 days tagging great white sharks off Mexico's shore for a National Geographic television documentary.

Vin Diesel

Vin Diesel has had an illustrious career as an actor, producer and director. His most renowned films include The Fast and the Furious, XXX, Riddick and Guardians of the Galaxy where he voices Baby Groot.

He made his film debut with Strays in 1995, which premiered at Cannes Film Festival. Since then he has directed, produced and starred in multiple other projects.

After becoming a major Hollywood star with The Fast and the Furious in 2001, he played an extreme athlete turned secret agent in XXX. Additionally, he featured in The Pacifier (2005), as well as Sidney Lumet's mob drama Find Me Guilty (2006).

He has remained a major character in the series, appearing in Fast & Furious (2009), Fast Five (2011), and Fast & Furious 6 (2013). His most recent films - Fast & Furious 7 (2015) and The Fate of the Furious (2017) - were both critical and commercial successes.

Michelle Rodriguez

The Fast and the Furious franchise has been one of Hollywood's most successful franchises, spawning twelve films with a combined revenue of over $6.6 billion.

Michelle Rodriguez remains an important character in the franchise as Letty Ortiz. Her role has been pivotal since she first appeared in Fast X, and her return will be seen once again in Fast X.

However, she is dissatisfied with how the series treats its female characters. She believes women aren't treated equally in the series and will leave if this continues to be done.

Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne Johnson is an American actor and professional wrestler best known for his role as Luke Hobbs in the fast and furious franchise. He joined the series in 2011 and quickly established himself as a mainstay of it ever since.

His heritage includes both Samoan and Black Nova Scotian descent; his father is of Black Nova Scotian descent while his mother hails from Samoan descent.

The Rock began his acting career in 2001 with The Mummy Returns and has since starred in such films as The Scorpion King (2002), The Game Plan(2007), Race to Witch Mountain (2009), Tooth Fairy (2010) and Jungle Cruise (2021).

Dwayne Johnson has not only acted, but also produced numerous movies. He's renowned for his friendship with Kevin Hart and they have collaborated on multiple projects together.

Tyrese Gibson

After filming five Fast & Furious movies together, Vin Diesel and Tyrese Gibson have formed an unbreakable bond. They will soon star in the ninth installment of the franchise - Fast X.

The tenth movie in the series, expected to hit theaters in May 2023, features returning cast members including Michelle Rodriguez (Letty Ortiz), Chris "Ludacris" Bridges (Taj), Jordana Brewster (Han Lue), Nathalie Emmanuel (Ramsey), Jason Statham (Deckard Shaw) and Oscar-winning actors Charlize Theron and Helen Mirren.

It also features a number of newcomers, such as Brie Larson (Jakob Toretto), Scott Eastwood (Landslide) and Cardi B (Queenie). So it remains uncertain how this all will play out; however, it appears the gang is set for some intense drama. Be sure to watch for the upcoming trailer to see how things take a turn for the better!


Ludacris is an American actor, entrepreneur and disc jockey who has won numerous awards. Additionally, he's a rapper and the co-founder of his own label, Disturbing Tha Peace.

Christopher Brian Bridges was born in Champaign, Illinois and moved with his mom to Atlanta at the age of 12. At nine years old, he began rapping and three years later joined an amateur rap group.

In 1999, he recorded his debut album Incognegro. Though released independently, the record eventually made it onto Billboard 200.

After releasing several albums, Ludacris signed with Def Jam South and released his major-label debut, Back for the First Time, in 2000.

He was nominated for Best Male Rap Solo Performance at the 2003 Grammy Awards and has starred in a variety of films and television shows. Additionally, he is a proud father to two daughters.

Jordana Brewster

Jordana Brewster is best known for her role as Mia Toretto in the Fast and Furious franchise. The actress has a storied relationship with the series, appearing in all eight films.

The 41-year-old actor began her career on television in soap operas All My Children and As the World Turns, before landing her first feature film role as Delilah Profitt in 1998's teen-centric drama The Faculty.

Mia Toretto has created an engaging character arc over the course of several movies, even taking her character on a romantic journey with Dom (Vin Diesel) in some recent flicks.

Her latest Fast and the Furious installment, F9, saw Brewster upping her action game. She begged director Justin Lin to include her in the action sequences that ensued - leading to an intense fight sequence in Tokyo as well as other exciting scenes.

Luis Guzmán

Luis Guzman, the Puerto Rican actor renowned for his character work, has recently been cast as Gomez Addams in Tim Burton's upcoming live-action adaptation of The Addams Family. He joins John Astin, Raul Julia and Tim Curry as the latest additions to the cast on Netflix.

Guzman has gained notoriety for his stocky build and brooding expression. He has earned the admiration of directors such as Steven Soderbergh (Out of Sight, The Limey and Traffic) and Paul Thomas Anderson (Boogie Nights, Magnolia and Punch-Drunk Love).

He recently starred in Starz's Hightown and AMC's Ultra City Smiths, as well as Ian Edelman's independent feature Puerto Ricans in Paris. Next up, Guzman will star in the dramedy Miles Away, produced by Quinones.

Luke Hobbs

Luke Hobbs is a brazen character featured in many Fast & Furious movies. He often uses condescending language when speaking to criminals or opponents, but he also possess great skill that can back up his insulting remarks.

Hobbs initially joins Dominic Toretto and Brian O'Conner in pursuit of Reyes without questioning their intentions or the validity of their orders. He is willing to work alongside them in exchange for revenge against Reyes' men.

After a fierce battle with Deckard Shaw, who is responsible for Dom's home destruction and Han's murder, Hobbs manages to capture him and bring him to prison. Unfortunately, he becomes disillusioned with Dominic when Shaw murders his daughter Letty Braga and refuses to allow the team to work together to save her.

Deckard Shaw

Deckard Shaw is a retired British Special Forces soldier and MI6 agent. During his service in Iraq, he was nominated for the Victoria Cross - the highest award for valor in battle.

He possesses an acute sense of danger and is an incredibly skilled fighter with combat training that includes Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, Wing Chun Kung Fu and Karate. His fighting prowess has been compared to Dominic Toretto and Luke Hobbs in battle, though Deckard's superior reflexes stand as his greatest advantage.

His peak human stamina is truly remarkable, enabling him to fight long and exhausting battles with Toretto and Hobbs without showing signs of fatigue. Additionally, his quick reflexes enable him to engage multiple enemies at once; blocking out most of Hobbs' blows while striking him back multiple times.

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