J.J. Sonny Chiba | JJ Shin'ichi Chiba | JJ Sonny Chiba | Shin-Ichi Chiba | Sonny J. J. Chiba | Sonny Chiba | Sony Chiba | Rindo Wachinaga
5' 10½" (1.79 m)
Did You Know?
An actor's body should be full of emotions, whether it is happiness or sorrow, pain or joy, enraged or elated. You have to express yourself with your whole body. Japanese actors don't normally do this. What I'm doing as an action star is what every actor should be doing. Action is drama. If we cannot make the audience laugh, smile or cry with us, we are not actors. That may be idealistic -- but ...
2nd-Dan Blackbelt in Jûdô
The X-ray Punch featured in the Japanese cult-film "The Street Fighter" (1974) and the Hong Kong martial arts film "The Storm Riders" (1998). An homage to this infamous scene is also featured in a fight scene between Jet Li and Russell Wong at the climax of "Romeo Must Die" (2000).