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Date of Birth 31 October 1965Japan
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Tsuyoshi Abe was born and raised in Japan. He studied many martial arts including karate, kendo, and shorinji kenpo until his departure for the U.S. in 1985. He lived in Seattle, Washington and while there, studied in Bruce Lee's martial art, Jun Fan Gung Fu / Jeet Kune Do, under Taky Kimura. Mr. Abe moved to Los Angeles in 1989 to continue his studying of Jeet Kune Do under Dan Inosanto, as well as the Filipino Martial Arts ( Kali, Esklima) and Thai boxing. He also studied Japanese sword-fighting (shinkendo ) under Toshishiro Obata. Later he explored more style and calibrated with Japanese stuntmen to use Japanese swordsmanship properly on films. Tsuyoshi Abe was introduced into the Stunt business in 1990, working Non-Union films until he joined the Screen Actors Guild (S.A.G.) in 1992. Tsuyoshi has worked on many film and Television productions as stuntman and a stunt wire rigger. He is also known as Fight Choreographer and stunt Coordinator, as well training actors in the many diverse martial arts for films.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: David Tadman

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