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Overview (3)

Born in Huntington Beach, California, USA
Birth NameBoni Lynn Yanagisawa
Height 5' 5½" (1.66 m)

Mini Bio (1)

The daughter of a Japanese Hawaiian Dad and Caucasian Mom from Pasadena, Boni Yanagisawa grew up in So Cal working in her parents' nursery business. No surprise Boni was a girl scout,a cheerleader, homecoming queen and Miss Lake Elsinore.

Against her father's wishes, she set out to study martial arts, earning a black belt and opening her own dojo and teaching karate.

Competing internationally with Team Kani, Boni holds a 1999 National Blackbelt League Hall of Fame title. In 2000, she was recognized for excellence and inducted into the Masters Hall of Fame for her outstanding contributions to the martial arts and is a proud member of V10 Women Stunt Professionals.

Boni has appeared 3 times on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and has done stunts for Halle Barry, Zoe Saldana, Lucy Lui, Vanessa Williams, Eva Mendes, BaiLing, Lindsay Price, Gong Li and Jolene Blalock in Star Trek : Enterprise.

Boni recently worked on "Battleship" directed by Peter Berg and the comedy "Zookeeper" with Kevin James, as Maggie Q's stunt double "Priest", Jessica Alba's stunt double in the recent production of "Spy Kids 4" and Demi Moore's stunt double in "Charlie's Angels - Full Throttle" and thriller Mr. Brooks, with Kevin Costner & Dane Cook.

Boni's long and successful career includes stunt work in over 100 television & movie titles and well over a dozen acting credits.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: boniyanagisawa

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