Fightersby njsolomon | created - 23 Oct 2017 | updated - 8 months ago | Public
People with fighting/weapons training or fight scenes in movies and tv
Actor | Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
Dwayne Douglas Johnson, also known as The Rock, was born on May 2, 1972 in Hayward, California. He is the son of Ata Johnson (born Feagaimaleata Fitisemanu Maivia) and professional wrestler Rocky Johnson (born Wayde Douglas Bowles). His father, from Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada, is black (of Black ...
Actress | Hercules
Ingrid Bolsø Berdal started studying music and singing in high school and after graduating she continued her music education at the University of Trondheim (NTNU), studying jazz singing and improvisation for two years. She moved to Oslo and was accepted at Oslo National Academy of Dramatic Arts (...
Kick-Boxing, Tae Kwon Do and Firearms
3. Scott Adkins
Actor | Boyka: Undisputed IV
Scott Edward Adkins was born on June 17, 1976 in Sutton Coldfield, England, into a family that for generations were butchers. Along with his elder brother Craig, he was raised by their parents, John and Janet (Sanders) Adkins, in a loving middle-class family. Scott attended Bishop Vesey's Grammar ...
Ninjutsu, Karate, Capoeira, Jujutsu, Judo, Jeet Kune Do, Krav Maga, Wushu and Tae Kwon Do
4. Will Yun Lee
Actor | Altered Carbon
Will Yun Lee was born in Arlington, Virginia, to Jung Ja Lee and Soo Won Lee, who had recently emigrated from Korea. He was raised by both immediate and extended family and moved often, exposed to life on the tough Bronx streets and idyllic Hawaiian beaches. By his teens he was living in the San ...
Tae Kwon Do
Actor | Webster
Emmanuel Lewis was born March 9th, 1971 in Brooklyn, New York. The youngest son of Margaret Lewis, a former computer-science professional, Emmanuel attended regular public schools in Brooklyn until his busy acting career took him to Hollywood. He has four siblings. His acting career began one day ...
Tae Kwon Do
Actor | Grease
Lorenzo Fernando Lamas was born in Santa Monica, California, the son of actors Arlene Dahl and Fernando Lamas. His father was Argentinian and his mother was American, of Norwegian descent. Lorenzo was raised in Pacific Palisades, California. In 1968, his family moved to New York. He attended ...
Tae Kwon Do
Actor | Crash
Ryan Phillippe was born on September 10, 1974 in New Castle, Delaware, to Susan (Thomas), a nurse, and Richard Phillippe, a chemical technician. He has three sisters, Kirsten, Lindsay, and Katelyn, and attended New Castle Baptist Academy. Ryan's acting career began with the soap opera One Life to ...
Tae Kwon Do
8. Noah Ringer
Actor | The Last Airbender
Noah Andrew Ringer is an American actor who starred as Aang in the film The Last Airbender. He was discovered in an open casting call for Airbender in Texas. He was also cast in the film Cowboys & Aliens as Emmett.
Ringer is a young taekwondo practitioner who was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. At...
Tae Kwon Do
9. Joe Rogan
Actor | NewsRadio
Joe Rogan was born on August 11, 1967 in Newark, New Jersey, USA as Joseph J. Rogan. He is a writer and actor, known for NewsRadio (1995), Zookeeper (2011) and Here Comes the Boom (2012). He has been married to Jessica Rogan since 2009. They have two children.
Kick-Boxing, Judo, Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Tae Kwon Do
10. Wesley Snipes
Actor | Blade
Wesley Trent Snipes was born in Orlando, Florida, to Marian (Long), a teacher's assistant, and SMSGT Wesley Rudolph Snipes, an aircraft engineer. He grew up on the streets of the South Bronx in New York City, where he very early decided that dance and the theatre were to be his career. He attended ...
Hapkido, Karate, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Tae Kwon Do, Capoeira, Kung Fu and Wushu
11. Brandon Soo Hoo
Actor | Tropic Thunder
Tae Kwon Do
Actor | The Sopranos
Imperioli was born James Michael Imperioli in Mt. Vernon, New York on March 26, 1966. His film work began in the late 1980s. An early part that brought him recognition was in Martin Scorsese's Goodfellas (1990), as Spider, a local kid who works for the gangsters and has a run-in with a psychopathic ...
Tae Kwon Do
13. Chuck Norris
Actor | Walker, Texas Ranger
Chuck Norris is familiar to fans worldwide as the star of action films such as The Hitman (1991), The Delta Force (1986) and Delta Force 2: The Colombian Connection (1990). He also starred in Missing in Action (1984) and its sequels, Firewalker (1986) and Sidekicks (1992). He was an executive ...
United States Air Force, Tang Soo Do, Chun Kuk Do, Karate, Tae Kwon Do and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Actor | Black Dynamite
Michael Jai White is an American actor and martial artist who has appeared in numerous films and television series. He is the first African American to portray a major comic book superhero in a major motion picture, having starred as Al Simmons, the protagonist in the 1997 film Spawn. White ...
Shotokan, Tae Kwon Do, Kobudo, Goju Ryu, Tang Soo Do, Wushu and Kyokushin
15. Mat Fraser
Actor | Unarmed But Dangerous
Mat Fraser was born in 1962 in England. He is an actor and producer, known for Unarmed But Dangerous (2009), Helen of Troy (2003) and American Horror Story (2011). He has been married to Julie Atlas Muz (I) since May 6, 2012.
Hapkido, Karate, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Tae Kwon Do
16. Guy Ritchie
Director | Sherlock Holmes
Guy Ritchie was born in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, UK on September 10, 1968. After watching Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) as a child, Guy realized that what he wanted to do was make films. He never attended film school, saying that the work of film school graduates was boring and ...
Judo, Karate and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
17. Jason Statham
Actor | Crank
Jason Statham was born in Shirebrook, Derbyshire, to Eileen (Yates), a dancer, and Barry Statham, a street merchant and lounge singer. Statham has done quite a lot in a short time. He has been a Diver on the British National Diving Team and finished 12th in the World Championships in 1992. He has ...
Karate, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Wushu and Kick-Boxing
18. Idris Elba
Actor | Beasts of No Nation
An only child, Idrissa Akuna Elba was born and raised in London, England. His father, Winston, is from Sierra Leone and worked at Ford Dagenham; his mother, Eve, is from Ghana and had a clerical duty. Idris attended school in Canning Town, where he first became involved in acting, before he dropped...
19. Joey Ansah
Actor | The Bourne Ultimatum
Joey Ansah was born in 1982 in Hammersmith, London, England, 2nd in line to an older brother, Ryan, 3 years his senior. He is of mixed ethnicity, with his mother Nicola, originating from Plymouth, Devon, England and his father Kofi, originally from Ghana, west Africa. Joey grew up and spent the ...
Capoeira, Tae Kwon Do and Ninjutsu
20. Dev Patel
Actor | Slumdog Millionaire
Dev Patel was born in Harrow, London, to Anita, a caregiver, and Raj Patel, who works in IT. His parents, originally from Nairobi, Kenya, are both of Gujarati Indian descent. His first role was in the UK TV series Skins (2007). His breakout role was in the Oscar winning film Slumdog Millionaire (...
Tae Kwon Do
21. William Shatner
Actor | Star Trek V: The Final Frontier
William Shatner has notched up an impressive 50-plus years in front of the camera, displaying heady comedic talent and being instantly recognizable to several generations of cult television fans as the square-jawed Captain James T. Kirk, commander of the starship U.S.S. Enterprise.
Shatner was born ...
22. Jackie Chan
Actor | Ngo si seoi
Hong Kong's cheeky, lovable and best known film star, Jackie Chan endured many years of long, hard work and multiple injuries to establish international success after his start in Hong Kong's manic martial arts cinema industry.
Jackie was born Kong-sang Chan on April 7, 1954, on Hong Kong's famous ...
Jeet Kune Do, Hapkido, Judo, Kung Fu, Tae Kwon Do and Wushu
23. Donnie Yen
Actor | Yip Man
Donnie Yen was born in Guangzhou, China. His mother, Bow-sim Mark, was a kung fu master and his father, Kylster Yen, a newspaper editor and amateur musician. When Donnie was just two years old, the family moved to Hong Kong and then, when he was 11, to Boston, Massachusetts.
There, Master Bow-sim ...
Kung Fu, Tae Kwon Do, Wushu, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai, Judo, Karate and Hapkido
24. Jennifer Aniston
Actress | Friends
Jennifer Aniston was born in Sherman Oaks, California, to actors John Aniston and Nancy Dow. Her father is Greek, and her mother was of English, Irish, Scottish, and Italian descent. Jennifer spent a year of her childhood living in Greece with her family. Her family then relocated to New York City ...
25. Courteney Cox
Actress | Friends
Courteney Cox was born on June 15th, 1964 in Birmingham, Alabama, into an affluent Southern family. She is the daughter of Courteney (Bass) and Richard Lewis Cox (1930-2001), a businessman. She was the baby of the family with two older sisters (Virginia and Dottie) and an older brother, Richard, Jr...
26. Pam Grier
Actress | Jackie Brown
Pam Grier was born in Winston-Salem, NC, one of four children of Gwendolyn Sylvia (Samuels), a nurse, and Clarence Ransom Grier Jr., an Air Force mechanic. Pam has been a major African-American star from the early 1970s. Her career started in 1971, when Roger Corman of New World Pictures launched ...
Karate, Wushu, Aikido, Jujutsu and T'ai Chi Ch'uan
27. Gina Carano
Actress | Haywire
From pioneering women's MMA to blazing a trail in movies, GINA CARANO is one of Hollywood's most unique rising stars. Carano began her training with Muay Thai to competitive MMA, where she competed in Strikeforce and EliteXC. Her popularity led to her being called the "Face of Women's MMA" and she ...
Kick-Boxing, Muay Thai and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
28. Caity Lotz
Actress | The Machine
Caitlin Marie Lotz (born December 30, 1986) is an American actress, dancer, and singer. She is known for her roles as Stephanie Horton in Mad Men, Officer Kirsten Landry in the MTV mockumentary series Death Valley (2011), as Annie in The Pact (2013), and as Sara Lance/White Canary in The CW's ...
Muay Thai, Tae Kwon Do and Wushu
29. Sharon Stone
Actress | Basic Instinct
Sharon Stone was born and raised in Meadville, a small town in Pennsylvania. Her strict father was a factory worker, and her mother was a homemaker. She was the second of four children. At the age of 15, she studied in Saegertown High School, Pennsylvania, and at that same age, entered Edinboro ...
Tae Kwon Do
30. Tahyna MacManus
Actress | X-Men Origins: Wolverine
Tahyna MacManus (formerly Tahyna Tozzi) is an Australian writer, director and actress. She is known for playing popular mutant character Emma Frost in X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009) before she turned her focus behind the scenes. Oren (2014), her first narrative short film won many awards and ...
31. Kristin Kreuk
Actress | EuroTrip
Kristin Kreuk was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, to Deanna Che, who is of Chinese ancestry, and Peter Kreuk, who is of Dutch descent. Her parents are landscape architects. She attended and graduated from Eric Hamber High School. Although she did some stage work in school, she focused ...
Actress | Jigsaw
Laura Vandervoort is a Canadian actress, writer and producer whom has become well known worldwide from her roles as Indigo on 'Supergirl', Kara (Supergirl) on 'Smallville,' Lisa on the series V (2009), the lead of the series 'Bitten' Elena along with many other films and television series. She has ...
33. Steven Seagal
Actor | On Deadly Ground
Steven Frederic Seagal was born in Lansing, Michigan, to Patricia Anne (Fisher), a medical technician, and Samuel Seagal, a high school math teacher. His paternal grandparents were Russian Jewish immigrants, and his mother had English, German, and distant Irish and Dutch, ancestry. The enigmatic ...
Judo, Karate and Kendo
34. Scott Caan
Actor | Ocean's Eleven
Scott Caan is the son of tough guy actor James Caan. While it is obvious that he admires tough method actors like Marlon Brando and Sean Penn, Scott also has a strong egalitarian streak, evidenced by his reasoning for baring his body in films. He is quoted as saying that originally only the women ...
35. Michael Dudikoff
Actor | Platoon Leader
Michael Dudikoff was born on October 8, 1954 in Redondo Beach, California, USA as Michael Joseph Stephen Dudikoff. He is an actor, known for Platoon Leader (1988), American Ninja (1985) and Bachelor Party (1984). He has been married to Belle since September 18, 2004. They have three children.
Actor | Powder
Sean Patrick Flanery was born in Lake Charles, La. and raised in a small town outside of Houston, Texas. While attending the University of St. Thomas in Houston, he saw a beautiful girl leaving a building on campus every Monday and decided to drop an English class and sign up for "whatever the hell...
37. Clark Gregg
Actor | The Avengers
Clark Gregg was born on April 2, 1962 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Robert Clark Gregg. He is an actor and director, known for The Avengers (2012), Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013) and The New Adventures of Old Christine (2006). He has been married to Jennifer Grey since July 21, 2001. They have ...
38. Kellan Lutz
Actor and model Kellan Lutz was born in Dickinson, North Dakota, to Karla (Theesfeld) and Bradley Lutz. He has six brothers and a sister, and is of German, as well as smaller amounts of English, Swedish, and Dutch, descent. As a child, his family moved around, and he grew up in North Dakota, the ...
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai
39. Lucas Till
Actor | X: First Class
Lucas Daniel Till was born in Fort Hood, Texas, to Dana Lyn (Brady) and John Mark Till, a lieutenant colonel in the army. He spent most of his childhood growing up in the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia. At a very young age, Lucas' family quickly noticed that he had an affinity for impersonating voices...
40. Keanu Reeves
Actor | The Matrix
Keanu Charles Reeves, whose first name means "cool breeze over the mountains" in Hawaiian, was born September 2, 1964 in Beirut, Lebanon. He is the son of Patricia Taylor, a showgirl and costume designer, and Samuel Nowlin Reeves, a geologist. Keanu's father was born in Hawaii, of British, ...
Actor | Logan
Krzysztof Soszynski is mixed martial arts fighter, actor, stuntman, DJ and creator of the KSOS Conditioning System. He was born in Stalowa Wola Poland and moved to Canada with his family when he was 10. Soszynski, former TKO Heavyweight Champion, is a UFC veteran and MMA coach at the UFC Gym in ...
Actor | The Big Hit
Antonio Sabato Jr. was born on February 29, 1972 in Rome, Lazio, Italy as Antonio G. Sabato Jr. He is an actor and producer, known for The Big Hit (1998), Shark Hunter (2001) and Drifter: Henry Lee Lucas (2009). He was previously married to Cheryl Moana Marie Nunes and Tully Jensen.
Judo, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Boxing
43. Lateef Crowder
Stunts | Wonder Woman
Lateef Crowder was born on November 23, 1977 in San Jose, California, USA as Lateef Crowder Dos Santos. He is known for his work on Wonder Woman (2017), Furious 7 (2015) and Captain America: Civil War (2016).
44. Mark Dacascos
Actor | Le pacte des loups
Mark Dacascos is an actor, director, martial artist, and television personality. Whether seen on the big screen or small, playing the good guy or the bad, Mark has been making audience stand up and take notice for many years.
This May, Mark will be seen in highly anticipated film John Wick: Chapter ...
Capoeira, Muay Thai and Wushu
45. Kofi Kingston
Kofi Kingston was born on August 14, 1981 in Kumasi, Ashanti, Ghana as Kofi Nahaje Sarkodie-Mensah. He is an actor, known for WWE: OMG! - The Top 50 Incidents in WWE History (2011), WWE SmackDown Live (1999) and WWE Raw (1993). He has been married to Kori Campfield since September 11, 2010. They ...
46. Vincent Cassel
Actor | L'ennemi public n°1
Blue-eyed Vincent Cassel was born in Paris to a leading actor father, Jean-Pierre Cassel, and a journalist mother, Sabine Litique. Often labeled as a tough guy because of his roles, eclectic choices and talent have made of him a star of European cinema. First in La Haine (1995), the young actor, ...
Capoeira and Wing Chun
47. David Ramsey
Actor | Arrow
David Ramsey stars as former United States Army Special Forces soldier, John Diggle, on the CW's People's Choice Award winning show "Arrow," based on the DC Comics superhero.
Created by Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim and Andrew Kreisberg, "Arrow" follows presumed-dead billionaire playboy Oliver ...
Jeet Kune Do
48. Drake Hogestyn
Actor | Days of Our Lives
Drake Hogestyn was born on September 29, 1953 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA as Donald Drake Hogestyn. He is an actor, known for Days of Our Lives (1965), Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1982) and Otherworld (1985). He has been married to Victoria Post since December 31, 1986. They have four children.
Jeet Kune Do
Actor | Airplane!
Legendary US NBA basketball player with the Milwaukee Bucks (1969-1975) and the Los Angeles Lakers (1975-1989), the 7' 2" Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (born Lew Alcindor) has made numerous guest appearances on US TV shows including Man from Atlantis (1977), 21 Jump Street (1987), Tales from the Darkside (...
Jeet Kune Do
50. Glenn Danzig
Soundtrack | Halloween
Glenn Danzig was born on June 23, 1955 in Lodi, New Jersey, USA as Glenn Anzalone.
Jeet Kune Do
51. Jason Scott Lee
Actor | Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story
Of Hawaiian and Chinese descent, Jason Scott Lee was born in Los Angeles, California, but raised in Hawaii from the age of two. His interest in acting began while studying in high school. It blossomed further when he enrolled in Fullerton College, where he studied under acting coach Sal Romeo. His ...
Jeet Kune Do
Actor | Ninjak vs the Valiant Universe
Jason David Frank is well-known for his role of Tommy Oliver in the long-running family television show Power Rangers. He is the voice of Emissary in Transformers: Titans Returns and brings Bloodshot to life in the highly-anticipated project Ninjak vs.the Valiant Universe. Always one looking for ...
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai, Jeet Kune Do, Wing Chun, Tae Kwon Do, Wadō-Ryū, Judo and Karate
53. Shaquille O'Neal
Actor | Steel
Shaquille O'Neal is regarded as one of the most dominant athletes and arguably the most gregarious personality in sports history. He wrote an autobiography (Shaq Talks Back), preserves an online presence for his fan base and produced a number of albums (Biological Didn't Bother, Shaq-Fu: Da Return,...
Jujutsu and Muay Thai
54. Oleg Taktarov
Actor | Predators
"Oleg makes an impression." On his DVD commentary for "Righteous Kill" (2008), director Jon Avnet remarks that he needed a powerful actor to play Russian mob enforcer Yevgeny Mugalat, a character who survives six gunshots at close range. International star Oleg Taktarov, born in Sarov, Russia, ...
Judo, Jujutsu and Sambo
Actor | Logan
Kick-Boxing and Muay Thai
56. Masi Oka
Actor | Heroes
Masayori "Masi" Oka is a Japanese American actor, producer and digital effects artist. He became widely known for his role on NBC's Heroes as Hiro Nakamura and in CBS' Hawaii Five-0 as Doctor Max Bergman. Oka was born in Tokyo, Japan, to Setsuko Oka. His parents divorced when he was one month old; ...
57. James Caan
Actor | Misery
A masculine and enigmatic actor whose life and movie career have had more ups and downs than the average rollercoaster and whose selection of roles has arguably derailed him from achieving true superstar status, James Caan is New York-born and bred.
He was born in the Bronx, to Sophie (Falkenstein) ...
58. Michael Rooker
Actor | Guardians of the Galaxy
Michael Rooker was born on April 6, 1955 in Jasper, Alabama. When he was thirteen, his parents divorced and he went with his mother to live in Chicago. He caught the acting bug while attending college, and began appearing in local stage productions. On first breaking into film, his intensity and "...
Karate and Kyokushin Kaikan
59. Taylor Lautner
Actor | Twilight
Taylor Daniel Lautner was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, to Deborah, a software company worker, and Daniel Lautner, a pilot for Midwest Airlines. He, and younger sister Makena, were raised in a well-mannered, Roman Catholic household in Hudsonville, Michigan. He is of English, German, Dutch, and ...
60. Forest Whitaker
Actor | The Last King of Scotland
Forest Steven Whitaker has packaged a king-size talent into his hulking 6' 2", 220 lb. frame. He won an Academy Award for his performance as Ugandan dictator Idi Amin in the film The Last King of Scotland (2006), and has also won a Golden Globe and a BAFTA. He is the fourth African-American male to...
Actor | Mortal Kombat
Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa got his first big break as an actor when he was cast in Bernardo Bertolucci's The Last Emperor (1987). A US Army brat, he was born in Tokyo and lived in various cities while growing up. His father was in the army, stationed at Ft. Bragg (NC), Ft. Polk (LA) and Ft. Hood (TX). His...
62. Matt Mullins
Stunts | Divergent
From his humble beginnings of watching Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Matt Mullins has risen to become world renown in martial arts, and as a star in the CW4Kids show "Kamen Rider: Dragon Knight".
With 5 martial art world titles in hand, Matt moved from Naperville, IL to Hollywood and quickly began ...
Actor | Iron Man
Robert Downey Jr. has evolved into one of the most respected actors in Hollywood. With an amazing list of credits to his name, he has managed to stay new and fresh even after over four decades in the business.
Downey was born April 4, 1965 in Manhattan, New York, the son of writer, director and ...
64. Channing Tatum
Actor | 21 Jump Street
Channing Tatum was born in a small town, Cullman, Alabama, 50 miles north of Birmingham. He is the son of Kay (Faust), an airline worker, and Glenn Matthew Tatum, who worked in construction. Growing up, he was full of energy and somewhat troublesome, so his parents decided to enroll him in ...
65. Uriah Shelton
Actor | The Glades
Uriah was born on March 10, 1997 in Dallas, Texas. One month later his family moved him to Magnolia Springs, Alabama, a small river community about 40 miles south of Mobile.
Growing up, Uriah pursued interests in martial arts, piano, and soccer. At the age of 7, he took a modeling class with his ...
66. Byron Mann
Actor | Altered Carbon
Wushu (13 August 1967)
67. Cam Gigandet
Actor | Twilight
Cam graduated from Auburn High School in Auburn, Washington in 2001. His family lives in Lake Tapps, WA. His father's name is Jay, mother's name is Kim and he has one older sister, Kelsie. His father is one of the founders of a popular restaurant chain called The Rock, Wood Fired Pizza & Spirits. ...
68. Clive Standen
Actor | Vikings
Clive Standen is a British actor, he was born on a British Army base in Holywood, County Down, Northern Ireland, and grew up in the East Midlands in England. He went to school at King Edward VII School (Melton Mowbray) followed by a performing arts course at Melton Mowbray College. In his late ...
69. Ray Park
Ray Park was born in Glasgow, Scotland. He moved with his parents, younger brother and sister to London, England, at the age of seven. Ray always wanted to be in the movies, and be like their heroes. He also began to nurture a love for martial arts from the age of seven, when his father's fondness ...
70. Osric Chau
Actor | 2012
Osric Chau was born in Vancouver, Canada, to a father from Hong Kong and a mother from Malaysia. He had spent years training martial arts with aspirations to work in stunts when he landed his first leading role alongside the late David Carradine in Kung Fu Killer (2008) that was shot in Hengdian, ...
71. Samantha Win
Actress | Wonder Woman
Samantha Win was born on March 29, 1991 in Barrie, Ontario, Canada. She is known for her work on Wonder Woman (2017), Arrow (2012) and Mortal Kombat: Legacy (2011). She was previously married to Allen Jo.
Jujutsu, Wushu and T'ai Chi Ch'uan
72. Tahmoh Penikett
Actor | Battlestar Galactica
He is the son of former Yukon premier Anthony David John Penikett (Tony). A graduate of the Victoria Motion picture school, Tahmoh also studied at the Lyric School of Acting in Vancouver. Tahmoh and his family (his father, and his twin sisters Sarah and Stephanie) make their home in Vancouver, ...
73. Jet Li
Actor | The One
Jet Li born Li Lian Jie in Beijing, China. He started training at the Beijing wushu academy (wushu is China's national sport, largely a performance version of various martial art styles) at age eight. He won five gold medals in the Chinese championships, his first when he was only 11. In his teens,...
74. Ayelet Zurer
Actress | Man of Steel
Ayelet Zurer is one of Israel's most acclaimed actresses. She was born in Tel Aviv, and first garnered the attention of Hollywood when she was cast by Steven Spielberg in her first English-speaking role, as Eric Bana's character's wife in the Oscar® nominated film Munich (2005). Since arriving in ...
Israel Defense Forces
75. Gal Gadot
Actress | Wonder Woman
Gal Gadot is an Israeli actress, singer, martial artist, and model. She was born in Rosh Ha'ayin, Israel, to a Jewish family. Her parents are Irit, a teacher, and Michael, an engineer, who is a sixth-generation Israeli. She served in the IDF for two years, and won the Miss Israel title in 2004.
Israel Defense Forces
Actor | Battleship
Col. Gregory D. Gadson assumed command June 25, 2012, of Fort Belvoir, Va., a 47,000-strong garrison in its 100th year of service. Gadson graduated from West Point in 1989 and holds Masters Degrees in Information Systems and Policy Management from Webster University. He is a graduate of the Command...
United States Army Colonel (19 February 1966)
77. Rob Riggle
Actor | The Daily Show
Comedian, actor and United States Marine Corps Reserve Lieutenant Colonel Robert Allen Riggle, Jr. was born April 21, 1970 in Louisville, Kentucky, to Sandra (Shrout) and Robert Allen Riggle, who worked in insurance. Riggle has amassed notable television credits and has also earned roles in many ...
United States Marine Corps Lieutenant Colonel
Actor | Game of Thrones
Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson is an Icelandic professional strongman, actor, and former professional basketball player.
On 31 January 2015, Björnsson beat a 1000-year-old record set by Orm Storolfsson at the World's Strongest Viking competition in Norway, where he carried a 10 m (33 ft) long 650 kg (1,430...
Actor | Outlander
James Preston Rogers was born to Sandra Doreen Mary (Preston) Rogers and Robert Rogers in Toronto, Ontario.
After booking his first commercial without an agent or headshot, James set his sights on performing.
James was approached by the WWE just as the acting roles started coming in. He had just ...
80. Sergej Onopko
Actor | Red Sparrow
Martial Arts and Boxing
81. Kalle Hennie
Actor | King Arthur: Legend of the Sword
Martial Arts (30 to 45)
82. Travis Wong
Stunts | Pacific Rim: Uprising
Inducted into the "Inside Kung Fu: Hall of Fame" at the age of 14, Travis Wong has been featured in 30+ international ad campaigns, choreographed for artists such as Jennifer Lopez, Chris Brown, & Miley Cyrus, coordinated NBA Halftime shows, and performed on stages from Universal Studios to the red...
Martial Arts, Weaponry and Boxing (18 to 25)
Actor | Terminator Genisys
Aaron Williamson is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, an American actor, and a renowned fitness trainer.
Aaron was born in Daytona Beach, FL & joined the Marine Corps weeks after graduating from high school. Aaron traveled the world as an infantryman, a body bearer & a security specialist assisting in ...
United States Marine Corps (1979)
84. Han Soto
Actor | The Secret
Prior to working in the entertainment industry, Han was a successful businessman in the building trades industry, created and operates a website and branding business, has worked as an independent consultant in corporate Information Technology, and has decades of retail experience.
As a new father ...
Martial Arts (18 to 35)
85. Nicholas Simmons
Stunts | Terminator Genisys
Nicholas Simmons was born on March 31, 1980 in Kingston, Jamaica as Nicholas Ryan Simmons. He is known for his work on Terminator Genisys (2015), Burn Notice (2007) and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009).
Firearms, Martial Arts and Boxing
86. Tony Senzamici
Actor | NCIS: New Orleans
Tony Senzamici was introduced to and fell in love with acting while participating in theatrical stage productions at Florida Southern College in Lakeland, Florida. After graduating in 1984, Tony spent the next 20 years building a successful medical supply business. Success in business afforded Tony...
Firearms and Martial Arts (40 to 50)
87. Mikal Vega
Actor | Colony
Mikal A. Vega is a veteran that served in the military for over 22 years conducting special operations. Returning to his pre-military roots, he has re-embraced his passion for acting. He uses his career successes to promote VitalWarrior.org, a 501c3 he founded that utilizes his proven system of ...
United States Navy Seal, Explosives, Firearms, Boxing and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (34 to 48)
88. Rey Hernandez
Actor | Bad Boys II
Rey Hernandez was born in Havana, Cuba; he moved with his family to Miami, Florida in 1980 in what was then called the Mariel Boat lift. Rey Hernandez and his family have made Miami their home ever since. During his High School years, Rey's love for theater and the arts began to develop. To fulfill...
Martial Arts and Boxing (25 to 35)
89. Jim Palmer
Actor | Terminator 2: Judgment Day
Martial Arts and Boxing (40 to 50)
90. Raja Deka
Actor | G.I. Joe: Retaliation
Raja can be seen on Emmy award-winning Homeland, Black-ish, Speechless, Schooled, Arrested Development, and others. Previously he worked for NASA's Flight Operations and was recruited by the Central Intelligence Agency. A feature film inspired by his life events is in development along with ...
Martial Arts (25 to 35)
91. James Lew
Stunts | Luke Cage
Raised in South Central Los Angeles, James Lew's destiny was to answer a cattle call in Hollywood for the hugely popular Kung Fu (1972) television series. He went on to star in the now collectible Hong Kong film, Young Dragon (1979). He made the move to big budget studio films in 1984. John ...
Martial Arts and Firearms
92. Robert Catrini
Actor | Jack Reacher: Never Go Back
Robert Catrini was born on January 5, 1950 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Robert Lawrence Catrini. He is an actor and producer, known for Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016), G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013) and Kidnapped: The Hannah Anderson Story (2015). He has been married to Peggy Catrini since 1978.
Knives and Firearms
93. Dikran Tulaine
Actor | The Lena Baker Story
Martial Arts (23 June 1956)
94. Chip Carriere
Actor | Trial by Fire
Chip Carriere is an actor and Louisiana-native based out of the artistically-diverse New Orleans area. He can be seen in both film and television projects, including Focus (Warner Brothers, 2015); the follow up sequel, Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser (Sony Television, 2015); the comedy, Nigel and Oscar...
Firearms, Boxing, Wrestling and Martial Arts
95. Arnold Chon
Stunts | Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
Arnold Chon began his training at the age of 5 at the Jhoon Rhee Institute in Virginia. Arnold received his black belt at the age of 11 while training equally hard in gymnastics. Arnold became an Extreme Martial Arts competitor and conquered the competitive martial arts circuit, eventually becoming...
Martial Arts and Boxing
96. Robert Deon
Actor | Lawless Law
He is a US Army Retired Senior Leader with 24 years of Honorable service and a War Veteran. He was born in Jackson, Tennessee and raised in Henderson Simple City, Tennessee. His father is a Minister and mother an Account Executive for ABC News. Robert has a dynamic screen presence that makes him a ...
United States Army and Boxing
Actor | American Crime
Automatic Weapons, Urban Warfare, Boxing and Hand to Hand Combat
98. Robert Remus
Actor | G.I. Joe
One of the most recognizable grapplers of the 1980s, Sgt. Slaughter became huge in National Wrestling Alliance (NWA), American Wrestling Association (AWA), and the World Wrestling Federation (now WWE). A former United States Marine who earned his nickname during his service, Sgt. Slaughter soon ...
99. WBBrown II
Actor | Below the Beltway
WB BrownII, has been an entertainment fixture since his days of radio, in which he got his start working as the gospel music director for Washington Sunday Best, a Gospel Radio Show, aired every Sunday on WHUR 96.3 FM, with Patrick Ellis.
This would catch the attention of Radio One's CEO Cathy ...
Firearms, Boxing and Wrestling
100. Anthony A. Kung
Actor | Salvage Marines
In the absence of a childhood role model, Anthony grew up blazing his own trail. As a Filipino-Chinese born and raised in Hong Kong, he attended and later graduated from USC with a Bachelor's degree in Aerospace Engineering. In 2010, he switched careers and began his journey as an actor.