Fighters

by njsolomon | created - 11 months ago | updated - 2 weeks ago | Public

People with fighting/weapons training and threatening looking people. Doesn't include former or deceased actors

1. Dwayne Johnson

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 ...

Wrestling

2. Ingrid Bolsø Berdal

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

5. Emmanuel Lewis

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

6. Lorenzo Lamas

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

7. Ryan Phillippe

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 Maryann (Long), a teacher's assistant, and 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 the theater was to be his career. He attended the High School ...

Hapkido, Karate, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Tae Kwon Do, Capoeira, Kung Fu and Wushu

11. Brandon Soo Hoo

Actor | Tropic Thunder

Brandon Soo Hoo was born on November 2, 1995 in Pasadena, California, USA. He is an actor, known for Tropic Thunder (2008), G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009) and Ender's Game (2013).

Tae Kwon Do

12. Michael Imperioli

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

14. Michael Jai White

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...

Kick-Boxing

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 ...

Karate

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 ...

Karate

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...

Karate

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

Lotz started her career as a dancer, touring with Avril Lavigne and Lady Gaga, starring in music videos, including Lady Gaga's. In 2005, Lotz joined the girl group, "Soccx". In 2006, the group released their debut single, "From Dusk Till Dawn (Get The Party Started)", which was followed up, in 2007...

Muay Thai, Tae Kwon Do and Wushu

29. Sharon Stone

Actress | Basic Instinct

Sharon Vonne Stone was born and raised in Meadville, a small town in Pennsylvania, to Dorothy Marie (Lawson), an accountant and homemaker, and Joseph William Stone II, a factory worker. Her father was strict. She was the second of four children, and has English, German, Scottish, and Irish ancestry...

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 ...

Karate

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 ...

Karate

32. Laura Vandervoort

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,' the lead of the series 'Bitten' Elena along with many other films and television series. She has a ...

Karate

33. Steven Seagal

Actor | On Deadly Ground

Steven Seagal is a striking and somewhat boyishly handsome (often with ponytail) action star who burst onto the martial arts film scene in 1988 in the fast-paced Warner Bros. film Above the Law (1988).

Steven Frederic Seagal was born in Lansing, Michigan, to Patricia Anne (Fisher), a medical ...

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 ...

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

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.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

36. Sean Patrick Flanery

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...

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

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 ...

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

38. Kellan Lutz

Actor | The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2

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...

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

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, ...

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

41. Krzysztof Soszynski

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 ...

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

42. Antonio Sabato Jr.

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 General Hospital (1963). 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), Captain America: Civil War (2016) and Furious 7 (2015).

Capoeira

44. Mark Dacascos

Actor | Le pacte des loups

Mark Dacascos was born on February 26, 1964 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA as Mark Alan Dacascos. He is known for his work on Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001), Only the Strong (1993) and Drive (1997). He has been married to Julie Condra since January 5, 1998. They have three children.

Capoeira, Muay Thai and Wushu

45. Kofi Kingston

Actor | WWE: OMG! - The Top 50 Incidents in WWE History

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 Saturday Morning Slam (2012) and WWE Main Event (2012). He has been married to Kori Campfield since September 11,...

Capoeira

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 | Pay It Forward

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

49. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

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

52. Jason David Frank

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

55. Jean Claude Leuyer

Actor | Logan

Jean Claude Leuyer was born on November 30, 1970 in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. He is known for his work on Logan (2017), Allegiant (2016) and Fearless (2006).

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; ...

Kendo

57. James Caan

Actor | The Godfather

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) ...

Karate

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 ...

Karate

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...

Karate

61. Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

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...

Karate

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 ...

Karate

63. Robert Downey Jr.

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 ...

Wing Chun

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 ...

Wushu

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 ...

Wushu

66. Byron Mann

Actor | Altered Carbon

Byron Mann was born as Byron Chan. He is an actor, known for Altered Carbon (2018), Skyscraper (2018) and The Big Short (2015).

Wushu

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. ...

Krav Maga

68. Clive Standen

Actor | Everest

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 ...

Muay Thai

69. Ray Park

Actor | Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace

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 ...

Wushu

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, ...

Wushu

71. Samantha Jo

Actress | Wonder Woman

Samantha Jo was born on March 29, 1991 in Barrie, Ontario, Canada. She is known for her work on Wonder Woman (2017), Snow Steam Iron (2017) and Mortal Kombat: Legacy (2011). She has been married to Allen Jo since May 14, 2011.

Jujutsu, Wushu and T'ai Chi Ch'uan

72. Tahmoh Penikett

Actor | Trick 'r Treat

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, ...

Muay Thai

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,...

Wushu

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 an Ashkenazi 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 ...

Israel Defense Forces

76. Gregory D. Gadson

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

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

78. Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson

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...

79. James Preston Rogers

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. Daniel Westwood

Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi

Daniel is an actor who excels at languages, speaking 4 fluently.

In his younger years he was in the military, as well as a junior mixed martial arts champion. He enjoys physical exertion and a bit of rough-and-tumble! He was fortunate to receive a very good education via music scholarships to ...

Boxing and Martial Arts

81. Sergej Onopko

Actor | Red Sparrow

Sergej Onopko was born on February 3, 1985 in Kharkov, Ukrainian SSR, USSR. He is known for his work on Red Sparrow (2018), A Good Day to Die Hard (2013) and Don't Breathe (2016).

Martial Arts and Boxing

82. Kalle Hennie

Actor | King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

Kalle Hennie is an actor, known for King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017), Superking and X.

Martial Arts

83. Benjamin Blankenship

Stunts | Man of Steel

Benjamin Blankenship was born as Benjamin M. Blankenship. He is known for his work on Man of Steel (2013), Justice League (2017) and Pain & Gain (2013).

Martial Arts and Wrestling

84. 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

85. Aaron V. Williamson

Actor | Terminator Genisys

Aaron Williamson is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, an American actor, and a renowned fitness trainer who works with other actors to help them achieve their fitness goals for films or special events.

Aaron Williamson was born in Daytona Beach, FL & joined the Marine Corps weeks after graduating from ...

United States Marine Corps

86. Han Soto

Actor | Preacher

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

87. 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

88. Tony Senzamici

Actor | Running

Tony started his acting career late in life. He was introduced to acting on the stage at Florida Southern College in Lakeland Florida. His first production he did was on a dare, a classic, Arsenic and Old Lace. He played a policeman in the play and loved every minute of it. He spent the next 20 ...

Firearms and Martial Arts

89. Gus Rhodes

Actor | Wild Card

Gus Rhodes was raised on a farm. As a child he rode his horse to the one-room country school grade school which he attended. He was active in 4-H and exhibited livestock at the County Fair, winning the Grand Champion Exhibitor trophy his senior year. In High School he was cast as the leading man in...

Firearms and Martial Arts

90. 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

91. Rey Hernandez

Actor | G.I. Joe: Retaliation

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

92. Jim Palmer

Actor | Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Jim Palmer is known for his work on Terminator 2 (1991), Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) and National Treasure (2004).

Martial Arts and Boxing

93. Terry Dale Parks

Actor | G.I. Joe: Retaliation

Terry Dale Parks is a film and television actor originally from Southern Oklahoma where now owns the family ranch he grew up on which is dear to his heart since his family settled on the land in the early 1930s. His son, Coy, is named after his Grandfather who originally purchased the property ...

Martial Arts and Firearms

94. Raja Deka

Actor | G.I. Joe: Retaliation

Raja can be seen on Emmy award-winning Homeland, Black-ish, and Arrested Development. Previously he worked for NASA's Flight Operations and was recruited by the Central Intelligence Agency. He is now the lead in the upcoming feature film FriendZone (2018).

Born in New Orleans with roots from Assam, ...

Martial Arts

95. 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

96. 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

97. Dikran Tulaine

Actor | The Lena Baker Story

Dikran Tulaine is an actor, known for Hope & Redemption: The Lena Baker Story (2008), Looper (2012) and D'Arline (2016).

Martial Arts

98. Elana Justin

Actress | G.I. Joe: Retaliation

Elana Justin is an actress, known for G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013) and The Jim Gaffigan Show (2015).

Firearms

99. Chip Carriere

Actor | Superstition

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

100. Arnold Chon

Stunts | Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End

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



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