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Kenji Tanigaki

Kenji Tanigaki is a stuntman, stunt coordinator, fight coordinator, and director. As a child, Tanigaki began learning Shorinji Kempo which led him to join the Kurata Action school in Japan, beginning his career as a stuntman. His work led him to Hong Kong where he became a member of the Hong Kong Stuntmen Association. Tanigaki's projects have ... See full bio »

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  Royal Destiny (Video) (stunts)
 2021 Raging Fire (stunt coordinator)
 2021 Snake Eyes (Fight Coordinator)
 2020 Enter the Fat Dragon (action choreographer)
 2018 Big Brother (Action Director)
 2018 Hidden Man (stunt coordinator)
 2018 Monster Hunt 2 (action director)
 2017 The Liquidator (Action Director)
 2017 God of War (action supervisor: Japan unit)
 2017 Shinjuku Swan II (Action Director)
 2016 See You Tomorrow (stunt coordinator)
 2016 Book of Love (Action Director)
 2015 The Vanished Murderer (action director)
 2014 Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends (action director) / (stunt coordinator)
 2014 Rurouni Kenshin Part II: Kyoto Inferno (action director) / (stunt coordinator)
 2014 Miyamoto Musashi (TV Mini Series) (stunt coordinator)
 2014 The Monkey King Havoc in Heavens Palace (action choreographer)
 2013 Special ID (stunt coordinator)
 2012 Rurouni Kenshin Part I: Origins (action director) / (stunt coordinator)
 2011 Dragon (stunt coordinator)
 2011 The Lost Bladesman (action choreographer)
 2010 Nanase: The Psychic Wanderers (action coordinator)
 2010 Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen (action choreographer)
 2009 Bodyguards and Assassins (action choreographer)
 2009 Kamui (stunt coordinator)
 2009 Shinjuku Incident (assistant stunt coordinator)
 2007 Flash Point (action choreographer - uncredited)
 2007 Kung Fu Kid (action choreographer)
 2006 Arch Angels (action choreographer)
 2005 Always: Sunset on Third Street (action coordinator)
 2005 Kill Zone (action choreographer - as Tanigaki Kenji)
 2004 Silver Hawk (assistant stunt coordinator)
 2003 The Twins Effect (assistant stunt coordinator)
 2002 Blade II (stunts)
 2001 The Princess Blade (stunt coordinator)
 2001 Goodbye, Mr. Cool (assistant stunt coordinator)
 2001 Glass Tears (stunt coordinator)
 2000 Der Puma - Kämpfer mit Herz (TV Series) (stunts - 4 episodes)
- Kickbox-Inferno (2000) ... (stunts)
- Trucker (2000) ... (stunts)
- Das Findelkind (2000) ... (stunts)
- Traumtänzer (2000) ... (stunts)
 2000 Tokyo Raiders (assistant stunt coordinator)
 1999 Moonlight Express (stunt coordinator)
 1998 Shanghai Affairs (action choreographer) / (stunt double: Woody Chan - uncredited)
 1998 Ballistic Kiss (stunts)
 1997 Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (stunt double: Scorpion) / (stunts)
 1997 The Peeping Tom (assistant stunt coordinator)
 1996 Once Upon a Time in Triad Society 2 (assistant stunt coordinator)
 1996 Once Upon a Time in Triad Society (assistant stunt coordinator)
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Tanigaki Kenji


5' 4¼" (1.63 m)

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Was a student of legendary Japanese martial arts movie star Yasauki Kurata, with whom he later worked on "Fist of Legend".

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