Bill Viola Jr.

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Bill Viola Jr. is a bestselling author, film producer, and "Sensei." He is creator of CommonSensei® life skills book series and Sensei Says® curriculum. Viola Jr. is President of Kumite Classic Entertainment (1999) based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania which owns and operates Allegheny Shotokan Karate (1969). Viola was a University Scholar and ... See full bio »

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 2020 Happiest Season
Karate Sensei (uncredited)
 2001 All Over the Guy
Wedding Guest (uncredited)
 2001 The Princess & the Marine (TV Movie)
Exotic car driver (uncredited)
 2000 Britney Spears: Stronger (Music Video)
 2000 Source Sound Lab (TV Series)
- Hosted by Ray-J (2000) ... Dancer
 2000 The Black Eyed Peas: Weekends (Music Video)
Club Dancer
 2000 Sisqó's Shakedown (TV Series)
- Episode #1.9 (2000) ... Dancer
- Episode #1.8 (2000) ... Dancer
- Episode #1.7 (2000) ... Dancer
- Episode #1.6 (2000) ... Dancer
- Episode #1.5 (2000) ... Dancer
 1995 Sudden Death
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Other Works:

Book: "Godfathers of MMA" Kumite Classic Press. ISBN 978-0-9961633-0-9

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Personal Quote:

Be a sensei that students need, not a sensei that needs students.


Bill Viola has been studying Shotokan karate since he was 3 years old and produces the Annual Kumite Classic in Pittsburgh. See more »


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