Legends of Action: Wesley Snipes

BirthDate: July 31, 1962 Wesley Snipes made his film debut in the 1986 Goldie Hawn movie Wildcats. Later that year, he appeared on Miami Vice as a drug-dealing pimp in the episode “Streetwise”. I first noticed him w...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Legends of Action: Michael Mann

BirthDate: February 5, 1943 Michael Mann has been a bit quiet since Public Enemies so I just wanted to remind the world what a complete legend he is. Now, in case you have never heard of him (if that’s the case, you’...
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Legends of Action: Steve Austin

Everyone knows Steve Austin began his action career as a wrestler with World Championship Wrestling (WCW), Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) and most famously, the WWE. He was forced to retire from wrestling in early 2003 du...
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Legends of Action: Jason Statham

Today is Jason Statham’s 48th birthday so I thought as a tribute I’d update his Legends of Action post for 2015. Jason Statham was a former swimmer and street hustler; discovered by Guy Ritchie, who gave him his fir...
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Legends of Action: Michael Dudikoff

BrithDate: October 8, 1954 If ever there’s a man who NEEDS to be in Expendables 3, it’s Mr. Dudikoff. The American Ninja himself was actually a model before he became an actor and started off doing a fashion show in...
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Legends of Action: Sylvester Stallone

Sylvester Stallone is the greatest action star of all time. Better than Arnie? Yep, but why? Because Stallone has single-handedly kept the action genre alive. Arnie retired and turned to politics, while Sly kept working in movi...
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Legends of Action: Sean Connery

Born: August 25, 1940 From: Edinburgh, Scotland   Sean Connery has appeared in over 85 films in his storied career. For the first ten years of his career he appeared mostly in television films and series. But in 1962, he w...
by Brian M
 

 

 

Legends of Action: Chow Yun-Fat

BirthDate: May 18, 1955 – Hong Kong You will be hard pushed to find anyone in the entire world cooler than Chow Yun-Fat; the man oozes charisma and his work with John Woo alone has long since earned him the title of ̶...
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Legends of Action: Donnie Yen

BirthDate: 27 July 1963 I won’t lie; I’m a relative newcomer to the world of Donnie Yen and I’m ashamed it took me so long to see his movies. Yen started out as a stuntman until he got his first acting role in...
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Deathstroke: The Best Villain on Television

I don’t think I’ve seen a cooler villain on TV in the past few years than Deathstroke AKA Slade Wilson in the CW’s Arrow. Played to perfection by Manu Bennett, as soon as he walks on screen he owns the role. I...
by Eoin Friel