Legends of Action: Dolph Lundgren

Dolph Lundgren was born Hans Lundgren on the 3rd November, 1957 and is a Swedish actor, director, and martial artist but you already know that. What you may not already know is that he is a trained Chemical Engineer and he wen...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Legends of Action: Samuel L. Jackson

BirthDate: December 21, 1948 I don’t think there’s anyone alive who doesn’t think Samuel L. Jackson is awesome; not only is he an excellent actor but he’s also the highest grossing actor of all time. The...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

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: Walter Hill

BirthDate: 10 January, 1942 Walter Hill is without a doubt, one of the greatest action directors of all time. With a resume that reads Undisputed, Last Man Standing, Streets of Fire, Trespass, The Driver, 48 Hrs, Johnny Handso...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

Legends of Action: Jeff Speakman

Jeff Speakman hasn’t been in that many films but I think he’s certainly earned the title of “Action Legend”. His roles in The Perfect Weapon, The Expert and Street Knight proved that he had what it took to be an action ...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Legends of Action: Vin Diesel

Birth Name: Mark Sinclair Vincent Birth Date: July 18, 1967 Mark Vincent was born in New York and in the early half of his career he changed his name to “Vin Diesel” while working as a bouncer at a New York City nig...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

Legends of Action: Bruce Willis

One of the action genre’s most unlikely of heroes, turns out to be one of its biggest and best! Bruce Willis began his career in the 80’s, with more light-hearted and even comedic turns in wine cooler commercials and eventu...
by Brian M
 

 

 

Legends of Action: Don ‘The Dragon’ Wilson

Birthdate: September 10, 1954 Don Wilson is an 11-time kickboxing world champion who has scored 47 knockouts in four decades; he’s also a European Martial Arts Hall of Famer and an action film actor. He has proven himself...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

Legends of Action: Tom Cruise

I know, you’re probably thinking Tom Cruise? And I retort with Hell Yes! The majority of Tom Cruise’s movies have been action blockbusters. Let’s take a look at his resume: Top Gun, Days of Thunder, Oblivion, Minority...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Legends of Action: Michael Jai White

BirthDate: November 10, 1967 Michael Jai White may not have the name recognition of Arnie or Sly, however he is still every bit an action legend. Born in New York, he is an accomplished martial artist, holding eight black belts...
by Eoin Friel