Legends of Action: Denzel Washington

BirthDate: 28 December 1954 Born in Mount Vernon, New York, USA Although not seen as an “action star” per se, Denzel has starred in too many action classics to not be considered a legend. His work with Tony Scott in particu...
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Legends of Action: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

BirthDate: May 2, 1972 I know, he hasn’t done THAT many action movies but he’s been in enough to earn the “LEGENDARY” status. Dwayne’s roles in The Rundown, Faster, Walking Tall, The Scorpion King,...
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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...
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Legends of Action: Mario Kassar

BirthDate: October 10, 1951 There have been some great action movie producers over the years, so I want to show some love to the guys who’ve helped create some of my favourite movies. My first has to be Mario Kassar. Kass...
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Legends of Action: Jerry Bruckheimer

BirthDate: September 21, 1945 Bruckheimer is not a man who requires an introduction; a legend in action cinema. He produced my all time favourite movie (Con Air) amongst many other classics, Top Gun, Crimson Tide, Black Hawk Do...
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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: James Cameron

Now here is a man who needs no introduction; in fact, he’s no man; he is a LEGEND. I consider Cameron to be the greatest action director of all time.  He has created so many classic action movies that it’s hard to ...
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Legends of Action: Joel Silver

Today I’m going to talk about a true legend. A man who along with Mario Kassar and Jerry Bruckheimer reinvented the action genre; ladies and gentlemen I give you Joel Silver. This is a name EVERYONE who loves action movie...
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Legends of Action: Shane Black

Shane Black is the screenwriter of so many classic actioners from the Lethal Weapon movies to The Long Kiss Goodnight, The Last Boy Scout, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, The Monster Squad and The Last Action Hero (I enjoy this movie desp...
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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...
by Eoin Friel