His paternal grandparents were Russian Jewish immigrants, and his mother had English, German, and distant Irish and Dutch, ancestry. Van Damme was born Jean-Claude Camille François Van Varenberg in Berchem-Sainte-Agathe, Brussels, Belgium, to Eliana and Eugène Van Varenberg, an accountant. Maria P. Everybody loves a good action movie. When one thinks of our most beloved action heroes, names like Schwarzenegger, Stallone, Ford, and Willis come to mind. Known for tough-chick roles, Michelle is proof that there is a cross between beauty and brawn. His parents, Jeanne (Martyn) and Ronald Worthington, a power plant employee, moved the family to Australia when he was six months old, and raised him and his sister Lucinda in Warnbro, a suburb of Perth, Western Australia.... Best known for his portrayal of troubled high school football star "Tim Riggins" on NBC's acclaimed television series, Friday Night Lights (2006), actor Taylor Kitsch has scored big with audiences and critics on both the big and small screens.Taylor Kitsch was born on April 8, 1981 in Kelowna, ... Shia Saide LaBeouf was born in Los Angeles, California, to Shayna (Saide) and Jeffrey Craig LaBeouf, and is an only child. His first acting role was when he was 8 -- he had a line on a television series. She was born in Ely, Minnesota, to Kimberly (Conroe) and Jonathan Edward Biel, who is a business consultant and GM worker. His father was of English and ... Japanom Yeerum was born on February 5, 1976, in the northeastern province of Surin, Thailand. He started his career by doing stand-up comedy around ... Ryan Rodney Reynolds was born on October 23, 1976 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, the youngest of four children. "The Muscles from Brussels" started martial arts at the age of eleven. With an amazing list of credits to his name, he has managed to stay new and fresh even after over four decades in the business.Downey was born April 4, 1965 in Manhattan, New York, the son of writer, director and ... Wesley Trent Snipes was born in Orlando, Florida, to Marian (Long), a teacher's assistant, and SMSGT Wesley Rudolph Snipes, an aircraft engineer. He attended ... Cuba Gooding Jr. was born on January 2, 1968, in The Bronx, New York. Hong Kong's cheeky, lovable and best known film star, Jackie Chan endured many years of long, hard work and multiple injuries to establish international success after his start in Hong Kong's manic martial arts cinema industry.Jackie was born Kong-sang Chan on April 7, 1954, on Hong Kong's famous ... “Drinking gives Herculean strength!” –- Wong Fei-hong, ‘Legend of the Drunken Master,’ aka ‘Drunken Master 2’. ... Chris Hemsworth was born in Melbourne, Australia, to Leonie (van Os), a teacher of English, and Craig Hemsworth, a social-services counselor. He is the middle of three children of a beautician mother, Lennis, from Georgia, and a Pentecostal minister father, Denzel Washington, Sr., from Virginia. Willard Carroll "Will" Smith, Jr. (born September 25, 1968) is an American actor, comedian, producer, rapper, and songwriter. Jaa watched martial arts films as a young kid and began to emulate some of his idols, from Bruce Lee to Jackie Chan to Jet Li. The Top 50 Action Heroes of All Time Film.com Staff 08/15/2012. Actor and musician Bruce Willis is well known for playing wisecracking or hard-edged characters, often in spectacular action films. The thrill, the suspense until the very end, and all those cool fighting scenes, that never or rarely happen in real life. He is the son of Ata Johnson (born Feagaimaleata Fitisemanu Maivia) and professional wrestler Rocky Johnson (born Wayde Douglas Bowles). White ... Iko Uwais was born in Jakarta, Indonesia, to Maisyaroh and Mustapha Kamaluddin. He is the first African American to portray a major comic book superhero in a major motion picture, having starred as Al Simmons, the protagonist in the 1997 film Spawn. Chuck Norris is familiar to fans worldwide as the star of action films such as The Hitman (1991), The Delta Force (1986) and Delta Force 2: The Colombian Connection (1990). Milla Jovovich. Top des stars; Anniversaires; Toutes les stars; À découvrir aussi. Here’s why. Milla Jovovich is an Ukrainian-born actress, supermodel, fashion designer, singer and public figure, who was on the cover of more than a hundred magazines, and starred in such films as The Fifth Element (1997), Ultraviolet (2006), and the Resident Evil (2002) franchise.Milica Bogdanovna Jovovich ... Michael Jai White is an American actor and martial artist who has appeared in numerous films and television series. He was raised in a Catholic household. His parents are divorced. He is an actor and producer, known for The Dark Knight (2008), Thank You for Smoking (2005) and In the Company of Men (1997). https://www.topinspired.com/top-10-best-action-actors-in-the-world His mother, Bow-sim Mark, was a kung fu master and his father, Kylster Yen, a newspaper editor and amateur musician. Jason Statham was born in Shirebrook, Derbyshire, to Eileen (Yates), a dancer, and Barry Statham, a street merchant and lounge singer. Scott attended Bishop Vesey's Grammar ... Michael Jai White is an American actor and martial artist who has appeared in numerous films and television series. Dwayne Johnson. Matt has an older brother, Kyle, a sculptor. Iko himself has been learning silat since he was 10 years old. He has also been a fashion model, black market salesman ... “Transportation is a precise business.” -– Frank, ‘The Transporter’. He also starred in Missing in Action (1984) and its sequels, Firewalker (1986) and Sidekicks (1992). All but the primitive side, the animal side. Actor and musician Bruce Willis is well known for playing wisecracking or hard-edged characters, often in spectacular action films. You are mine.” –- Yulaw, ‘The One’. Bruce Lee remains the greatest icon of martial arts cinema and a key figure of modern popular media. Actor and musician Bruce Willis is well known for playing wisecracking or hard-edged characters, often in spectacular action films. He is of Dutch (from his immigrant maternal grandfather), Irish, English, Scottish, and German ... Henry William Dalgliesh Cavill was born on the Bailiwick of Jersey, a British Crown dependency in the Channel Islands. A Best Supporting Actor Oscar nominee for The Departed (2006) who went on to receive positive critical reviews for his performance in The Fighter (... Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr. was born on December 28, 1954 in Mount Vernon, New York. His father introduced him to martial arts when he saw his son was ... [Kicks a man into liquid nitrogen] “I guess I should have told him to ‘freeze’” -– Max Walker, ‘Timecop’. Michael Jai White. His mother, Bow-sim Mark, was a kung fu master and his father, Kylster Yen, a newspaper editor and amateur musician. He started training at the Beijing wushu academy (wushu is China's national sport, largely a performance version of various martial art styles) at age eight. His parents ... Kate Beckinsale was born on 26 July 1973 in Hounslow, Middlesex, England, and has resided in London for most of her life. Joseph was raised in a Jewish family with his late older brother, Dan Gordon-Levitt, who passed away in October 2010. Top 25 Next Generation Action Stars. When Donnie was just two years old, the family moved to Hong Kong and then, when he was 11, to Boston, Massachusetts.There, Master Bow-sim ... Robert Downey Jr. has evolved into one of the most respected actors in Hollywood. Steven Frederic Seagal was born in Lansing, Michigan, to Patricia Anne (Fisher), a medical technician, and Samuel Seagal, a high school math teacher.