Actual action star

by mmartinez9802 | created - 23 Aug 2013 | updated - 23 Aug 2013 | Public

EXPENDBLES BROUGHT BACK ACTION. EXPENDABLES ARE ACTION HALL OF FAME SPOTS, SHOULD NOT BE GIVEN TO JUST order just bruce as 1. these are not actors that do one or two action movies. like Robert downey, ( good though) or liam neeson. top 30 that come to mind.

1. Bruce Lee

Actor | Meng long guo jiang

Bruce Lee remains the greatest icon of martial arts cinema and a key figure of modern popular media. Had it not been for Bruce Lee and his movies in the early 1970s, it's arguable whether or not the martial arts film genre would have ever penetrated and influenced mainstream North American and ...

the legend. to me he started modern action, john wayne before him, bronsen,but this is the start of physical action stars to me all his movies show his skills. would have been great in expendables

2. Shin'ichi Chiba

Actor | Kill Bill: Vol. 1

Pivotal figure in the 1970s explosion of martial arts cinema as lethal "fists for hire" trouble shooter, Takuma (Terry) Tsurugi, starring in the phenomenally popular and ultra violent "The Street Fighter" series of action films. Sonny Chiba wasn't a graceful, fluid fighter like screen icon Bruce Lee...

another legendary action star , look him up. nothing as crazy as bruce but stuck around and did movies like storm riders. the street fighter seris, kill bill .

3. Arnold Schwarzenegger

Actor | The 6th Day

With an almost unpronounceable surname and a thick Austrian accent, who would have ever believed that a brash, quick talking bodybuilder from a small European village would become one of Hollywood's biggest stars, marry into the prestigious Kennedy family, amass a fortune via shrewd investments and...

just a physical beast , brought high action gun play. easy choice. commando, predator, conan, last stand

4. Sylvester Stallone

Actor | Rocky

Sylvester Stallone is a thletically built, dark-haired American actor/screenwriter/director/producer, the movie fans worldwide have been flocking to see Stallone's films for over 40 years, making "Sly" one of Hollywood's biggest-ever box office draws.

Sylvester Stallone was born on July 6, 1946, in ...

another easy choice, rockys, Rambo, expendables,

5. Bruce Willis

Actor | Die Hard

Actor and musician Bruce Willis is well known for playing wisecracking or hard-edged characters, often in spectacular action films. Collectively, he has appeared in films that have grossed in excess of $2.5 billion USD, placing him in the top ten stars in terms of box office receipts.

Walter Bruce ...

everyday hero. came on strong with die hard. came back with red. my view his best movies are action and also his sci fi

6. Jean-Claude Van Damme

Actor | Double Impact

Van Damme was born Jean-Claude Camille François Van Varenberg in Berchem-Sainte-Agathe, Brussels, Belgium, to Eliana and Eugène Van Varenberg, an accountant. "The Muscles from Brussels" started martial arts at the age of eleven. His father introduced him to martial arts when he saw his son was ...

his movies hold up, getting better with age. universal saga is great, wake of death, six bullets

7. Jet Li

Actor | Huo Yuan Jia

Jet Li born Li Lian Jie in Beijing, China. 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. He won five gold medals in the Chinese championships, his first when he was only 11. In his teens,...

his name is jet, expendables ,kiss of the dragon, the one, hero, fearless,

8. Jackie Chan

Actor | Ngo si seoi

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 ...

always entertaining, police stories are hard core. rumble in the Bronx. his fight with brad allen was great in gorgeous. another expendable hopeful

9. Donnie Yen

Actor | Yip Man

Donnie Yen was born in Guangzhou, China. His mother, Bow-sim Mark, was a kung fu master and his father, Kylster Yen, a newspaper editor and amateur musician. 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 ...

he is the stallone of asia, older guy that's works out hard and studies martial of all forms. spl, flashpoint, ipman, id, iceman 3d, on and on. wish he would do a movie with scott adkins. expendable 4?

10. Dolph Lundgren

Actor | Rocky IV

Dolph Lundgren was born as Hans Lundgren in Stockholm, Sweden, to Sigrid Birgitta (Tjerneld), a language teacher, and Karl Johan Hugo Lundgren, an engineer and economist for the Swedish government. He lived in Stockholm until the age of 13, when he moved in with his grandparents in Nyland, ...

funny lines and karate blackbelt. never really made it to the big screen after army of one. but command performance , direct action, direct action, killing machine, a lot of good b movies. hoping for a gunner Jensen spinoff movie

11. Steven Seagal

Actor | On Deadly Ground

Steven Frederic Seagal was born in Lansing, Michigan, to Patricia Anne (Fisher), a medical technician, and Samuel Seagal, a high school math teacher. His paternal grandparents were Russian Jewish immigrants, and his mother had English, German, and distant Irish and Dutch, ancestry. The enigmatic ...

if he had the will of the other guys to get into shape and stop being a baby with van damme and other he would be in the movies. great real life martial artist. all his movies were great except any straight to video movie. they all suck. he had bad directors and he is to stubborn to do diff things. but expendables would give him a fifth life

12. Jason Statham

Actor | Crank

Jason Statham was born in Shirebrook, Derbyshire, to Eileen (Yates), a dancer, and Barry Statham, a street merchant and lounge singer. He was a Diver on the British National Diving Team and finished twelfth in the World Championships in 1992. He has also been a fashion model, black market salesman ...

he is still working star, still doing his thing, he loves to jump around and fight. transporter, safe, any movie in that tone are great from him. whenever he does a uk movie. always boring and slow.

13. Mel Gibson

Actor | Braveheart

Mel Columcille Gerard Gibson was born January 3, 1956 in Peekskill, New York, USA, as the sixth of eleven children of Hutton Gibson, a railroad brakeman, and Anne Patricia (Reilly) Gibson (who died in December of 1990). His mother was Irish, from County Longford, while his American-born father is ...

lethal weapons, expendable villain(gonna be great) the road warrior is another action guy hopefully finds his step with this movie.

14. Jing Wu

Actor | Zhan lang

Born in Beijing China in 1974, he was sent to train at Beijing Wushu Academy when he was 6 years old as both his Father and Grandfather were also Martial artists. In 1995 he was spotted by Yuen Woo-Ping who had come to the academy to look for a martial artist for the film Tai Chi 2 (aka Tai Chi ...

same school as jet li but a lil more diverse. shaolin. full contact. spl. wish he spoke English so he could shine here.but ex 4?

15. Tony Jaa

Actor | Ong-bak 3

Japanom Yeerum was born on February 5, 1976, in the northeastern province of Surin, Thailand. His parents were elephant herders. 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. Jaa studied martial arts at the local ...

next gen jacky/jet bad luck with scrits another that is hurt with not knowing a major language. thai movies are good but only can go so far.ex 4? wow that would be great. he earned that already upcoming movie with dolph hopefully good. ong bak the best one

16. Tom Cruise

Actor | Top Gun

In 1976, if you had told fourteen-year-old Franciscan seminary student Thomas Cruise Mapother IV that one day in the not too distant future he would be Tom Cruise, one of the top 100 movie stars of all time, he would have probably grinned and told you that his ambition was to join the priesthood. ...

never really a gun guy, or martial artist but he plays one on tv. always like to do his own stunts(even though its with wires unlike old days of jacky) movies like m:i 4, collateral. last samurai, jack reacher. this guys should be in ex 4

17. Kurt Russell

Actor | The Hateful Eight

Kurt Vogel Russell on March 17, 1951 in Springfield, Massachusetts to Louise Julia Russell (née Crone), a dancer & Bing Russell, an actor. He is of English, German, Scottish and Irish descent. His first roles were as a child on television series, including a lead role on the Western series The ...

typical 80 star. had good action movies, soldier holds up. big trouble, and of course snake. unknown If he could do anything physical now but he was good for his time.

18. Nicolas Cage

Actor | Face/Off

Nicolas Cage was born Nicolas Kim Coppola in Long Beach, California, the son of comparative literature professor August Coppola (whose brother is director Francis Ford Coppola) and dancer/choreographer Joy Vogelsang. He is of Italian (father) and Polish and German (mother) descent. Cage changed his...

well he had his chance to be in ex 3 , why dont he do it, but Conair, the rock and face off are all classics. ex 4?

19. Mark Wahlberg

Producer | The Fighter

American actor Mark Wahlberg is one of a handful of respected entertainers who successfully made the transition from teen pop idol to acclaimed actor. A Best Supporting Actor Oscar nominee for The Departed (2006) who went on to receive positive critical reviews for his performance in The Fighter (...

not a big fan. he is not a great actor but he keeps doing those roles. just do movies like shooter. great action flick. I have him as a hopeful , if this was ranked I would have him last. but if he wises up. ex 6?. because he is to stubborn to do it now

20. Yun-Fat Chow

Actor | Wo hu cang long

Chow Yun Fat is a charismatic, athletically built and energetic Asian-born film star who first came to the attention of western audiences via his roles in the high-octane/blazing guns action films of maverick HK director John Woo.

Chow was born in 1955 on the quiet island of Lamma, part of the ...

gun-fu. prison on fire, the killer, hard boiled. replacement killers. corrupter. ex 4?

21. Keanu Reeves

Actor | The Matrix

Keanu Charles Reeves, whose first name means "cool breeze over the mountains" in Hawaiian, was born September 2, 1964 in Beirut, Lebanon. He is the son of Patricia Taylor, a showgirl and costume designer, and Samuel Nowlin Reeves, a geologist. Keanu's father was born in Hawaii, of British, ...

"I know kung fu" no you don't but I respect his attempt. man of tai chi. 47 ronin. point break. speed. matrix 1.

22. Bren Foster

Actor | Mad Max

Australian actor Bren Foster started acting in high school. His mother was of Cypriot heritage and his father of English/Irish heritage. After High school Bren studied Film and Video production, but felt the need to move toward his artistic development as an actor.Bren then traveled to New York to ...

maximum conviction he has a 30 sec fight scene but in those 30 sec you see skills. hopefully he and scott adkins can play double dragons or some form or movie . up and coming star hopefully he sticks to it and the is in ex4 or 5 6789

23. Scott Adkins

Actor | Boyka: Undisputed IV

Scott Edward Adkins was born on June 17, 1976 in Sutton Coldfield, England, into a family that for generations were butchers. Along with his elder brother Craig, he was raised by their parents, John and Janet (Sanders) Adkins, in a loving middle-class family. Scott attended Bishop Vesey's Grammar ...

man , he should've been batman, he isn't the best actor but boyka, ninja and any movie he is in you see skills. he is the man. he is the only one that can do what tony jaa does

24. Michael Jai White

Actor | Black Dynamite

Michael Jai White is an American actor and martial artist who has appeared in numerous films and television series. 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. White ...

if he wasn't doing ever tyler perry crap. he would be a great action guy. spawn sucked, and he was terrible as unisol in universal 2 the return . but blood and bone was good and so was undisputed 2. mortal combact hopefuly is good. ex 4 , man he can do some crazy kicks

25. Wesley Snipes

Actor | Blade

Wesley Trent Snipes was born in Orlando, Florida, to Marian (Long), a teacher's assistant, and SMSGT Wesley Rudolph Snipes, an aircraft engineer. He grew up on the streets of the South Bronx in New York City, where he very early decided that dance and the theatre were to be his career. He attended ...

simon phoniex. passenger 57. blades. lets see what he does in ex 3 . but he was a solid guy for many years

26. Mark Dacascos

Actor | Le pacte des loups

Mark Dacascos is an actor, director, martial artist, and television personality. Whether seen on the big screen or small, playing the good guy or the bad, Mark has been making audience stand up and take notice for many years.

This May, Mark will be seen in highly anticipated film John Wick: Chapter ...

I don't know what happened to this guy , he had a chance. only the strong. drive. sanctuary were good. then he made brotherhood of the wolf and fans rejoiced . voted to face jet in cradle but it was not great unknown as to why. he can use the expendables help.

27. Michael Dudikoff

Actor | Platoon Leader

Michael Dudikoff was born on October 8, 1954 in Redondo Beach, California, USA as Michael Joseph Stephen Dudikoff. He is an actor, known for Platoon Leader (1988), American Ninja (1985) and Bachelor Party (1984). He has been married to Belle since September 18, 2004. They have three children.

is this a joke? maybe , sort of. American ninja, slow action, but It had a fan base. he wasn't a martial artist but he later learned bjj from a gracie. he is in shape and did action. come back? well that's what ex is for

28. Gary Daniels

Actor | The Expendables

Gary Edward Daniels (born 9 May 1963) is an English actor, a martial arts artist, a former World Light-heavyweight Kickboxing Champion (P.K.A.), a martial arts action film star, a producer, and a fight coordinator. At a young age, Daniels started to train in the martial arts. At seventeen, Daniels ...

replacement for jean claude in ex 1 but he had a career before. he fought Jackie in city hunter. fist of the north star is a cult movie. never really shined but he deserves a chance with a better director

29. Darren Shahlavi

Actor | I Spy

Darren Shahlavi was seven years old when he started training in martial arts in an old drama theatre in Manchester, England. Inspired by Bruce Lees films and other action movies such as Star Wars, he dreamed of being a movie actor and would show up to his Judo class at the drama hall early to watch...

villain in ipman 2 , if Donnie thinks he is good enough so should we. was in the package with dolph, and tactical force with stone cold, been around a while never exploded. does he deserve a chance in ex 4?

30. Cyril Raffaelli

Stunts | Banlieue 13

Cyril Raffaelli was born on April 1, 1974. He is known for his work on District B13 (2004), District 13: Ultimatum (2009) and Die Hard 4.0 (2007).

this guy pisses me off, he made b13 and b13 ultimatum. this guy is like scott adkins,. watch his youtube videos, he is crazy. you have seen him in kiss of the dragon, die hard 4. he almost made dark deal unknown what happened. he likes to do stunts and be behind the camera , im hoping one day someone can make him do a ex 4 movie

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