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Top 20 Martial Artists in Acting

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The greatest martial artists to act in American TV and movies or movies shown in the U.S.

Rated 1 point - posted 13 years ago by ArtofWar11 in category Movies.
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Bruce Lee Report Abuse
The king of martial arts, considered by many the most influential martial artist of the 20th century. His acting started a major surge in martial arts popularity in the West, and he starred in many popular movies, including The Big Boss, Fist of Fury, Way of the Dragon, Enter the Dragon, and the Game of Death.
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Jackie Chan Report Abuse
The great comedic martial artist who does all of his own stunts. He is known for many different martial arts/comedy films, most prominently Drunken Master.
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Jet Li Report Abuse
The international film star famous for dozens of martial arts-related roles. Known for his roles in Once Upon a Time in China, Hero, Romeo Must Die, and more recently, The Forbidden Kingdom.
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Brandon Lee Report Abuse
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Jean Claude Van Damme Report Abuse
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Donnie Yen Report Abuse
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Chuck Norris Report Abuse
Everyone's favorite Texan martial artist to make fun of. He is considered ridiculously tough, and his roundhouse kick is constantly mentioned. He is particularly known for his role in Walker, Texas Ranger.
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Yip Man Report Abuse
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Michelle Yeoh Report Abuse
The superb female dancer who, although she does martial arts in her movies, has no previous training. She is famous for her roles in the James Bond Movie Tomorrow Never Dies and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. Rotten Tomatoes considers her the greatest action heroine of all time.
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Wesley Snipes Report Abuse
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Steven Seagal Report Abuse
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Kang Rhee Report Abuse
Elvis Presley's Martial Art teacher and also Bill "Superfoot" Wallace instructor.
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Billy Blanks Report Abuse
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Jason David Frank Report Abuse
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Dolph Lundgren Report Abuse
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Wu Jing Report Abuse
Wu is also known as hawkman for tai'chi boxer and as kong ko for Fatal contact he is a great martial artist and former classmate of jet li
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Sonny Chiba Report Abuse
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Sammo Hung Report Abuse
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Zhang Ziyi Report Abuse
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Tom Bloom Report Abuse
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Blake Foster Report Abuse
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Chang Chen Report Abuse
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