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Scars adorn men: 5 actors who know karate

Scars adorn men: 5 actors who know karate
Scars adorn men: 5 actors who know karate

June 17 is World Karate Day. The celebration is dedicated to the inclusion of this sport in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. We invite you to remember famous actors who not only demonstrated their fighting skills in movies, but were also able to defend themselves in real life.

A frame from the movie “Karate Kid”

Jackie Chan

Jackie Chan is familiar to you from the following films: “Karate Kid” (2010), “Drunken Master” (1978), “Rush Hour” (1998) and others. Interestingly, Jackie performed all the demonstrations herself. He left the set with injuries many times. The artist fractured his skull, injured his nose three times, broke his knee, and suffered numerous back injuries, including a shoulder dislocation and vertebral fractures.

A still from the movie “Rush Hour 2”

Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee was not only a famous actor but also a martial artist. They also approached him for fight staging in movies. The artist became famous for his participation in the films “The Way of the Dragon” (1972), “Fist of Fury” (1972), “The Game of Death” (1978) and others.

A frame from the movie “The Way of the Dragon”

Jean Claude Van Damme

Jean-Claude van Damme received the title of European champion in karate and also earned a black belt in this sport. During his fighting career, he had a total of 55 fights and won 53 of them. He starred in popular action films: “Bloodsport” (1988), “Kickboxer” (1989), “Universal Soldier” (1992) and others.

A still from the movie “Kickboxer”

Chuck Norris

Chuck Norris was first introduced to martial arts in 1959 while serving in the army in South Korea. According to official information, he was a six-time undefeated world champion. middleweight karate. He starred in the following projects: “The Way of the Dragon” (1972), “Chinese Policeman” (1998), “The Expendables 2” (2012) and others.

A frame from the movie “The Way of the Dragon”

Dolph Lundgren

Dolph Lundgren has been doing karate since he was 14 years old. He became European Champion in 1980 and 1981. He also participated in other international competitions. He showed his fighting skills in the films “Rocky IV” (1985), “The Expendables” (2010), “Universal Soldier” (1992).

A frame from the movie “The Expendables”

Source: People Talk

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