Harrison Ford is best know for his famous action movies such as Star Wars, Indiana Jones and Blade Runner. Over the years, Ford has given us some famous action scenes such as the runaway ball boulder in Raiders of the Lost Ark. It was reported that Harrison Ford injured himself on the set of the latest Star Wars movie. At age 73, it’s definitely time to retire from action.
Steven Seagal commenced his martial arts training at the age of seven under the tutelage of well-known karate instructor and author Fumio Demura, and in the 1960s commenced his aikido training in Orange County, CA, under the instruction of Harry Ishisaka. Seagal received his first dan accreditation in 1974, after he had moved to Japan to further his martial arts training. After spending many years there honing his skills, he achieved the ranking of a 7th dan in the Japanese martial art “aikido” and was instructing wealthy clients in Los Angeles when he came to the attention of Hollywood power broker Michael Ovitz. But at age 64, it’s probably time to stop.
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 action stars. With hugely popular action movies such as the Terminator movies, Total Recall and The Last Action Hero, Schwarzenegger was the poster child for action movies.
Terry Crews was born in Flint, Michigan, to Patricia and Terry Crews, Sr. He earned an Art Excellence Scholarship to attend Western Michigan University and also earned a full-ride athletic scholarship to play football. Crews was an All-Conference defensive end, and was a major contributor on the 1988 MAC champion WMU Broncos. Crews has been in the Expandables and the Longest Yard. He is now 47 years old and needs to stick to comedy.
Matthew Paige Damon was born on October 8, 1970, in Boston Massachusetts, to Kent Damon, a stockbroker, realtor and tax preparer, and Nancy Carlsson-Paige, an early childhood education professor at Lesley University. Damon is most known for his action roles in Oceans 11, The Bourne Identify and Saving Private Ryan. Matt is now 45 years old and should probably begin to look for less active roles.