Fast Facts

  • Began taking karate at the age of 12; continued his full-contact preparation by wrestling throughout high school and college.
  • Captained his high-school football and wrestling teams.
  • Started kickboxing after college, conditioning at the renowned kempo training facility the Pit, where he met long-time trainer John Hackleman.
  • Nicknamed "The Iceman," reportedly from his lack of nerves during his fights.
  • Signature tattoo on head is a Chinese character that translates roughly to "peace and prosperity."
  • Strength training has included walking a wheelbarrow full of concrete up and down a steep driveway.
  • On-screen roles include a guest spot on HBO's Entourage, as well as an uncredited appearance as a boy scout in 1981's The Postman Always Rings Twice with Jack Nicholson.


  • Trista Liddell — Daughter
  • Heidi Northcott — Fiancée
  • Sean Liddell — Brother
  • Cade Liddell — Son
  • Guinevere Bella — Daughter
  • Trista — Daughter


  • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA (1995)


  • Birth Name: Charles David Liddell
  • Birth Place: Santa Barbara, CA
  • Profession: UFC Fighter, Actor

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