Jason Statham

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Jason Statham
  • Birth Place: London, England
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 09/12/1972, Virgo
  • Profession: Actor
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Jason Statham Fast Facts:
  • His mother was a ballroom dancer; his father was a singer.
  • In his youth, he sold black-market merchandise on the streets of London with his father and brother.
  • Was a professional diver and member of Britain's national diving team; competed in the 1988 Olympics and finished 12th in the 1992 World Championships. 
  • Was discovered by Guy Ritchie who saw him in an advertisement for Levi jeans and cast him in Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.
  • His role in The Transporter was written specifically for him by Luc Besson.
  • Has voiced characters in video games including Red Faction II and Call of Duty.
  • Described working with Robert DeNiro in 2011's Killer Elite as great but also "intimidating." 
  • While prepping for his action roles, he works out at a gym frequented by stuntmen.
  • Does many of his own stunts in films.
  • Doesn't work out year-round; takes some time off to "sit around and do nothing."
  • Hobbies include scuba diving.
  • Is an admirer of vintage cars.
  • Jason Statham Relationships:
  • Kelly Brook - Ex-significant Other
  • Barry Statham - Father
  • Eileen Statham - Mother
  • Rosie Huntington-Whiteley - Significant Other

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