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Name  James Lew

Role  Actor
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Born  September 6, 1952 (age 63) (1952-09-06) Escalon, California
Spouse  Pamela Gidley (m. 2005–2008)
Books  The Art of Stretching and Kicking
Awards  Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture
Movies  Big Trouble in Little China, 18 Fingers of Death!, American Ninja V, Ninja Turf, The Girl from the Naked Eye
Similar People  Simon Rhee, Ron Yuan, Pamela Gidley, Philip Tan, Arnold Chon

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James Jene Fae Lew (born September 6, 1952) is an American martial arts actor. He has made 80 on-screen film and television appearances and 46 more as a stunt coordinator or stunt double. He has done choreography for movies like Get Smart, Killers and the cult classic Big Trouble In Little China, as well as television shows such as National Geographic's Fight Science, The Crow and Entourage. He does Shaolin Kung-Fu, Tae Kwon Do, Jeet Kune Do, Hapkido, and Boxing. He also trained Brad Pitt with sword fighting for the movie Troy.


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An early role for Lew was as a guard in the John Cassavetes 1976 film, The Killing of a Chinese Bookie. Lew had a role in the Frank Harris directed action film Killpoint, which starred Leo Fong, Richard Rowntree, Cameron Mitchell and Stack Pierce. In 2017, he acted in the Mark Steven Grove directed sci-fi film Star Raiders: The Adventures of Saber Raine, which also starred Casper Van Dien, Cynthia Rothrock, Sara Salazar, and Tyler Weaver Jr..


  • Killpoint (1984)
  • Big Trouble in Little China (1986)
  • Best of the Best (1989)
  • Ninja Academy (1990)
  • Aftershock (1990)
  • Double Impact (1991)
  • Showdown in Little Tokyo (1991)
  • The Perfect Weapon (1991)
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992)
  • American Ninja V (1993)
  • Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993)
  • On Deadly Ground (1994)
  • Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995)
  • Excessive Force II: Force on Force (1995)
  • Escape from L.A. (1996)
  • Red Corner (1997)
  • Rush Hour (1998)
  • Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)
  • Traffic (2000)
  • Deep Core (2000)
  • Rush Hour 2 (2001)
  • 18 Fingers of Death! (2006)
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)
  • Rush Hour 3 (2007)
  • Tropic Thunder (2008)
  • Get Smart (2008)
  • Nephilim (2009)
  • Inception (2010)
  • Chuck (2010) (Season 4, Episode 9)
  • Tengu, The Immortal Blade (2011)
  • Battleship (2012)
  • Sleeping Dogs (2012) (voice)
  • G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013)

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