I began my
acting career at the age of 5 as the milk-mustached kid in
many "Carnation Milk" commercials. Although I continued
to appear in numerous commercials and successfully dabbled
in modeling, my energies eventually turned toward a career
I received my first "break" a
while ago while working out in a Los Angeles Karate school.
Producer Roy Horan was canvassing the town in search of a
replacement for Jean-Claude Van Damme. The film Horan was
Surrender II" called for a
young man, over six feet tall who could act while also being
a world-class martial artist. Because of my dashing-good looks,
charm and high front kicks, Horan gave me an audition. Fortunately,
a week later I was signed as Van Damme's replacement.
that I was able to get that role because it introduced me to
one on the most wonderful people on earth and life-long friend Cynthia
Rothrock. (Poor Van Damme, lucky
In the film "Blood
co-stared as an All-American boy with a Bruce Lee/Rambo side
who becomes an espionage hero. This film helped develop my
talents as an actor and helped to spread my name
in Europe and elsewhere.
I returned to the jungles
of Thailand and spent four exciting months starring as the
hard-nosed New York City cop, "Jake
Donahue", in Imperial Entertainment's "King
of the Kickboxers". The
result was an intense and compelling performance that has action-adventure
experts agreeing that "King
of the Kickboxers" contains some of the most brilliant martial
arts fight scenes ever captured on film. I second that motion!
Working with Billy Blanks to film that particular one is an
experience I`ll never forget!
In my career, I`ve been
called all sorts of things, including "the
tall, handsome blue-eyed Bruce Lee." That`s a very big compliment
in my book! Of course I`ve also been dubbed some not-so-glamorous
things as well. Comes with the territory I suppose.
I am truly hooked on action entertainment
films! My philosophy about it is: "As
an actor, I'm revealing facets of my soul. As a Martial Artist,
it's all speed, precision, and physical skill. In an action-adventure
film, I enjoy the challenge of captivating the audience with
a dynamic believable performance." Those are the words I perform
Besides acting I`m also into writing and producing.
After shooting more than a month in Beirut, Lebanon on "Operation;
I actually Co-Produced, and starred in "The
Silent Force". I also wrote the screenplay for, produced
and starred in "Deadly
Ransom" in 1997. As you can see, I`m a guy with a
lot of interests!
In one of my later films, "Manhattan
Chase" I starred as a paroled ex-hitman trying to
raise his only son, but soon after his release from prison
his past catches up with him. I also starred in and
worked as the 2nd unit director and fight choreographer on "Tiger
Claws III" for Film
One productions in Toronto, Canada. I`ve also written at
least two more feature films ("Never to Die","004").
While my film and acting career has taken
a back seat to my equally busy personal life and spending
quality time with my family for the past few years, my intention
is still to create hard-hitting, thrilling and entertaining
action movies for a diverse and sophisticated international