JASON STATHAM (Arthur Bishop) is an international star best
known for his hard-hitting action films, recently starred alongside Melissa
McCarthy in the Paul Feig directed comedy Spy as well as joining the highly
successful Fast and Furious franchise as 'Deckard Shaw' in Fast 7.
Born in Sydenham, England, Statham became a member of the British national
diving team as one of their top divers, eventually placing 12th in the world.
While training at the famed Crystal Palace National Sport Center in London, film
crews and photographers pursued him as new talent.
He eventually met director Guy Ritchie who cast Statham in his film debut as
Bacon in Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels. Statham teamed up with Ritchie
again in Snatch, starring opposite Brad Pitt and Benicio Del Toro. Then French
film impresario Luc Besson, trusted him in the title role of Frank Martin in The
Transporter after which he went on to star in the blockbuster remake of The
Italian Job, Crank, Crank 2: High Voltage, Transporter 2 and Transporter 3.
Statham other credits include the highly praised The Bank Job for Roger
Donaldson, Death Race, Sylvester Stallone's The Expendables 1 2 & 3, The
Mechanic, Blitz, Killer Elite, Safe for Boaz Yakin, Parker with Jennifer Lopez
and directed by Taylor Hackford, Homefront, Wildcard and Steven Knight's
directorial debut Hummingbird.
Statham has recently wrapped production on Fast and Furious 8 and will begin
production on the Warner Bros. film Meg this fall.
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