Steven Seagal is an American actor and martial artist. He is known for his role in Hard to Kill, Under Siege and The Patriot as well as being a supporter of animal rights and environmentalism.
Seagal moved to Japan in his late teens and became the first foreigner to operate an akido dojo in Japan. He studied martial arts and attained a 7th dan degree as well as a Shihan in akido.
Early Film CareerEdit
Seagal's first film was Above the Law in 1987. Following the success of the film, he went on to make three other successful films: Hard to Kill, Marked for Death and Out for Justice. These films gave him the reputation as an acion star in Hollywood.
Later Film CareerEdit
Seagal mostly stars in direct-to-video films these days, but has pursued other ventures, such as music and his campaigning for animal rights. He also stars in a show called Steven Seagal: Lawman, which showcases his life as a sheriff's deputy in Louisiana.