Tony Jaa

Actor, Stuntman, Martial arts choreographer
One of Thailand's biggest stars, Tony Jaa is a martial arts expert and actor. Starting out in cinema as a stuntman, Jaa became an international fighting sensation after appearing as the heroic Ting in "Ong-Bak: The Thai ... Read more »
Born: 02/05/1976 in Surin, TH

Filmography

Actor (12)

xXx: Return of Xander Cage 2017 (Movie)

Talon (Actor)

Kill Zone 2 2016 (Movie)

Chatchai (Actor)

Furious 7 2015 (Movie)

Kiet (Actor)

SPL 2: A Time for Consequences 2015 (Movie)

Chai (Actor)

Skin Trade 2015 (Movie)

Tony Vitayakul (Actor)

The Protector 2 2014 (Movie)

Kham (Actor)

Ong Bak 3 2011 (Movie)

Tien (Actor)

Ong Bak 2: The Beginning 2009 (Movie)

Tien (Actor)

The Bodyguard 2 2007 (Movie)

Vedor Thief (Actor)

The Protector 2006 (Movie)

Kham (Actor)

Ong-Bak: Muay Thai Warrior 2005 (Movie)

Ting (Actor)

The Bodyguard 2004 (Movie)

(Actor)
Director (2)

Ong Bak 3 2011 (Movie)

(Director)

Ong Bak 2: The Beginning 2009 (Movie)

(Director)
Producer (2)

Ong Bak 3 2011 (Movie)

(Producer)

Ong Bak 2: The Beginning 2009 (Movie)

(Producer)
Writer (2)

Ong Bak 3 2011 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Ong Bak 2: The Beginning 2009 (Movie)

(Story By)
Other (4)

Ong Bak 3 2011 (Movie)

(Choreographer)

Ong Bak 2: The Beginning 2009 (Movie)

Martial Arts Choreographer (Choreographer)

The Protector 2006 (Movie)

Martial Arts Choreographer (Choreographer)

Ong-Bak: Muay Thai Warrior 2005 (Movie)

Stunt Choreographer (Choreographer)

Biography

One of Thailand's biggest stars, Tony Jaa is a martial arts expert and actor. Starting out in cinema as a stuntman, Jaa became an international fighting sensation after appearing as the heroic Ting in "Ong-Bak: The Thai Warrior." In 2005, he headlined another hard-hitting martial arts movie "The Protector." Helmed by Prachya Pinkaew, both films proved to be highly successful and led to sequels. Jaa also co-directed and co-wrote "Ong-Bak 2," a much more ambitious movie set in the 15th century, and resumed those duties for "Ong-Bak 3." Following that production, Jaa temporarily left filmmaking to become a Buddhist monk, but returned in 2012 to work on "The Protector 2."

Milestones

2005

Choreographed and starred in "Ong Bak: The Thai Warrior"; screened at Cannes in 2003

Apprenticed with legendary actor-director Phanna Rithikrai

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