Jason Statham is an English actor and martial artist. Jason Statham is best known for his roles in the Guy Ritchie crime films Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels; Revolver; and Snatch. He appeared in supporting roles in several American films. Jason Statham normally performs his own fight scenes and stunts.
Statham is the son of a lounge singer and dressmaker-turned-dancer. He later moved to Great Yarmouth, Norfolk and grew up initially following in his parents` footsteps to master the art of street theatre. Jason Statham also played football for the local grammar school, but his real passion was diving.
Jason was also a member of Britain`s National Diving Squad for twelve years. His life in media began when he was spotted by a talent agent specialising in athletes while training at London`s Crystal Palace National Sports Centre. Afterwards, Jason Statham became a model for the clothing brand Tommy Hilfiger.