Steven Seagal

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Quotes (15)

  • Steven: As a devoted musician and student of the blues, I wanted to document the important contribution each of these amazing artists has made to our musical heritage. I regret that many of the great blues icons are no longer with us, but have no doubt that their spirit will continue to inspire all of us for generations to come.

  • Steven: The most important seed I can sow in this life is my children, and the love and knowledge that I can bestow upon them and the help I can give them.

  • Steven: I think people are frustrated in this society, where predators prey upon normal, law-abiding citizens, and you never see justice in the courtroom. In my films, the predators don't get away with it.

  • Steve: I was born with a serious spiritual consciousness and for many years studied different paths.

  • Steven: Trust your doubt. Always fight for your beliefs. That is the path beyond thought.

  • Steven: You can take away the money and the fame. I don't look at myself as any of those things.

  • Steven: I think people are frustrated in this society, where predators prey upon normal, law-abiding citizens, and you never see justice in the courtroom. In my films, the predators don't get away with it.

  • Steven: I have made a lot of mistakes. But I've worked hard. I have no fear of death. More important, I don't fear life.

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Trivia (41)

  • Seagal holds a 1st dan black belt rank in Shito-ryu karate; and a black belt rank in Judo and Kenjitsu (/Kendo)

  • was the original choice to play John Spartan in Demolition Man and Ray Quick in The Specialist, but turned both roles down. Since Jackie Chan and Seagal are friends, Steven was offered the role of the main villain for Rush Hour 3 but turned it down also.

  • Seagal has made 15! movies during the last 5 years (3 movies per year), all of them direct-to-dvd productions.

  • Sued for $14 million for by Kill Master Productions allegedly delaying production on "Today You Die" and Mercenary, by showing up late and left early.

  • Steven graduated from Buena Park High School in Buena Park, California.

  • In 1995, Steven won the "Worst Director" Razzie Award for the film On Deadly Ground (1994).

  • As of 2006, Steven's movies have earned $600 million worldwide.

  • Steven used to own a production company with Julius R. Nasso called "Seagal/Nasso Production" that ran from 1994-2000.

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