Actors have to learn a lot of various skills superficially (you know, so it looks like they are doing it but the real stuff is done by stunt doubles?). However, the men and women on this list, who happen to also be mega-movie and television stars took their education the whole way. Every single professional actor on this list took it upon him or herself to master one form or another of martial arts and perform their own stunts. We have to say that we applaud the initiative to make it more realistic, as well as the actor’s desire to learn something new and challenging.
Actor Michael Imperioli is known for his sharp words on The Sopranos and Goodfellas, but it also his deep knowledge and practice of taekwondo that sets him apart from others. He decided to learn taekwondo in an effort to live a healthier life and not so much for stunts. He has said that this shift in his life towards the healthier has helped him stop smoking and improved him overall well being. Imperioli said, “Taekwondo teaches you that you can overcome any obstacle, that you can tackle anything.”
Staying fit is certainly a commitment. Besides doing the physical training, there are some other factors to consider, like nutrition