David Bradley (American actor)

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David Bradley
Born Texas
Occupation Film actor
Years active 1987 – 1999
For other uses, see David Bradley.

David Bradley is an American actor and martial artist, known for starring in numerous low-budget action movies beginning in the late 1980s. His best-known films are the American Ninja sequels.

Birth and Trivia[edit]

Birth name is Brad Simpson.[1]

An ex-Karate champion, he became a star after becoming the 2nd American Ninja in The American Ninja Part 3, also returning in parts 4 and 5.

Born in Texas.

Trained in Karate Shotokan, Wushu, Kempo, Tai Chi and Aikido.[1]


Actor David Bradley is best known for his role as Sean Davidson in American Ninja 3: Blood Hunt and American Ninja 4: The Annihilation. He also stars in a separate film titled, American Ninja V, as Joe Kastle, which is not technically a sequel to the previous American Ninja films, but a different movie altogether.

David Bradley, the American actor, is commonly mistaken for David Bradley (actor) the British actor, who makes various appearances as Argus Filch in the Harry Potter film series.


Year Title Role Notes


1999 Total Reality Anthony Rand
1996 Expect to Die Dr. Vincent MacInlyre
Crisis Alex aka Dead End
In Your Dreams aka Dead End
1996 White Cargo Joe Hargatay
Exit Charles
1995 Cyborg Cop II Jack Ryan aka Cyborg Soldier
Hard Justice Nick Adams
1994 Blood Run Brad Kingsbury aka Outside the Law (USA)
Blood Warriors Wes Healey
1993 Cyborg Cop Jack
American Ninja V Joe Kastle aka American Ninja 5 (USA)
1992 American Samurai Andrew 'Drew' Collins aka Ninja: American Samurai (USA)
1991 Lower Level Sam
American Ninja 4: The Annihilation Sean Davidson
1989 American Ninja 3: Blood Hunt Sean Davidson 'The American Ninja'

(murder she wrote)1989

External links[edit]


  1. ^ a b "David Bradley Biography". Retrieved 11 January 2013.