David Bradley (American actor)

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David Bradley
Born Texas
Occupation Film actor
Years active 1989 – 1997

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 second American Ninja in American Ninja 3: Blood Hunt.

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
1997 Total Reality Anthony Rand
Expect to Die Dr. Vincent MacIntyre
Crisis Alex aka Dead End
1996 White Cargo Joe Hargatay
Exit Charles aka Strip To Kill; Direct-to-video
1995 Cyborg Cop II Jack Ryan aka Cyborg Soldier
Hard Justice Nick Adams Direct-to-video
1994 Blood Run Brad Kingsbury aka Outside the Law (USA)
Blood Warriors Wes Healey TV movie
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 Direct-to-video
1990 American Ninja 4: The Annihilation Sean Davidson
1989 American Ninja 3: Blood Hunt Sean Davidson aka The American Ninja
Murder, She Wrote Adam Perry TV series ("Trevor Hudson's Legacy")

External links[edit]


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