James Lew

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James Lew
James Jene Fae Lew

(1952-09-06) September 6, 1952 (age 67)
Spouse(s)Jordanna Potter-Lew

James Jene Fae Lew[1] (born September 6, 1952) is an American martial arts actor. He has made 80 on-screen film and television appearances and 46 more as a stunt coordinator or stunt double. He has done choreography for movies like Get Smart, Killers and the cult classic Big Trouble In Little China, as well as television shows such as National Geographic's Fight Science, The Crow and Entourage. He does Shaolin Kung-Fu, Tae Kwon Do, Jeet Kune Do, Hapkido, and Boxing. He also trained Brad Pitt with sword fighting for the movie Troy.


An early role for Lew was as a guard in the John Cassavetes 1976 film, The Killing of a Chinese Bookie.[2] Lew had a role in the Frank Harris directed action film Killpoint, which starred Leo Fong, Richard Rowntree, Cameron Mitchell and Stack Pierce.[3] In 2017, he acted in the Mark Steven Grove directed sci-fi film Star Raiders: The Adventures of Saber Raine, which also starred Casper Van Dien, Cynthia Rothrock, Sara Salazar, and Tyler Weaver Jr..[4]


  • The Art of Stretching and Kicking (2018), ISBN 978-0934489102

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ James Lew Biography (1952-)
  2. ^ Famous Fix - James Lew » Characters
  3. ^ 'The Espionage Filmography: United States Releases, 1898 through 1999, By Paul Mavis- Page 167 799. Killpoint
  4. ^ Trailer Addict - Star Raiders: The Adventures of Saber Raine (2017)

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