Phillip Rhee

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Phillip Rhee
Born (1960-09-07) September 7, 1960 (age 54)
South Korea
Occupation Actor, Martial Artist, Director, Film producer
Spouse(s) Amy Rhee (m. 1990)

Phillip Rhee (born September 7, 1960) is a Korean-American actor, director, martial artist and film producer, most famous for his role in the Best of the Best movie series.[1][2]

Life & Career[edit]

Phillip Rhee was born in South Korea and raised in San Francisco.[3] He is a martial artist, actor, director and film producer who has created, produced and starred in numerous films, including the Best of the Best film series. The first Best of the Best film spawned three sequels; Best of the Best II, Best of the Best III and Best of the Best IV.

He is the younger brother of Simon Rhee.

It was Rhee's 1980 representation of the United States' Taekwondo Team against the South Korean team in the championships of the Asia Games that formed the basis of his screenplay for the film "Best of the Best".[4]

He currently[when?] lives in the Los Angeles vicinity and is working on a screenplay.

Rhee's new film Underdog Kids is scheduled to premiere July 7, 2015.[citation needed]

Filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MOVIE REVIEW Plot Defeats `Best' Karate Sequences". The Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2011-01-13. 
  2. ^ "MOVIE REVIEW A BLEND OF TWO GENRES FOUND IN `NINJA TURF'". The Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2011-01-13. 
  3. ^ Zirogiannis, Marc (July 2015). "Phillip Rhee Underdog Master". Tae Kwon Do Times Magazine (July 2015): 58. Retrieved 27 May 2015. 
  4. ^ Zirogiannis, Marc (July 2015). "Phillip Rhee Underdog Master". Tae Kwon Do Times (July 2015): 58. Retrieved 27 May 2015. 

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