Jason Statham: biography
Jason Statham was born in July 1967 in the English Shirebrook. He grew up in a family of musicians playing to the public in bars and shops, and a dancer. Also Jason grew up in a family of another, the eldest son. All the men in the family Statham seriously engaged in sports. Father - Barry State - was a gymnast and boxer. The eldest son, too, was involved in boxing, often practicing at younger brother Jason and using it instead of boxing "pear". Jason himself, except for the martial arts, played football. But the favorite sport was swimming, in which the future actor achieved considerable success. Jason State more than a decade in the national team consisted of Britain, specializing in diving. In 1988, a promising swimmer even participated in the Olympic Games in Seoul. In 1992, the State was able to take 12th place in the World Cup games.
In addition to active sports, Jason made his contribution to the family budget: man engaged in street trading. He was selling perfumes and inexpensive jewelry.
One day, a handsome and attractive athlete Statham when he was involved in the pool, noticed the advertising agent company Tommy Hilfiger. Jason was invited to advertise brand-name jeans. So the next time the actor has worked as a model.
Jason Statham: movies
Film biography Jason Statham started suddenly. The owner of the brand Tommy Hilfiger decided to invest capital and undertook to produce the debut film of Guy Ritchie's "Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels." After reading the script, he thought of Jason and recommended him Richie. New director interested courageous Steytemom, whose appearance is very suitable for the character of the picture. More interest in the individual Man, advertise jeans, Guy Ritchie came when he heard about the experience of Jason as a street vendor. Later, Statham said that the director gave him a mission: to get him to buy jewelry, having given her for real gold. Future actor coped brilliantly. Moreover, masterfully refused to take back the sold trinkets. After enduring this unusual test, Jason Statham landed a role in the cult film, after which became famous artist.
After a sensational tape, showered with awards and prestigious prizes, Guy Ritchie took the other, called "Snatch." The main character is to be played by Brad Pitt, Dennis Farina and Croatia Rade Šerbedžija. Richie certainly remembered Statham, initially giving him a minor role: Jason was supposed to play the organizer of clandestine fights. But in the process of filming the actor's responsibilities grew and he became a major off-screen narrator. After the release of the film was a bit less popular than the previous one, but the State has received a new wave of popularity and spectator love.
Later, the actor from Shirebrook again appeared in the Guy Ritchie film called "Revolver." Critics believe that the cinematic biography Jason Statham began precisely from movies Richie. Moreover, they claim that this director lit a new star.
In the early 2000s, State becoming very popular. He made his debut in American cinema of the role of a drug dealer in the film "Do it louder." Then comes a series of successful films such as "The Italian Job," "Confrontation", "Ghosts of Mars" and "Adrenaline". But the real breakthrough for Statham becomes action-film "Transporter" by Luc Besson. The role of Frank Martin has brought the actor an incredible honor. Excellent sports training Jason in handy right now, because it allowed the artist himself, and no stunt doubles, to perform dangerous stunts. Cash collections from watching "Carrier" were huge. State finally made a fortune, he received a fee for the film in the amount of nearly a million dollars. Later, there were two more films - the continuation of the first, which brought even greater charges.
State - one of the three most respected actors following Sylvester Stallone. Together, they starred in the acclaimed film "The Expendables," directed by Stallone made.
Last known films, which starred Jason Statham, can be called "13", "Parker", "Mechanical" and "Professional". Critics say these pictures worthy of attention, even though they are far from "The Transporter", is made of star Jason.
Jason Statham: love life
Life Jason Statham quite eventful and novels. Brutal English heartthrob enjoyed great success with women and, probably, so is still not married.
Several years lasting romance with Jason Statham actress Kelly Brook. But 2004th couple parted, as Kelly while filming in Greece began an affair with a partner on the film Billy Zane.
State did not stay very lonely: he soon met another beautiful woman - singer and actress Sophie Monk. This novel was short-lived. Even more fleeting relationship becomes actor Alex Zosman with art.
In the spring of 2010, Jason began a new love story that lasts to this day. State met model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley. The girl is in the list of the most promising and well-off models, earning about $ 8 million a year. Jason and Rosie are engaged, but the wedding is not audible. Their relationship can not be called cloudless. We know that once they briefly separated, decided to live separately. Now the pair together again.
Jason Statham: Filmography
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels
Fast and Furious 6
The Last Frontier