Statham went on to work with Ritchie again in Snatch, in which he starred opposite Brad Pitt and Benicio Del Toro. In 1992, Statham was cast by French filmmaker Luc Besson in the title of role of Frank Martin in The Transporter. Following, he starred as Handsome Rob in the 2003 summer blockbuster The Italian Job, directed by F. Gary Gray, and as the adrenaline- compromised action hero of Crank. Statham went on to reprise his role of Frank Martin in Transporter 2, and re-teamed with Jet Li in War.
In 2008, Statham starred in Roger Donaldson's The Bank Job, the critically acclaimed, true story of the 1971 Baker Street bank robbery in London. Statham also starred in the remake of Death Race, before returning for the third installment of The Transporter franchise and the second Crank film, Crank 2: High Voltage.
Most recently, Statham had a starring role with an ensemble of action stars in this past summer's hit The Expendables, also starring and directed by Sylvester Stallone. He also recently wrapped the action/thriller The Killer Elite, starring alongside Robert De Niro.
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Jason Statham Facts
|Birthday||September 12, 1972 (44)|
|Birthplace||London, England, United Kingdom|
|Height||5' 8½" (1m74) How tall is Jason Statham compared to you?|
|The Bank Job|