More Steven Seagal Bios & Profiles
Biography #2 (for Half Past Dead)Seagal made his motion picture debut fifteen years ago, starring in Above the Law, a film that he co-wrote and co-produced. That film launched his career of signature action-packed hit movies, including Hard to Kill, Marked for Death, Out for Justice as well as Under Siege and Under Siege 2: Dark Territory. Seagal made his directorial debut with the film On Deadly Ground. Seagal also starred in Fire Down Below. He recently appeared in Exit Wounds, and is slated to star in The Foreigner and Out for a Kill next year.
Seagal has contributed to several of his projects as a producer, director and has even contributed music to the soundtracks of one of his films, The Glimmer Man.
Seagal was born in Detroit and raised in Southern California. He became involved in martial arts at the age of seven, and moved to Japan ten years later, mastering martial arts and becoming the first non-Asian to organize a Dojo in Tokyo, which is still in operation today.
Bio courtesy Screen Gems for "Half Past Dead" (19-Feb-2003)