Ron Van Clief

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Birthday
25, 1943
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
25, 1943 (age 76)
Birthplace
New York

About

Accomplished martial artist and action film actor. He won numerous national and world championships and was named Black Belt Magazine's 2002 martial arts teacher of the year.

Before Fame

While serving as a United States Marine in the 1960s, he was honored with a Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal, a National Defense Service Medal, and a Rifle Badge.

Trivia

For his accomplishments, he was nicknamed "The Black Dragon."

Family Life

His son Shihan van Clief had a career as a poet.

Associated With

He and Bob Wall both displayed their martial arts skills in several films.