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Scott Adkins
Scott adkins
Birthdate 17 June 1976
Birthplace Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, England
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Scott Edward Adkins (born 17 June 1976) is an English Martial Artist and actor who is best known for playing Yuri Boyka in Undisputed II: Last Man Standing and Undisputed III: Redemption, Bradley Hume in Holby City, Ed Russell in Mile High and as Jean Vilain's loyal henchman Hector in The Expendables 2. Adkins has also appeared in Dangerfield, Hollyoaks, The Tournament and many other TV series as well as many films.

Life and careerEdit

Adkins was born in Birmingham, England. He first practised martial arts when he visited a Judo club with his father and brother at the age of 10. At the age of 14, he began to train in Tae Kwon Do. Adkins is also an expert in kickboxing. A natural athlete, he is now a fully trained instructor for the P.K.A.. he also studied Wushu and some different styles of Kung Fu. for the movie Ninja, he also picked up Ninjitsu, Judo, Jiujitsu and Karate, which you can see in the movie.

Adkins enrolled in a drama class at Sutton Coldfield College. At the age of 21, he was offered a place at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art, however due to lack of funding Adkins was unable to complete the course.

His first professional break came when he was offered a role in a Hong Kong martial arts film called Extreme Challenge and found himself in the East for the first time. Adkins got the chance to work with some of Hong Kong cinema’s leading action directors including Yeun Wo Ping, Cory Yeun, Sammo Hung and Jackie Chan. Acting roles started to come in and he was offered a guest role in the BBC’s medical soap opera Doctors. Roles followed in the BBC’s EastEnders and City Central series, the Sky One comedy drama Mile High and a regular role in the BBC’s Holby City as Bradley Hume. Adkins' first film leading role was in Isaac Florentine's Ninja released in 2009.

FilmEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2001 The Accidental Spy Lee's Bodyguard / Turkish leader as Scott Edward Adkins and first work with Jackie Chan
2001 Pure Vengeance Danny Short Film
2001 Extreme Challenge Isaac Borman
2002 Black Mask 2: City of Masks Dr. Lang
2003 Special Forces Talbot First work with Isaac Florentine
2003 The Medallion Snake head's Henchman second work with Jackie Chan
2005 Unleashed Swimming Pool Fighter First work with Jet Li
2005 Pit Fighter Nathan
2006 The Pink Panther Jacquard / Footballer Small moment with Jason Statham
2006 Wikipedia:Undisputed 2: Last Man Standing Yuri Boyka Second work with Isaac Florentine
2007 The Bourne Ultimatum Agent Kiley
2008 The Shepherd: Border Patrol Karp First work with Jean-Claude Van Damme, third work with Isaac Florentine
2008 Stag Night Carl
2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine Weapon XI /Deadpool / Wade Wilson Shared with Ryan Reynolds
2009 The Tournament Yuri Petrov
2009 Ninja Casey Bowman Fourth work with Isaac Florentine
2010 Undisputed III: Redemption Yuri Boyka Fifth work with Isaac Florentine
2011 Assassination Games Roland Flint Second work with Jean-Claude Van Damme
2011 Re-Kill Parker
2012 Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning John Third work with Jean-Claude Van Damme and first work with Dolph Lundgren
2012 El Gringo The Man
2012 The Expendables 2 Jason Asher Fourth work with Jean-Claude Van Damme and second work with Jason Statham, Jet Li and Dolph Lundgren
2012 Zero Dark Thirty John
2013 Legendary: Tomb of the Dragon Travis Preston Third work with Dolph Lundgren
2013 Green Street Hooligans: Underground Danny
2013 Ninja: Shadow of a Tear Casey Bowman Sixth work with Isaac Florentine
2014 The Legend of Hercules King Amphitryon
2014 Wolf War Tom Cat [1] Filming
2014 Undisputed 4 Yuri Boyka Seventh work with Isaac Florentine, Pre-production

Year Title Role Notes
1998 Dangerfield
1999 City Central Jake Clanton One Episode
2000 Doctors Ross Three Episodes
2001 The Big Breakfast Himself One Episode
2002 Mutant X Marko One Episode, Uncredited
2003 EastEnders Joel Six Episodes
2005 Mile High Ed Russel Twelve Episodes
2005 Hollyoaks: Let Loose Ryan Two Episodes
2006 Holby City Bradley Hume Nine Episodes
2011 Métal Hurlant Chronicles GuillameOne Episode


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