Scott Adkins (Scott Edward Adkins) is an English actor and renowned martial arts performer. He has appeared in numerous TV series and movies and even had won appreciation internationally and bagged a few awards for his knowledge in martial arts. Born on 17 June 1976, the actor was keen in taking up martial arts as his full-time career at a tender age of ten. His idol was actor
. His interest grew further when he attained the age of fourteen and by the time he crossed nineteen years he trained himself well in various martial arts.
He won the black belt in kickboxing at the age of 19 and became a thorough professional fighter in judo, karate, jujutsu, Jeet Kune and Krav Maga etc. In the year 2001, he got his first break in a Hongkong movie 'Dei Seung Chui Keung’. Later, he got chances to act in many Hongkong directors movie and had even a chance to appear with Jackie Chan. Later, he appeared in a British television drama named 'Mile High' where he got a lead role to play in the season -2 of the same series. The actor has appeared in as many as fifteen direct-to-video martial arts films in his career.
Out of which he is quite famous for his role in “Undisputed 2: Last Man Standing” (2006) and ‘’Undisputed III: Redemption” and a sequel to this movie titled "Boyka: Undisputed" which is likely to be released in 2016 as Yuri Boyka. In the three separate version of this movie, Scott Adkins reprises his role as Yuri Boyka and his action was choreographed by
. In the three different sequels, Scott Adkins played the role of Russian prison fighter Yuri Boyka. He appeared in prominent TV drama series namely "Dangerfield" and a British soap opera titled "Hollyoaks: Let Loose".
In the year 2015, he acted in a Chinese 3D war film named 'Wolf Warriors' for which he won the most accomplished actor award in China International film festival. The actor is married to Lisa Adkins.