Phillip Rhee
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Phillip Rhee
Phillip Rhee
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Philip Rhee (left) in 2008
Born
Phillip Rhee

(1960-09-07) September 7, 1960 (age 59)
OccupationActor

Phillip Rhee (born September 7, 1960) is a Korean American actor, director, martial artist, and film producer, most famous for his role in the Best of the Best movie series.[1][2][3]

Life and career

Rhee was born in South Korea and raised in San Francisco, California.[4] He is a martial artist, actor, director and film producer who has created, produced and starred in numerous films, including the Best of the Best film series. The first Best of the Best film spawned three sequels; Best of the Best II, Best of the Best III and Best of the Best IV.[]

Rhee's 1980 representation of the United States' Taekwondo Team against the South Korean team in the championships of the Asia Games formed the basis of his screenplay for the film Best of the Best.[5]

Family

Philip's brother Simon is also a martial artist and actor, who co-starred in the Best of the Best films.

Philip Rhee married his wife, Amy, in 1990.[]

Filmography

References

  1. ^ "Plot Defeats `Best' Karate Sequences". The Los Angeles Times. Retrieved .
  2. ^ "A BLEND OF TWO GENRES FOUND IN `NINJA TURF'". The Los Angeles Times. Retrieved .
  3. ^ Inc, Active Interest Media (1 May 1994). "Black Belt". Active Interest Media, Inc. – via Google Books.
  4. ^ Zirogiannis, Marc (July 2015). "Phillip Rhee Underdog Master". Tae Kwon Do Times Magazine (July 2015): 58. Retrieved 2015.
  5. ^ Zirogiannis, Marc (July 2015). "Phillip Rhee Underdog Master". Tae Kwon Do Times (July 2015): 58. Retrieved 2015.

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