Actors That were Already Athletes


4. Jason Statham

He was born 1967 is an English actor, martial artist, and former diver. He grew up with football player Vinnie Jones, alongside whom he would later act. Jones introduced him to football, and Statham went on to play for the local grammar school (1978–1983), which he had attended since the age of 11, a passion that he shared with diving. He practiced daily in perfecting his diving techniques, and was a member of Britain’s National Diving Squad for twelve years.Statham competed for England at the 1990 Commonwealth Games.