Born April 10, 1952, in Lansing, Michigan, Steven Seagal traveled to Japan at age 17 to teach English.He earned several black belts in martial arts and choreographed movie fight scenes for actors such as Sean Connery. S., he worked as a bodyguard and martial arts instructor.
Seagal later traveled to Japan at the age of 17 where he taught English, studied Zen and perfected his martial arts, eventually earning black belts in aikido, karate, judo and kendo.
Seagal spent 15 years in Asia, studying Eastern philosophy and occasionally choreographing martial arts fight scenes in movies, having worked with stars such as Sean Connery and Toshiro Mifune.
Seagal also said that while he is "an American and I love my country," he called U. foreign policy with regard to Ukraine "idiotic."And he said, "It's no secret that I have Republican views and policies of President Obama does not appeal to me. and Russia are on opposite sides of the fence is abnormal.
In many ways it is not even his fault, but the people who are in his inner circle who have views on world politics are diametrically opposed to Russia. And I see my task is to do everything to facilitate the normalization of relations.
When he returned to the United States, he opened a martial arts academy and became a bodyguard for such celebrities as Kelly Le Brock and Hollywood agent Michael Ovitz.