Benny Urquidez

Actor / Aikidoka / Stunt Performer | * 06/20/1952 (67)
Benny Urquidez (born June 20, 1952) is an American kickboxer, martial arts choreographer and actor. Nicknamed "The Jet", Urquidez was a non-contact karate competitor who later pioneered full-contact fighting in the United States. He made the transition from point to full-contact karate in 1974 – the year of its inception in the U.S., frequently fighting in bouts where the rules were ambiguous and contrasts in styles were dramatic. Urquidez is also known for once holding the rare achievement of six world titles in five different weight divisions, and remained largely undefeated in his 27-year career. His only loss came in a Muay Thai match which was shrouded in controversy, as Urquidez had only agreed to a no-decision exhibition, a clause which was ignored when the fight had ended. Between 1974 and 1993, he amassed a documented professional record of 49–1–1 (win-loss-draw) with 35 knockouts and two controversial no-contests, although he is also supposed to have an additional record of 10–0–1 (10 KOs) in undocumented professional fights, making a total of 59–1–2–2 (45 KOs). However, sources vary with Ratings listing Urquidez as 63–0–1, (57 knockouts) and on his own official webpage, Urquidez lists his fight record as 200–0, and says he was 63–0, with 57 k... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Action | Drama | Thriller

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Movies with Benny Urquidez as Actor(13)

as Dimitri Kope2015 Awaken
as Claw Hammer Maniac2007 1408
as Mugger (uncredited)2002 Spider-Man
as Karloff1998 And Now You're Dead
as Felix La PuBelle1997 Grosse Pointe Blank
as himself1994 Death Match
as Billy Munoz1991 Bloodmatch
as Jet - Undefeated World Kickboxing Champion1989 The Fighter
as Hua's Henchman1988 Dragons Forever
as Benny1984 Wheels on Meals
as Billy Ortega1981 Force: Five

TV Shows/Series with Benny Urquidez as Actor(2)

as himself2012 Too Young to Die

Full Name: Benny Urquidez
Born: Friday, 06/20 1952 (June) in Tarzana (current age: 67 years + 62 days)
Zodiac sign: Gemini (Chinese zodiac sign: Dragon)
Student of: Ed Parker
Benny Urquidez frequently works together with these people:
Adir Miller (9x, Cast)
Jackie Chan (5x, Actor)
Sammo Hung (5x, Actor)
Stan Lee (4x, Crew)
John Cusack (4x, Actor)
Peter Berg (4x, Actor)
Mark Atkins (4x, Crew)
Natalie Burn (4x, Actress)
Yuen Biao (3x, Actor)
Christine Lahti (3x, Actress)
Richard Norton (3x, Actor)
Henry Bromell (3x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:156292, Added: 07/05/2018, Last updated: 08/14/2019