|Birth place||Shirebook, Derbyshire, UK|
|Birth date||July 26 1967|
|First Works||Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels|
|Active Years||1998 – present|
|Notable Work(s)||The Transporter, Crank, Snatch, Cellular|
Statham is best known for his roles in the Guy Ritchie crime films Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, Snatch (2000), and Revolver. He has also appeared in films such as the action thriller The Transporter trilogy, from 2002, 2006 and 2008, the heist film The Italian Job (2003), the black comedy/action film Crank (2006), the action film War (2007), which co-starred Jet Li (and Tokyo Drift star, Sung Kang in a minor role); the science fiction action thriller Death Race (2008), the crime film The Bank Job (2008), and the action-comedy Expendables film series. Statham usually performs his own stage combat and stunts, and is noted for being typecast as an antihero.