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Gene LeBell (Ivan Gene LeBell)

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Biography

Los Angeles, California, USA
"Judo" Gene LeBell the "Godfather of Grappling" is both a renowned ex-world champion in both wrestling/judo, and one of Hollywood's busiest stuntmen. He is highly respected by many martial artists all over the world, and has been considered a ground breaker in many aspects of the art of grappling.

Gene started training in judo at a young age, and at the age of 20 in 1954, he won National AAU Heavyweight Judo Championship and the USA Overall Judo Championship title. He went on to win the both the Heavyweight and overall champion title 1955 as well. Read more...

Actor

Character: Fighter

P.J. 1968

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Character: Hood

Melinda 1972

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Character: Nappa's Gang

Black Samson 1974

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Character: Ring Announcer - Reeves Fight

Raging Bull 1980

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Character: Himself - Ronday Rousey's Corner

Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman 2012

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Character: Old Stuntman

Redbelt 2008

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Character: Himself

No Rules 2005

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Character: Veteran with Gun

Rat Race 2001

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Character: Foxy Jackson Referee

Man on the Moon 1999

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Character: Red-Haired Gunman at Serrano's Place

Rapid Fire 1992

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Character: Pit Bull Handler

Eyes of an Angel 1991

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Character: Grimmer's Man

Loose Cannons 1990

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Character: Cannery Guard

Death Wish 4: The Crackdown 1987

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Character: Terrible Turk McGurk

Bad Guys 1986

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Character: KGB #1

Gotcha! 1985

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Character: The Angry Neighbor

Changing Hands 2010

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Character: NYC bouncer

Shaughnessy 1996

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Character: Union Guy

Falcon Crest 1981

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Character: Referee

Taxi 1978

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Character: Man

I Spy 1965

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Character: Himself - Fighter

Kung Fu 1972

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Character: Heavy #2

Hart to Hart 1979

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Character: Tarzan McGirk

The Munsters 1964

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Character: Himself

Jackass: The Movie 2002

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Character: Judo Partner

Starsky and Hutch 1975

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Character: Vulcan Crew Member

Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea 1964

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Character: Himself

I Am Bruce Lee 2012

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Character: Old Man on Motorized Wheelchair

Revenge of Mike Powers 0

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Character: Himself

Star Power 0

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