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Phillip Rhee

Actor from United States of America,South Korea

Phillip Rhee (born September 7, 1960) is a Korean-American actor, director, martial artist and film producer. most famous for his role in the Best of the Best movie series. Phillip Rhee was raised in San Francisco. He is a martial artist, actor, director and firm producer who has created, produced and starred in six films, including the Best of the Best film series. The first Best of the Best film has become a cult classic and has also spawned three sequels; Best of the Best II, Best of the Best III and Best of the Best IV. Rhee decided at an early age to follow in the footsteps of his uncle, who was one of Korea's most prominent film directors. However, because Rhee realized that few opportunities existed for Asian American lead actors in traditional Hollywood films, he began creating, writing, and producing his own films. Rhee jokes that in his first picture, "we needed a convertible car, which was not budgeted, so we just took a car and sawed off the top. . . we just did what we needed to do to make the picture." Armed with his camera and a script, he shot his first film on a shoestring budget. Today, his trademark brand of action films are distributed around the world by Sony  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Known as
Phil Rhee
Date of birth
1960-09-07
Place of birth
Seoul
Nationality
United States of America,South Korea
Spouse(s)
Amy Rhee
Siblings
Simon Rhee
Profession
Film Producer, Film Director, Martial artist, Actor

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