Some actors develop a unique skill or talent and then use it to help develop their careers. Scott Adkins is an English actor that plays in a lot of action films. He is a highly skilled martial artist that is disciplined in a variety of fighting styles. Since Adkins is a natural fighter who loves to act he has a tendency to be cast in roles that involve a lot of action and combat.
Adkins is not the only actor who specializes in fighting other stars such as Michael Jai White and Jean-Claude Van Damme are just two other popular actors that have gone this route. This middle age actor started to develop his fighting skills in his youth.
When Adkins was a teenager he claimed that he was mugged by a group of kids and this incident helped to push him to know how to fight. Since that time he has been training and fighting to be the best. He currently is a kickboxing instructor and trainer.
Adkins has been selected to star in the upcoming 2014 film Hercules: The Legend Begins where he will be cast in the role of King Amphitryon. This martial arts trained superstar will probably always play in roles where he can utilize his skills and talents as a fighter.