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Don Wilson

Biography

MLB pitcher for the Houston Astros who threw two profession no-hitters; called to his just career All-Star video game in 1971. He became a member of the Astros in 1966 after graduating from Compton Community University. The Astros payed him tribute in 1975, soon after his loss of life. He still left his car engine on, which triggered poisonous fumes to enter his house, eliminating him and his boy, while injuring his wife and girl. He and Gaylord Perry both threw no-hitters throughout their careers.

Quick Facts


Date Of Birth February 12, 1945
Died January 5, 1975, Houston, Texas, United States
Place Of Birth Louisiana
Height 1.83 m
Weight 88 kg
Profession Baseball Player
Nationality American
Spouse Lois Corbett, Marusia Radunska, Peggy Kent, Lucy Jane Masterson
Children Aubrianna Wilson, Drayden Wilson, Jonathan Wilson
Siblings Jim Wilson
Nominations Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Limited Series, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding New Series
Movies Bloodfist, Ring of Fire 3: Lion Strike, Bloodfist II, Ring of Fire, Bloodfist IV: Die Trying, Bloodfist III: Forced to Fight, Ring of Fire 2: Blood and Steel, CyberTracker, Bloodfist VIII: Trained to Kill, The Martial Arts Kid, Batman Forever, Bloodfist VI: Ground Zero, Night Hunter, Out for Blood, Virtual Combat, Future Kick, The Last Sentinel, Red Sun Rising, Bloodfist VII: Manhunt, Say Anything…, Blackbelt, X-treme Fighter, Terminal Rush, Hollywood Safari, The Scorpion King 4: Quest for Power, Cyber-Tracker 2, The Prophet, Magic Kid, Inferno, Stealing Harvard, Crooked, 18 Fingers of Death!, Redemption, Showdown in Manila, White Tiger, Whatever It Takes, Diamond Cartel, Thank Your Lucky Stars, One More Round, Beyond the Game, Bloodfist V: Human Target, Moving Target, New York Chinatown, King of the Cage: Bad Intentions, King of the Cage: Knockout Nightmare, King of the Cage #5: Cage Wars, Manhunt, Hard Way Out
TV Shows The Jack Benny Program
Star Sign Aquarius

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#Fact
1 Inducted into the International Sports Hall of Fame in 2015.
2 His favorite movies of his own filmography are Bloodfist (1989), Redemption (2002), and Lion Strike (1994).
3 Attended the United States Coast Guard Academy as midshipman from 1972-1973 before dropping out and earning an Associates Degree in electrical engineering at Brevard Community College in Florida.
4 Studied Pai Lum kung fu and Goju-ryu karate.
5 Thwarted a purse-snatching while attending a martial arts tournament in Reno, NV. Along with fellow martial artists Ronnie Hair and Russ Fokes, Wilson chased down a thief who had snatched an old woman's purse in a hotel and held him in submission until the police arrived.
6 Martial Arts titles: 71 wins, 5 losses, 2 draws, 47 KOs, and 6 Kick KO's 2000 ISKA North American Cruiserweight Title 1999 IFK Cruiserweight World Champion 1989 PKA Light-Heavyweight World Champion 1988 ISKA Cruiserweight World Champion 1984 STAR and WKA Super Light-Heavyweight World Champion STAR Career Champion: Highest Rated Kickboxer of All Time Black Belt Hall of Fame and Official Karate Hall of Fame 1983 STAR and WKA Cruiserweight World Champion KICK Light-Heavyweight World Champion 1982 WKC Light Heavyweight World Champion 1980 STAR and WKA Light-Heavyweight World Champion 1979 PKA Middleweight US Champion 1978 PKA MIddleweight Florida State Champion
7 Has held 10 world kickboxing titles in 3 different weight classes.
8 Three times WKA World Kickboxing Champion


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Lion Strike 1994 Dr. Johnny Wu (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
Red Sun Rising 1994 Thomas Hoshino (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
Cyber Tracker 1994 Eric (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
Bloodfist V: Human Target 1994 Video Jim Stanton (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
Ring of Fire II: Blood and Steel 1993 Johnny Woo (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
Out for Blood 1992 John Decker
Bloodfist IV: Die Trying 1992 Video Danny Holt (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
Blackbelt 1992 Jack Dillon (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
Bloodfist III: Forced to Fight 1992 Jimmy Boland (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
Future Kick 1991 Walker (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
Ring of Fire 1991/I Johnny Woo (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
Bloodfist II 1990 Jake Raye (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
Delta Force 2: The Colombian Connection 1990 Delta Soldier
Born on the Fourth of July 1989 Corpsman - Vietnam
Bloodfist 1989 Jake Raye (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
Nato per combattere 1989 Gen. Weber's Aide (uncredited)
Empire of Ash III 1989 Second Unit Raider
After Death (Oltre la morte) 1989 Tommy
Alien degli abissi 1989 Scientist (uncredited)
Say Anything... 1989 Sparring Partner (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
The Siege of Firebase Gloria 1989 Patrol Member (as Donald Wilson)
Above the War 1989 Burnet (as Donald Wilson)
The Firing Line 1988 Government Soldier (as Donald Wilson)
The Expendables 1988 Wilson
Saigon Commandos 1988 Airborne Corp.
Cop Game 1988 Ludge
Passage to Hell 1988
Behind Enemy Lines 1987 Townshead's Aide
Xue xi Tang Ren Jie 1982 Actor (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
V-Force: New Dawn of V.I.C.T.O.R.Y. 2017 filming Min Jun Lee
Diamond Cartel 2017 completed
Paying Mr. McGetty 2016 post-production Shota Kabu (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
Death Fighter completed Bobby Pau (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
Killing the Seeds announced Sam (rumored)
Marta Steel announced rumored
The Masters Legacy announced as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson
Beyond the Game 2016/II as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson
Showdown in Manila 2016 Dillon (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
Enter the Fist and the Golden Fleece 2016 Master Duck Suck Song (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
Underdog Kids 2015 Judge (as Master Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
One More Round 2015 Bob Paulson (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
The Martial Arts Kid 2015 Glen (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
The Whole World at Our Feet 2015 as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson, unconfirmed
The Scorpion King 4: Quest for Power 2015 Video Gizzan (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
Liberator 2012 Short Sidewinder (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
The Last Sentinel 2007 Tallis (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
Crooked 2006 Danny Tyler (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
Sci-Fighter 2004 Jack Tanaka (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
Stealing Harvard 2002 Loach's Friend
Redemption 2002 Video John Sato Collins (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
Blue Shirts 2000 as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson
Moving Target 2000 Video Ray Brock (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
Prophet 1999 Video Jarrid Maddox (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
The Wonderful World of Disney 1999 TV Series Tight End
Whatever It Takes 1998/II Neil (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
The Infinite Power Workout 1998 TV Series Guest star
Papertrail 1998 FBI Agent Ryu
Inferno 1997 Kyle Connors (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
Hollywood Safari 1997 Greg (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
Bloodfist VIII: Trained to Kill 1996 Rick Cowan / George 'Mac' MacReady (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
Terminal Rush 1996 Jacob Harper (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
Night Hunter 1996 Jack Cutter (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
Cyber-Tracker 2 1995 Video Eric (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
Bloodfist VII: Manhunt 1995 Video Jim Trudell (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
Virtual Combat 1995 Video David Quarry (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
Batman Forever 1995 Gang Leader (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
Bloodfist VI: Ground Zero 1995 Video Nick Corrigan (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Paying Mr. McGetty 2016 co-producer post-production
The Martial Arts Kid 2015 co-producer - as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson
The Last Sentinel 2007 co-producer
Crooked 2006 co-producer - as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson
Sci-Fighter 2004 co-producer - as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson
Redemption 2002 Video co-producer - as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson
Moving Target 2000 Video co-producer - as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson
Whatever It Takes 1998/II co-producer - as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson
Terminal Rush 1996 executive producer - as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson
Night Hunter 1996 co-producer - as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson
Cyber-Tracker 2 1995 Video co-producer - as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson
Bloodfist VII: Manhunt 1995 Video associate producer - as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson
Bloodfist VI: Ground Zero 1995 Video associate producer - as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson
Cyber Tracker 1994 co-producer - as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson
Bloodfist V: Human Target 1994 Video associate producer - as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson
Ring of Fire II: Blood and Steel 1993 co-producer - as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson
Out for Blood 1992 co-producer - as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson
Bloodfist IV: Die Trying 1992 Video associate producer - as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson

Stunts

Stunts

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ring of Fire II: Blood and Steel 1993 fight choreographer - as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson
Bloodfist IV: Die Trying 1992 Video fight choreographer - as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson
Blackbelt 1992 fight choreographer - as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson
Ring of Fire 1991/I fight choreographer - as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bloodfist VII: Manhunt 1995 Video fight choreographer - as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson
Red Sun Rising 1994 executive in charge of fight action - as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson
Bloodfist III: Forced to Fight 1992 choreographer: martial arts - as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Lion Strike 1994 story - as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson
Out for Blood 1992 concept - as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Martial Arts Mania 2015 Video short Himself (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
WWE NXT 2015 TV Series Himself
It Came from Connemara 2014 Documentary Himself (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
Move of the Day 2012-2013 TV Series Himself
Actors Reporter Interviews 2012 TV Series Himself
Da Pinche Code 2012 Himself (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
Talent Watch 2012 TV Series Himself
Actor's Day in LA 2010 TV Series Himself
Hollywood Lives 2009 TV Series documentary Himself
18 Fingers of Death! 2006 Video Himself (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
How to Be an Action Star 2003 Video Himself (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
Mass Destruction 2002 Video documentary Himself (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
Modern Warriors 2002 TV Movie documentary Himself (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
Life in the Cage 2001 Video documentary as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson
Walker, Texas Ranger 2001 TV Series Himself
Masters of the Martial Arts Presented by Wesley Snipes 1998 TV Special documentary Himself (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
Fight Back: Your Family Guide to Self-Defense 1998 Video documentary short Himself (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
Moesha 1997 TV Series Himself
UFC 11: The Proving Ground 1996 TV Special Himself - Commentator (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
UFC 10: The Tournament 1996 TV Special Himself - Commentator (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
UFC 9: Motor City Madness 1996 TV Special Himself - Commentator (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
UFC 8: David vs. Goliath 1996 TV Special Himself - Commentator (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
UFC: Ultimate Ultimate 1995 1995 TV Special Himself - Commentator (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
The Power Within 1995 Video Himself (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
UFC VII: Brawl in Buffalo 1995 TV Special Himself - Commentator (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
Top Fighter 1995 Video documentary Himself (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
Cinema of Vengeance 1994 Documentary Himself (uncredited)
Magic Kid 1993 Video Himself (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016 Best Actor Burbank International Film Festival Best Actor Paying Mr. McGetty (2016)


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#Quote
1 If don't put them where you'll look for them; you put them where you lost them.

#Trademark
1 Side kick

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