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James Ryan originally burst onto the movie scene as a sinewy and lean martial arts hero via two low budget South African financed martial arts movies titled Karate Killer (1976), and the sequel Kill and Kill Again (1981). Both films were rather shoddy, mechanical productions...however, the acrobatic Ryan had a certain appeal and the movies were ... See full bio »

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 2018 Samson
 2014 The Perfect Wave
Taxi Driver
 2007 Geraldina die Tweede (TV Series)
Dimitrios Papadopoulos (2007)
 2005 Sterne über Madeira (TV Movie)
 2002 Global Effect
Col. Ian Henderson
 2000 Red Lipstick
Miranda Warning
 1999 The Young Girl and the Monsoon
Man on Street
 1999 Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money (Video)
Mexican Police Chief
 1995-1998 Halifax f.p. (TV Series)
Detective / I.I.D. Receptionist
- Afraid of the Dark (1998) ... Detective
- Hard Corps (1995) ... I.I.D. Receptionist
 1995 Tales of Mystery and Imagination (TV Series)
Edgar Allan Poe
- Biographical Portrait ... Edgar Allan Poe
 1995 The Syndicate (TV Series)
George Talbot (1995)
 1995 The Redemption: Kickboxer 5 (Video)
Mr. Negaal
 1994 The Visual Bible: Acts (Video)
James, brother of Jesus
 1991 Pursuit
Jake Cody
 1991 The Last Hero
Calif Salenger
 1991 Carnal Crimes (Video)
Mr. Buns
 1990 Voice in the Dark
Vic Fenton
 1990 Return to Justice
Maj. Alverez
 1990 Any Man's Death
David Caplan
 1990 The Last Samurai
 1989 The Tangent Affair
Mel Chipps
 1989 Brutal Glory (Video)
Tommy Ryan
 1989 Arctic Warriors (Video)
 1989 The January Man
Newscaster / Reporter
 1988 Rage to Kill
Blaine Striker
 1988 Space Mutiny
 1987 Code Name Vengeance
 1987 Five Corners
 1987 Satan's Shutes (TV Movie)
Ralph Lewis
 1985 Red Alert (TV Series)
James Farino (1985)
 1984 Go for the Gold
Johnny Morris
 1984 Falling in Love
 1981 Kill and Kill Again
Steve Chase
 1980 Gemini
Bill Hall
 1977 Amor de Assassino
 1977 Mister Deathman
 1976 Karate Killer
Steve Hunt
 1974 La diosa virgen
Eric (as Jeff du Preez)
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Jeff du Preez


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