We're digging into what makes this English bruiser tick with these 10 fascinating facts about Jason Statham.
Before becoming a big-screen tough guy, Jason Statham exuded grace and fluidity as one of the world’s top competitive divers in the early 1990s.
Though he was an elite diver, Statham never qualified for the Olympics, which he admits is still a “sore point” for him.
With his diving career over, Statham entered the world of modeling for the fashion company French Connection.
It’s because both videos featured a half-naked, and quite oily, Jason Statham curiously dancing away in the background.
He then compared his work to the inner workings of a watch, saying, “A movie, it's like a very complicated timepiece.
And some of those wheels, if they don't turn right, then, you know, the watch ain't gonna tell the time.". »