Thursday, May 22, 2008

Speaking of Anthony Delongis...

Speaking of Anthony Delongis.... his reputation should precede him. His weapons knowledge for both combat and film/theater is reknown. If you don't recognize his name, odds are you will recognize his face. And his whip as well as sword skills.

Check out his site:

Here's the wiki entry on him (

Anthony Charles De Longis, born March 23, 1950, in Glendale, California, United States, is an American actor, stuntman, and choreographer. De Longis is well known for his recurring role on Star Trek Voyager, in Season 1 and early Season 2, as First Maje Jal Culluh, leader of the Kazon-Nistrim. A very experienced swordsman, he is also known for the his roles on Highlander: The Series, in Season 3 as Lymon Kurlow in the episode "Blackmail", and in Season 5 as Octavio Consone in the episode "Duende". A Martial Artist and Weapon-Master in several disciplines, he played a swordsman opposite Jet Li in the 2006 martial arts epic Fearless, and also taught Harrison Ford to use a bull whip for the Indiana Jones movies. He appeared as Claus Van Zandt in 1985 on the soap opera Days of Our Lives, and as Leo Mitchell in 1989 on Santa Barbara.
De Longis has starred in films, his best known role the character Blade in the 1987 movie Masters of the Universe, in which he was also Frank Langella's stunt double.
He has made several TV guest appearances, on Battlestar Galactica (original series), Babylon 5, Queen Of Swords, MacGyver, and many others. De Longis provided his voice in a Star Trek video game.

Partial filmography

Here's some youtube videos:Anthony De Longis - Introduction

Anthony De Longis: Whip Master

Anthony De Longis - Throwing Demo

there's a few more youtube videos, if you want to check them out here:



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