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Michael Dudikoff was born on October 8, 1954 in Redondo Beach, California, USA as Michael Joseph Stephen Dudikoff. He is an actor, known for Platoon Leader (1988), American Ninja (1985) and Bachelor Party (1984). He has been married to Belle since September 18, 2004. They have three children. See full bio »

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Known For

Platoon Leader Lt. Jeff Knight
American Ninja Pvt. Joe T. Armstrong
In Her Defense Andrew Garfield


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  Left Turn (announced)
 2021 Trail Blazers (pre-production)
  Landfill (completed)
Mr. Lindbergh
 2019 Green Valley (TV Series)
Uncle Rik
- Pilot (2019) ... Uncle Rik
 2018 B-Team (Video Game)
General Dudikoff
 2015 Navy Seals vs. Zombies
Commander Sheer
 2015 The Bouncer
Samuel james
 2013 Zombie Break Room (TV Series)
Tank Dempsey (2013)
 2002 Stranded (Video)
Ed Carpenter
 2002 Quicksand
Bill Turner
 2002 Gale Force (Video)
 2001 Ablaze
 1999/II The Silencer
Quinn Simmons
 1999 Fugitive Mind (Video)
Robert Dean
 1999 In Her Defense
Andrew Garfield
 1998 Musketeers Forever
 1998 Ringmaster
Rusty / Connie's husband
 1998/II Black Thunder
 1998 Counter Measures (Video)
Capt. Jake Fuller
 1998 Freedom Strike
Tom Dickson
 1997/I The Shooter
Michael Atherton
 1997 Soldier Boyz (Video Game)
 1997 Hardball (Video)
 1997 Strategic Command
Dr. Rick Harding
 1996 Crash Dive (Video)
James Carter
 1996 Moving Target
 1996 Bounty Hunters (Video)
 1995 Soldier Boyz
Major Howard Toliver
 1995 Cyberjack
Nick James
 1993-1994 Cobra (TV Series)
Robert "Scandal" Jackson
- Aces and Eights (1994) ... Robert "Scandal" Jackson
- Precious (1994) ... Robert "Scandal" Jackson
- Lorinda (1994) ... Robert "Scandal" Jackson
- Haunted Lives (1994) ... Robert "Scandal" Jackson
- A Few Dead Men (1994) ... Robert "Scandal" Jackson
 1994 Historias de la puta mili (TV Series)
Special Appearance
- El examen de Arensivia (1994) ... Special Appearance
 1994 Chain of Command
Merrill Ross
 1992 Rescue Me
Daniel 'Mac' MacDonald
 1991 The Woman Who Sinned (TV Movie)
Evan Ganns
 1991 The Human Shield
Doug Matthews
 1990 American Ninja 4: The Annihilation
Joe Armstrong
 1990 Air America
General Lee (uncredited)
 1990 Midnight Ride
 1989 River of Death
John Hamilton
 1988 Platoon Leader
Lt. Jeff Knight
 1986 Avenging Force
Capt. Matt Hunter
 1986 North and South, Book II (TV Mini-Series)
Lt. Rudy Bodford
- March 1865 - April 1865 (1986) ... Lt. Rudy Bodford (credit only)
- December 1864 - February 1865 (1986) ... Lt. Rudy Bodford (credit only)
- May 1864 - Late Autumn 1864 (1986) ... Lt. Rudy Bodford
- September 17, 1862 - Spring 1864 (1986) ... Lt. Rudy Bodford
- July 1861 - Summer 1862 (1986) ... Lt. Rudy Bodford
 1985 American Ninja
Pvt. Joe T. Armstrong
 1985 Radioactive Dreams
Marlowe Hammer
 1984 Bachelor Party
 1984 Young Hearts (TV Movie)
 1983 Sawyer and Finn (TV Movie)
Huckleberry Finn
 1983 Uncommon Valor
Blaster's Assistant
 1983 Gimme a Break! (TV Series)
Greg Hartman
- Nell Gets Sick (1983) ... Greg Hartman
 1982 Star of the Family (TV Series)
Douggie Krebs
- Arcade Wars (1982) ... Douggie Krebs
- Phil (1982) ... Douggie Krebs
- The Boy Next Door (1982) ... Douggie Krebs
- I Got It Good and That Ain't Good (1982) ... Douggie Krebs
- Spring Is in the Air (1982) ... Douggie Krebs
 1982 TRON
Conscript #2 (as Michael J. Dudikoff II)
 1982 I Ought to Be in Pictures
Boy on bus
 1982 Making Love
Young Man in Bar 2
 1981 The Grady Nutt Show (TV Short)
 1981 The Best Little Girl in the World (TV Movie)
 1981 Bloody Birthday
 1980 The Black Marble
Millie's Houseboy
 1979-1980 Happy Days (TV Series)
Jason / Jim
- Joanie's Dilemma (1980) ... Jason
- Smokin' Ain't Cool (1979) ... Jim (as Michael J. Dudikoff II)
 1979 Out of the Blue (TV Series)
- The Random Bust (1979) ... Lenny
 1978 Dallas (TV Series)
Joe Newcomb
- Triangle (1978) ... Joe Newcomb
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TV commercial for Adidas sneakers.

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Alternate Names:

Michael J. Dudikoff II | Michael Dudikoff II


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Personal Quote:

Acting is a real challenge. I want to make it, I can make it and I'm gonna make it.


Worked closely with fellow martial arts-actor Steve James, his co-star from "Avenging Force", and from the "American Ninja" series. When James passed away in 1993, Dudikoff served as a pallbearer at his funeral. See more »


Usually plays the hero in low budget action movies

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