Iko Uwais

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Born in Jakarta, Indonesia, Iko Uwais has been learning Indonesian traditional martial arts, Silat, since he was 10 years old. He became National Champion in 2005 in Silat Demonstration category. Iko's talent as a martial arts actor was discovered by Welsh film Director, Gareth Evans, who visited Iko's Silat school for a documentary in 2007. Evans then asked Iko to quit his daytime job as a driver in a telecommunications company and join Evans' movie production company as the leading actor in his movies.

Position Actor