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# 136 Scott Rhodes

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Scott Rhodes is an award winning Stunt Coordinator, Stuntman, Fight Choreographer, Actor, Writer & Director, born and raised in Hoboken, NJ and began his filmmaking career when he picked up the family 8mm camera and began making short films at the age of 12. He attended Saint Peters and Jersey City State College as well as an intensive filmmaking program at NYU. He wrote and directed numerous short films while in college and also performed and coordinated stunts and fights for many shorts films and student productions. Influenced by Bruce Lee, Scott began studying the Martial Arts at the age of 9, studying Judo and Japanese Goju Ryu at the local Y.M.C.A. He also studied and excelled in Boxing (Winning Golden Gloves titles twice) and High School Wrestling (city, regional and state titles). Scott studied numerous other Martial Arts over the years including, Jeet Kune Do, Kickboxing, Grappling & extreme fighting and weapons training. He has been featured in Black Belt Magazine and has written several articles on Fight Choreography and Martial Arts Movies for the many magazines. He has contributed to the books, "The Jackie Chan Encyclopedia", "The Martial Arts Question And Answer Book" & "The Martial Arts Sourcebook". Scott is a musician and plays drums and bass guitar.  He has acted and did some stunt work on the soap opera "One Life To Live" Played Ron Raines' henchman "Fisk" for 6 months on the soap opera, "Guiding Light" (1994-95). Scott appeared as a fighting cowboy in the New York Metropolitan Opera production of "la Fanciulla del West" (Starring Placido Domingo" (1993). For his work on "Adventures Of Superseven", Scott won the following awards at the LA Webfest, "Outstanding Direction"(2012), "Outstanding Series"(Producer - 2012), "Outstanding Editing"(2014) and at the Rome Web Awards, "Best Action/War" series.