Sonny Chiba is a Actor and Fight Choreographer Japonais born on 23 january 1939 at Fukuoka (Japon)
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Birth name Chiba Shin'ichi千葉 真一Nationality JaponBirth 23 january 1939
at Fukuoka (Japon
)Death 19 august 2021
(at 82 years)
Shin'ichi Chiba (千葉 真一, Chiba Shin'ichi, born 23 January 1939), also known as Sonny Chiba, is a Japanese actor, singer, film producer, film director, and martial artist.
Chiba was one of the first actors to achieve stardom through his skills in martial arts, initially in Japan and later before an international audience.
Chiba divorced his first wife, actress Yoko Nogiwa with whom he has a daughter, Juri Manase, also an actress. He has two sons from his second marriage; child actor Mackenyu (真剣佑, Makkenyū) born on 16 November 1996 and Gordon (郷敦), born in 1998. He currently lives in Yokohama, Japan.
His younger brother, Jirō Yabuki (also known as Jiro Chiba), was also an actor.