Ed Travis Biography

No. 3: Mel Gibson -- Top Action Movie Stars

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by Ed Travis August 14, 2012 @ 8:14 AM
Lionsgate/Dimension Films/20th Century Fox/MGM/20th Century Fox
As of this writing, our man Mel is pretty well down, if not quite out. The 2000s have seen him end a decades-long marriage and fall into troubling times with allegations of alcohol abuse, domestic disturbances and racial slurs. It is hard to love Mel...

No. 6: Charles Bronson -- Top Action Movie Stars

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by Ed Travis August 14, 2012 @ 8:10 AM
Lionsgate/Dimension Films/20th Century Fox/MGM/20th Century Fox
I LOVE Charles Bronson, and my guess is that if you are an action film fan, you do too. But does my love for Bronson cloud my judgment, placing him too high in this list?
Here is why I don’t think so. It can’t really be denied that Bronson’s star...

No. 7: Bruce Lee -- Top Action Movie Stars

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by Ed Travis August 14, 2012 @ 8:08 AM
Lionsgate/Dimension Films/20th Century Fox/MGM/20th Century Fox
Bruce Lee died tragically young. His life and death are the stuff of legends. How could such an energetic and athletic man die from health complications so young? Had he not passed away at such a young age, one can only dream about the new levels of...

No. 10: Kurt Russell -- Top Action Movie Stars

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by Ed Travis August 14, 2012 @ 8:04 AM
Lionsgate/Dimension Films/20th Century Fox/MGM/20th Century Fox
Two words: Snake Plissken. Oh, you need further justification for placing Kurt Russell in the top 10 action heroes? Oh, his childhood gigs for the Walt Disney machine don’t count? Okay. Well, let’s talk about a hero called Jack Burton in ‘Big Trouble...

No. 11: Harrison Ford -- Top Action Movie Stars

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by Ed Travis August 14, 2012 @ 8:03 AM
Lionsgate/Dimension Films/20th Century Fox/MGM/20th Century Fox
If anything, I’ll probably take heat for not having Harrison Ford in the top 10, and my only answer to that is: lists like this are hard! Ford ranks damn high, though!
Indiana Jones and Han Solo are two of cinema’s great roguish heroes. I don’t really...