Why Famous: Steven Seagal began his working life as a martial arts instructor teaching Aikido. He later moved into films starring in a number of action adventure Hollywood films. His best known role is as the Navy SEALs counter-terrorist expert Casey Ryback in the 1992 film "Under Siege".
Seagal went on to have a singing career, releasing his debut album "Songs from the Crystal Cave" in 2005. Seagal is a strong supporter of Russian leader Vladimir Putin. He was granted Russian citizenship in 2016.
- 1987-09-05 Actor Steven Seagal (36) weds actress Kelly LeBrock (27) in Beverly Hills, California
- 1992-10-09 Action thriller film "Under Siege" directed by Andrew Davis starring Steven Seagal in his most famous role is released