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Taimak Guarriello

Taimak (pronounced Tie-Mock) Guarriello (born June 27, 1964) is a martial arts actor and stuntman, best known as Leroy Green in the 1985 martial arts film The Last Dragon. He was born in New York, to an African American mother, and an Italian father. Taimak's leading role in Berry Gordy’s The Last Dragon, in which he played Leroy Green, a Bruce Lee-inspired martial artist in search of "The Glow", was his first major break in acting. The film was a financial success and grossed more than $25 million at the box office. Since The Last Dragon, Taimak has appeared in a number of TV roles and over a dozen plays. Taimak later appeared in a number of TV roles and music videos including the lead male in Janet Jackson's "Let's Wait Awhile" music video, Debbie Allen's "Special Look" video. He played a date rapist on an episode of the TV show A Different World. He also appeared in 36 Crazyfists' music video "Bloodwork". Taimak has also worked with a number of celebrities including Madonna and starred in the play Cheaters, which toured the United States. He also starred in a hit Off-Broadway show in 2004 called Roadhouse The Comedy, based on the Patrick Swayze film Road House. In addition to

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'Last Dragon' Star
Final Movie Fight Re-Created During Local Wrestling Show

The guy who played Bruce Leroy in the 80's cult-classic movie "The Last Dragon" proved he's still the baddest this weekend in California ... and we got the awesome footage to prove it.Taimak… READ MORE >

UFC Star Demian Maia -- I'm Training with Bruce Leroy HIMSELF

UFC Star
I'm Training with Bruce Leroy HIMSELF

WHO'S DA MASTAH??? UFC middleweight badass Demian Maia ... because his new trainer is none other than BRUCE LEROY from the 80s cult classic "The Last Dragon."Leroy -- real name Taimak (right) --… READ MORE >

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Hiii-yah!

Hiii-yah!

The 46-year-old resurfaced in the Big Apple on Tuesday, looking defensive. Taimak's last name is Guarriello and is half Italian American and half African American.He is a 7th degree black belt and… READ MORE >

- 1200 days ago
'Bruce Leroy' Cleared in Domestic Violence Case

'Bruce Leroy' Cleared in Domestic Violence Case

The guy who played Bruce Leroy in the cult classic "The Last Dragon" is glowing a little brighter this week -- 'cause dude was just cleared in a domestic violence investigation.  TMZ has… READ MORE >

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