Michael Joseph Dudikoff II (born October 8, 1954) is an American actor who has been in numerous films, including the American Ninja series (1985a__1990), Tron (1982), Bachelor Party (1984), Platoon Leader (1988), River of Death (1989), Soldier Boyz (1996), Ringmaster (1998), and The Silencer (1999). Michael Joseph Dudikoff comes from a large family. His father was a Christian Orthodox from Russia, and served in the Army before marrying Dudikoffa__s mother, a French-Canadian native from Quebec who was extremely talented on the piano. The couple moved to California in the mid-1970s and had five children. Dudikoff is the fourth of the group. Dudikoff graduated from West Torrance High School and was studying child psychology at Harbor College, when he was discovered as a model.
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