Diana Lee Inosanto

About Diana Lee Inosanto

Who is it?: Stunts, Actress, Producer
Birth Day: May 29, 1966
Birth Place:  Los Angeles, California, United States
Birth Sign: Gemini
Other names: D. Lee Inosanto
Occupation: Actress stunt performer, martial arts choreographer
Spouse(s): Ron Balicki
Children: 2
Website: http://www.dianaleeinosanto.com/

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Diana Lee Inosanto was born on May 29, 1966 in  Los Angeles, California, United States, is Stunts, Actress, Producer. Diana Lee Inosanto is the daughter of legendary martial artist, Dan Inosanto and Sue Ann Reveal. She is also the goddaughter of global icon, the late Bruce Lee. Dan was such close friends to the late Bruce Lee, that in honor of his friend, he named his daughter, and first child, "Diana Lee".Born in Torrance, California at Little Company of Mary Hospital, she was raised as a child in Carson, California. When Bruce Lee died in 1973, her family moved to Harbor City, California where her father decided to open his first martial arts school with Diana's second godfather, Richard Bustillo. There she was exposed to Jeet Kune Do, Filipino arts of Kali, Escrima, Panantukan, Silat, Western boxing, kick boxing and Wing Chun. It was called the Filipino Kali Academy and the exposure in her younger years to the martial arts would shape her future as an adult.While her father influenced her martial arts education, her father's sister, actress, Lilia Inosanto would influence Inosanto's education in the theater arts. Inosanto was encouraged by her Aunt to study with legendary Broadway acting coach and author, Michael Shurtleff . Later, she would go on to work with East West Players & Lodestone Theater Ensemble, continuing to grow as an actress and fight choreographer.During this time, Ms. Inosanto struggled as a young, single mom with an Autistic son. Eventually she met her husband Ron Balicki, Stunt Coordinator and Independent Producer. In order to support her family, Inosanto harnessed her martial arts talent, and found success working as a stunt actress on popular film and TV shows. Eventually she tired of this kind of work, and seized control as the creator of her own film projects.By the end of 2010, as an emerging producer, director and writer on The Sensei, Inosanto would win awards and accolades at film festivals like LA Femme International Film Fest, Hoboken International Film Festival, Philadelphia Asian American Film Fest, San Francisco's Frameline, Germany's Verzaubert Film Festival and New York's Newfest to name a few.So powerful was her message on The Sensei, that the Asian American Justice Center presented Ms. Inosanto with the 2011 American Courage Award, in Washington, D.C. where members of Congress and humanitarian activist were present, to honor her bravery and dedication to the cause of civil rights and use of incredible creative aptitude to deliver the message of advancing social justice.
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Inosanto is active in Southern California theatre, as a member of the Asian American theatre group, Lodestone Theatre Ensemble. In 2008 she worked with East West Players, serving as Martial Arts Choreographer on the world premiere of Dan Kwong's play Be Like Water.


Inosanto grew up surrounded by the martial arts world, studying many forms including Jeet Kune Do and Filipino Martial Arts which she learned from her father, Dan Inosanto, a student of Jeet Kune Do founder Bruce Lee, who also was her godfather. She has appeared on the cover of numerous martial arts magazines including Black Belt Magazine, Martial Arts, Inside Karate, Self Defense and Inside Kung Fu. Diana was named Woman of the year by Black Belt Magazine in 2009.