Indonesian actor, stuntman, fight choreographer and martial artist Uwais Qorny, better known as Iko Uwais , is best known for starring in such popular action films as Merantau (2009),The Raid: Redemption (2011), and The Raid 2 (2014). Since debuting in 2007, up to now, he has gathered some certain success and became widely known in film industry, especially, in action movie type.
Iko Uwais was luckily discovered by a Welsh film director, Gareth Huw Evans In 2007 and offered a leading role in his action film Merantau. Iko Uwais worked for director Gareth Huw Evans for 5 years as a an operational driver in a telecom company and then gave up. He came back to starred in the 2012 action movie The Raid: Redemption as Rama.
In 2012, he got married to singer Audy Item. The couple has a daughter Atreya Syahla Putri Uwais together.
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