Jason David Frank played Tommy Oliver in the long-running television show Power Rangers. He appeared in the most episodes as the most different rangers (MMPR Green Ranger, MMPR White Ranger, Red Zeo, Red Turbo, Black Dino Thunder) in the show’s twenty-six year history.
He’s a highly accomplished martial artist with an eighth degree black belt in Karate, purple belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Master of Muay Thai, and inductee of the World Karate Hall of Fame. He created his own martial arts system, “Toso Kune Do” and owns Rising Sun Karate with two schools in Texas and one in California.
He became the first to portray the superhero Bloodshot, a former soldier that can regenerate, in the digital series “Ninjak vs. The Valiant Universe” for Valiant Entertainment.
Most recently, he has brought his poetry to light in the JDF Spoken Truth series on his YouTube/JDFFFN. Original pieces written and recorded by him including visuals to match his spoken words. He’s released “Mask”, “Walls”, “Branches”, and “Mental Prison” with more to come.
One of his recent films, Omniboat: A Fast Boat Fantasia, is an innovative film of separate pieces directed by 15 filmmakers to create one continuous storyline. It was selected to screen at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival.
Jason David Frank incorporates tactical training into his work. He trains under one of the world’s best tactical trainers, Retired Master Army Sergeant Tu Lam. Mr. Lam spent 23 years in the Army serving amongst the U.S. Army Special Forces, deployed to 27 different countries, most of them war zones.