James George Janos[1] (born July 15, 1951), better known by his stage name Jesse Ventura, is an American actor, author, media personality, ex-Navy SEAL, former politician and retired professional wrestler who played Blain in the 1987 film Predator. Predator was Ventura's first film role. Other notable films Ventura has appeared in include The Running Man (1987), Demolition Man (1993) and Batman & Robin (1997).


Year Title Notes
1987 Predator
The Running Man With María Conchita Alonso, Yaphet Kotto, Thomas Rosales, Jr., Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sven-Ole Thorsen
1989 Thunderground
No Holds Barred With Diana James
1990 Abraxas, Guardian of the Universe With Sven-Ole Thorsen
1991 Ricochet With Alex Chapman, George Christy, Tom Finnegan, Jim Ishida and Thomas Rosales, Jr.
1993 Demolition Man With Alex Chapman, Steve Kahan, Henry Kingi, Thomas Rosales, Jr. and Pat Skipper
1994 Major League II
1997 Batman & Robin With William H. Burton, Jr., Henry Kingi, Brad Martin, Rodney Mitchell and Arnold Schwarzenegger
2005 The Ringer
2010 Woodshop
2014 The Drunk


External Links


  1. "OWOW profile". Online World of Wrestling. Retrieved on December 29, 2012.