Michael Chaturantabut (born April 30, 1975 in Rayong province, Thailand) is a Thai-American actor best known for his role as Chad Lee, the Blue Ranger in Power Rangers: Lightspeed Rescue. He is also a martial artist and creator of the XMA (Extreme Martial Arts System). Chaturantabut was trained at Sharkey’s Karate Studios located in Naperville and Momence, Illinois. Sometimes called the Tony Hawk of martial arts, Chaturantabut bought a new energy to the martial art world with his Combination traditional Okinawan Shorei-ryu, Taekwondo, Chinese Wushu, Kickboxing, yoga, dance, ballet, and acrobatics. Chat was inducted into the World Martial Arts Hall of Fame in 1992.

Played Wizard on WMAC Masters

Member of Team Macho and Paul Mitchell Karate

- Made an appearance in the movie ‘Little Manhattan’ as himself
- Returned as Chad Lee/Blue Lightspeed Ranger for a guest appearance on Power Rangers: Time Force
- Played Chad Lee/Blue Lightspeed Ranger on Power Rangers: Lightspeed Rescue
- Stunt Double for Kung Lao on Mortal Kombat Conquest Series
- Featured with Sammo Hung on CBS’s Martial Law
- Performed with Shaolin Monks for EURO-SPORT TV
- Shot cover of Sattva Music’s “Spirit of Budo” CD
- ISKA World Forms & Weapons Champion
- Arnold Schwarzenegger Classic Forms and Weapons Champion Otomix
- World Freestyle Champion Forms and Weapons
- ISKA World Weapons Champion
- WAKO World Forms and Weapons Champion
- NASKA Overall Forms and Weapons Champion ISKA World Champion in Weapons
- WAKO World Champion in Musical Forms and Weapons
- #1 Ranked Hard Style Weapons and Musical Forms Competitor by NASKA
- 1st Place in Forms and Weapons at “Best of the Best” Emerald
- Isle International in Dublin, Ireland 1st Place in Forms and Weapons at
- European Classic in London, England
- U.S. Open Grand Champion in Forms
- Inducted into World Martial Arts Hall of Fame as “Most Outstanding Competitor”

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