Steven Frederic Seagal, an American actor, screenwriter, producer, martial artist, and musician, was born on April 10, 1952. Seagal was born in the state of Michigan, in the city of Lansing. He began his adult life as a martial arts instructor in Japan, where he was the first foreigner to open an aikido dojo.
Andrew Davis directed and J. F. Lawton wrote Under Siege, a 1992 American action thriller film. It stars Steven Seagal as a former Navy SEAL who must stop a squad of mercenaries on the US Navy battleship Missouri, led by Tommy Lee Jones.
Under Siege, which was released on October 9, 1992, was a critical and financial triumph, getting two Academy Award nominations for sound production and is widely regarded as Seagal’s best film to date. Gary Chang composed the soundtrack for the film. It was followed by a less well-received sequel, Under Siege 2: Dark Territory, in 1995.
Under Siege grossed $15,760,003 in its first weekend from 2,042 theatres, with a $7,717 average. It went on to make $83,563,139 after that. It grossed $156,563,139 dollars worldwide. It was the most successful film at the time that had not been seen by any reviewers prior to its release.