Known for movies

Short Info

Date Of BirthJuly 27, 1967
SpouseRachel Mitchell (m. 2010), Jeanette Robbins (m. 1990–1997)
FactCalvin Klein blue jeans model studied acting at the National Improvisational Theater in NYC [1988]


Who is Sasha Mitchell?

Sasha Mitchell is an American actor, model as well as a martial artist, who is perhaps most widely recognized for starring in the recurring role of James Beaumont in the TV drama series “Dallas”, and as Cody Lambert in the TV comedy series “Step by Step”. He is also known for his big screen appearances in the action movies franchise “Kickboxer”.

Early Life

Sasha Mitchell was born under the zodiac sign of Leo on the 27th July 1967, in Los Angeles, California. Apart from being of American nationality and white ethnicity, he is also of some Russian and Jewish descent.

There isn’t much relevant information regarding his educational background, except that he studied acting at the New York City’s National Improvisational Theater.

Prior to diving into the moviemaking industry, Sasha practiced mixed martial arts, which led him to earn the black belt in Muay Thai and Tae Kwon Do. During his teenage years, he won a local amateur kickboxing championship. Additionally, during the late 1980s, he collaborated with fashion photographer Bruce Weber, and walked the cat walk as a model for Calvin Klein.

Acting Career

Mitchell made his acting debut in the 1986 TV drama movie “Pleasures”, after which he appeared in an episode of the Golden Globe-nominated TV comedy drama series “St. Elsewhere”. By the end of the 1980s he’d added several supporting roles to his portfolio, such as in the TV series “Rags to Riches” and “William Tell”, as well as in the comedy drama film “Spike of Bensonhurst”. The real breakthrough in Sasha’s career occurred in 1989, when he was cast for the recurring role of James Beaumont in the CBS TV’s soap opera “Dallas” which he portrayed through the show’s three seasons, appearing in a total of 45 episodes.

In 1991 Mitchell landed the main role of David Sloan in the second installment of the action film series “Kickboxer”, entitled “Kickboxer 2: The Road Back”, appearing as the younger brother of Kurt Sloane originally portrayed by Jean-Claude Van Damme. Additionally, Sasha reprised the role in two other installments from the series – “Kickboxer 3: The Art of War” in 1992, and “Kickboxer 4: The Aggressor” in 1994.

Apart from the abovementioned, in 1991 he began starring in the recurring role of Cody Lambert in the critically praised ABC TV’s comedy series “Step by Step“, that led him to appear in over 100 episodes of the show ’til 1996.

Additionally, he reprised the role in the series’ spin off TV comedy series entitled “ABC TGIF”, as well as in the 1994 TV movie “ABC Sneak Peek with Step by Step”.

With the beginning of the 2000s, Mitchell appeared in movies such as “Luck of the Draw”, “This Is How the World Ends” and “Gangland”, after which he was cast in the romantic comedy film “The Failures” in 2003. Later that year he made a guest appearance in an episode of the TV crime drama series “L.A. Confidential”, before starring in the comedy movie “Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star” as well as in the critically booed action film “Slammed” in 2004.

Sasha Mitchell

Between 2004 and 2005 he made several guest appearances in the NBC’s praised medial drama series “ER”.

After a five-year-long hiatus, in 2010 Sasha appeared in the poorly rated adventure film “Abelar: Tales of an Ancient Empire”, while after another five years he re-appeared in the TV action drama movie entitled “Frontlines”. Later in 2015 he was cast for the leading role in the action movie “EP/Executive Protection”, after which he appeared in the comedy drama film “I Love You Both” in 2016.

In the following years, Sasha was engaged in several supporting roles in movies such as “Smoke Filled Lungs” and “Assassin X”, as well as in the critically praised short movie “Father and Father”. His most recent on-screen acting appearance occurred in 2019, when opposite Salma Hayek and Alec Baldwin, he appeared in the comedy movie “Drunk Parents”.

Personal Life

When it comes to his private life, Sasha was married twice, between 1990 and 1997 to Jeannette Robbins with whom he welcomed four children, three daughters – Paulina Justine born in 1988, Caroline (1990) and Stacy in 1996, and a son Ethan born in 1997.

Prior to their divorce, in 1996 Mitchell faced charges of domestic abuse, and was sentenced to three-year-long probation for beating his wife. Eventually, after violating his probation, he was sentenced to a 30-day-long imprisonment.

In January 2002, in one of his interviews and regarding his domestic abuse accusations, he stated that he was just trying to protect his children from their violent and abusive mother who was also a drug addict. After years of legal issues, Sasha eventually won full custody of his four children.

In December 2010 he married Rachel Mitchell but five years later he filed for divorce.

The 52-year-old American actor sports a ‘buffed up’ figure, and is standing 6ft 3ins (1.91m) tall. On his left shoulder, Sasha has a huge dragon tattoo.

Net Worth

Authoritative sources have estimated that, speaking as of mid-2020, the total of Sasha Mitchell’s net worth figures around the sum of $600,000, primarily acquired through his successful acting career that has currently spanned nearly 34 years.

General Info

Full NameSasha Mitchell
Date Of BirthJuly 27, 1967
Height1.9 m
ProfessionActor, Model
NationalityAmerican

Family

SpouseRachel Mitchell (m. 2010), Jeanette Robbins (m. 1990–1997)
ChildrenPaulina Justine Mitchell, Stacy Mitchell, Ethan Mitchell, Caroline Mitchell
ParentsSherwin Mitchell, Renée Mitchell
SiblingsMarissa Mitchell

Accomplishments

MoviesKickboxer 2, Kickboxer 4, Kickboxer 3, Class of 1999 II: The Substitute, Spike of Bensonhurst, Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star, Death Before Dishonor, Tales of an Ancient Empire, Step by Step: TV Favorites, Cyborg Nemesis, Smoke Filled Lungs, I Love You Both, Gangland, Slammed
TV ShowsStep by Step, Dallas

Social profile links

Facts

#Fact
1Co-starred with Patrick Duffy on "Dallas" and "Step By Step". On both shows, Sasha Mitchell played Duffy's nephew.
2While growing up in Los Angeles, he frequently spent his summers in New York City.
3Is an avid motorcycle enthusiast, and enjoys building and collecting Harley Davidsons.
4Lives in California's San Fernando Valley.
5Younger brother of Marissa Mitchell.
6January 2002) Stated on Entertainment Tonight (1981) that his arrests for spousal abuse stemmed from trying to protect his kids from their mother's abuse. He says that his wife was addicted to drugs throughout their marriage and that she abused the children physically, which caused him to intervene. He also claims that his wife then sold the spousal abuse stories to various tabloids. Today, Sasha has full custody of his four children, and his ex-wife is only allowed five supervised visits with the children every year.
7Sasha became interested in lifting weights right before making the kickboxing movies in the early 1990s.
8Has a giant tattoo of a dragon on his left shoulder
9He likes hot and spicy Chinese food with BIG red peppers and ice cream.
10Children: Paulina Justine (b. 1988), Caroline (b. 1990), Stacy (b. November 1996), and Ethan (b. 1997).
11Calvin Klein blue jeans model studied acting at the National Improvisational Theater in NYC [1988]

Pictures

Movies

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
St. Elsewhere1986TV SeriesSouthie
Pleasures1986TV MovieAntonio
Drunk Parents2017post-productionShope
Algiersannounced
Cyborg Nemesis: The Dark RiftannouncedCorporal Roland
Assassin X2016Blade
Smoke Filled Lungs2016Peter
I Love You Both2016Ted
EP/Executive Protection2015Issac
Frontlines2015TV MovieCapt. Samuels
Abelar: Tales of an Ancient Empire2010Rodrigo
ER2004-2005TV SeriesBartender Patrick
NYPD Blue2005TV SeriesDarian LaSalle
Slammed2004Slammer
Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star2003Angry Driver
L.A. Confidential2003TV Movie
The Failures2003Reflexor
JAG2002TV SeriesCommander Curry
Gangland2001Derek
This Is How the World Ends2000TV MovieCop
Luck of the Draw2000Buddy
Step by Step1991-1998TV SeriesCody Lambert
Love Boat: The Next Wave1998TV SeriesRon
ABC Sneak Peek with Step by Step1994TV MovieCody Lambert
Class of 1999 II: The Substitute1994John Bolen
Kickboxer 4: The Aggressor1994David Sloan
Kickboxer 3: The Art of War1992David Sloan
Dallas1989-1991TV SeriesJames Beaumont
Kickboxer 2: The Road Back1991David Sloan
Parent Trap: Hawaiian Honeymoon1989TV MovieJack
The Flamingo Kid1989TV ShortJeffery Willis
Spike of Bensonhurst1988Spike Fumo
Not Quite Human1987TV MovieBryan Skelly, Becky's Crush
Rags to Riches1987TV SeriesThe Duke
Death Before Dishonor1987Ruggieri

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ric's Corner2014TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Guest Speaker
Tales of an Ancient Empire: Behind the Scenes2012Video documentaryHimself
Circus of the Stars Gives Kids the World1993TV Movie documentaryHimself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Rags to Riches1987TV Series

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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