Better than Keanu :p
and let’s not forget Michael Dudikoff... the American Ninja ahahahahahaha.
*sigh* and the Chinese got David Carradine.
Ah, and let’s not forget Joel Grey as Chiun, the Korean martial arts master.
Although to be fair, there is Anjin Miura (formerly William Adams, an Englishman). Around 1610, I believe, he was presented with the swords and authority of a Samurai. Not quite the same thing, though :p