David Belle (born 29 April 1973) is a French actor, film choreographer and stunt coordinator. He is deemed the Founder or leading pioneer of the physical discipline Parkour, coining it based on his training and the teachings from his father Raymond Belle. This art of motion has since spread around the world and now has adherents in many countries. Belle came to fame via his videos which spread on the internet and also via his film work including his most well known films, District 13 and District 13: Ultimatum, which were written and produced by Luc Besson. Belle has also worked on Babylon A.D. with Vin Diesel, Prince of Persia, with Jake Gyllenhaal, Colombiana with Zoe Saldana, and The Family, with Robert De Niro.