Jackie Chan (birth name Kong-sang Chan) was born on April 7, 1954 in Hong Kong. He is a very famous actor and besides that a singer, screenwriter, film director and producer, stunt performer and martial artist.
Biography and Career :
His parents worked for a period of time at the American Embassy in Canberra, Australia and they took him with them there. He became a great actor and had played in kung fu and action films and his acrobatic fighting style and use of improvised weapons are well known in the entire world.
Until now (2007) he has appeared in more than one hundred movies and received stars on the Hong Kong Avenue of Stars and the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Since 1984 he is a singer too and has released 20 albums and performed theme songs for films.
Some of his most
popular movies are "Rush Hour", "Rush Hour 2", "Rush Hour 3", "The Medallion" or "Around the World in 80 Days". On December 1, 1982 he married Feng-Jiao Lin. The couple has one child, Jaycee Chan. In 1999, Chan all but acknowledged paternity of a daughter by 1990 Miss Asia Pageant winner Elaine Ng, although there has been no other corroboration of this.
In 1989 he won the Member of the Order of the British Empire for his services to entertainment and after ten years the Silver Bauhinia Star from the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. He is a great person, very talented, who has a successful career and a great life.
- Height: 174 cm
- Steven Seagal and Sylvester Stallone are two of his best friends.
- He speaks very well Cantonese, Mandarin, English and Korean.
- "Don't try to be like Jackie. There is only one Jackie... Study computers instead."
- "Do not let circumstances control you. You change your circumstances."
- The Shinjuku Incident (2009)
- Kung Fu Panda (2008)
- The Forbidden Kingdom (2008)
- Rush Hour 3 (2007)
- Around the World in 80 Days (2004)
- The Medallion (2003)
- Rush Hour 2 (2001)
- Rush Hour (1998)
- The Protector (1985)
- Cannonball Run II (1984)
- The Cannonball Run (1981).
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