Jackie Chan 陳港生

Hong Kong Actor Jackie Chan (陳港生)

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Jackie Chan, born Chan Kong-sang, is a Hong Kong actor, action choreographer, filmmaker, comedian, producer, martial artist, screenwriter, entrepreneur, singer and stunt performer. In his movies, he is known for his acrobatic fighting style, comic timing, use of improvised weapons, and innovative stunts. Jackie Chan has been acting since the 1970s and has appeared in over 100 films.

Chan has received stars on the Hong Kong Avenue of Stars and the Hollywood Walk of Fame. As a cultural icon, Chan has been referenced in various pop songs, cartoons, and video games. Chan is also a Cantopop and Mandopop star, having released a number of albums and sung many of the theme songs for the films in which he has starred.

Chan was born on April 7, 1954, in Victoria Peak, in the former Crown colony of Hong Kong, as Chan Kong-sang (meaning "born in Hong Kong") to Charles and Lee-Lee Chan, refugees from the Chinese Civil War. He was nicknamed Paopao (Chinese: 炮炮, literally meaning "Cannonball") because he was such a big baby, weighing 12 pounds, or about 5.4 kgs. Since his parents worked for the French Consul to Hong Kong, Chan spent his formative years within the grounds of the consul's residence in the Victoria Peak district. Chan attended the Nah-Hwa Primary School on Hong Kong Island, where he failed his first year, after which his parents withdrew him from the school.

In 1960, his father immigrated to Canberra, Australia, to work as the head cook for the American embassy, and Chan was sent to the China Drama Academy, a Peking Opera School run by Master Yu Jim-yuen. Chan trained rigorously for the next decade, excelling in martial arts and acrobatics. He eventually became part of the Seven Little Fortunes, a performance group made up of the school's best students, gaining the stage name Yuen Lo in homage to his master. Chan became close friends with fellow group members Sammo Hung and Yuen Biao, the three of them later to be known as the Three Brothers or Three Dragons. At the age of 17, he worked as a stuntman in the Bruce Lee films Fist of Fury and Enter the Dragon under the stage name Chan Yuen Lung.   He received his first starring role later that year, in Little Tiger of Canton, which had a limited release in Hong Kong in 1973.

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Age 65
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Victoria Peak, Hong Kong
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Year Movie Country Role Credit Ratings
2019 The Knight of Shadows: Between Yin and Yang China Actor 5.00
2019 Viy 2: Journey to China: The Mystery of Iron Mask China, Russia master Actor 9.00
2018 Namiya China Namiya Actor 0.00
2017 Kung Fu Yoga China Jack Actor 4.00
2016 Kung Fu Panda 3 China, United States Monkey (voice) Actor 0.00
2016 Skiptrace China, Hong Kong, United States Bennie Chan Actor 0.00
2016 Railroad Tigers China Ma Yuan Actor 0.00
2015 Monkey King: Hero Is Back China (voice) Actor 0.00
2015 Dragon Blade Hong Kong, China Huo Han Actor 0.00
2014 As the Light Goes Out Hong Kong Himself [Cameo] Actor 0.00
2013 Personal Tailor China Pan-Pacific host [Cameo] Actor 0.00
2013 Police Story 2013 China, Hong Kong Detective Zhong Wen Actor 0.00
2012 The Adventures of Jinbao Jinbao [voice: Cantonese] Actor 0.00
2011 1911 China, Hong Kong Huang Xing / Huang Keqiang Actor, Director 0.00
2011 Shaolin China, Hong Kong Wu Dao Actor 0.00
2010 Little Big Soldier China, Hong Kong The Liang soldier Writer, Actor 0.00
2008 Kung Fu Panda United States Master Monkey (voice) Actor 0.00
2006 The Heavenly Kings Himself Actor 0.00
2006 Rob-B-Hood Hong Kong Thongs/Slipper (Fong Ka-Ho) Actor, Writer 0.00
2004 New Police Story China, Hong Kong Senior Insp. Chan Kwok-Wing Actor 0.00
2004 Enter the Phoenix Hong Kong Mr. Chan [Cameo] Actor 0.00
2004 The Twins Effect II Hong Kong Lord of Armour Actor 0.00
2003 The Twins Effect Hong Kong Jackie Fong Actor 0.00
2001 The Accidental Spy Hong Kong Buck Yuan Actor 0.00
1999 Gen-X Cops Hong Kong Poor Fisherman (Cameo) Actor 0.00
1999 Gorgeous Hong Kong C.N. Chan Actor, Writer 0.00
1999 King of Comedy Hong Kong Stunt double on set [Cameo] Actor 0.00
1998 Mulan United States (singing voice) Actor 0.00
1995 Thunderbolt Hong Kong Jackie Chan Feng Jim Actor 0.00
1995 Rumble in the Bronx Hong Kong Keung Actor 0.00
1994 The Legend of Drunken Master Hong Kong Wong Fei-hung Actor 10.00
1993 City Hunter Japan, Hong Kong Ryo Saeba Actor 0.00
1993 Crime Story Hong Kong Inspector Eddie Chan Actor 0.00
1992 Police Story 3: Supercop Hong Kong Chan Ka-Kui/Lin Fu Sheng Actor 8.00
1992 A Kid from Tibet Hong Kong Man at airport (Cameo) Actor 0.00
1992 Twin Dragons Hong Kong Ma Yau / Wan Ming Actor 0.00
1991 Armour of God II: Operation Condor Hong Kong Jackie Condor Actor, Director, Writer 0.00
1990 New Kids in Town Hong Kong Master of Disaster re-edit [archive footage] Actor 0.00
1989 Miracles Hong Kong Kuo Chen-Wah Director, Writer, Actor 0.00
1988 Dragons Forever Hong Kong Jackie Lung Actor 8.00
1988 Painted Faces Hong Kong Writer 0.00
1988 Police Story 2 Hong Kong Chan Ka Kui Actor, Director, Writer 8.00
1987 Project A II Hong Kong Sgt. Dragon Ma Yue-Lung Director, Writer, Actor 9.00
1986 Armour of God Hong Kong, Croatia Jackie Condor Actor, Director, Writer 0.00
1985 Police Story Hong Kong Chan Ka Kui Actor, Director, Writer 10.00
1985 My Lucky Stars Hong Kong Muscles Actor 0.00
1985 Heart of the Dragon Hong Kong Fung / Ah Tad / Tat Actor 0.00
1985 Twinkle, Twinkle, Lucky Stars Hong Kong Muscles Actor 0.00
1984 Wheels on Meals Hong Kong, Spain Thomas Actor 8.00
1984 Cannonball Run II United States Jackie Chan, Mitsubishi Engineer Actor 0.00
1983 Project A Hong Kong Sergeant Dragon Ma Yue Lung Director, Writer, Actor 10.00
1983 Winners & Sinners Hong Kong Cop #7086 Actor 0.00
1982 Dragon Lord Hong Kong Dragon Actor, Director 0.00
1981 The Gold Hunters Hong Kong Director 0.00
1980 The Young Master Hong Kong Lung Writer, Actor, Director 0.00
1979 Fists and Guts [Cameo] Actor 0.00
1979 Fearless Hyena Hong Kong, South Korea Chan Actor, Director 0.00
1978 Drunken Master Hong Kong Wong Fei-Hung Actor 9.00
1978 Spiritual Kung Fu Hong Kong Yi-Lang Actor 0.00
1978 Snake in the Eagle's Shadow Hong Kong Chien Fu Actor 8.00
1977 The 36 Crazy Fists Hong Kong Man in opening scene [Cameo] Actor 0.00
1975 No End of Surprises Hong Kong Secretary Chen Actor 0.00
1975 The Young Dragons Hong Kong Director 0.00
1973 The Awaken Punch Thug Actor 0.00
1971 A Touch of Zen Hong Kong, Taiwan Extra (uncredited) Actor 0.00