Jackie Chan biography

Jackie Chan

Martial Artist

1954 –

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Who is Jackie Chan?

Jackie Chan, SBS, MBE is a Hong Kong actor, action choreographer, comedian, director, 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. He is one of the few actors to have performed all of his film stunts. Jackie Chan has been acting since the 1960s and has appeared in over 150 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. An operatically trained vocalist, 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.

Famous Quotes:

  • There's a formula to my films-people expect certain things out of a Jackie Chan film-but within those expectations, I want to give people a shock

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Born
Apr 7, 1954
Victoria Peak
Also known as
  • Jacky Chan
  • 成龍
  • Chan Gong Sang
  • 成龙
  • Kong-Sang Chan
  • Chan Kong San
  • Sing Lung
  • 陳港生
  • 陈港生
  • Chan Kong Sang
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Buddhism
Ethnicity
  • Hong Kong people
  • Han Chinese
Nationality
  • Hong Kong
Profession
Education
  • China Academy of Drama
  • Dickson College
  • Nah-Hwa Primary School
Lived in
  • Canberra
  • Beverly Hills
  • Victoria Peak

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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