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Jackie Chan

Born April 7, 1954 in Victoria Peak, Hong Kong
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.
as "Lin Dong"
as "Quan Ngoc Minh"
as "Master Wu (voice)"
as "Mr. Feng (voice)"
as "Jack"
as "Ma Yuan"
Skiptrace (2016)
as "Bennie Chan"
as "Monkey (voice)"
as "(archive footage)"
as "(voice)"
as "Huo Han"
as "Himself [Cameo]"
as "Detective Zhong Wen"
as "Pan-Pacific host [Cameo]"
as "Jackie / Asian Hawk"
as "(archive footage)"
1911 (2011)
as "Huang Xing / Huang Keqiang"
as "Monkey (voice)"
Shaolin (2011)
as "Wu Dao"
as "Monkey (voice)"
as "Mr. Han"
as "The Liang soldier"
as "Bob Ho"
as "Xu Rongcun [voice]"
as "Journalist"
as "Himself"
as "Steelhead"
as "Master Monkey (voice)"
as "Old Hop / Lu Yan"
as "Chief Insp. Lee"
Rob-B-Hood (2006)
as "Thongs/Slipper (Fong Ka-Ho)"
as "Himself"
The Myth (2005)
as "General Meng Yi / Dr. Jack Chan"
as "Senior Insp. Chan Kwok-Wing"
as "Lord of Armour"
as "Passepartout / Lau Xing"
as "Mr. Chan [Cameo]"
as "(archive footage)"
as "archive footage"
as "Eddie Yang"
as "Jackie Fong"
as "Chon Wang"
as "Himself"
as "archive footage"
The Tuxedo (2002)
as "Jimmy Tong"
as "Himself - Interviewee"
as "Wong Fei-Hung (archive footage)"
as "Himself"
as "Chief Insp. Lee"
as "Buck Yuan"
as "(archive footage)"
as "Chon Wang"
as "[archive footage]"
as "[Cameo]"
Gen-X Cops (1999)
as "Poor Fisherman (Cameo)"
as "Himself"
as "Stunt double on set [Cameo]"
Gorgeous (1999)
as "C.N. Chan"
Rush Hour (1998)
as "Chief Inspector Lee"
as "Himself"
as "Himself (archive footage)"
Mulan (1998)
as "(singing voice)"
Who Am I? (1998)
as "Lee / Who am I"
as "Himself"
as "Jackie"
as "(archive footage)"
as "Insp. Chan Ka Kui"
as "Jackie Chan Feng Jim"
as "Himself"
as "Keung"
as "Wong Fei-hung"
as "Himself (uncredited)"
as "Himself"
Project S (1993)
as "Insp. Chan Ka Kui [Cameo]"
as "Himself [archive footage]"
as "Inspector Eddie Chan"
as "Ryo Saeba"
as "Chan Ka-Kui/Lin Fu Sheng"
as "Ma Yau / Wan Ming"
as "Man at airport (Cameo)"
as "Himself (archive footage)"
as "Jackie Condor"
as "Master of Disaster re-edit [archive footage]"
as "Da Chui / Steve"
Miracles (1989)
as "Kuo Chen-Wah"
as "Himself"
as "Chan Ka Kui"
as "Jackie Lung"
as "Sgt. Dragon Ma Yue-Lung"
as "Jackie Condor"
as "Prisoner"
as "[unconfirmed Cameo]"
as "Chan Ka Kui"
as "Fung / Ah Tad / Tat"
as "Billy Wong"
as "Muscles"
as "Thomas"
as "Jackie Chan, Mitsubishi Engineer"
Pom Pom (1984)
as "Motorcycle cop/Skater [Cameo]"
as "[unconfirmed Cameo]"
as "Himself (archive footage)"
Project A (1983)
as "Sergeant Dragon Ma Yue Lung"
as "Ching Lung / Stone"
as "Sammy"
as "Cop #7086"
Ninja Wars (1982)
as "[unconfirmed Cameo]"
as "Dragon"
as "Jackie Chan, Subaru Driver"
as "Jerry Kwan"
as "Lung"
as "[Cameo]"
as "Tang Hao Yun"
as "Chan"
as "Yi-Lang"
as "Wong Fei-Hung"
as "Master Chang"
as "Ting Chung"
as "Hsu Yin-Fung"
as "Chien Fu"
as "Cao Lei (as Chen Lung)"
as "[unconfirmed Cameo]"
as "Man in opening scene [Cameo]"
as "Little Mute"
as "Immortal Meteor Wa Wu-Bin"
as "Little Tan"
as "Ah Lung"
as "Tseng's man"
as "Secretary Chen"
as "Hsiao Tang"
as "Pear Hawker Yun"
as "Bandit"
as "Thug [Extra]"
as "Extra (uncredited)"
as "Himself (archive footage)"
as "Guard [Extra]"
as "Guard"
as "Thug"
as "Japanese"
as "Gang Leader"
as "Xiao Liu"
as "Ah Lung (Hsiao Hu)"
as "Thug [Extra]"
as "Shi Tzer"
as "[unconfirmed Cameo]"
as "Thug"
Hapkido (1972)
as "Blackbear Student"
as "Student"
as "Extra (uncredited)"
as "Prince's fighter in the forest"
as "Kid (as Yuen Lau)"
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