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Jet Li

Li Lian Jie (born April 26, 1963), better known by his stage name Jet Li, is a Chinese martial artist, actor, film producer, wushu champion, and international film star who was born in Beijing, China, and who has currently taken up Singapore citizenship. After three years of intensive training with Wu Bin, Li won his first national championship for the Beijing Wushu Team. After retiring from wushu at age 17, he went on to win great acclaim in China as an actor making his debut with the film Shaolin Temple (1982). He went on to star in many critically acclaimed martial arts epic films, most notably the Once Upon A Time In China series, in which he portrayed folk hero Wong Fei-hung. Li's first role in a Hollywood film was as a villain in Lethal Weapon 4 (1998), but his first Hollywood film leading role was in Romeo Must Die (2000). He has gone on to star in many Hollywood action films, most recently starring beside Jackie Chan in The Forbidden Kingdom (2008), and as the title character villain in The Mummy: Tomb Of The Dragon Emperor (2008) opposite Brendan Fraser. Recently, he appeared in the 2010 film The Expendables.

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Apr 26, 1963 In Beijing, China
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Shaolin Temple 1982-01-21
Latest Project:
Movie Mulan 2020-09-04
Known For
Poster of The Expendables 3
Poster of The Expendables
Poster of 激荡·1978-2008
Poster of The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor
Movie Mulan The Emperor 2020-09-04
Movie Guardians of Martial Arts Old Servant 2017-11-11
Movie League of Gods Jiang Ziya 2016-07-28
Movie The Expendables 3 Yin Yang 2014-08-07
Movie Badges of Fury Huang Feihong 2013-06-21
Movie The Expendables 2 Yin Yang 2012-08-08
Movie The Sorcerer and the White Snake Abbot Fahai 2011-09-27
Movie Flying Swords of Dragon Gate Chow Wai On 2011-12-15
Movie Inferno: The Making of 'The Expendables' Himself 2010-11-14
Movie Ocean Heaven Wang Xingchang 2010-06-24
Movie The Expendables Yin Yang 2010-08-03
Movie The Founding of a Republic Chen Shaokuan 2009-09-17
Movie The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor Emperor 2008-07-01
Movie The Forbidden Kingdom The Silent Monk / The Monkey King 2008-04-18
Series 激荡·1978-2008 2008-12-01
Movie War Rogue 2007-08-24
Movie The Warlords General Ma Xinyi 2007-12-12
Movie Fearless Huo Yuanjia 2006-01-26
Movie Unleashed Danny 2005-02-02
Movie Cinema Hong Kong: Kung Fu Himself 2003-01-01
Movie Chop Socky: Cinema Hong Kong Self 2003-01-01
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie Cradle 2 the Grave Su 2003-02-28
Movie Ultimate Fights from the Movies Chen Zhen / Taul (Fists of Legend & Black Mask) (archive footage) 2002-04-16
Movie Hero Nameless 2002-07-22
Movie Modern Warriors Himself 2002-08-20
Movie Cause: The Birth of Hero Himself 2002-12-05
Movie Kiss of the Dragon Liu Jian 2001-07-06
Movie The One Gabe Law / Gabriel Yulaw / Lawless 2001-11-02
Movie Romeo Must Die Han Sing 2000-03-22
Movie Contract Killer Fu 1998-04-03
Movie Lethal Weapon 4 Wah Sing Ku 1998-07-10
Movie Once Upon a Time in China and America Wong Fei Hung 1997-02-01
Movie Dr. Wai In The Scripture With No Words Wai Bok Si / Chow Si Kit 1996-01-14
Movie Black Mask Tsui Chik / Black Mask 1996-11-07
Movie Eastern Heroes: The Video Magazine - Volume 2 Himself 1996-07-22
Movie Top Fighter Himself 1995-06-15
Movie The Enforcer Kung Wei 1995-03-02
Movie High Risk Kit Li 1995-07-12
Movie Legend of the Red Dragon Hung Hei-Kwun 1994-02-05
Movie Li Lian Jie's Shaolin Kung Fu Himself 1994-04-14
Movie The Bodyguard from Beijing Allan Hui Ching Yeung 1994-07-28
Movie Fist of Legend Chen Zhen 1994-12-22
Movie The Legend Fong Sai-Yuk 1993-03-04
Movie Film ohne Fesseln - Das neue Hongkong Kino Himself 1993-01-01
Movie Once Upon a Time in China III Wong Fei Hung 1993-01-01
Movie Last Hero in China Wong Fei Hung 1993-04-01
Movie The Legend II Fong Sai Yuk 1993-07-30
Movie Tai-Chi Master Shang Jun Biao 1993-11-18
Movie The Kung Fu Cult Master Chang Mo-Kei 1993-12-18
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Movie Once Upon a Time in China II Wong Fei Hung 1992-04-16
Movie The Master Jet 1992-05-28
Movie Lucky Way Himself 1992-06-26
Movie The Legend of the Swordsman Ling Wu Chung 1992-06-26
Movie Once Upon a Time in China Wong Fei Hung 1991-08-15
Movie Dragon Fight Jimmy Lee Kwok Lap 1989-09-01
Movie Dragons of the Orient Biographical role 1988-01-01
Movie Born to Defence Jet 1986-02-16
Movie Martial Arts of Shaolin Zhi Ming 1986-03-01
Movie Abbot Hai Teng of Shaolin Himself 1985-03-05
Movie Kids From Shaolin San Lung 1984-01-26
Movie This Is Kung Fu Himself 1983-01-01
Movie Shaolin Temple Gong Yuen/Jue Yuan 1982-01-21