Jackie, Big Brother, Yuen Lou, Pao-Pao(cannonball)
Actor, Director, Martial artist, Producer, Stuntman, Singer
|Height||5 ft 7 in
170 cm or 1.70 m
|Weight||75 kg or 165 pounds|
|Chest||40 in or 101 cm|
|Biceps||14 in or 35.5 cm|
|Waist||32 in or 81 cm|
|Birthdate||April 7, 1954|
|Place of Birth||Victoria peak, British Hong Kong|
|Education||Nah-Hwa Primary School(he failed his Ist year)
China Drama Academy(a Peking Opera School run by Master Yu-Jim yuen)
|Children||(Son) Jaycee Chan
(Daughter) Etta Ng Chok Lam
|Hobbies||Listening music, negotiating different scripts with scriptwriters, training spar with JC team.|
|Favorite Personality||Michael Jackson|
|Debut||Big and Little Wong Tin Bar(1962- child actor)
Snake in the Eagle's Shadow(1978)
Some Facts about Jackie Chan
♦ Jackie Chan (April 7,1954)- a Hong Kong martial artist, actor, director, producer, stuntman, and screenwriter, action choreographer- born in Victoria peak, British Hong Kong.
♦ His real name is Chan Kong-sang, his parents called him Pao-Pao(cannonball), because he was an energetic child.
♦ Jackie failed his first year in Nah-Hwa Primary School.
♦ He started his career at the age of five by performing in small roles as a child actor.
♦ At the age of eight, he appeared in a film Big and Little Wong Tin Bar with Li Li-Hua playing his mother.
♦ In 1963, he appeared again with Li in The Love Eterne.
♦ At the age of 17, Jackie Chan worked in the Bruce Lee’s film Fist of Fury and Enter the Dragon as a stuntman.
♦ Chan also worked in a comedy adult film All in the Family, it is the only film in which there was no fight or stunt scene.
♦ In 1976, he joined his parents in Canberra where he enrolled at Dickson College and worked as a construction worker.
♦ Jackie’s first successful film was the Snake in the Eagle’s Shadow(1978).
♦ In 1980, Jackie Chan starred in his first Hollywood film The Big Brawl.
♦ He also played a small role in The Cannonball Run(1981), which grossed $100 million worldwide.
♦ His movie The Young Master(1980) broke the previous box office records set by Bruce Lee.
♦ The success of The Young Master had established Jackie as Hong Kong cinema’s top star.
♦ Jackie produced a number of action comedy mix films with his opera school friends Sammo Hung and Yuen Biao.
♦ In 1983, he worked with his friends in the film Project A, which included many dangerous stunts.
♦ He won the Best Action Design Award at annual Hong Kong Film Awards for Project A.
♦ In 1985, Jackie made the first Police Story film which included so many dangerous stunts.
♦ In 1988, Jackie worked with Sammo Hung and Yuen Biao for the last time in the film Dragons Forever.
♦ He won the Best Action Choreography award for Project A Part II and Police Story 2.
♦ In his movie Armour of God, he actually jumped out of a plane and landed on a hot air balloon.
♦ In 2003, Jackie Chan started his own film production company JCE Movies Limited.
♦ Jackie launched his own clothing line which bears a Chinese dragon logo in 2004.
♦ He also started sushi restaurant chain, Jackie’s Kitchen throughout Hong Kong and South Korea.
♦ Jackie Chan once broke 12 cement blocks while holding an egg.
♦ In 2009, Jackie received an honorary doctorate from University of Cambodia.
♦ Jackie is presently a teacher in the School of Hotel and Tourism Management at Hong Kong Polytechnic University and also serves as the Dean of the Jackie Chan Film and Television Academy.