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Chan at the Cannes Film Festival in 2012

Source: Wikipedia

Jackie Chan, SBS, MBE (born Chan Kong-sang, 陳港生; 7 April 1954) is a Hong Kong actor, martial artist, film director, producer, stuntman, and singer. In his movies, he is known for his acrobatic fighting style, comic timing, use of improvised weapons, and innovative stunts, which he typically performs himself. Chan has been acting since the 1960s and has appeared in over 150 films.

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  • Born: Chan Kong-sang 陳港生 (Traditional) 陈港生 (Simplified) Chén Gǎngshēng (Mandarin) Can4 Gong2 Sang1 (Cantonese)
  • Nationality: Hong Kong
  • Other names: 成龍 (Sing Lung) 陳元龍 (Chan Yuen Lung) 元樓 (Yuen Lou) 房仕龍 (Fong Si-lung)
  • Occupation: Actor, martial artist, director, meme
  • Religion: Buddhism
  • Spouse(s): Lin Feng-jiao (m. 1982)
  • Children: Jaycee Chan (born 1982) Etta Ng 18 January 1999 (age 16)
  • Parent(s): Charles and Lee-Lee Chan
  • Awards: Best Actor – Golden Horse Awards 1992 Police Story 3: Super Cop – Chan Ka-Kui 1993 Crime Story – Eddie Chan Best Actor – Golden Rooster Awards 2005 New Police Story – Chan Kwok Wing Best Action Choreography – Golden Horse Awards 2013 CZ12: Chinese Zodiac
  • Website: http://www.jackiechan.com/ Jackie Chan
  • Award: Wins Nominations

Read more about Jackie Chan at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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