Biography

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.

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.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 238

Birthday 1954-04-07

Place of Birth Victoria Peak, Hong Kong

Official Site http://jackiechan.com/

Also Known As

  • Джеки Чан
  • 成龙
  • 成龍
  • 陈港生
  • 房仕龙
  • جاكي شان
  • 성룡
  • ジャッキー・チェン
  • เฉินหลง
  • Džekijs Čans
  • Джекі Чан

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Rush Hour 4 as Lee
Shanghai Dawn as Chon Wang
2019 Project X as Jackie Luo
2019 神探蒲松龄
2018 解忧杂货店 as Namiya
2018 Тайна Печати дракона as master
2017 机器之血 as Lin Dong
2017 The Foreigner as Quan Ngoc Minh
2017 The LEGO Ninjago Movie as Master Wu (voice)
2017 The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature as Mr. Feng (voice)
2017 Earth: One Amazing Day as Narrator (voice)
2017 功夫瑜伽 as Jack
2016 鐵道飛虎 as Ma Yuan
2016 The Master: A Lego Ninjago Short as Master Wu (Voice)
2016 Skiptrace as Bennie Chan
2016 Chelsea(1 episode) as Himself
2016 Kung Fu Panda 3 as Monkey (voice)
2015 解救吾先生 as (archive footage)
2015 西游记之大圣归来 as (voice)
2015 天將雄師 as Huo Han
2014 救火英雄 as Himself [Cameo]
2013 警察故事2013 as Detective Zhong Wen
2013 私人订制 as Pan-Pacific host [Cameo]
2012 Chinese Zodiac as Jackie / Asian Hawk
2012 大兵金寶 as Jinbao [voice: Cantonese]
2012 Too Young to Die(1 episode) as Himself (archive footage)
2012 I Am Bruce Lee as (archive footage)
2012 Final Cut: Hölgyeim és uraim
2011 辛亥革命 as Huang Xing / Huang Keqiang
2011 Kung Fu Panda 2 as Monkey (voice)
2011 新少林寺 as Wu Dao
2010 Kung Fu Panda Holiday as Monkey (voice)
2010 런닝맨(1 episode)
2010 The Karate Kid as Mr. Han
2010 大兵小将 as The Liang soldier
2010 The Spy Next Door as Bob Ho
2010 世博總動員: 世博冠軍湖絲仔 as Xu Rongcun [voice]
2009 建国大业 as Journalist
2009 Xun zhao Cheng Long as Himself
2009 How Bruce Lee Changed the World as Himself
2009 新宿事件 as Steelhead
2008 Kung Fu Panda as Master Monkey (voice)
2008 The Forbidden Kingdom as Old Hop / Lu Yan
2007 Rush Hour 3 as Chief Insp. Lee
2007 The Graham Norton Show(1 episode) as Himself
2006 宝贝计划 as Thongs/Slipper (Fong Ka-Ho)
2006 Jackie Chan's Global Friendship Tour as Himself
2006 四大天王 as Himself
2006 千變魔手 as Himself
2005 神話 as General Meng Yi / Dr. Jack Chan
2005 A Century of Light and Shadow as Himself
2004 新警察故事 as Senior Insp. Chan Kwok-Wing
2004 千機變II花都大戰 as Lord of Armour
2004 Around the World in 80 Days as Passepartout / Lau Xing
2004 大佬愛美麗 as Mr. Chan [Cameo]
2004 Hong Kong Fury as (archive footage)
2003 金雞2 as archive footage
2003 Traces of a Dragon: Jackie Chan & His Lost Family as Jackie Chan
2003 The Medallion as Eddie Yang
2003 千機變 as Jackie Fong
2003 Shanghai Knights as Chon Wang
2003 Chop Socky: Cinema Hong Kong as Himself
2002 金雞 as archive footage
2002 Jackie Chan: Fast, Funny and Furious as Himself
2002 The Tuxedo as Jimmy Tong
2002 The Art of Action: Martial Arts in the Movies as Himself - Interviewee
2002 Ultimate Fights from the Movies as Wong Fei-Hung (archive footage)
2001 The Unbeatable Bruce Lee as Himself
2001 Rush Hour 2 as Chief Insp. Lee
2001 特務迷城 as Buck Yuan
2001 Hong Kong Superstars as Himself
2001 Jackie Chan's Hong Kong Tour as Himself / Narrator
2000 Bruce Lee: A Warrior's Journey as (archive footage)
2000 Jackie Chan Adventures(96 episodes) as Himself
2000 Jackie Chan Adventures(1 episode)
2000 Shanghai Noon as Chon Wang
2000 Jackie Chan - The Kung Fu Years as Himself (archive footage)
2000 Fist to Fist as (archive footage)
1999 Augustin, roi du kung-fu as [archive footage]
1999 龍火 as [Cameo]
1999 特警新人類 as Poor Fisherman (Cameo)
1999 成龍的特技 as Himself
1999 喜剧之王 as Stunt double on set [Cameo]
1999 琉璃樽 as C.N. Chan
1999 Bruce Lee: The Legend Lives On as Himself
1998 Rush Hour as Chief Inspector Lee
1998 Masters of the Martial Arts Presented by Wesley Snipes as Himself
1998 成龍的傳奇 as Himself
1998 Bruce Lee: In His Own Words as Himself (archive footage)
1998 Mulan as (singing voice)
1998 An Alan Smithee Film: Burn, Hollywood, Burn as Jackie Chan
1998 我是誰 as Lee / Who am I
1998 The Path of the Dragon as Himself
1997 一個好人 as Jackie
1997 Face to Face as Himself
1996 Top Fighter 2 as (archive footage)
1996 Jackie Chan - From Stuntman to Superstar as Himself
1996 Eastern Heroes: The Video Magazine - Volume 2 as Himself
1996 The Rosie O'Donnell Show(1 episode)
1996 警察故事4之簡單任務 as Insp. Chan Ka Kui
1995 Die Harald Schmidt Show(1 episode)
1995 MADtv(1 episode)
1995 霹靂火 as Jackie Chan Feng Jim
1995 Eastern Heroes: The Video Magazine - Volume 1 as Himself
1995 Top Fighter as Himself
1995 紅番區 as Keung
1994 醉拳二 as Wong Fei-hung
1994 The Life of Bruce Lee as Himself
1994 Cinema of Vengeance as Himself (uncredited)
1993 超级计划 as Insp. Chan Ka Kui [Cameo]
1993 The Curse of the Dragon as Himself [archive footage]
1993 重案組 as Inspector Eddie Chan
1993 城市獵人 as Ryo Saeba
1993 Film ohne Fesseln - Das neue Hongkong Kino as Himself
1992 Martin(2 episodes)
1992 警察故事 III:超級警察 as Chan Ka-Kui/Lin Fu Sheng
1992 双龙会 as Ma Yau / Wan Ming
1992 Xi Zang xiao zi as Man at airport (Cameo)
1992 Bruce Lee and Kung Fu Mania as Himself (archive footage)
1991 飛鷹計劃 as Jackie Condor
1990 初到貴境 as Master of Disaster re-edit [archive footage]
1990 The Best of Martial Arts Films as Himself
1990 火燒島 as Da Chui / Steve
1989 奇蹟 as Kuo Chen-Wah
1988 Qi xiao fu as Himself
1988 警察故事續集 as Chan Ka Kui
1988 Fei lung mang jeung as Jackie Lung
1987 A計劃續集 as Sgt. Dragon Ma Yue-Lung
1986 龍兄虎弟 as Jackie Condor
1986 Nui ji za pai jun as Prisoner
1986 Ninja the Protector as [unconfirmed Cameo]
1985 警察故事 as Chan Ka Kui
1985 龍的心 as Fung / Ah Tad / Tat
1985 夏日福星 as Muscles
1985 The Protector as Billy Wong
1985 福星高照 as Muscles
1985 Jackie Chan - Invincible Fighter as Himself (archive footage)
1984 快餐車 as Thomas
1984 Cannonball Run II as Jackie Chan, Mitsubishi Engineer
1984 Shen yong shuang xiang pao as Motorcycle cop/Skater [Cameo]
1984 Zhi zun shen tou as [unconfirmed Cameo]
1984 Bruce Lee: The Legend as Himself (archive footage)
1983 A計劃 as Sergeant Dragon Ma Yue Lung
1983 Fire Dragon as [FANTASY MISSION FORCE footage]
1983 龍騰虎躍 as Ching Lung / Stone
1983 迷你特攻隊 as Sammy
1983 奇謀妙計五福星 as Cop #7086
1982 伊賀忍法帖 as [unconfirmed Cameo]
1982 Dragon Lord as Dragon
1981 The Cannonball Run as Jackie Chan, Subaru Driver
1981 The Chinese Detective(1 episode)
1981 Wetten, dass..?(1 episode)
1980 The Big Brawl as Jerry Kwan
1980 師弟出馬 as Lung
1979 一膽二力三功夫 as [Cameo]
1979 龙拳 as Tang Hao Yun
1979 笑拳怪招 as Chan
1978 拳精 as Yi-Lang
1978 醉拳 as Wong Fei-Hung
1978 招半式闖江湖 as Master Chang
1978 飛渡捲雲山 as Ting Chung
1978 蛇鶴八步 as Hsu Yin-Fung
1978 蛇形刁手 as Chien Fu
1978 黑帶恨 as [unconfirmed Cameo]
1977 Jian hua yan yu Jiang Nan as Cao Lei (as Chen Lung)
1977 Long she xia ying as [unconfirmed Cameo]
1977 三十六迷形拳 as Man in opening scene [Cameo]
1976 少林木人巷 as Little Mute
1976 風雨雙流星 as Immortal Meteor Wa Wu-Bin
1976 少林門 as Little Tan
1976 新精武門 as Ah Lung
1976 密宗聖手 as Tseng's man
1975 拍案驚奇 as Secretary Chen
1975 花飛滿城春 as Hsiao Tang
1974 新精武門 as Pear Hawker Yun
1974 E hu cun as Bandit
1973 Ma tou da jue dou as Thug [Extra]
1973 Crash! Che botte... strippo strappo stroppio as Extra (uncredited)
1973 Li Xiao Long di Sheng yu si as Himself (archive footage)
1973 Chu Ba as Guard [Extra]
1973 Enter the Dragon as Guard
1973 Shi po tian jian as Thug
1973 Tie wa as Japanese
1973 女警察 as Gang Leader
1973 Facets of Love as Xiao Liu
1973 刁手怪招 as Ah Lung (Hsiao Hu)
1973 麒麟掌 as Thug [Extra]
1973 Ding tian li di as Shi Tzer
1973 Mai Fu as [Extra]
1972 香港過客 as [unconfirmed Cameo]
1972 唐人客 as Thug
1972 合氣道 as Blackbear Student
1972 精武門 as Student
1971 俠女 as Extra (uncredited)
1971 Dao bu liu ren as Prince's fighter in the forest
1970 荒江女俠 as Beggar kid
1966 兩湖十八鏢(下集) as Seven Little Tigers
1966 兩湖十八鏢(上集) as Child
1964 秦香蓮 as Brother Dong
1962 大小黄天霸 as Kid (as Yuen Lau)

Production

2018 Тайна Печати драконаProducer
2017 机器之血Executive Producer
2017 The ForeignerProducer
2017 逆时营救Producer
2017 功夫瑜伽Executive Producer
2016 鐵道飛虎Executive Producer
2016 SkiptraceProducer
2015 我是谁2015Producer
2015 天將雄師Producer
2014 緣來是遊戲Producer
2014 分手達人Executive Producer
2013 警察故事2013Executive Producer
2013 警察故事2013Producer
2012 Chinese ZodiacProducer
2011 杨门女将之军令如山Producer
2008 武术之少年行Executive Producer
2007 飛行日志Producer
2005 長恨歌Producer
2005 神話Executive Producer
2005 精武家庭Executive Producer
2004 新警察故事Executive Producer
2004 Around the World in 80 DaysExecutive Producer
2003 The MedallionExecutive Producer
2001 特務迷城Producer
2000 Shanghai NoonExecutive Producer
1999 特警新人類Executive Producer
1999 成龍的特技Producer
1999 琉璃樽Producer
1998 幻影特攻Producer
1995 爆炸令Producer
1995 霹靂火Producer
1993 Kin chan no Cinema JackProducer
1992 警察故事 III:超級警察Executive Producer
1992 危險情人Producer
1991 Huo bao lang ziProducer
1990 Xi huan de gu shiProducer
1990 舞台姊妹Producer
1989 神勇飛虎霸王花Producer
1988 霸王花Producer
1988 胭脂扣Producer
1987 Liang xiao hua nong yueProducer
1986 Nui ji za pai junProducer
1981 老鼠街Producer
1980 Read LipsProducer

Crew

2011 辛亥革命Stunt Coordinator
2008 一個好爸爸Presenter
2004 海南雞飯Presenter
2000 Te jing xin ren lei 2Presenter
2000 公元2000Presenter
1999 紫雨風暴Presenter
1999 Sam dungPresenter
1995 霹靂火Choreographer
1991 阮玲玉Presenter
1991 飛鷹計劃Choreographer
1989 說謊的女人Presenter
1983 A計劃Choreographer
1979 搏命單刀奪命搶Stunt Coordinator
1978 百戰保山河Stunt Coordinator
1978 死亡遊戲Stunts
1977 San De huo shang yu Chong Mi LiuStunts
1975 Nu zi tai quan qun ying huiStunt Coordinator
1973 Crash! Che botte... strippo strappo stroppioChoreographer
1973 Enter the DragonStunts
1969 濟公活佛Script

Directing

The DiaryDirector
2012 Chinese ZodiacDirector
2011 辛亥革命Director
1999 成龍的特技Director
1998 成龍的傳奇Director
1998 我是誰Director
1991 飛鷹計劃Director
1989 奇蹟Director
1988 警察故事續集Director
1987 A計劃續集Director
1986 龍兄虎弟Director
1985 警察故事Director
1983 A計劃Director
1982 Dragon LordDirector
1981 老鼠街Director
1980 師弟出馬Director
1979 笑拳怪招Director
1979 舞拳Director
1975 鐵漢柔情Director
1973 刁手怪招Director

Writing

The DiaryWriter
2012 Chinese ZodiacWriter
2010 大兵小将Writer
2006 宝贝计划Writer
1999 琉璃樽Screenplay
1998 我是誰Screenplay
1991 飛鷹計劃Screenplay
1989 奇蹟Writer
1988 Qi xiao fuStory
1988 警察故事續集Screenplay
1987 A計劃續集Writer
1986 龍兄虎弟Screenplay
1985 警察故事Writer
1983 A計劃Writer
1980 師弟出馬Screenplay

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