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.Jet Li at the premiere of Fearless.^ Jet Li's Fearless information, .
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^ Jet Li's Fearless Movie is one .
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^ Jet Li - Fearless 2006 - English .
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Chinese name 李連杰 (Traditional)
Chinese name 李连杰 (Simplified)
Pinyin Lǐ Liánjié (Mandarin)
Jyutping Lei5 Lin4 Git6 (Cantonese)
Born April 26, 1963 (1963-04-26) (age 46)
Beijing, People's Republic of China
Other name(s) Lee Yeung Chung /
Li Yangzhong
李陽中 (Traditional)
李阳中 (Simplified)
Lǐ Yángzhōng (Mandarin)
Lei5 Joeng4 Zung1 (Cantonese) (Chinese producer pseudonym)
Occupation Actor
Martial artist
Years active 1982–present
Spouse(s) Huang Qiuyan (1987–1990)
Nina Li Chi (1999–present)
Official Website www.jetli.com
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Lee.
.Li Lianjie (born April 26, 1963), better known by his stage name Jet Li, is a Chinese martial artist, actor, wushu champion, and international film star who was born in Beijing, China and who has currently taken up Singapore citizenship.^ We caught up with Jet Li in Shanghai.
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^ Jet Li (Simplified Chinese: 李连杰; Traditional Chinese: 李連杰; pinyin: Lǐ Linji; born April 26, 1963) is a Chinese martial artist, actor, Wushu champion, and international film star.
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^ Name: Jet Li Born: 26 April 1963 (Age: 46) Where: Beijing, China Height: 5' 6" Awards: No Major Awards All about this star .

.After three years of intensive training with Wu Bin, Li won his first national championship for the Beijing Wushu Team.^ Luckily for wushu, both Jet Li and Wu Bin were joined in a vision that emerged as the Beijing Wushu Team.

^ After three years of serious wushu training with Wu Bin, and becoming a national junior champion, Li became a member of Beijing's professional team in 1974.

^ After three years of demanding training he won the Wushu Gold at the Chinese National Championships for five consecutive years (1974 to 1979).
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.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).^ Q: What was it like in Shaolin Temple when you went there to make your first film?

^ He made his debut with the 1982 film Shaolin Temple.
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^ 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).
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.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.^ Also it’s a special martial arts film.
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^ True martial arts snobs will insist that only his older Chinese films such as Once Upon a Time in China or, I should say, Wong Fei Hung have any merit.
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^ Once Upon a Time in China (1991) .
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.His 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).^ His 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).
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^ In 1998, he made his American film debut in Lethal Weapon 4 which also marked the first time he had ever played a villain in a film.
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^ The Forbidden Kingdom - 2008 The Mummy 3 : Tomb of the Dragon Emperor - 2008 Rogue Assassin - Rogue Assassin (War) - 2007 The Warlords - 2007 Fearless - 2006 Danny the Dog - 2005 Cradle 2 the Grave - 2003 Hero - 2003 The One - 2001 Kiss of the Dragon - 2001 Romeo must die - 2000 Lethal Weapon 4 - 1998 Once upon a time in China 3 - 1993 Once upon a time in China 2 - 1992 Once upon a time in China - 1991 .
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.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 titular villain in The Mummy: Tomb Of The Dragon Emperor (2008) opposite Brendan Fraser.^ Li also starred as the lead villain in the fantasy action film The Mummy: Tomb Of The Dragon Emperor with actors Brendan Fraser, Isabella Leong and Michelle Yeoh.
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^ Forbidden Kingdom 4 out of 5 stars.
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^ 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 titular villain in The Mummy: Tomb Of The Dragon Emperor (2008) opposite Brendan Fraser.
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.He is set to star in the upcoming film The Expendables.^ He is set to star in the upcoming film The Expendables.
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^ To compound matters, Lee’s son Brandon was tragically killed on the set of The Crow, a film that could have made him a star had he lived.
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^ Lionsgate Films just set a release date for the new action movie starring Jet Li and Jason Statham.
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Contents

Early life and martial arts career

.Li was born Li Lianjie in Beijing, People's Republic of China.^ Personally if I was born in the Republic of China I would want to seek Republic of China Independence.
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^ It is a rebel state of the Peoples Republic of China.
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^ Li was Li Lianjie in Beijing, People's Republic of China.
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.Li's father died when he was two years old, leaving the family to struggle on its own, with Li being the youngest of two boys and two girls.^ His father died when he was two.
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^ Li's father died when he was two, leaving the family to struggle on its own, with Li being the youngest of two boys and two girls.
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^ Died when he was two years old .
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.Li was eight when his talent for wushu was noticed at a summer course at school, and he began his practice there.^ When Li was eight his talent for wushu was noticed at a summer course at school, and he began his practice there.
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^ But when you watch Li perform there is an extra dimension to his wushu which sets him apart, a spirit which creates life in the form itself.

^ Jet Li started training in wushu during the summer of 1971.

.Li participated in the sport of wushu in the non-sparring event.^ Li participated in the sport of wushu in the non-sparring event.
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^ He sent Li to the Beijing Amateur Sports School for wushu training, where he fell under the tutelage of Coach Wu Bin.

^ Cinephiles often overlook the fact that Li Lien Jie is also one of China's all-time greatest wushu stars and national sports heroes.

.He began his wushu on the Beijing Wushu Team, an athletic group organized to perform martial arts forms during the All China Games.^ He began his wushu on the Beijing Wushu Team, an athletic group organized to perform martial arts forms during the All China Games.
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^ He started training at the Beijing wushu academy at age eight (wushu having been China's national sport, largely a performance version of various martial art styles), and won five gold medals in the Chinese championships, his first when he was only 11.
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^ He trained in wushu, China's national martial arts style, from childhood, winning his first medal in the sport at age 9.
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.As a member of the team, he received wushu training and went on to win fifteen gold medals and one silver medal in Chinese wushu championships.^ As a member of the team, he received wushu training and went on to win fifteen gold medals and one silver medal in Chinese wushu championships.
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^ He started training at the Beijing wushu academy at age eight (wushu having been China's national sport, largely a performance version of various martial art styles), and won five gold medals in the Chinese championships, his first when he was only 11.
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^ According to Li, once, as a child, when the Chinese National Wushu Team went to perform for President Richard Nixon in the United States, he was asked by Nixon to be his personal bodyguard.
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.According to Li, once, as a child, when the Chinese National Wushu Team went to perform for President Richard Nixon in the United States, he was asked by Nixon to be his personal bodyguard.^ According to Li, once, as a child, when the Chinese National Wushu Team went to perform for President Richard Nixon in the United States, he was asked by Nixon to be his personal bodyguard.
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^ Q: In the '70s, you performed for President Nixon.
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^ He was taken on to Beijing's professional Wushu team and, over the next five years, performed in 40 countries across the globe, one of his early shows being before President Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger on the White House lawn.

.Li replied, "I don't want to protect any individual.^ "I don't want to protect any individual.

^ Li replied, "I don't want to protect any individual.
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^ Reply +1 Eamon says: Sunday, June 21, 2009 at 5:35 pm Jet Li is still chinese even if he wants to become singaporean.
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.When I grow up, I want to defend my one billion Chinese countrymen!"^ When I grow up, I want to defend my one billion Chinese countrymen!"
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^ People would come to me and say, "Jet, your Kung Fu is pretty good, do you want to be an action star when you grow up?"
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^ Did you grow up with stories of Chinese legend?
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which earned him much respect in his homeland.[1]
.Li is a master of several styles of wushu, especially Changquan (Northern Longfist Style) and Fanziquan (Tumbling fist).^ After almost nine years of training, Li has studied some styles of wushu, especially Changquan (Southern Longfist Style).
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^ Reviews • `Jet Li's Shaolin Fists'- features Jet's training years and features his masters in action.
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^ Famous wushu master Kung Fu Wushu on wing tsun kung fu base of Jacky Chan Jet Li Shirt (blossomed fist), zhaquan (fist of Zha), paoquan (cannon fist) hongquan (fist of stream), piguaquan (fist of chopping and hanging), shaolinquan (fist of Shaolin temple) and some others created a new sport competitional style changquan (long fist).
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.He has also studied other arts including Baguazhang (Eight trigram palm), Taijiquan (Tai chi), Xingyiquan (Shape intent fist), Zuiquan (Drunken fist), Ying Zhao Quan (Eagle Claw Fist) and Tang lang quan (Praying mantis fist).^ He has also studied other arts including Baguazhang (Eight trigram palm), Taijiquan (Tai chi), Xingyiquan (Shape intent fist), Zuiquan (Drunken fist), and Tang lang quan (Praying mantis fist).
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^ Jet LI is fantastic in this movie and nobody else could play a role of the Tai Chi Master other than the Tai Chi Master himself.
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^ Liuhe Quan (Mind, Intention, Six Harmonies Fist) is a martial art developed in Henan Province among Chinese Moslems (Hui).
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.He did not learn Nanquan (Southern fist), because his training focused only in the Northern Shaolin Styles.^ He didn't learn Nanquan (Southern fist), because they're focusing only in the Northern Shaolin Styles.
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^ The Shao-Lin styles encompass both Northern and Southern styles, and therefore are wing tsun kung fu basis of wing tsun kung fu following outline.
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^ Reviews • `Jet Li's Shaolin Fists'- features Jet's training years and features his masters in action.
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.He has also studied some of wushu's main weapons, such as San jie gun (Three sectional staff), Gun (Staff), Dao (Broadsword), Jian (Straight sword) and many more.^ He has also studied some of wushu's main weapons, such as San jie gun (Three sectional staff), Gun (Staff), Dao (Broadsword), Jian (Straight sword) and many more.
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^ PM Donnie's training seems to have a mix of many martial arts such as tae kwon do, wing chun, northern shaolin, wushu, and..judo?
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^ After almost nine years of training, Li has studied some styles of wushu, especially Changquan (Southern Longfist Style).
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Acting career

Chinese films

Jet Li's hand print and autograph at the Avenue of Stars in Hong Kong.
.The fame gained by his sports winnings led to a career as a martial arts film star, beginning in mainland China and then continuing into Hong Kong.^ Also it’s a special martial arts film.
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^ The fame gained by his sports winnings led to a career as a martial arts film star, beginning in mainland China and then continuing into Hong Kong.
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^ Early life and martial arts career .
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.Li acquired his screen name in 1982 in the Philippines when a publicity company thought his real name was too hard to pronounce.^ Li acquired his screen name in 1982 in the Philippines when a publicity company thought his real name was too hard to pronounce.
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^ So you can really see for the first time, Jet Li fights Jet Li on the big screen.

.They likened his career to an aircraft, which likewise "takes-off" as quickly, so they placed the name Jet Li on the movie posters.^ Jet Li: Yeah, some movies.
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^ Answer "Which jet li movie was .
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^ AllMoviePhoto, Jet Li movie .
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.Soon everybody was calling him by this new name, which was also based on the nickname, "Jet," given to him as a young student, due to his speed and grace when training with the Beijing Wushu team.^ Soon everybody was calling him by this new name, which was also based on the nickname, "Jet," given to him as a young student, due to his speed and grace when training with the Beijing Wushu team.
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^ ALL MOVIE REVIEWS. Its fairly alarming news that Jet Li is calling Connecticut Movie his new picture,.
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^ I guess the fact that I referred to him by his Chinese name and correctly used the term wushu instead of kungfu (like all the HK movie fans did) made Jet think I was a fluent speaker of Chinese.
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.He made his debut with the 1982 film Shaolin Temple.^ He made his debut with the 1982 film Shaolin Temple.
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^ The Shaolin Temple series (1, 2 and 3), which are considered to be the films which sparked the rebirth of the real Shaolin Temple in Dengfeng, China; .
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^ His favourite films that he made were the "Shaolin Temple" series because it introduced him to the film industry, and "Once Upon A Time in China" because it brought him fame as an actor and martial artist.
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Some of his more famous Chinese films include:
.Li starred in the 1995 film High Risk, where Jet Li plays a Captain who becomes disillusioned after his wife is murdered by crime lords.^ Jet Li films are always fun.
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^ We are here with action star Jet Li.
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^ Jet Li is a great action star!
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.Along the way, he pairs up with a wacky sell-out actor, Frankie (played by Jacky Cheung), and proceeds to engage in a series of violent battles in a high-rise building.^ Jacky Cheung is the star of this movie and plays an...
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^ Along the way, he pairs up with a wacky sell-out actor, Frankie (played by Jacky Cheung), and proceeds to engage in a series of violent battles in a high-rise building.
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^ Kit becomes the bodyguard for Frankie (Jacky Cheung), a movie star who is famous for supposedly doing his own daring  Read More .
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.The setting is similar to that of Die Hard and both their Chinese film titles.^ The setting is similar to that of Die Hard and both their Chinese film titles.
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^ How great of a film is DIE HARD? DIE HARD left such an indelible mark in cinema that movie producers all over the world have been rehashing its film premise ever since.
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.This movie is notable in that director Wong Jing had such a terrible experience working with Jackie Chan in Jing's previous film City Hunter that he chose to make Cheung's character a biting satire of Chan.^ This movie is notable in that director Wong Jing had such a terrible experience working with Jackie Chan in Jing's previous film City Hunter that he chose to make Cheung's character a biting satire of Chan.
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^ I own all these movies plus more i have 34 jet li movies and 28 jackie chan and 6 bruce lee ones.

^ Making-of: JET LI IS “THE ONE” – A 13-minute featurette featuring interviews with Director James Wong, co-writer Glen Morgan and the talents in the film.
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.Jet Li would later publicly apologize to Chan for taking part in it.^ Jet Li would later publicly apologize to Chan for taking part in it.
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^ Jackie Chan vs. Jet Li .
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^ I own all these movies plus more i have 34 jet li movies and 28 jackie chan and 6 bruce lee ones.

American films

Jet Li at the preview of The Warlords at SF World Cinema, CentralWorld, Bangkok.
.In 1998, he made his American film debut in Lethal Weapon 4 which also marked the first time he had ever played a villain in a film.^ He began his Hollywood career with the hit movie "Lethal Weapon 4", playing for the first time in his career, the role of a villain.
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^ Hollywood beckoned, and Li made his U.S. debut as a villain in Lethal Weapon 4.
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^ In 1998, he made his American film debut in Lethal Weapon 4 which also marked the first time he had ever played a villain in a film.
  • Jet Li Travel Guide - Li Lianjie - Chinese Culture | YesChinaTour.com - Best China Travel Guide 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC yeschinatour.com [Source type: General]

.He agreed to do Lethal Weapon 4 after the producer Joel Silver promised to give him the leading role in his next film, Romeo Must Die (2000) which was a box office hit.^ His 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).
  • Jet Li Travel Guide - Li Lianjie - Chinese Culture | YesChinaTour.com - Best China Travel Guide 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC yeschinatour.com [Source type: General]

^ He agreed to do Lethal Weapon 4 after the producer Joel Silver promised to give him the leading role in his next film, Romeo Must Die (2000) which was a box office hit.
  • Jet Li Travel Guide - Li Lianjie - Chinese Culture | YesChinaTour.com - Best China Travel Guide 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC yeschinatour.com [Source type: General]

^ In 2003 he reunited with producer Joel Silver for the action thriller film Cradle 2 The Grave where he starred alongside rapper DMX and fellow martial artist Mark Dacascos.
  • Jet Li Travel Guide - Li Lianjie - Chinese Culture | YesChinaTour.com - Best China Travel Guide 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC yeschinatour.com [Source type: General]

.Li turned down Chow Yun-Fat's role in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000) because he promised his wife that he would not make any films during her pregnancy.^ The role of Li Mu Bai went to actor Yun-Fat Chow.
  • Jet Li | Unleashed Movie 2005 | Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 9 February 2010 15:27 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]

^ The film redefines the genre, as opposed to Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon , which was a reinterpretation of the genre.
  • Jet Li - Fearless 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC www.dvdtalk.com [Source type: General]
  • badazzmofo.com » Blog Archive » BAMF Interview: Jet Li 9 February 2010 15:27 UTC badazzmofo.com [Source type: General]

^ AR: You turned down leading roles in "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" and "The Matrix."
  • Jet Li: on-screen fighter, off-screen peacemaker - CNN.com 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC www.cnn.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[2] .He also turned down the role of Seraph in The Matrix trilogy, based on his belief that the role was not one which required his skills and that the films were iconic and stunning enough without adding his name to the cast list.^ I turned down Ang Lee's film...
  • CNN.com - Jet Li Interview Transcript - Jan. 29, 2003 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC www.cnn.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
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^ He also turned down the role of Seraph in The Matrix trilogy, based on his belief that the role was not one which required his skills and that the films were iconic and stunning enough without adding his name to the cast list.
  • Jet Li Travel Guide - Li Lianjie - Chinese Culture | YesChinaTour.com - Best China Travel Guide 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC yeschinatour.com [Source type: General]

^ Li turned down Chow Yun-Fat's role in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000) because he promised his wife that he would not make any films during her pregnancy.
  • Jet Li Travel Guide - Li Lianjie - Chinese Culture | YesChinaTour.com - Best China Travel Guide 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC yeschinatour.com [Source type: General]

.In 2001, he appeared in two more Hollywood films: The One and Kiss Of The Dragon opposite Bridget Fonda which did moderately well at the box office.^ In 2001, he appeared in two more Hollywood films: The One and Kiss Of The Dragon opposite Bridget Fonda which did moderately well at the box office.
  • Jet Li Travel Guide - Li Lianjie - Chinese Culture | YesChinaTour.com - Best China Travel Guide 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC yeschinatour.com [Source type: General]

^ And one French movie, Kiss of the Dragon.

^ Was better than Kiss of the Dragon and the One.
  • Jet Li's "HERO" & Trailer [Archive] - Kung Fu Magazine Forums 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC forum.kungfumagazine.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.In July 2001, Li agreed to produce and star in an action film with Jackie Chan which was to be released in 2002 or 2003, but no further news of their collaboration surfaced until 2006. In 2002, the period martial arts epic film Hero was released in the Chinese market.^ This film will be released in the USA 6 July.
  • Jet Li | Unleashed Movie 2005 | Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 9 February 2010 15:27 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]

^ Also it’s a special martial arts film.
  • Jet Li | Unleashed Movie 2005 | Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 9 February 2010 15:27 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]

^ We will be right back with martial arts star, Jet Li.
  • CNN.com - Jet Li Interview Transcript - Jan. 29, 2003 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC www.cnn.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
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.This film was both a commercial and critical success and became the highest-grossing motion picture in Chinese film history at the time.^ This film was both a commercial and critical success.
  • Jet Li Travel Guide - Li Lianjie - Chinese Culture | YesChinaTour.com - Best China Travel Guide 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC yeschinatour.com [Source type: General]

^ Li and fellow martial arts veteran Jackie Chan appeared together onscreen for the first time in The Forbidden Kingdom, which began filming in May 2007 and was released to critical and commercial success on April 18, 2008.
  • Jet Li Travel Guide - Li Lianjie - Chinese Culture | YesChinaTour.com - Best China Travel Guide 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC yeschinatour.com [Source type: General]

^ It’s also the first film to have both Jet Li and Jason Statham (before he became a mega action star) together.
  • Jet Li | J!-ENT entertainment news pop culture TV music DVD Blu-ray reviews fashion celebrity USA Asia UK 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC www.nt2099.com [Source type: General]

[3] .In 2003 he reunited with producer Joel Silver for the action thriller film Cradle 2 The Grave where he starred alongside rapper DMX and fellow martial artist Mark Dacascos.^ In 2003 he reunited with producer Joel Silver for the action thriller film Cradle 2 The Grave where he starred alongside rapper DMX and fellow martial artist Mark Dacascos.
  • Jet Li Travel Guide - Li Lianjie - Chinese Culture | YesChinaTour.com - Best China Travel Guide 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC yeschinatour.com [Source type: General]

^ Li also starred as the lead villain in the fantasy action film The Mummy: Tomb Of The Dragon Emperor with actors Brendan Fraser, Isabella Leong and Michelle Yeoh.
  • Jet Li Travel Guide - Li Lianjie - Chinese Culture | YesChinaTour.com - Best China Travel Guide 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC yeschinatour.com [Source type: General]

^ In July 2001, Li agreed to produce and star in an action film with Jackie Chan which was to be released in 2002 or 2003, but no further news of their collaboration surfaced until 2006.
  • Jet Li Travel Guide - Li Lianjie - Chinese Culture | YesChinaTour.com - Best China Travel Guide 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC yeschinatour.com [Source type: General]

.In 2004, Li lent his likeness, voice and provided motion capture work for the video game Jet Li: Rise to Honor.^ In 2004, Li lent his likeness, voice and provided motion capture work for the video game Jet Li: Rise to Honor.
  • Jet Li Travel Guide - Li Lianjie - Chinese Culture | YesChinaTour.com - Best China Travel Guide 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC yeschinatour.com [Source type: General]

^ Anyway, Jet Li and Gong Li have become Singaporeans but I think they may be based more overseas due to their work committments.
  • Chinese Netizen Reactions To Jet Li Becoming Singaporean | chinaSMACK 9 February 2010 15:27 UTC www.chinasmack.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ From: Amazon Posted: Sep-09-2004 Good movie, bad version This is an entertaining Jet Li movie, but the Passion Production DVD is worthless.
  • Jet Li - Shop Smarter.com 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC www.smarter.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Li departed from his usual martial arts action films with the 2005 dramatic film, Unleashed (a.k.a.^ Also it’s a special martial arts film.
  • Jet Li | Unleashed Movie 2005 | Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 9 February 2010 15:27 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]

^ Usually action films have a formula.
  • Jet Li | Unleashed Movie 2005 | Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 9 February 2010 15:27 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]

^ Li departed from his usual martial arts action films with the 2005 dramatic film, Unleashed (a.k.a.
  • Jet Li Travel Guide - Li Lianjie - Chinese Culture | YesChinaTour.com - Best China Travel Guide 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC yeschinatour.com [Source type: General]

.Danny the Dog), where he portrays an adult with the mentality of a child who has been raised like an animal.^ Danny the Dog), where he portrays an adult with the mentality of a child who has been raised like an animal.
  • Jet Li Travel Guide - Li Lianjie - Chinese Culture | YesChinaTour.com - Best China Travel Guide 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC yeschinatour.com [Source type: General]

^ [My character] is physically built, but doesn’t know much about life mentally, like a dog, what life means.
  • Jet Li | Unleashed Movie 2005 | Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 9 February 2010 15:27 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]

^ Like right now I am working on a film called Danny the Dog, with Morgan Freeman, a break out of action movies.
  • Jet Li | Unleashed Movie 2005 | Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 9 February 2010 15:27 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]

.Although his martial arts skills were utilized extensively, it was a somber film with more depth than had been previously seen in Li's films, and co-starred dramatic actors Bob Hoskins and Morgan Freeman.^ Also it’s a special martial arts film.
  • Jet Li | Unleashed Movie 2005 | Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 9 February 2010 15:27 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]

^ We will be right back with martial arts star, Jet Li.
  • CNN.com - Jet Li Interview Transcript - Jan. 29, 2003 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC www.cnn.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
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^ Yes, `Fearless' is a first-rate martial arts action film, but the film is more than that.
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.In 2006, the martial arts film epic Fearless, was released worldwide.^ Also it’s a special martial arts film.
  • Jet Li | Unleashed Movie 2005 | Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 9 February 2010 15:27 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]

^ In 2002, the period martial arts epic film Hero was released in the Chinese market.
  • Jet Li Travel Guide - Li Lianjie - Chinese Culture | YesChinaTour.com - Best China Travel Guide 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC yeschinatour.com [Source type: General]

^ Is it true that Fearless is your last martial arts film?
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  • badazzmofo.com » Blog Archive » BAMF Interview: Jet Li 9 February 2010 15:27 UTC badazzmofo.com [Source type: General]

.Although he will continue to make martial arts films, Fearless is his last wushu epic.^ Also it’s a special martial arts film.
  • Jet Li | Unleashed Movie 2005 | Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 9 February 2010 15:27 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]

^ Originally Posted by Pooty G Fearless was supposed to be his last martial arts epic.
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^ Is it true that Fearless is your last martial arts film?
  • Jet Li - Fearless 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC www.dvdtalk.com [Source type: General]

.In Fearless, he played Huo Yuanjia, the real-life founder of Chin Woo Athletic Association, who reportedly defeated foreign boxers and Japanese martial artists in publicized events at a time when China's power was seen as eroding.^ Huo Yuanjia is a conclusion to my life as a martial arts star.
  • Jet Li Travel Guide - Li Lianjie - Chinese Culture | YesChinaTour.com - Best China Travel Guide 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC yeschinatour.com [Source type: General]

^ In Fearless, he played Huo Yuanjia, the real-life founder of Chin Woo Athletic Association, who reportedly defeated foreign boxers and Japanese martial artists in publicized events at a time when China's power was seen as eroding.
  • Jet Li Travel Guide - Li Lianjie - Chinese Culture | YesChinaTour.com - Best China Travel Guide 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC yeschinatour.com [Source type: General]

^ Has played both real life legend Huo Yuan Jia (in HUO YUAN JIA (2006)) and his semi-fictional student Chen Zhen (in JING WU YING XIONG (1994)).
  • Jet Li Picture, Video, Wallpaper, Profile, Gossip, and News at CelebrityWonder.com 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC www.celebritywonder.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Together with the film Fist of Legend, Li has portrayed both Chen Jun, the student and avenger of Huo Yuanjia (aka Fok Yun Gap), as well as Huo Yuanjia himself.^ JET LI: This character, Huo Yuanjia, is well known in China.
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^ Together with the film Fist of Legend, Li has portrayed both Chen Jun, the student and avenger of Huo Yuanjia (aka Fok Yun Gap), as well as Huo Yuanjia himself.
  • Jet Li Travel Guide - Li Lianjie - Chinese Culture | YesChinaTour.com - Best China Travel Guide 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC yeschinatour.com [Source type: General]

^ Has played both real life legend Huo Yuan Jia (in HUO YUAN JIA (2006)) and his semi-fictional student Chen Zhen (in JING WU YING XIONG (1994)).
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.Fearless was released on January 26, 2006 in Hong Kong, followed by a September 22, 2006 release in the United States where it reached second place in its first weekend.^ Fearless was released on January 26, 2006 in Hong Kong, followed by a September 22, 2006 release in the United States where it reached second place in its first weekend.
  • Jet Li Travel Guide - Li Lianjie - Chinese Culture | YesChinaTour.com - Best China Travel Guide 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC yeschinatour.com [Source type: General]

^ They would be visiting four cities in the United States: Honolulu, San Francisco, New York, and finally, Washington, D.C. From Beijing, they flew first to Hong Kong, then from there to Mexico, where they gave wushu demonstrations for half a month.

^ Synopsis: The narrative of The Hitman unfolds following the assassination of a sleazy Japanese businessman in Hong Kong.
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.I stepped into the martial arts movie market when I was only 16. I think I have proved my ability in this field and it won't make sense for me to continue for another five or 10 years.^ I just do martial arts, an athlete, and I make movies.
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^ I think martial arts is not one level.
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^ Making another movie.
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.Huo Yuanjia is a conclusion to my life as a martial arts star.^ Early life and martial arts career .
  • Jet Li Travel Guide - Li Lianjie - Chinese Culture | YesChinaTour.com - Best China Travel Guide 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC yeschinatour.com [Source type: General]

^ Huo Yuanjia is a conclusion to my life as a martial arts star.
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^ I never think of using my martial arts in my real life.
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.Li has stated in an interview with the Shenzhen Daily newspaper that this will be his last martial arts epic, which is also stated in the film's television promotions.^ Also it’s a special martial arts film.
  • Jet Li | Unleashed Movie 2005 | Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 9 February 2010 15:27 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]

^ As you know, it is said that `Fearless' will be the last martial arts film for Jet Li.
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^ Li has stated in an interview with the Shenzhen Daily newspaper that this will be his last martial arts epic, which is also stated in the film's television promotions.
  • Jet Li Travel Guide - Li Lianjie - Chinese Culture | YesChinaTour.com - Best China Travel Guide 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC yeschinatour.com [Source type: General]

.However, he plans to continue his film career in other genres.^ However, he plans to continue his film career in other genres.
  • Jet Li Travel Guide - Li Lianjie - Chinese Culture | YesChinaTour.com - Best China Travel Guide 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC yeschinatour.com [Source type: General]

^ The fame gained by his sports winnings led to a career as a martial arts film star, beginning in mainland China and then continuing into Hong Kong.
  • Jet Li Travel Guide - Li Lianjie - Chinese Culture | YesChinaTour.com - Best China Travel Guide 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC yeschinatour.com [Source type: General]

^ Its along the lines of Jackie Chan's Heart of the Dragon in that both films show people caring for each other.
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.Specifically, he plans to continue acting in action and martial arts films; epic films deal more with religious and philosophical issues.^ Also it’s a special martial arts film.
  • Jet Li | Unleashed Movie 2005 | Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 9 February 2010 15:27 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]

^ Yes, `Fearless' is a first-rate martial arts action film, but the film is more than that.
  • Amazon.com: Jet Li's Fearless [Blu-ray]: Jet Li, Shido Nakamura, Betty Sun, Yong Dong, Hee Ching Paw, Yun Qu, Nathan Jones, Brandon Rhea, Anthony De Longis, Jean Claude Leuyer, Mike Leeder, Jon T. Benn, Ronny Yu, Buting Yang, Er-Dong Liu, Philip Lee, Chi-long To, Chris Chow, Christine To: Movies & TV 9 February 2010 15:27 UTC www.amazon.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ But this kind of film, an action film, I will continue to make.
  • INT: Jet Li - JoBlo.com 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC www.joblo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Li's 2007 Hollywood film, War, was released in August of that year, and re-teamed him with actor Jason Statham, who previously starred with him in The One, and action choreographer Corey Yuen.^ We are here with action star Jet Li.
  • CNN.com - Jet Li Interview Transcript - Jan. 29, 2003 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC www.cnn.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
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^ Jet Li is a great action star!
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^ Li's 2007 Hollywood film, War, was released in August of that year, and re-teamed him with actor Jason Statham, who previously starred with him in The One, and action choreographer Corey Yuen.
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.War raked in a disappointing $23 million at the box office, becoming one of Li's lowest grossers in America; however, it was a hit on video, accumulating nearly $52 million in rental revenue, more than doubling its box office take.^ War raked in a disappointing $23 million at the box office, becoming one of Li's lowest grossers in America; however, it was a hit on video, accumulating nearly $52 million in rental revenue, more than doubling its box office take.
  • Jet Li Travel Guide - Li Lianjie - Chinese Culture | YesChinaTour.com - Best China Travel Guide 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC yeschinatour.com [Source type: General]

^ But on the opposite end of the spectrum, this year, "War," which was your movie with Jason Statham, opened at the box office, and it didn't do well.
  • Jet Li: on-screen fighter, off-screen peacemaker - CNN.com 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC www.cnn.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Anyway, Jet Li and Gong Li have become Singaporeans but I think they may be based more overseas due to their work committments.
  • Chinese Netizen Reactions To Jet Li Becoming Singaporean | chinaSMACK 9 February 2010 15:27 UTC www.chinasmack.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[4] .With the exception of Romeo Must Die and the worldwide release of Hero, most of Li's American films have been only modest hits like Kiss Of The Dragon, The One, Unleashed, Cradle 2 the Grave, and the worldwide release of Fearless.^ With the exception of Romeo Must Die and the worldwide release of Hero, most of Li's American films have been only modest hits like Kiss Of The Dragon, The One, Unleashed, Cradle 2 the Grave, and the worldwide release of Fearless.
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^ Romeo Must Die (2000) .
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^ One of Jet Li's best films.
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.In late 2007, Li returned again to China to participate in the China/Hong Kong co-production of the period war film The Warlords with Andy Lau and Takeshi Kaneshiro.^ Jet Li returns to Chinese film after 3 Hollywood productions .
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^ In late 2007, Li returned again to China to participate in the China/Hong Kong co-production of the period war film The Warlords with Andy Lau and Takeshi Kaneshiro.
  • Jet Li Travel Guide - Li Lianjie - Chinese Culture | YesChinaTour.com - Best China Travel Guide 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC yeschinatour.com [Source type: General]

^ The film stars Jet Li and Andy Lau.

.This film with its focus on dramatics rather than martial arts netted Li the Hong Kong Film Award for Best Actor.^ Also it’s a special martial arts film.
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^ Which kind of martial arts is the best?
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^ This film with its focus on dramatics rather than martial arts netted Li the Hong Kong Film Award for Best Actor.
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.Li and fellow martial arts veteran Jackie Chan appeared together onscreen for the first time in The Forbidden Kingdom, which began filming in May 2007 and was released to critical and commercial success on April 18, 2008. The film was based on the legend of the Monkey King from the Chinese folk novel Journey to the West.^ Li and fellow martial arts veteran Jackie Chan appeared together onscreen for the first time in The Forbidden Kingdom, which began filming in May 2007 and was released to critical and commercial success on April 18, 2008.
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^ Also it’s a special martial arts film.
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^ In 2002, the period martial arts epic film Hero was released in the Chinese market.
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[5][6] .Li also starred as the lead villain in the fantasy action film The Mummy: Tomb Of The Dragon Emperor with actors Brendan Fraser, Isabella Leong and Michelle Yeoh.^ Li also starred as the lead villain in the fantasy action film The Mummy: Tomb Of The Dragon Emperor with actors Brendan Fraser, Isabella Leong and Michelle Yeoh.
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^ Jet Li is a great action star!
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^ We are here with action star Jet Li.
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[7]
.After an one-year hiatus from filmmaking, Jet Li returned to acting in 2009, portraying a mercenary in the film The Expendables, teaming up with action stars Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bruce Willis, Jason Statham, Dolph Lundgren, Mickey Rourke, Steve Austin, Terry Crews, and Randy Couture.^ It’s also the first film to have both Jet Li and Jason Statham (before he became a mega action star) together.
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^ Mickey Rourke, Eric Roberts, Terry Crews, and UFC star Randy Couture co-star in the action-packed production.

^ We caught up with Jet Li in Shanghai.
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Personal life

Jet Li with Jackie Chan in Hong Kong.
Li is a practitioner of Tibetan Buddhism.[8] His master is Lho Kunsang[9] of the Drikung Kagyu lineage of the Kagyu school.[10]
.In 1987, Li married Beijing Wushu Team member and Kids from Shaolin co-star Huang Qiuyan,[11] with whom he had two daughters.^ Spouse: Nina Li Chi (19 September 1999 - present) 1 child Qiuyan Huang (1987 - 1990) (divorced) 2 daughters .
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^ According to Li, once, as a child, when the Chinese National Wushu Team went to perform for President Richard Nixon in the United States, he was asked by Nixon to be his personal bodyguard.
  • Jet Li Travel Guide - Li Lianjie - Chinese Culture | YesChinaTour.com - Best China Travel Guide 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC yeschinatour.com [Source type: General]

^ So despite my nervousness, it came out something like this: "Li Lien Jie, first I want to say that your wushu is awesome and the Beijing Wushu Team rocks!
  • Jet Li | Unleashed Movie 2005 | Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 9 February 2010 15:27 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]

.They divorced in 1990, Since 1999, he has been married to Nina Li Chi (born Li Zhi), a Shanghai-born, Hong Kong-based actress.^ Spouse: Nina Li Chi (19 September 1999 - present) 1 child Qiuyan Huang (1987 - 1990) (divorced) 2 daughters .
  • Jet Li | Unleashed Movie 2005 | Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 9 February 2010 15:27 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]

^ Familienstand: verheiratet Ehefrau: Nina Li Chi (Schauspielerin) verheiratet seit September 1999 Ex-Frau: Qiuyan Huang verheiratet von 1987 bis --- Kinder: Jane Li (*2000) .
  • DVD, Blu-Ray und mehr zu Jet Li 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC www.moviemaze.de [Source type: General]

^ In late 2007, Li returned again to China to participate in the China/Hong Kong co-production of the period war film The Warlords with Andy Lau and Takeshi Kaneshiro.
  • Jet Li Travel Guide - Li Lianjie - Chinese Culture | YesChinaTour.com - Best China Travel Guide 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC yeschinatour.com [Source type: General]

He has two daughters with her as well, Jane (born 2000) and Jada (born 2002).
.Li was in the Maldives when a tsunami hit during the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake.^ Injured his foot while escaping the tsunami that followed a 9.0 earthquake in the Indian Ocean.
  • Jet Li | Unleashed Movie 2005 | Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 9 February 2010 15:27 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]

^ Li and his four year old daughter were on vacation in the Maldives on December 26th, 2004.
  • Jet Li | Unleashed Movie 2005 | Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 9 February 2010 15:27 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]

.Although it was widely reported at the time that he had died during the disaster,[12] he only suffered a minor foot injury, caused by a piece of floating furniture, while he was guiding his 4-year-old daughter Jane to safety.^ Scooping up his daughter and running for higher ground, a piece of furniture hit his foot, causing the injury.
  • Jet Li | Unleashed Movie 2005 | Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 9 February 2010 15:27 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]

^ By the way, Jet Li was already the junior champion of the world when he was 12 years old.
  • Jet Li's The One Trailer 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC www.dtheatre.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ He was only 12 years old, and the other two medallists were in their mid- to late twenties.

.The two were by the pool and slightly above the beach when the wave came ashore.^ The two were in the lobby of their hotel when the wave came ashore.
  • Jet Li | Unleashed Movie 2005 | Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 9 February 2010 15:27 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]

[13]
.In 2009, Li, who previously had American citizenship, after years working in the United States, is thought to have renounced his American citizenship and taken up Singaporean citizenship,[14] although no official confirmation has been provided by Singapore authorities.^ Another star has taken up Singapore citizenship.
  • Jet Li | J!-ENT entertainment news pop culture TV music DVD Blu-ray reviews fashion celebrity USA Asia UK 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC www.nt2099.com [Source type: General]

^ According to Li, once, as a child, when the Chinese National Wushu Team went to perform for President Richard Nixon in the United States, he was asked by Nixon to be his personal bodyguard.
  • Jet Li Travel Guide - Li Lianjie - Chinese Culture | YesChinaTour.com - Best China Travel Guide 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC yeschinatour.com [Source type: General]

^ Li's 2007 Hollywood film, War, was released in August of that year, and re-teamed him with actor Jason Statham, who previously starred with him in The One, and action choreographer Corey Yuen.
  • Jet Li Travel Guide - Li Lianjie - Chinese Culture | YesChinaTour.com - Best China Travel Guide 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC yeschinatour.com [Source type: General]

[15] .On July 28, 2009, the chairman of One Foundation (the Charity fund of Jet Li) announced that Jet Li had indeed become a Singaporean citizen.^ One of Jet Li's best films.
  • Dragon Dynasty: THE LEGEND OF FONG SAI-YUK 9 February 2010 15:27 UTC www.dragondynasty.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ This is one of Jet Li's best movies ever.
  • Dragon Dynasty: THE LEGEND OF FONG SAI-YUK 9 February 2010 15:27 UTC www.dragondynasty.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Li starred in the 1995 film High Risk, where Jet Li plays a Captain who becomes disillusioned after his wife is murdered by crime lords.
  • Jet Li Travel Guide - Li Lianjie - Chinese Culture | YesChinaTour.com - Best China Travel Guide 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC yeschinatour.com [Source type: General]

[14] .He was said to have chosen Singapore for its education system for his two daughters.^ Another reason is education..Singapore has probably the best education system in Asia..
  • Chinese Netizen Reactions To Jet Li Becoming Singaporean | chinaSMACK 9 February 2010 15:27 UTC www.chinasmack.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Singapore is a prosperous country where more than 70% of its citizens are of chinese descent, excellent education and healthcare system.
  • Chinese Netizen Reactions To Jet Li Becoming Singaporean | chinaSMACK 9 February 2010 15:27 UTC www.chinasmack.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[14] .By moving to Singapore Jet Li is following in the footsteps of Chinese actress Gong Li.^ Jet Li has the moves.
  • Giveaway — Jet Li’s ‘The Enforcer’ - Movies, Reviews and More. 9 February 2010 15:27 UTC www.screenhead.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Jet Li engages in some high-flying fighting with cool, death-defying moves.Originally a vehicle for...
  • Unleashed - Director Louis Leterrier on the Secret of Jet Li | SPIKE 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC www.spike.com [Source type: General]

^ There were rumored reports early last year that Li had already moved his family to Singapore and bought a luxury property, which still remains unconfirmed.
  • Jet Li | J!-ENT entertainment news pop culture TV music DVD Blu-ray reviews fashion celebrity USA Asia UK 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC www.nt2099.com [Source type: General]

Philanthropy

.Li has been a "philanthropic ambassador" of the Red Cross Society of China since January 2006. He contributed 500,000 yuan (US$62,500) of box office revenues from his film Fearless to the Red Cross' psychological sunshine project, which promotes mental health.^ Jet Li has always insisted that his latest film, Fearless, which is finally opening in the US, is his final martial arts action film.
  • Jet Li Fearless Interview 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC www.girl.com.au [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ For Jet Li, who has carried on what was started by the greatest Wushu actors of all time; Fearless is a culmination of a lifetime spent in martial arts and film.
  • Jet Li - Fearless 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC www.dvdtalk.com [Source type: General]

^ On the surface, Fearless resembles many of the countless martial arts films that have come before it, including some of Jet Li's most famous movies.
  • Jet Li - Fearless 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC www.dvdtalk.com [Source type: General]

[16]
.In April 2007, touched by his life-shaking experience in the Maldives when he was close to dying during the 2004 tsunami, Li formed his own non-profit foundation called The One Foundation.^ I own all these movies plus more i have 34 jet li movies and 28 jackie chan and 6 bruce lee ones.

^ He will also be appearing in a James Wong film, called "The One" Jet Li was born on April 26, 1963 in Beijing, Heibei.
  • Jet Li | Unleashed Movie 2005 | Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 9 February 2010 15:27 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]

^ Tags: Jet Li Filed Under: American Entertainment News [CHINA] Jet Li’s One Foundation to set up an office in Quake-hit Sichuan Province .
  • Jet Li | J!-ENT entertainment news pop culture TV music DVD Blu-ray reviews fashion celebrity USA Asia UK 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC www.nt2099.com [Source type: General]

[17][18] .The One Foundation supports international disaster relief efforts in conjunction with the Red Cross as well as other efforts, including mental health awareness and suicide prevention.^ Aside from the US government supporting One China explicitly in public statements, many international companies including Sony (first i could think of)also confirm one China.
  • Chinese Netizen Reactions To Jet Li Becoming Singaporean | chinaSMACK 9 February 2010 15:27 UTC www.chinasmack.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Since the starting of the foundation, Li has been involved with recovery efforts in seven disasters, including the 2008 Sichuan earthquake.^ CRIEnglish.com reported, “Jet Li’s disaster-relief One Foundation set up an office in quake-hit Sichuan Province Wednesday, shifting its focus from emergency relief to reconstruction.” .
  • Jet Li | J!-ENT entertainment news pop culture TV music DVD Blu-ray reviews fashion celebrity USA Asia UK 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC www.nt2099.com [Source type: General]

^ Tags: Jet Li Filed Under: American Entertainment News [CHINA] Jet Li’s One Foundation to set up an office in Quake-hit Sichuan Province .
  • Jet Li | J!-ENT entertainment news pop culture TV music DVD Blu-ray reviews fashion celebrity USA Asia UK 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC www.nt2099.com [Source type: General]

[13]
Li discussed his commitment to philanthropy in an interview with the December 2009 issue of Alliance magazine, stating that "grassroots NGOs can help the government in its blind spots. Government relief is not always detail-oriented. Grassroots NGOs can’t be as big as a government effort, but they need to be flexible and independent."[4]

Filmography

See also

References

Further reading

  • Ducker, Chris, and Stuart Cutler. .The HKS Guide to Jet Li.^ Tags: Jet Li Filed Under: Chinese Entertainment News [HK] Jackie Chan and Jet Li promote “The Forbidden Kingdom” .
    • Jet Li | J!-ENT entertainment news pop culture TV music DVD Blu-ray reviews fashion celebrity USA Asia UK 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC www.nt2099.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Pt II  has Jet Li in it with traditional chinese sword fighting enhances with HK style special effects...
    • Jet Li's The One Trailer 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC www.dtheatre.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .London: Hong Kong Superstars, 2000.
  • Marx, Christy.^ The eye-popping physical feats of martial arts superstar Jet Li are the order of the day in this Hong Kong actionfest.
    • New DVD Movie Contract Killer Hitman Jet Li NTSC Sealed - eBay (item 370303997495 end time Mar-08-10 16:44:38 PST) 9 February 2010 15:27 UTC cgi.ebay.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    Jet Li. .Martial Arts Masters.^ Jet Li (Martial Arts Masters) .
    • Jet Li - Shop Smarter.com 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC www.smarter.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Usually action films have a formula: Like a guy, his father and mother are masters, then you learn martial arts then you try to revenge and kill the bad guy.
    • CNN.com - Jet Li Interview Transcript - Jan. 29, 2003 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC www.cnn.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • CNN.com - Jet Li Interview Transcript - Jan. 29, 2003 9 February 2010 15:27 UTC www.cnn.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Reviews Master filmmaker Quentin Tarantino presents HERO -- starring martial arts legend Jet Li in a visually stunning...
    • Jet Li - Shop Smarter.com 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC www.smarter.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    Rosen Publishing Group, 2002. ISBN 0823935191.
  • Parish, James Robert. .Jet Li: A Biography.^ Jet Li: A Biography .
    • Jet Li - Shop Smarter.com 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC www.smarter.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Review Selected reviews for: Jet Li: A Biography .
    • Jet Li - Shop Smarter.com 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC www.smarter.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Review A biography of the Asian film star and martial arts master Jet Li, including action photographs and a listing of his...
    • Jet Li - Shop Smarter.com 10 January 2010 1:20 UTC www.smarter.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    New York: Thunder's Mouth Press, 2002. ISBN 1560253762.

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Lau Ching-Wan]
for My Name is Fame
Hong Kong Film Award for Best Actor
2008
for The Warlords
Succeeded by
Nick Cheung
for Beast Stalker
Preceded by
Tony Leung Ka-Fai
for Everlasting Regret
Hong Kong Film Critics Society Award for Best Actor
2006
for Fearless
Succeeded by
Tony Leung Ka-Fai
for Eye in the Sky

Simple English

Jet Li
File:Jet Li
Jet Li at the premiere of Fearless.
Born April 26, 1963 (1963-04-26) (age 47)
Beijing, China
Other names Lee Yeung Chung/Li Yangzhong
李陽中 (Traditional)
李阳中 (Simplified)
Lǐ Yángzhōng (Mandarin)
Lei5 Joeng4 Zung1 (Cantonese) (Chinese producer pseudonym)
Occupation Actor
Martial artist
Years active 1982–present
Spouse Huang Qiuyan (1987–1990)
Nina Li Chi (1999–present)
Website
www.jetli.com

Li Lianjie (born April 26, 1963), better known by his stage name Jet Li, is a Chinese martial artist, actor, wushu champion, and international film star who is currently residing in Singapore.

Filmography

Year Title Chinese Title Role Notes
1982 Shaolin Temple 少林寺 "Jueh Yuan"
1983 Kids From Shaolin 少林小子 "San Lung"
1986 Born to Defence 中華英雄 "Jet"
Director
Jet Li's directorial debut
Martial Arts of Shaolin 南北少林 "Zhi Ming" aka Shaolin Temple 3: Martial Arts of Shaolin
1988 Dragon Fight 龍在天涯 "Jimmy Lee"
1989 The Master 龍行天下 "Jet"
1991 Once Upon a Time in China 黃飛鴻 "Wong Fei Hung"
Swordsman II 笑傲江湖之東方不敗 "Ling Wu Chung"
1992 Once Upon a Time in China II 黃飛鴻之二男兒當自强 "Wong Fei Hung"
1993 Tai Chi Master 太極張三豐 "Zhang Sanfeng"
Producer
aka Twin Warriors (USA)
Fong Sai Yuk 方世玉 "Fong Sai Yuk"
Producer
aka The Legend
Fong Sai Yuk II 方世玉續集 "Fong Sai Yuk"
Producer
aka The Legend 2
Kung Fu Cult Master 倚天屠龍記之魔教教主 "Cheung Mo-Kei"
Producer
aka The Evil Cult
aka Lord of the Wu Tang
aka Kung Fu Master
Last Hero in China 黃飛鴻之鐵雞斗蜈蚣 "Wong Fei Hung"
Producer
aka Claws of Steel
aka Deadly China Hero
Once Upon a Time in China III 黃飛鴻之三:獅王争霸 "Wong Fei Hung" aka The Invincible Shaolin
1994 The Bodyguard from Beijing 中南海保鑣 "Allan Hui Ching Yeung" / "John Chang"
Producer
aka The Defender
aka Zhong Nan Hai bao biao
Fist of Legend 精武英雄 "Chen Jun"
Producer
The New Legend of Shaolin 洪熙官之少林五祖 "Hung Hei-Kwun"
Producer
aka Legend of the Red Dragon
1995 High Risk 鼠胆龍威 "Kit Li" aka Meltdown
My Father Is a Hero 給爸爸的信 ""Kung Wei" aka The Enforcer
aka Letter To Daddy
1996 Black Mask 黑俠 "Michael" / "Simon" / "Tsui Chik" / "Black Mask" released 1999 in US
Dr. Wai in "The Scripture with No Words" 冒險王 "Chow Si Kit" aka Adventure King
aka The Scripture With No Words
1997 Once Upon a Time in China and America 黃飛鴻之西域雄獅 "Wong Fei Hung" aka Once Upon A Time In China VI
1998 Hitman 殺手之王 "Fu" aka The Hitman
aka The Contract Killer
Lethal Weapon 4 致命武器4 "Wah Sing Ku"
2000 Romeo Must Die 致命羅密歐 "Han Sing"
2001 The One 最後一強 "Gabe Law" / "Gabriel Yulaw" / "Lawless"
Kiss of the Dragon 龍之吻 "Liu Jian"
Associate Producer
2002 Hero 英雄 "Nameless" Released 2004 in US
2003 Cradle 2 the Grave 同盜一擊 "Su"
2005 Unleashed 不死狗 "Danny"
Producer
aka Danny the Dog
2006 Fearless 霍元甲 "Huo Yuanjia"
Producer
Presenter
2007 The Warlords 投名狀 "Pang Qing Yun"
War 玩命對戰 "Rogue" aka "Victor Shaw" aka Rogue Assassin or Rogue
2008 The Forbidden Kingdom 功夫之王 "Sun Wukong the Monkey King" / "Silent Monk"
The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor 盜墓迷城3 "Emperor Han"
2009 The Founding of a Republic 建國大業 "Chen Shaokuan" aka Jian Guo Da Ye (lit. The Great Cause of China's Foundation)
aka Founding of the Nation
aka Lofty Ambitions of Nation Building
2010 Ocean Heaven 海洋天堂 "Sam Wong" Post-production
The Expendables 浴血任務 "Yin Yang" Post-production
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