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Jackie Chan

Actor Jackie Chan
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Full Name: Chan Kong-sang
Profession: Actor

Hong Kong
Hong Kong

Biography: Jackie Chan is a Chinese martial arts actor, producer, stuntman and singer known for Hong Kong produced martial arts films and Hollywood's "Rush Hour: and its sequels.

Born: April 7, 1954
Birthplace: Victoria Peak, Hong Kong
Age: 68 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries

Married Life

  • 1982-12-01 Martial artist Jackie Chan (28) weds actress Lin Feng-jiao (29) in Los Angeles

Historical Events

  • 1978-05-01 Jackie Chan's breakthrough film "Snake in the Eagle's Shadow" directed by Yuen Woo-ping, is released in Hong Kong
  • 1998-09-18 "Rush Hour" directed by Brett Ratner, starring Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker released - Jackie Chan's Hollywood breakthrough
  • 2016-11-12 Jackie Chan awarded honorary Oscar for his film achievements at 8th Annual Governors Awards ceremony

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