Profession: Chinese Actor and Martial Artist
Why Famous: Won great acclaim in China as an actor making his debut with the film "Shaolin Temple" (1982). He went on to star in many critically acclaimed martial arts epic films.
His first role in a Hollywood film was as a villain in "Lethal Weapon 4" (1998), and his first leading role in a Hollywood film was as Han Sing in "Romeo Must Die" (2000).
- 1999-09-19 Chinese martial artist Jet Li (36) weds actress Nina Li Chi (37) in Los Angeles