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Li Lian Jie (born April 26, 1963), better known by his stage name Jet Li, is a Chinese martial artist, actor, film producer, wushu champion, and international film star who was born in Beijing, China, and who has currently taken up Singapore citizenship. After three years of intensive training with Wu Bin, Li won his first national championship for the Beijing Wushu Team. 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). 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. Li's 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). 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 title character villain in The Mummy: Tomb Of The Dragon Emperor (2008) opposite Brendan Fraser. Recently, he appeared in the 2010 film The Expendables.

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Apr 26, 1963 In Beijing, China
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Once Upon A Time In China II 1992-04-16
Latest Project:
Movie League of Gods 2016-07-28
Known For
Movie League of Gods Jiang Ziya 2016-07-28
Movie The Expendables 3 Yin Yang 2014-08-04
Movie The Expendables 2 Yin Yang 2012-08-08
Movie Inferno: The Making of 'The Expendables' Himself 2010-11-14
Movie The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor Emperor Han 2008-07-01
Movie The Warlords General Ma Xinyi 2007-12-12
Movie Cradle 2 the Grave Su 2003-02-28
Movie Ultimate Fights from the Movies Chen Zhen / Taul (Fists of Legend & Black Mask) (archive footage) 2002-04-16
Movie Cause: The Birth of Hero Himself 2002-12-05
Movie The One Gabe Law / Gabriel Yulaw / Lawless 2001-11-02
Movie Romeo Must Die Hang Sing 2000-03-22
Movie Contract Killer Fu 1998-04-03
Movie Lethal Weapon 4 Wah Sing Ku 1998-07-10
Movie Eastern Heroes: The Video Magazine - Volume 2 Himself 1996-07-22
Movie Black Mask Chui Chik / Black Mask 1996-11-07
Movie The Enforcer Kung Wei 1995-03-02
Movie Top Fighter Himself 1995-06-15
Movie The Bodyguard from Beijing Allan Hui Ching Yeung 1994-07-28
Movie The Kung Fu Cult Master Chang Mo-Kei 1993-12-18
Movie Once Upon A Time In China II Wong Fei-hung 1992-04-16
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