Jet Li - Superstar Film Guide by Cindy Washington

Jet Li - Superstar Film Guide

byCindy Washington

Kobo ebook | June 30, 2013

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Introduction

Jet Li is a martial art specialist (he was a Wushu champion) and celebrity actor. His movie career began in China with the cult movie timeless "The Shaolin Temple." He moved onto the Hong Kong movie scene and at some point broke into Hollywood with a function in the movie "Lethal Weapon 4." His very first lead role in Hollywood was "Romeo Must Die." Because of this he has actually gone onto star in lots of Hollywood action movies and is very popular with fans of martial arts action movies. The following is a listing of motion pictures that Jet Li has actually acted in throughout his job so far.

Martial Arts Fame

Martial artist Li Lian Jie was born on April 26, 1963, in Hebei, China. The youngest of 5 youngsters, he lost his father when he was only 2 years old. At the age of 8 Li started discovering wushu, a kind of martial arts. Noting his skill, his household delivered him to continue his researches at a special school. "I was from an extremely inadequate family member and we didn't have sufficient cash for a good school, so sports-school was good; it gave me really good meals and an opportunity from China," Li later clarified to Muscle and Fitness magazine.

At the age of 11, Li won his very first national championship. As a result, he took a trip to more than 45 countries as part of the Beijing Wushu Team. In 1974, Li took a trip to the United States and gave a martial arts exhibition for President Richard M. Nixon. He came to be the All-Around National Wushu Champion that year, a title he held for 5 successive years.
Li retired from the sport when he was 17. Working with director Chang Hsin Yen, he made his movie debut in Shaolin Temple (1982). The movies assisted make Li a star in his native country, and spawned a number of part twos. By the end of the 1980s, Li had actually transferred to Hong Kong, where he became involved in the martial arts film scene. In Once Upon a Time in China (1991) he played Wong Fei-hung, a legendary hero who fights against outlanders in this 19th century tale. The prominent movie had two part twos.

Title:Jet Li - Superstar Film GuideFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:June 30, 2013Publisher:P Maldonado PublishingLanguage:English

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