Jet Li

Jet Li

Li Lian Jie (n. Pekín, 26 de abril de 1963), mejor conocido por su nombre artístico Jet Li, es un artista marcial, actor y productor de origen chino, nacionalizado singapurense en 2009.
Después de retirarse a la edad de 17 años del wushu, disciplina en la que ganó 15 medallas de oro y una de plata, debutó como actor en la película El templo de Shaolin (1982)". Estrella del cine internacional, protagonizó muchas películas de artes marciales aclamadas por la crítica, destacando la serie Érase una vez en China, en la que interpretó al héroe Wong Fei Hung.
Su primer papel en una película de Hollywood fue como villano en Arma Letal 4 (1998), pero su primer papel como protagonista en Estados Unidos y que le dio fama mundial fue en Romeo debe morir (2000).

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  • Fecha de nacimiento: 1963-04-26
  • Lugar de nacimiento: Beijing, China

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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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