Mr. Jackie Chan
Original name Chan Kong-sang, aka Fong Si-lung, Jackie Chan was trained in Beijing Opera and martial arts at the age of seven at the Hong Kong-China Opera Institute. He worked as an extra and stuntman in the beginning of his film career using his trainee name Yuen Lau or Chan Yuen-lau. In 1976, he appeared as Jackie Chan in martial arts films like "New Fist of Fury" (1976), etc. Chan subsequently starred in two all time kung fu classics "Snake in the Eagle's Shadow" (1978) and "Drunken Master" (1978) - both directed by Yuen Woo-ping – paving way for his rise to kung fu superstar. Later, he joined Golden Harvest and began his career as director-cum-actor. Chan often played the action heroes in his own directed films like "Police Story" (1985), "Armour of God" (1987), “Crime Story” (1993), all renowned for their dazzling actions and daredevil stunts which brought him international fame and an icon status in the kung fu and action genres. From 1998 on, he made a strong turn into the international market by churning out blockbusters like "Rush Hour" (1998), “Who Am I?” (1998) and "Shanghai Noon" (2000). In 1992 and 1993, he won the Best Actor Awards in the Hong Kong Film Awards and in 2010, was awarded Outstanding Film Achievement Award by the Asian Pacific Film Festival. His recent works include “CZ12” (2012) and “Dragon Blade” (2015).