Mr. Jet Li
Jet Li won many prizes from national martial art competitions in China when he was young. In 1982, he was talent-spotted by film director Cheung Yam-yim and took up leading role in "The Shaolin Temple" (1982) which won him overnight fame. After that, he starred in many action films set against the Shaolin Temple, like "Kids from Shaolin" (1984), "Martial Arts of Shaolin" (1986) and so on. In 1991, Li interpreted the role of kung fu legend Wong Fei Hung in Tsui Hark's "Once Upon a Time in China" (1991), in which he once again demonstrated his consummate skills in martial arts. Li and Tsui Hark co-operated again in another two Wong Fei Hung films and also "Swordsman II". He went to Hollywood in 1998 and made an English language film "Lethal Weapons 4" (1998), followed by "Romeo Must Die" (2000), "Kiss of the Dragon" (2001), "The One" (2001), "Cradle 2 the Grave" (2003) and so on. These films elevated Li to a star of international recognition. In 2002, Li starred in Zhang Yimou's production "Hero". In 2008, Li won the Best Actor Award of the Hong Kong Film Awards for his performance in "The Warlords" (2007) directed by Peter Chan Ho-sun. His recent works include “The Flying Swords of Dragon Gate” (2011) and “The Expendables” series in Hollywood.