Born on April 7, 1954, in Hong Kong, China, Chan Kong-sang, better known as Jackie Chan, was left behind by his parents when they moved to Australia for work. At the Chinese Opera Research Institute in Hong Kong, he underwent intense training in martial arts, drama, acrobatics, and singing for 10 years. Despite facing corporal punishment for poor performance, Chan persevered and developed into the iconic actor and martial artist known and loved worldwide.
after graduating in 1971, Jackie Chan embarked on his career as an acrobat and movie stuntman. His breakthrough came with his work in “Fist of Fury” (1972), starring alongside the legendary Bruce Lee. Chan’s daring stunts, including reportedly executing the highest fall ever in Chinese cinema, earned him widespread acclaim and the respect of industry giants like Bruce Lee.

At 19, in 1973, Jackie Chan landed his first significant role in ‘Little Tiger of Canton’. He later starred in ‘All in the Family’ (1975), marking his foray into comedy. Notably, this film featured Chan’s first nude scene. The shift from action to comedy stemmed from his earlier action movie disappointments.

In 1978, Jackie Chan starred in ‘Snake in the Eagle’s Shadow’, a pivotal film in his career. Chan had creative control over staging his stunts, leading to its success. Notably, this movie established the comedic kung fu genre, captivating audiences in Hong Kong and beyond.
Jackie Chan’s success continued with hits like “The Fearless Hyena” (1979), “Half a Loaf of Kung Fu” (1980), and “The Young Master” (1980), solidifying his star status. “The Young Master” marked his debut with Golden Harvest, Bruce Lee’s former production company and a leading studio in Hong Kong. Chan quickly rose to become the highest-paid actor in Hong Kong and achieved international stardom across Asia. He exercised complete control over his films, often overseeing production, direction, and even performing theme songs.

In 1986, he formed his own production company, Golden Way. He also founded a modeling/casting agency, Jackie’s Angels, in order to recruit talent for his films. Additionally, after numerous stuntmen were injured during the filming of Police Story, the actor founded the Jackie Chan Stuntmen Association, through which he personally trained and provided medical coverage for its members

Jackie Chan introduced his own comic book character in 1995, featured in “Jackie Chan’s Spartan X,” a series distributed in both Asia and the United States.
In 2008, Jackie Chan voiced Master Monkey in the highly successful animated film “Kung Fu Panda,” which led to multiple sequels, a video game, and a TV series. Same year , he co-starred with fellow Chinese action star Jet Li in “The Forbidden Kingdom.”
Jackie Chan has starred in numerous films and is widely regarded as one of the leading figures in the action movie industry.

Throughout his illustrious career, Chan has been honored with numerous prestigious awards, cementing his status as a cinematic icon. Notable among his accolades are the Best Actor Award at the 1993 Golden Horse Film Festival for his performance in “Police Story 3: Super Cop,” the 2005 Golden Rooster Award for Best Actor for his role in “New Police Story,” and the Buttkicker Award at Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards in 2011 for his captivating portrayal in “The Karate Kid,” alongside Jaden Smith.In 2016 he won the Academy Honorary Award(OSCAR)
Jackie Chan tied the knot with Taiwanese actress Lin Feng-jiao. Their union bore fruit of a boyJaycee Chan.

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