If you’re an action movie fan then you must have come across a famous name who not only has worldwide recognition for his crazy action stunts but also infuses comic relief to his films. Yep, I know the name Jackie Chan is what comes to mind.
Jackie Chan played a significant role in the development of the Chinese film industry, his style of acting is a blend of comedy, action (mostly Kung Fu) and dramatic. Jackie is one film star that made my childhood amazing, after seeing any of his movies, I and my friends would go out to mimic his fighting styles. That’s how amazing he is. Today, he’s one of the most successful Chinese actors, one that crossed over to Hollywood without stress. He also did a lot of collaborations in Europe as well. The movies include- Medallion, Rush Hour, Vanguard, Dragon Lord, The Foreigner, Who am I?, The Spy Next Door, The Tuxedo, Shanghai Noon, Shanghai Knights, Amour of God, Rumble in the Bronx and a whole lot more.
How much do you know about this iconic and legendary film star? Here are a few facts to know about Jackie Chan.
1.Jackie Chan’s real name is Chan Kong-Sang
2.He speaks 7 languages: Cantonese, Mandarin, English, German, Korean, Japanese and Thai and also American Sign Language.
3.He is a classically trained vocalist and has released more than 20 albums in over five languages. He has also sung theme songs for several of his movies and singing in several Chinese versions of Disney classics.
4. Jackie performs all his stunts himself.
5. While filming Armour of God, he had an accident and doctors had to sustain his life by fixing a permanent plastic plug in his skull.
6. Jackie holds the Guinness World Record for “Most Stunts by a Living Actor”.
7.He practiced a scene in the movie Dragon Lord, 2900 times before he could get it right. The scene holds the record for the most takes required for a single scene.
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