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Robert Baker (I) (1940–1993)

Amongst martial arts film fans, Robert Baker's claim to fame was portraying the Russian strong man / martial artist named "Petrov" in the cult Bruce Lee movie The Chinese Connection (1972) (aka "The Chinese Connection" aka "Fist of Fury"). Baker was a student in Lee's martial art fighting style (Jeet Kune Do) and was recruited by Bruce, to play ... See full bio »

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 1972 The Way of the Dragon
Thug (uncredited)
 1972 The Chinese Connection
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 1972 The Way of the Dragon (stunts)
 1972 The Chinese Connection (stunts)
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 1998 The Path of the Dragon (Video documentary short)
Himself (as Bob Baker)
 1997 The Way of the Little Dragon (Video documentary)
 1984 Bruce Lee, the Legend (Documentary)
Himself (uncredited)
 1971 Enjoy Yoursef Tonight (TV Series)
- Episode dated 23 October 1971 (1971) ... Himself
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 2012 I Am Bruce Lee (TV Movie documentary)
Petrov (segment Fist of Fury)
 2002 Bruce Lee: The Legend Lives On (TV Movie)
 2001 Reflections on 'The Little Dragon' (Video short)
Petrov (segment Fist of Fury)
 2000 Bruce Lee: A Warrior's Journey (Video documentary) (as Bob Baker)
 1993 The Curse of the Dragon (Documentary)
Himself (as Bob Baker)
 1992 Bruce Lee and Kung Fu Mania (Documentary) (as Bob Baker)
 1973 Bruce Lee: The Man and the Legend (Documentary)
Petrov [from "Jing wu men"] (uncredited)

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Was the personal body-guard for Bruce Lee.

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Bob Baker


5' 7" (1.7 m)

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