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Tony Jaa


Japanom Yeerum was born on February 5, 1976, in the northeastern province of Surin, Thailand. His parents were elephant herders. Jaa watched martial arts films as a young kid and began to emulate some of his idols, from Bruce Lee to Jackie Chan to Jet Li. Jaa studied martial arts at the local temple school and later under a scholarship at the ... See full bio »

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Known For

Ong-bak 2
Ong-bak 2 Tien
(2008)
Ong-bak 3
Ong-bak 3 Tien
(2010)
Furious 7
Furious 7 Kiet
(2015)

Filmography

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 2015 Kill Zone 2
Chatchai
 2015 Furious 7
Kiet
 2014 Skin Trade
Tony Vitayakul
 2010 Ong-bak 3
Tien
 2008 Ong-bak 2
Tien
 2005 Tom yum goong: The game (Video Game)
Kham
 2004 The Bodyguard
Supermarket Fighter (as Panom Yeerum)
 1992 Singh Siam
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Alternate Names:

Panom Yeerum | Tachakorn Yeerum

Height:

5' 7¾" (1.72 m)
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Personal Quote:

What they [Chan, Lee and Li] did was so beautiful, so heroic that I wanted to do it too. I practiced until I could do the move exactly as I had seen the masters do it. See more »

Trivia:

Joined monastic order of a Buddhist temple in Surin, Thailand. See more »

Nickname:

Jaa Phanom See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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