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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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 2015 Fast & Furious 7 (filming)
Louie Tran
 2015 Skin Trade (post-production)
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)
 2003 Ong-bak
Ting (as Panom Yeerum)
 1996 Puen hode
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Alternate Names:

Panom Yeerum | Tachakorn Yeerum

Height:

5' 7¾" (1.72 m)
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Jackie Chan, Jet Li and Bruce Lee are my masters; they're the inspiration for my work. Bruce Lee was a heavy fighter who threw hard punches. Jackie moves very fast and uses a lot of comedy, and Jet Li is very fluid. I've tried to combine all of their styles and added some things of my own. See more »

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Highly Skilled in Muay Thai, Tae Kwon Do, swordplay and gymnastics. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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