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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 Furious 7
 2014 Skin Trade
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 2010 Ong-bak 3
 2008 Ong-bak 2
 2005 Tom yum goong: The game (Video Game)
 2004 The Bodyguard
Supermarket Fighter (as Panom Yeerum)
 2003 Ong-bak
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Alternate Names:

Panom Yeerum | Tachakorn Yeerum


5' 7¾" (1.72 m)

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I want a strong foundation in Thailand. Hollywood? Maybe in the future. See more »


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


Tatchakorn Yeerum See more »

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