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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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  The Raid 3 (announced) (rumored)
 2015 Furious 7 (post-production)
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)
 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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I want a strong foundation in Thailand. Hollywood? Maybe in the future. See more »

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Watching Jackie Chan movies and a Thai movie called Gerd ma lui (1984) influenced him to do stuntwork and eventually become a action star, but he says his biggest influence is Bruce Lee. See more »

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Aquarius

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