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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

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

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Alternate Names:

Panom Yeerum | Tachakorn Yeerum

Height:

5' 7¾" (1.72 m)
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Personal Quote:

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 »

Trivia:

He has a Black belt in Taekwondo and a Black belt in Wushu. See more »

Nickname:

Tatchakorn Yeerum See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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