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Overview (3)

Born in London, England, UK
Birth NameJonathan Patrick Foo
Height 5' 8" (1.73 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Jon Foo is an artist working in Los Angeles. He was born in London where he studied art and design at Harrow collage, focusing on product design, sculpture and fine art. Jon had many part time jobs and eventually began a career as an acrobat after being talent scouted at a local open training gym. Jon began working with many of the London based circus acts and Commercial choreographers doing TV idents for the BBC, FOX and Live Theater at the Royal Albert Hall and The Royal Opera House. As a natural athlete Jon took to Marital Arts, which he naturally excelled at and began taking home trophy's on the British Council for Chinese Marital Arts and Great British Martial Arts Association Circuits. Jon later began studying method acting at a local school and was eventually thrust into the movie world. He has played lead roles in three feature films "Tekken", "Bangkok Revenge" and "Extraction" and has played a number of supporting rolls often using various different accents. Jon has also completed 13 episodes on the CBS TV series "Rush Hour" as Detective Lee. While appreciating the power of story in Film & TV Jon also lends his hand to writing and music production.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: ArtisticEndeavors.uk

Trivia (6)

He trained at the Shichahai school of martial arts in Beijing.
He left school to become a stuntman.
Played two different video game characters from two fighting game franchises, Jin Kazama in Tekken (2010) and Ryu in Street Fighter: Legacy (2010).
Part Chinese from his father's side and part Irish from his mother's side.
Has worked with Jackie Chan in both Jing mo gaa ting (2005) and San wa (2005). Foo would later be cast as Detective Lee in the action comedy TV series Rush Hour (2016), a role which Chan played in the films.
Both of his parents are martial artists: His father is a karateka and his mother is a judoka. Foo is well versed in kung fu and wushu.

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