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Bruce Lee (I) (1940–1973)


Bruce Lee remains the greatest icon of martial arts cinema and a key figure of modern popular media. Had it not been for Bruce Lee and his movies in the early 1970s, it's arguable whether or not the martial arts film genre would have ever penetrated and influenced mainstream North American and European cinema and audiences the way it has over the ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 32) in Kowloon, Hong Kong

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Known For

The Way of the Dragon
The Way of the Dragon Tang Lung / Dragon
(1972)
Enter the Dragon
(1973)
The Chinese Connection
(1972)
Game of Death
Game of Death Billy Lo / Hai Tien (original 1972 footage)
(1978)

Filmography

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 1973 Enter the Dragon
Lee
 1972 The Way of the Dragon
Tang Lung / Dragon
 1972 The Chinese Connection
Chen Zhen
 1971 Longstreet (TV Series)
Li Tsung
- "I See", Said the Blind Man (1971) ... Li Tsung
- Wednesday's Child (1971) ... Li Tsung
- Spell Legacy Like Death (1971) ... Li Tsung
- The Way of the Intercepting Fist (1971) ... Li Tsung
 1971 The Big Boss
Cheng Chao-an
 1969 Marlowe
Winslow Wong
 1969 Here Come the Brides (TV Series)
Lin
- Marriage, Chinese Style (1969) ... Lin
 1969 Blondie (TV Series)
Karate Instructor
- Pick on Someone Your Own Size (1969) ... Karate Instructor
 1967 Ironside (TV Series)
Leon Soo
- Tagged for Murder (1967) ... Leon Soo
 1966-1967 The Green Hornet (TV Series)
Kato
- The Hornet and the Firefly (1967) ... Kato
- Hornet, Save Thyself (1967) ... Kato
- Alias the Scarf (1967) ... Kato
 1966-1967 Batman (TV Series)
Kato
- Batman's Satisfaction (1967) ... Kato
- A Piece of the Action (1967) ... Kato
- The Spell of Tut (1966) ... Kato (uncredited)
 1966 The Milton Berle Show (TV Series)
Kato
- Episode #1.2 (1966) ... Kato
 1960 Ren hai gu hong
Ah Sam (as Lee Siu-Lung)
 1957 Thunderstorm
Chow Chung (as Siu Lung Lee)
 1956 Zao zhi dang cu wo bu jia
Kai Cheung
 1956 Zha dian na fu
Yeung Siu-lung (as Lee Siu Lung)
 1955 Er nu zhai
 1955 Gu er xing
 1955 Ai xia ji
 1955 Ai
 1953 Wei lou chun xiao (as Lee Jun-fan)
 1953 Fu zhi guo (Juvenile)
 1953 Ci mu lei
 1953 Ku hai ming deng
Tin Sang (Juvenile) (as Siu Lung Lee)
 1951 Ren zhi Chu
Ngau Tsai
 1950 Xi lu xiang
Ah-Cheung (Juvenile) (as Lung Lee)
 1949 Meng li xi shi (as Siu Hoi-Chuen Lee)
 1948 Fu gui fu yun
 1941 Golden Gate Girl
Infant (uncredited)
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Other Works:

TV commercial with Bruce Lee (archive footage), Frank Lloyd Wright (archive footage), Jackie Robinson (archive footage), and Jack Sneed (voiceover) for the 2014 Mazda 3 with SkyActiv Technology. See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Biographical Movies | 17 Print Biographies | 27 Articles | 14 Pictorials | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Bruce | Lee Jun-fan | Lung Lee | Mr. Bruce Lee | Siu Hoi-Chuen Lee | Siu Lung Lee | Siu-Lung Lee | Xiaolong Li | Lee Siu Lung | Bruce Lee Siu-Lung | Lee Siu-Lung

Height:

5' 7¼" (1.71 m)
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Personal Quote:

The martial arts are ultimately self-knowledge. A punch or a kick is not to knock the hell out of the guy in front, but to knock the hell out of your ego, your fear, or your hang-ups. See more »

Trivia:

Legend has i that he came up with the concept for Kung Fu (1972) and was going to star in it. However, the network got cold feet about casting an Asian actor in the lead role and it went to David Carradine. But according to the producers, although Lee was consulted and was considered for the role, they created the concept and Carradine was always their first choice. Lee was very upset about this,... See more »

Trademark:

Made animal sounds when he fought to unnerve his foes and focus his strength. His characters were often proudly Chinese and battled foes who racially oppressed his people as in when he smashed a "No dogs or Chinese allowed" sign with a flying kick See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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