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Donnie Yen Ji Dan | Yan Che Dan | Yen Ji Dan | Yin Sze Dan | Donnie Yen Chi Tan | Yen Chi Tan | Chi-Tan Yen | Ji-Dan Yen | Zidan Zhen | Zhen Zidan
5' 8" (1.73 m)
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(On exploring different movie roles outside MA movies) Yes, if someone wants to hire me, why not? Why not get paid the same and have less of a physical demand? But I would absolutely not stop. It's great to do martial arts films, and rep martial arts films, and be a successful icon, and set trends. I feel it's an honor to set a trend in the martial arts film world.
Started collaborating with director Wilson Yip
on various film projects as leading actor and action director in the mid 2000s after meeting each other in the late 1990s. Yen was asked a favor by Yip to help out Daniel Lee
with coordinating action scenes for Moonlight Express
(1999). Their collaborations have led to some of the finest Hong Kong action films made in last half of that decade.
Uses slow-motion for certain takes during his fight scenes to showcase the power of techniques done by actors he works with