Tony Jaa


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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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Ong Bak 3 Tien
(2010)
Ong Bak 2 Tien
(2008)
(2005)

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 2021 Detective Chinatown 3
Jack Jaa
 2020 Jiu Jitsu
Kueng
 2020/I Monster Hunter
Hunter
 2019 Triple Threat
Payu
 2018 Master Z: The Ip Man Legacy
Sadi the Warrior
 2017 Paradox
Tak
 2016 Never Back Down: No Surrender (Video)
Tony Jaa
 2015 Kill Zone 2
Chatchai
 2015 Furious 7
Kiet
 2014 Skin Trade
Tony Vitayakul
 2013 The Protector 2
Kham
 2010 Ong Bak 3
Tien
 2008 Ong Bak 2
Tien
 2005 Tom yum goong: The game (Video Game)
Kham
 2005 The Protector
Kham
 2004 The Bodyguard
Supermarket Fighter (as Panom Yeerum)
 1996 Hard Gun
 1992 Singh Siam
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1 Interview | 2 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Panom Yeerum | Tachakorn Yeerum

Height:

5' 7¾" (1.72 m)

Spouse:

Piyarat Chotiwattananont  (2 children)

Children:

Hathaipawee Yeerum | See more »

Parents:

Rin Saipetch | Thongdee Yeerum
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Personal Quote:

I want a strong foundation in Thailand. Hollywood? Maybe in the future. See more »

Trivia:

Watching Jackie Chan movies and a Thai movie called Gerd ma lui (1986) influenced him to do stuntwork and eventually become a action star, but he says his biggest influence is Bruce Lee. See more »

Nickname:

Phanom Yeerum See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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