Jackie Chan Overview

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Born: April 07, 1954

Jackie Chan was born in Hong Kong to domestic servant parents who were so poverty stricken they offered to sell their newborn baby to the British doctor who delivered him. From the age of seven, Chan was enrolled in the Chinese Opera Research Institute where he trained for a career with the Peking Opera. He excelled in martial arts and acrobatics and began making films in his mid-teens. By the time he was 20, Jackie Chan had already appeared in 25 productions, first as a stunt man and later... See All


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