Donnie Yen

Name in Native Language: "甄子丹" (YUE)
Actor / Film Producer / Film Director | * 07/27/1963 (58) | Yuexiu District, Guangzhou (People's Republic of China)
Donnie Yen Ji-dan (Chinese: 甄子丹; born 27 July 1963) is a Hong Kong actor, martial artist, film director, producer, action director and choreographer. Yen is one of Hong Kong's top action stars. Yen is widely credited for bringing mixed martial arts (MMA) into the mainstream Asian cinema by choreographing MMA in many of his films since the early 2000s. The first Chinese UFC champion Zhang Weili states that Yen's films introduced her to MMA. Yen has displayed skill in an array of martial arts, being well-versed in Tai Chi, Boxing, Kickboxing, Jeet Kune Do, Hapkido, Mixed Martial Arts, Taekwondo, Karate, Muay Thai, Wrestling, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Hung Ga, Sanda, Judo, Wing Chun, and Wushu. One of the most popular film stars in Asia of the early 2000s, Yen is consistently one of the highest-paid actors in Asia. Yen earned HK$220 million (US$28.4 million) from four films and six advertisements in 2013. Yen is credited by many for contributing to the popularisation of Wing Chun in China. He portrays Wing Chun grandmaster ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Action | Drama | Comedies

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Awards & Nominations for Donnie Yen

Golden Horse Film Festival and Awards 2x Hong Kong Film Award Golden Bauhinia Awards Hong Kong Film Award Yubari International Fantastic Film Festival Taurus World Stunt Awards

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Movies with Donnie Yen as Actor(78)

as Sun Wukong / Monkey King2022 The Monkey King: The Legend Begins
as Cheung Sung-Bong2021 Raging Fire
as Wei Shen2021 Sleeping Dogs
as Commander Tung2020 Mulan
as Fallon Zhu2020 Enter the Fat Dragon
as Ip Man2019 Ip Man 4: The Finale
as Henry Chen Xia / Chan Hak2018 Big Brother
as Master Yen2017 Guardians of Martial Arts
as Crippled Ho2017 Chasing the Dragon
as Chirrut Imwe2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
as Pop Quadruplet2015 An Inspector Calls
as Ip Man2015 Ip Man 3
as Yip Man2014 Golden Chickensss
as Sun Wukong / Monkey King2014 The Monkey King
as Ying2014 Iceman
as Hahou Mo2014 Kung Fu Jungle
as Dragon Chan2013 Special ID
as Chen Guohua / Chan Kwok-Wah2013 Together
as Carl Tam2012 All's Well, Ends Well
as Cheng Yu-keung / Arnold Cheng2011 All's Well, Ends Well 2011
as General Guan Yunchang2011 The Lost Bladesman
as Liu Jin-xi2011 Dragon
as Ip Man2010 Ip Man 2
as Green Dragon2010 14 Blades
as Sum Chung-Yang / Shen Chong-Yang2009 Bodyguards and Assassins
as General Muyong Xuehu2008 An Empress and the Warriors
as Pang Yong2008 Painted Skin
as Ip Man2008 Ip Man
as Det. Sgt. Ma Jun2007 Flash Point
as Dragon Wong2006 Dragon Tiger Gate
as Chu Zhaonan2005 Seven Swords
as Inspector Ma Kwun2005 SPL: Kill Zone
as General Lone2004 The Twins Effect II
as Victor Tsui2004 Love on the Rocks
as Wu Chow2003 Shanghai Knights
as Sky2002 Hero
as Hung Hei-Kwun2002 The Kung Fu Master
as Snowman2002 Blade II
as himself2001 Hong Kong Superstars
as Jin Ke2000 Highlander: Endgame
as Ozone1999 City of Darkness
as Cat Lee1998 Ballistic Kiss
as Tong Shan1998 Shanghai Affairs
as Boxing School Owner1997 Black Rose II
as Fung Man-hin1997 Legend Of The Wolf
as Nam1996 Satan Returns
as Iron Monkey1996 Iron Monkey 2
as Chiang Ho-Wa1995 High Voltage
as Lone Seven1995 The Saint of Gamblers
as Himself (uncredited)1994 Cinema of Vengeance
as Danton Lee1994 Circus Kids
as Leung Pok To1994 Wing Chun
as Yip Cheung1993 Butterfly & Sword
as So Chan1993 Fist of the Red Dragon
as Wong Kei-ying1993 Iron Monkey
as Ronnie1992 Cheetah on Fire
as Commander Lan1992 Once Upon a Time in China II
as Eunuch Tsao Siu Yan1992 New Dragon Gate Inn
as Leung / Brett Chan1991 Crystal Hunt
as Dragon Yau1990 Tiger Cage II
as Captain Donnie Yan1989 In the Line of Duty 4
as Dick Kwan1988 The Last Conflict
as Terry1988 Tiger Cage
as Eddie1985 Mismatched Couples
as Chan Chuen Chung1984 Drunken Tai Chi

TV Shows/Series with Donnie Yen as Actor(3)

as himself2003 Jimmy Kimmel Live!
as 陈真1995 Fist of Fury
as Cheung Ho-nam1989 Fei Fu Kwan Ying

Movies with Donnie Yen as Crew(25)

Production/Producer2021 Raging Fire
Production/Producer2020 Enter the Fat Dragon
Production/Producer2018 Master Z: Ip Man Legacy
Directing/Action Director2018 Big Brother
Production/Producer2018 Big Brother
Crew/Fight Choreographer2017 xXx: Return of Xander Cage
Production/Producer2014 Iceman
Directing/Action Director2014 Kung Fu Jungle
Crew/Choreographer2011 The Lost Bladesman
Crew/Martial Arts Choreographer2005 SPL: Kill Zone
Directing/Director2004 Protege de la Rose Noire
Crew/Stunt Coordinator2004 The Twins Effect II
Directing/Action Director2003 The Twins Effect
Crew/Martial Arts Choreographer2002 Blade II
Directing/Action Director2001 Princess Blade
Crew/Martial Arts Choreographer1998 Ballistic Kiss
Directing/Director1998 Ballistic Kiss
Production/Producer1998 Ballistic Kiss
Writing/Writer1998 Ballistic Kiss
Directing/Director1998 Shanghai Affairs
Crew/Martial Arts Choreographer1997 Legend Of The Wolf
Directing/Director1997 Legend Of The Wolf
Production/Producer1997 Legend Of The Wolf
Writing/Screenplay1997 Legend Of The Wolf
Sound/Original Music Composer1994 Wing Chun

TV Shows/Series with Donnie Yen as Crew(1)

Directing/Director2000 Der Puma - Kämpfer mit Herz

Additional Information

Full Name: Donnie Zhen
Born: Saturday, 07/27 1963 (July) in Yuexiu District, Guangzhou (People's Republic of China) (current age: 58 years + 180 days)
Zodiac sign: Leo (Chinese zodiac sign: Rabbit)
Languages: Chinese (Cantonese) (CN, native language), English (EN), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Spouses (current/former): Cissy Wang
Siblings: Chris Yen
Other names for Donnie Yen (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Donnie Yen Ji-Dan"
"Yen Ji-Dan"
"Yen Chi-Tan"
"Yan Chi-Tan"
"Yen Chi-Ten"
"Yin Sze-Dan"
"Zhen Zi Dan"
"Донни Йен"
"Ντόνι Γιέν"
"Zhen Zidan"
"Chung Tử Đơn"
"Chân Tử Đan"
"甄功夫" (Nickname)
Donnie Yen frequently works together with these people:
Yuen Woo-ping (19x, Crew)
Wong Jing (14x, Crew)
Raymond Wong (14x, Crew)
Tsui Hark (12x, Crew)
Edmond Wong (11x, Crew)
Kenji Tanigaki (11x, Crew)
Simon Yam (10x, Actor)
Bey Logan (10x, Crew)
Jackie Chan (9x, Actor)
Yu Kang (9x, Actor)
Louis Koo (8x, Actor)
Miley Cyrus (3x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:4, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 01/22/2022