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Jet Li

Name in Native Language: "李連杰" (Chinese (Mandarin)/ZH)
Actor / Film Producer / Writer / Film Director / Athlete | * 04/26/1963 (57) | Beijing, China
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Li Lianjie (courtesy name Yangzhong; born 26 April 1963), better known by his stage name Jet Li, is a Chinese film actor, film producer, martial artist, and retired Wushu champion who was born in Beijing. He is a naturalised Singaporean citizen. After three years of training with acclaimed Wushu teacher Wu Bin, Li won his first national championship for the Beijing Wushu Team. After retiring from competitive Wushu at age 19, he went on to win great acclaim in China as an actor, making his debut with the film Shaolin Temple (1982). He went on to star in many critically acclaimed martial arts epic films, most notably as the lead in Zhang Yimou's Hero (2002), Fist of Legend (1994), and the first three films in the Once Upon a Time in China series (1991–1993), in which he portrayed folk Hero Wong Fei-hung. Li's first role in a non-Chinese film was as a villain in Lethal Weapon 4 (1998), an... ()
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Li Lian Jie (born April 26, 1963), better known by his stage name Jet Li, is a Chinese martial artist, actor, film producer, wushu champion, and international film star who was born in Beijing, China, and who has currently taken up Singapore citizenship. After three years of intensive training with Wu Bin, Li won his first national championship for the Beijing Wushu Team. After retiring from wushu at age 17, he went on to win great acclaim in China as an actor making his debut with the film Shaolin Temple (1982). He went on to star in many critically acclaimed martial arts epic films, most notably the Once Upon a Time in China series, in which he portrayed folk Hero Wong Fei-hung. Li's first role in a Hollywood film was as a villain in Lethal Weapon 4 (1998), but his first Hollywood film leading role was in Romeo Must Die (2000). He has gone on to star in many Hollywood action films, most recently starring beside Jackie Chan in The Forbidden Kingdom (2008), and as the title character villain in The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008) opposite Brendan Fraser. Recently, he appeared in the 2010 film The Expendables.

Most frequent genres for this person: Action | Comedies | Thriller

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Movies with Jet Li as Actor(60)

as The Emperor2020 Mulan
as Old Servant2017 Guardians of Martial Arts
as Jiang Ziya2016 League of Gods
as Yin Yang2014 The Expendables 3
as Huang Feihong2013 Badges of Fury
as Yin Yang2012 The Expendables 2
as Chow Wai On2011 Flying Swords of Dragon Gate
as Wang Xingchang2010 Ocean Heaven
as Yin Yang2010 The Expendables
as Cmdr. Chen Shaokuan, Chief of Navy2009 The Founding of a Republic
as The Silent Monk / The Monkey King2008 The Forbidden Kingdom
as Rogue2007 War
as General Ma Xinyi2007 The Warlords
as Huo Yuanjia2006 Fearless
as Danny2005 Unleashed
as (archive footage)2004 Hong Kong Fury
as Nameless2002 Hero
as Chen Zhen / Taul (Fists of Legend & Black Mask) (archive footage)2002 Ultimate Fights from the Movies
as himself2002 Modern Warriors
as Liu Jian2001 Kiss of the Dragon
as Gabe Law / Gabriel Yulaw / Lawless2001 The One
as Hang Sing2000 Romeo Must Die
as Fu1998 Contract Killer
as Wah Sing Ku1998 Lethal Weapon 4
as Chui Chik / Black Mask1996 Black Mask
as Wai Bok Si / Chow Si Kit1996 Dr. Wai in the Scripture with No Words
as Kit Li1995 High Risk
as Kung Wei1995 The Enforcer
as himself1995 Top Fighter
as Chen Zhen1994 Fist of Legend
as Hung Hei-Kwun1994 Legend of the Red Dragon
as Allan Hui Ching Yeung1994 The Bodyguard from Beijing
as Shang Jun Biao1993 Tai-Chi Master
as Fong Sai-Yuk1993 The Legend of Fong Sai Yuk
as Wong Fei Hung1993 Once Upon a Time in China III
as Fong Sai Yuk1993 The Legend II
as Wong Fei Hung1993 Last Hero in China
as Chang Mo-Kei1993 The Kung Fu Cult Master
as Wong Fei Hung1992 Once Upon a Time in China II
as Jet1992 The Master
as himself1992 Lucky Way
as Ling Wu Chung1992 The Legend of the Swordsman
as Wong Fei Hung1991 Once Upon a Time in China
as Jimmy Lee Kwok Lap1989 Dragon Fight
as Biographical role1988 Dragons of the Orient
as Jet1986 Born to Defence
as Zhi Ming1986 Martial Arts of Shaolin
as San Lung1984 Kids from Shaolin
as himself1983 This Is Kung Fu
as Gong Yuen/Jue Yuan1982 The Shaolin Temple

TV Shows/Series with Jet Li as Actor(2)

Movies with Jet Li as Crew(10)

Production/Producer2017 Guardians of Martial Arts
Production/Producer2006 Fearless
Production/Producer2005 Unleashed
Production/Executive Producer2001 Invincible
Production/Producer1993 Tai-Chi Master
Production/Executive Producer1993 The Legend of Fong Sai Yuk
Production/Producer1993 The Legend II
Production/Producer1993 Last Hero in China
Production/Producer1993 The Kung Fu Cult Master
Directing/Director1986 Born to Defence

Additional Information

Official websites:
Full Name: Jet Li
Citizenship: Singapore
Born: Friday, 04/26 1963 (April) in Beijing (current age: 57 years + 104 days)
Zodiac sign: Taurus (Chinese zodiac sign: Rabbit)
Spouses (current/former): Nina Li, Huang Qiuyan
Other names for Jet Li (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Jet Lee Lin-Kit"
"Li Lian Jie"
"Li Yang Chung"
"Lin-kit Lee"
"Lianjie Li"
"Yangzhong Li"
"Jet Li Lianjie"
"李连杰"
"이연걸"
"Τζετ Λι"
"リー・リンチェイ" (Kana/Japanese)
Jet Li frequently works together with these people:
Tsui Hark (20x, Crew)
Wong Jing (11x, Crew)
Sylvester Stallone (10x, Actor)
Corey Yuen (10x, Actor)
Sammo Hung (8x, Actor)
Angie Lam (8x, Crew)
Jason Statham (7x, Actor)
Collin Chou (7x, Actor)
Jackie Chan (6x, Actor)
Rosamund Kwan (6x, Actress)
Kate Walsh (3x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:153, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 07/22/2020