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The King of Kung Fu

THE KING OF KUNG FU CELEBRATING THE 60TH BIRTHDAY OF JACKIE CHAN Chan Kong-sang"Jackie Chan" was born on April 7, 1954 in Hong Kong. HIS MOTHER LIKED TO CALL HIM: From 7-17, he trained for the Peking Opera studying acrobatics and martial arts. Chan Kong-sang (meaning "Born in Hong Kong") changed his name after working in construction with a friend named Jack. He was nicknamed "Little Jack" which then became “Jackie". MARTIAL ARTS Earned his black belt in MASTER HAPKIDO Went on to study Shaolin Kung-fu & Tae Kwon Do 45 HAPKIDO is a complete martial arts fighting style of self-defense using techniques from Aikido, Tae Kwon Do & Tang Soo Do with a focus on using weapons. BECOMING A FILM STAR • Was a stuntman in the Bruce Lee films Fist of Fury and Enter the Dragon. Martial Arts Films or "Kung Fu Theatre" are a genre of Chinese martial arts action movies that were offered • His 1st starring role was in Little Tiger of Canton. on Saturday morning American television in the 70s and 80s. COMEDY MEETS KUNG FU • Drunken Master (1978) is considered a Kung Fu masterpiece with a domestic box office gross of $11,546,543. • By 1980, Chan was a movie star in Hong Kong and truly the King of Kung Fu. HOLLYWOOD TAKES NOTICE • 1995's Rumble in the Bronx gained an American fan base for Chan. • Rush Hour, released in 1998 starring Chan and Chris Tucker, made Jackie a true Hollywood Star. Zui Quan or Drunken Boxing is a combative style of martial arts that relies on presenting using the physical drunk-swaying, falling, etc.-to confuse the opponent while having a clear mind to then surprise them with fighting skill. effects of being He is married to Taiwanese actress Lin Feng-Jiao and their adult son, Jaycee Chan, is a singer and actor. THE KING OF KUNG FU Does all of his own stunts and has broken the following bones: skull, most fingers, nose, both cheekbones, jaw, hips, sternum, neck, toes and ankle. CUINNESS Chan is the Guinness World Record Holder for "Most Stunts By A Living Actor." In his autobiography I Am Jackie Chan: My Life in Action, Chan said about the injuries he has sustained from doing his own stunts:"It only hurts when I'm not laughing." A CHARITABLE MAN BEHIND THE CAMERA • Supports 100s of charities • Raised $36 million to help people in need in less than a year • Operates his own charity called the Jackie Chan Charitable Foundation • Supports Anti-Poaching Campaign JACKIE CHAN FUN FACTS A leading actor in 23 movies earning $1,778,980,278 in aggregate global box office sales. Plans to build a theme park in China called "JC World" that will exhibit all of his personal artifacts from his years in show business. His best-selling autobiography I Am Jackie Chan: My Life in Action, is being adapted for a musical theater production. A singer who has released 20 albums in many different languages. An American animated series called Jackie Chan Adventures follows a fictionalized story of Jackie Chan and often references his work. Although the series is now in reruns, it has spawned toys and video games. MOST FAMOUS BEHIND THE SCREEN ROLES 1. Executive Producer, Shanghai Noon 2. Director, Xinhai geming 3. Producer, Xinhai geming 4. Director, The Protector 5. Stunt Coordinator, Rush Hour 3 HIGHEST GROSSING DOMESTIC MOVIES Rush Hour 2 $333,652,200 Kung Fu Panda $250,540,200 Rush Hour $249,559,400 The Cannonball Run $216,798,400 The Karate Kid $185,476,700 FROM ONE KING TO ANOTHER... HAPPY BIRTHDAY JACKIE CHAN! CANADIAN PHARMACY IKING This infographic above is courtesy of Canadian Pharmacy King. We look forward to serving you and your family for all of your prescription needs! @CanPharmacyKing Canadian and International Dispensing Pharmacy O SOURCES: LAM JACKIE CHAN WORLD ECORDS

The King of Kung Fu

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Chan Long-sang "Jackie Chan" was born on April 7, 1954 in Hong Kong. From 7-17, he trained for the Peking Opera studying acrobatics and martial arts. Chan Kong-sang (meaning "Born in Hong Kong") chang...


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