Jackie Chan is a Chinese martial artist, action star, actor, director, screenwriter, film producer, singer and stunt performer.He is one of the best known names in kung fu and action movies worldwide for his acrobatic fighting style, comic timing, use of props including furniture and other set pieces as improvised weapons and performing many of his own stunts. Chan has appeared in over a hundred films; with a star on the Avenue of Stars, Hong Kong as well as on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Chan is also a major pop star in Asia and has released over 100 song titles in 20 albums since 1984. He sings in many different languages and also sings many of the theme songs to his films.The 1994 movie “Rumble in the Bronx” was Jackie?s first major success in the American market. Every film Jackie has made since has seen a successful American release including “Shanghai Noon”, “Shanghai Knights”, and “Rush Hour 2”.
Chan is a philanthropist. He speaks up for conservation and against animal abuse, as well as promoting disaster relief efforts for flooding in mainland China and the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami.
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