Jet Li

Chinese-Singaporean martial artist and actor

Li Lianjie (born April 26, 1963), better known by his stage name Jet Li, is a Chinese martial artist, actor, wushu champion, and movie star. He currently lives in Singapore and became a citizen there.

Jet Li
Jet Li 2006.jpg
Jet Li at the premiere of Fearless.
Born (1963-04-26) April 26, 1963 (age 59)
Martial artist
Years active1982–present
Height168 cm (5 ft 6 in)
Spouse(s)Huang Qiuyan (1987–1990)
Nina Li Chi (1999–present)
AwardsHong Kong Film Award: Best Actor
2008 The Warlords
Golden Horse Award: Special Award
Hong Kong Film Critics Society Award: Best Actor
2006 Fearless
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese李連杰
Simplified Chinese李连杰
Li Yangzhong
Traditional Chinese李陽中
Simplified Chinese李阳中


Year Title Chinese Title Role Notes
1982 Shaolin Temple 少林寺 "Jueh Yuan"
1983 Kids From Shaolin 少林小子 "San Lung"
1986 Born to Defence 中華英雄 "Jet"
Jet Li's directorial debut
Martial Arts of Shaolin 南北少林 "Zhi Ming" aka Shaolin Temple 3: Martial Arts of Shaolin
1988 Dragon Fight 龍在天涯 "Jimmy Lee"
1989 The Master 龍行天下 "Jet"
1991 Once Upon a Time in China 黃飛鴻 "Wong Fei Hung"
Swordsman II 笑傲江湖之東方不敗 "Ling Wu Chung"
1992 Once Upon a Time in China II 黃飛鴻之二男兒當自强 "Wong Fei Hung"
1993 Tai Chi Master 太極張三豐 "Zhang Sanfeng"
aka Twin Warriors (USA)
Fong Sai Yuk 方世玉 "Fong Sai Yuk"
aka The Legend
Fong Sai Yuk II 方世玉續集 "Fong Sai Yuk"
aka The Legend 2
Kung Fu Cult Master 倚天屠龍記之魔教教主 "Cheung Mo-Kei"
aka The Evil Cult
aka Lord of the Wu Tang
aka Kung Fu Master
Last Hero in China 黃飛鴻之鐵雞斗蜈蚣 "Wong Fei Hung"
aka Claws of Steel
aka Deadly China Hero
Once Upon a Time in China III 黃飛鴻之三:獅王争霸 "Wong Fei Hung" aka The Invincible Shaolin
1994 The Bodyguard from Beijing 中南海保鑣 "Allan Hui Ching Yeung" / "John Chang"
aka The Defender
aka Zhong Nan Hai bao biao
Fist of Legend 精武英雄 "Chen Jun"
The New Legend of Shaolin 洪熙官之少林五祖 "Hung Hei-Kwun"
aka Legend of the Red Dragon
1995 High Risk 鼠胆龍威 "Kit Li" aka Meltdown
My Father Is a Hero 給爸爸的信 ""Kung Wei" aka The Enforcer
aka Letter To Daddy
1996 Black Mask 黑俠 "Michael" / "Simon" / "Tsui Chik" / "Black Mask" released 1999 in US
Dr. Wai in "The Scripture with No Words" 冒險王 "Chow Si Kit" aka Adventure King
aka The Scripture With No Words
1997 Once Upon a Time in China and America 黃飛鴻之西域雄獅 "Wong Fei Hung" aka Once Upon A Time In China VI
1998 Hitman 殺手之王 "Fu" aka The Hitman
aka The Contract Killer
Lethal Weapon 4 致命武器4 "Wah Sing Ku"
2000 Romeo Must Die 致命羅密歐 "Han Sing"
2001 The One 最後一強 "Gabe Law" / "Gabriel Yulaw" / "Lawless"
Kiss of the Dragon 龍之吻 "Liu Jian"
Associate Producer
2002 Hero 英雄 "Nameless" Released 2004 in US
2003 Cradle 2 the Grave 同盜一擊 "Su"
2005 Unleashed 不死狗 "Danny"
aka Danny the Dog
2006 Fearless 霍元甲 "Huo Yuanjia"
2007 The Warlords 投名狀 "Pang Qing Yun"
War 玩命對戰 "Rogue" aka "Victor Shaw" aka Rogue Assassin or Rogue
2008 The Forbidden Kingdom 功夫之王 "Sun Wukong the Monkey King" / "Silent Monk"
The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor 盜墓迷城3 "Emperor Han"
2009 The Founding of a Republic 建國大業 "Chen Shaokuan" aka Jian Guo Da Ye (lit. The Great Cause of China's Foundation)
aka Founding of the Nation
aka Lofty Ambitions of Nation Building
2010 Ocean Heaven 海洋天堂 "Sam Wong" Post-production
The Expendables 浴血任務 "Yin Yang" Post-production

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