30 Kung Fu Stars Then And Now [How They Changed] β˜… 2022

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Today you will see how the most famous Kung Fu stars changed. Some of them have grown old, someone looks completely over their years... it's all about sports, or do they know some secrets of youth?

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Bolo Yeung

Bolo young broke into films through bodybuilding and his first work was the wandering swordsman 1970. But fame came to him three years after the filming of Enter the Dragon in the role of Bolo. His last appearance was in the film Diamond Punisher 2015.

Lo Mang

Lo Mang

Lo Mang specialized in martial arts such as Tai Chi Quan and thousand Praying Mantis, which helped build his acting career. His notable work is the role of Chang in Saviors of Shaolin, 1979, and his most recent film is Hitman 4 released in 2019.

Donnie Yen

Donnie Yen appeared on screen in 84 in Drunken Thai Chai played by Chiang where his Wushu skills gave a good start to his acting career. But he rose to fame after starring as Ipman. One of the last works was the film Sleeping Dogs 2022.

Ji Han-Jae

Ji Han-Jae is proficient in Hapkido thanks to which he appeared in the film Hapkido as Chi Gong Chang's teacher and through which he gained some popularity. His last film work was in the film Dragon Tamers released in 75 and where he was a guest star.

Sammo Hung

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Sammo Hung began his film career in the early 60s but his film Enters the Dragon brought him great popularity as a fighter. He's proficient in martial arts and his latest film work is Man on the Edge which is scheduled for release in 2022.

Stephen Chow

Stephen Chow began his career in 1981 with New Thief Hang Dong he is a master of martial arts which he perfectly showed in the movie Shaolin Football 2001 as Singh which brought him considerable fame and 2008 was his last acting work.

Dragon Lee

Dragon Lee actively uses Hapkido and Taekwondo skills for acting. He gained considerable popularity after the release of the picture in the early 1980s Clones of Bruce Lee and the film Emperor of the Underworld released in 1994 was the last in his career.

Hwang Jang Lee

Hwang Jang Lee has achieved significant success in Taekwondo and has been acting in films since 74. Popularity also brought him shooting in Secret Rivals in the role of Silver Fox in 2009. The last time he starred in the series return of Injim.

Tony Jaa

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Tony Jaa has a unique style of Muay Thai that launched his stunt career in 1994. His popularity was brought to him by filming in Ong Bak: Fighter of Honor 2003 where he played Ting and his last role was Jack Jar in Detective in Chinatown 3, 2021.

David Chiang

David Chiang is well worth in martial arts and a special turn in his career came in 1973 after his role in the movie Blood Dynasty. His last appearance as an actor was in 2021 when he started in the short film General's Atonement.

Phillip Rhee

Phillipe Rhee specializes in martial arts which he successfully used in his career as an actor and gained fame starring in the single Best of the Best 1989-98 as Tommy Lee. In 2017 he appeared in the short film Two Bellman 3: Master of Ceremonies.

Cheng Pei Pei

Cheng Pei Pei played the role of Jade Fox in 2000 in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon which made her famous, and in Disney's Mulan. In 2013 she played a grandmother in the film Windage. For filming, she can perform some fighting techniques.

Siu-Wong Fan

Siu-Wong Fan began his acting career with the film Correcting Mistakes released in 86. His take on Kung Fu skills helped him in his career and after five years he gained fame after starting Ricky's Story. In 2022 he started in the movie Unstoppable.

Vincent Zhao

Vincent Zhao is a master of Tai Chi Quan and Wushu martial arts who got into films with his talent and played in the 1993 film Once Upon a Time in China which brought him fame and promoted his career. The latest film is Counter Attack released in 2021.

Michelle Yeoh

Michelle Yeoh

Michelle Yeoh made a huge success with the 2000 release of the Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, and School of Good and Evil. One of her many works will be released in 2022.

Yuen Biao

Yuen Biao

Yuen Biao started out as an actor in 60 but he was able to gain fame by starring in 79 in the movie Knockout, and also in 81 in Practical Song. He owns martial arts with acrobatic elements. In 2021 he starred in Hero's Return.

Mark Dacascos

Mark Dacascos is a master of martial arts and plays both positive and negative characters. Drive, released in 1997 role of Toby Wong is one of his famous works. His latest works include Jade as well as Run and Shoot which will be released in 2022.

Lily Li

Lily Li began training in acting and martial arts as a teenager and in 66 she had a role in the last Cheng Woman. In the early seventies, she achieved success playing in the Wandering Swordsman. In 2017 you can see her in the Return of Love.

Feng Ku

Feng Ku can fit into any role as well as perform almost any fighting technique. His last acting activity was in 2020 in the film God of Gamblers but he gained success in 1973 after participating in the filming of Master of Kung Fu.

Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee was a revered martial artist, actor, and filmmaker, known for the movies like Fist of Fury and Enter the Dragon and the technique Jeet Kune Do. In 1973 just one month before the premiere of Enter the Dragon, Lee died at the age of 32.

Lung Ti

Lung Ti began his acting career in the late 60s but he only gained popularity in 1986 with the release of the film A Better Tomorrow. He last acted in films in 2020, one of which is Trim Line. Lung Ti has good martial arts skills.

Jason Scott Lee

Jason Scott Lee played the life-changing role of Bruce Lee in Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story in 1993. He is well-trained in martial arts which is an additional plus when filming action movies. In 2022 a picture with his participation Good is expected.

Robert Wall

Robert Wall was a master of martial arts, especially in Karate, and his first film work was the film Enter the Dragon where the role of Bob brought him popularity. His latest work is Anatomy of an anti-hero: Redemption, 2020 the role of the master Wall.

Lung-Wei Wang

Thanks to his knowledge of martial arts, Lung began a successful acting career and you can recognize him from the such film as Shaolin and Wu Tang released in 83. The last film in his participation Take the Top was released in 2000.

Angela Mao

Angela Mao is well aware of the elements of Kung Fu which she demonstrates in many films, one of these was Enter the Dragon where she played Lee's sister. In the cinema, as an actress, she can be seen for the last time in 92.

Hoi-Sang Lee

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Hoi-Sang Lee began his career in 74 but only rose to fame in 77 when he started in Invincible Armor. He mainly played in action movies because of his martial arts skills. His latest work is the Exorcist Meter 2017.

Zhang Ziyi

Zhang Ziyi gained considerable popularity after the release of the motion picture Rush Hour 2 in 2001. She knows the elements of martial arts and was awarded a Golden Globe nomination. In 2021 the Serious Rebel Princess with her participation was released.

Jackie Chan

Jackie Chan became the best actor in performing tricks of varying complexity and showing elements of martial arts. In 78 he played the iconic Drunken Master.

Gordon Liu

gordon liu

Gordon Liu appeared for the last time on screens in 2013 in High Kickers. He became famous after the release of Kill Bill, 2003 - 2004 where he played the role of Johnny Moore and demonstrated his martial arts skills.

Jet Li

Jet Li and Donnie Yen

Jet Li masterfully owns Wushu and has a rather severe manner of performing it. One of the films that became a landmark in his career was the film Hero, 2002, where he played a nameless man. As an actor, he last starred in the film Mulan released in 2020.

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Whoever wrote this article phoned it in. Poor research, misspelled names, incorrect data, etc. Please step into my office. Why? BECAUSE YOU'RE FIRED!

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Suresh singh
Thanx for collection and knowladge

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Maxwell Jenkins
Wow, I was totally blown over by how much our beloved Kung Fu stars have aged! The chop socky days are truly in the retro now, but their charmkick never fades, right guys? πŸ˜‚πŸ‘πŸ₯·πŸ»

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Lucas Fitzgerald
Well, these kung-fu stars sure managed to flip and kick their way right through time! Transformation level: Bruce Lee's flying kick! πŸ˜…

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Bob Laughalot
Wow, talk about throwback Thursday! Hard to belive these Kung Fu stars were kicking butt back in the day. Time sure does fly!

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Bob McLaughlin
Wow, what a journey down memory lane! Some of those Kung Fu stars aged like fine wine, didn't they? Chuck Norris still got the moves in 2022!

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Samuel Johnson
Wow, this was a real trip down memory lane! Some of these Kung Fu stars aged like fine wine.🍷 It's amazing see how their styles have evolved.

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