History Creator / DonnieYen

14th Jan '18 2:09:09 PM costanton11
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* RealLife/MeanCharacterNiceActor: Plays villainous roles from time to time.




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* OneOfUs: He was immensely excited to be cast as badass warrior monk and Force-believer Chirrut Îmwe in ''Film/RogueOne'', which is a direct prequel to the original ''Franchise/StarWars'' films.
* PlayingAgainstType: Donnie, usually the LightningBruiser, played China's best known MightyGlacier in ''The Lost Bladesman''.
* PromotedFanboy: See the entry above.
7th Jan '18 8:42:07 AM nombretomado
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* ArchEnemy: On-screen, he has opposed JetLi several times. In real life, they are very close friends.

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* ArchEnemy: On-screen, he has opposed JetLi Creator/JetLi several times. In real life, they are very close friends.
4th Sep '17 8:08:30 AM dlchen145
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Donnie Yen (born Yen Ji-Dan 27 July 1963) is a Hong Kong actor, martial artist, film director and producer, action choreographer, and world wushu tournament medalist. Apart from being a well-known film and television actor in Hong Kong, Yen has also gained international recognition for appearing in many films together with other prominent and internationally-known actors such as Creator/JackieChan, Creator/JetLi and Creator/MichelleYeoh.

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Donnie Yen (born Yen Ji-Dan Ji-Dan, 27 July 1963) is a Hong Kong actor, martial artist, film director and producer, action choreographer, and world wushu tournament medalist. Apart from being a well-known film and television actor in Hong Kong, Yen has also gained international recognition for appearing in many films together with other prominent and internationally-known actors such as Creator/JackieChan, Creator/JetLi and Creator/MichelleYeoh.
13th Aug '17 8:14:13 AM Exxolon
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* MuggingTheMonster: In the early 90s Yen was in a Hong Kong nightclub with his then girlfriend when members of a local gang started harassing her. Despite Yen warning them to back off and then deciding to leave before the situation got out of hand they followed Yen and his girlfriend out of the club and the eight strong group attacked him. Yen put all of them in hospital.
26th Mar '17 2:57:16 AM jameygamer
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* ''Film/ShanghaiKnights'' as Wu Chow
23rd Jan '17 7:20:13 AM Black_Diesel
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16th Jan '17 6:31:52 PM jormis29
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* ''Film/XXXReturnOfXanderCage'' as Xiang
29th Dec '16 6:23:38 PM JackthaRippa
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* BruceLeeClone: While he doesn't do it as much, he does tend to show mannerisms related to Bruce Lee, mostly as a nod as his love for him. He also played one of Lee's iconic characters Chen Zhen, twice in ''Fist of Fury'' TV series and the film ''Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen''.

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* BruceLeeClone: While he doesn't do it as much, he does tend to show mannerisms related to Bruce Lee, mostly as a nod as his love for him. He also played one of Lee's iconic characters Chen Zhen, twice in ''Fist of Fury'' TV series and the film ''Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen''. They're both compared to each other fairly often in RealLife, and Yen is considered by many to be his successor within cinema nowadays.
17th Dec '16 8:05:32 AM Cieloazul
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* ArrogantKungFuGuy: A huge number of his early roles, and some say he was rather arrogant off screen in his early career. However, all of his coworkers nowadays describe him as a very polite, professional guy.

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* ArrogantKungFuGuy: A huge number of his early roles, roles are this type of character, and some say he was rather arrogant off screen it offscreen in his early career. However, all of his coworkers nowadays describe him as a very polite, professional guy.



* OmnidisciplinaryScientist: He has trained in tai chi, wushu, boxing, kickboxing, taekwondo, muay thai, wing chun, Jeet Kune Do, judo, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, wrestling, and LeParkour under various trainers.

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* OmnidisciplinaryScientist: He has trained in tai chi, wushu, boxing, kickboxing, taekwondo, muay thai, wing chun, UsefulNotes/{{Taekwondo}}, UsefulNotes/MuayThai, UsefulNotes/WingChun, Jeet Kune Do, judo, UsefulNotes/{{Judo}}, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, wrestling, amateur wrestling and LeParkour under various trainers.
trainers. All of them receive a positive demonstration in ''Flash Point''.
30th Nov '16 9:43:24 PM Xtifr
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'''Donnie Yen''' (born '''Yen Ji-Dan''' 27 July 1963) is a Hong Kong actor, martial artist, film director and producer, action choreographer, and world wushu tournament medalist. Apart from being a well-known film and television actor in Hong Kong, Yen has also gained international recognition for appearing in many films together with other prominent and internationally-known actors such as Creator/JackieChan, Creator/JetLi and Creator/MichelleYeoh.

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'''Donnie Yen''' Donnie Yen (born '''Yen Ji-Dan''' Yen Ji-Dan 27 July 1963) is a Hong Kong actor, martial artist, film director and producer, action choreographer, and world wushu tournament medalist. Apart from being a well-known film and television actor in Hong Kong, Yen has also gained international recognition for appearing in many films together with other prominent and internationally-known actors such as Creator/JackieChan, Creator/JetLi and Creator/MichelleYeoh.
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