Wu Jing (born 吴京, 3 April 1974 in Beijing, China), also known as Jacky Wu, is a Chinese actor who has starred in numerous action films in Hong Kong.
Wu is an accomplished martial artist and started his career in his teens, with his first starring role being the protagonist of Tai Chi Boxer (1996). Ever since his career in acting took off, Wu had starred - and fought - Yuen Biao, Sammo Hung, Donnie Yen, Nicholas Tse, Andy Lau and various prominent megastars of Hong Kong. While Wu had plenty of film roles in the early 2000s, his Star-Making Role as the ruthless assassin, Jack in Sha Po Lang made him typecast as villains and killers later on in his career.
Wu Jing is now the director of the acclaimed military film series Wolf Warriors.
Tropes Associated with this Performer
- The Cameo: In The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor, The Breakup Guru and Badges of Fury.
- Chronically Killed Actor: Tends to die a lot in his villainous roles.
- Punny Name: Not him, but his children. He named his sons "Wu You" (No worries) and "Wu Lue" (No concerns).
Wu Jing's Notable Films
- Sha Po Lang as Jack
- Fatal Contact as Ko Kong
- Legendary Assassin as Bo Tong-lam
- Fatal Move as Tin-hung
- The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor as Assassin #1 (Cameo)
- Shaolin as Jing Neng
- Wolf Warrior as Leng Feng, also director
- Sha Po Lang II: A Time For Consequences as Kit
- The Wandering Earth as Liu Peiqiang
- Zu: Warriors from the Magic Mountain (only in the 2001 sequel)