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Donnie Yen

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Donnie Yen Ji-dan (Chinese: 甄子丹; born 27 July 1963) is a Hong Kong actor, martial artist, and action director. Regarded as one of Hong Kong's top action stars, Yen is widely credited for bringing mixed martial arts (MMA) into mainstream Asian cinema by choreographing MMA in many of his films since the early 2000s. The first Chinese UFC champion Zhang Weili stated that Yen's films introduced her to MMA. Yen has displayed skill in an array of martial arts, being well-versed in Tai Chi, Boxing, Kickboxing, Jeet Kune Do, Hapkido, Mixed martial arts, Taekwondo, Karate, Muay Thai, Wrestling, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, Hung Ga, Sanda, Judo, Wing Chun, and Wushu. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Donnie Yen has received more than 13,236,575 page views. His biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Donnie Yen is the 420th most popular actor (up from 449th in 2019), the 193rd most popular biography from China (up from 204th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Chinese Actor.

Donnie Yen is a Hong Kong actor, martial artist, film director, producer, and action choreographer. He is best known for his roles in the films "Ip Man", "Flash Point", "SPL", "Bodyguards and Assassins", "Hero", "House of Flying Daggers", "Curse of the Golden Flower", "Warcraft: The Beginning", and "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story".

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  • 57

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  • 7.60

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  • 3.59

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Among actors, Donnie Yen ranks 420 out of 9,996Before him are Jean Simmons, Laurence Fishburne, Charlie Sheen, Lee Marvin, Danny Glover, and John Belushi. After him are Peter Stormare, Christopher Lambert, Christian Bale, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Oona O'Neill, and Gene Tierney.

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Among people born in 1963, Donnie Yen ranks 14Before him are George Michael, Garry Kasparov, Viktor Orbán, Ronald Koeman, Sergey Bubka, and Till Lindemann. After him are Mohammed VI of Morocco, James Hetfield, Thomas Anders, Peter Schmeichel, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, and Eros Ramazzotti.

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In China

Among people born in China, Donnie Yen ranks 193 out of 1,392Before him are Peng Dehuai (1898), Emperor Suzong of Tang (711), Ma Chao (176), Meng Tian (-250), Yuan Shu (155), and Jin Yong (1924). After him are Wang Zhaojun (-50), Kang Youwei (1858), Li Hongzhang (1823), Yang Chen-Ning (1922), Xiahou Dun (155), and Su Shi (1037).

Among ACTORS In China

Among actors born in China, Donnie Yen ranks 4Before him are Toshiro Mifune (1920), Jet Li (1963), and Bolo Yeung (1946). After him are Gong Li (1965), Yoshiko Yamaguchi (1920), Yuen Siu-tien (1912), Run Run Shaw (1907), Shih Kien (1913), Hou Hsiao-hsien (1947), Zhou Xuan (1920), and Joan Chen (1961).

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