Donnie Yen

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Donnie Yen

Donnie Yen was born in Guangzhou, China; his parents were Bow-Sim Mark (麥寶嬋) who was a Fu Shu Grandmaster, and his Father, Klyster Yen (甄雲龍), was a Newspaper eititor. They moved to Hong kong when he was 2, and then Boston when he was 11. Under influence from his mom's profession, he developed a passion for marital arts, along with his sister Chris Yen. He dropped out of school for his Marial arts passion. His Parents got him out of the Boston Combat zone by putting him on the Beijing Wushu team. When he went on a side-trip to Hong kong he met his Career starter: action choreographer Yuen Woo-ping

Known Marial Arts skills

- Learned Wushu at a young age.- Stared his movie star career at age 20.- Is in more than 10 American and Asian films

- 6th Degree Black belt in Tai-Kwon-Do- Black belt in Judo- Purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu- Wing Chun- Wushu- Boxing- Muay Thai- Wrestling- Kickboxing

Lasting Impact

Makes movies so we can see his martial arts prowess.

Citations

Enter your source list- http://news.frbiz.com/king_sharu_star_donnie_yen-137591.html- http://www.donnieyen.asia/?page_id=36&lang=en- http://www.donnieyen.asia/?p=114&lang=en&lang=en- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donnie_Yen- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uiOXxmAxgUs

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