Bruce Lee: In His Own Words

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Bruce Lee: In His Own WordsBruce Lee (27 November 1940 – 20 July 1973) was an American-born martial artist, philosopher, instructor, martial arts actor and the founder of the Jeet Kune Do combat form.

He was widely regarded as the most influential martial artist of the twentieth century and a cultural icon. He was also the father of actor Brandon Lee and of actress Shannon Lee. Lee was born in San Francisco, California, and raised in Hong Kong.

His Hong Kong and Hollywood-produced films elevated the traditional Hong Kong martial arts film to a new level of popularity and acclaim, and sparked the first major surge of interest in Chinese martial arts in the West.

The direction and tone of his films changed and influenced martial arts and martial arts films in Hong Kong and the rest of the world as well. Lee became an iconic figure particularly to the Chinese, as he portrayed Chinese national pride and Chinese nationalism in his movies. He primarily practiced Chinese martial arts (Kung Fu).

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  • Tom

    This amazing human being really speaks from the heart. You can fell it in the air. Martial artist and philosopher. A man who speaks from his heart.

  • anbu

    my man!!!

  • http://webfx.0fees.net Dave

    Mine too!

  • john doe

    This fighting style is for the make believe movies.

  • Davd

    True oriental? He should have married a chinese woman instead of the white woman.

  • ProudinUS

    Truely one cool cat.His passion for life can be an insperation to us all.

  • Alex

    Love you Bruce, sleep well.

  • bee pee

    bruce lee is awaken he live thru us...

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100002952911575 Janis Paegle

    We miss you dude :/

  • Irish Sweetness

    R.I.P. Sifu