Bruce Lee was a Chinese American martial arts expert and movie star best known for films including Enter The Dragon and Game Of Death. Born on November 27, 1940 in San Francisco, he was the son of Cantonese opera singer Lee Hoi-Chuen. Lee returned to Hong Kong at three months old and was raised in Kowloon, where as a child he appeared in several films. In his late teens he moved to the United States where he began teaching martial arts, eventually moving into films. Lee is widely credited with changing the perceptions of Asians in Hollywood movies, as well as founding the martial art of Jeet Kune Do. Lee died in Kowloon Tong on July 20, 1973 aged 32 from acute cerebral edema.
Bruce Lee's former home has yet to be turned into a public memorial, but a nine-minute trailer of a film was premiered yesterday as an alternative way to commemorate the 36th anniversary of the legend's death.Tuesday, 21 July, 2009, 12:00am
This year marks the 36th anniversary of the death of martial arts great Bruce Lee. With this in mind, martial arts master W Wong Yiu-keung, chairman of the Bruce Lee Club, is holding an exhibition to share his passion and respect for the star.15 Jul 2009 - 12:00am
Watching stage shows can be enlightening, but performing yourself is an entirely different learning experience.
'When you speak to people, you can tell the difference between someone who has performed and someone who hasn't,' says Brian Chiu See-yee, a former drama student. 'Learning drama helped me develop as a person.'6 May 2009 - 12:00am
Scheme pleases late actor's fans
Bruce Lee's daughter has backed a government proposal to restore her late father's former Kowloon Tong residence and expressed hope about contributing to the project.8 Jan 2009 - 12:00am
For weeks, an awesome 10-second video clip has been circulating on the internet featuring a Bruce Lee lookalike dominating a table tennis game with his nunchaku against a pair of players.29 Nov 2008 - 12:00am
'My film is the best way to show how deeply I'm in love with both acting and directing,' says Johnson Lee Sze-chit, whose directorial debut, Citizen King, will take its bow at the Hong Kong Asian Independent Film Festival on Saturday.13 Nov 2008 - 12:00am
Bruce Lee's daughter is willing to back a plan to turn the martial arts legend's former residence in Kowloon Tong into a museum.
Shannon Lee discussed the project with its owner, Yu Panglin, and government officials on a trip to Hong Kong during which she visited the house - her childhood home.26 Oct 2008 - 12:00am
It's interesting that Stephen Chow Sing-chi has been hired by Hollywood to direct and star in a big-screen version of The Green Hornet. It marks another milestone for an Asian - or, more specifically - a Hong Kong filmmaker on the international stage.4 Oct 2008 - 12:00am
Would you like tea, coffee or yin-yang? Mooncakes or sandwiches?' asks Maria Lee Tseng Chiu-kwan. Dressed in a floral-print linen top, the founder of Maria's Bakery chain is an elegant figure in her spacious Tai Hang flat.17 Sep 2008 - 12:00am
Bruce Lee: Fighting Spirit
by Bruce Thomas
Sidgwick & Jackson, HK$19210 Aug 2008 - 12:00am