Jet Li as Wong Fei-hung in Once Upon a Time in China 2 (1992), directed by Tsui Hark. Jet Li as Wong Fei-hung in Once Upon a Time in China 2 (1992), directed by Tsui Hark.
Jet Li as Wong Fei-hung in Once Upon a Time in China 2 (1992), directed by Tsui Hark.

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Played by Jet Li and Jackie Chan, who was Wong Fei-hung for real? Tracing the life of the martial arts legend

  • For a man whose story has featured in 100 films, surprisingly little is known about Wong Fei-hung, the most famous exponent of the southern style of kung fu
  • He was born around 1847 in Guangdong province, taught martial arts to the military, and was married four times. His last wife died in Hong Kong in 1982

Topic |   Asian cinema: Hong Kong film
Jet Li as Wong Fei-hung in Once Upon a Time in China 2 (1992), directed by Tsui Hark. Jet Li as Wong Fei-hung in Once Upon a Time in China 2 (1992), directed by Tsui Hark.
Jet Li as Wong Fei-hung in Once Upon a Time in China 2 (1992), directed by Tsui Hark.
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