Jackie Chan became Bruce Lee’s favourite stuntman while making Enter the Dragon. Chan first worked for Bruce Lee on Fist of Fury, and reveals that that made him want to be a star, not just a stunt double. Photo: Golden Harvest
Jackie Chan became Bruce Lee’s favourite stuntman while making Enter the Dragon. Chan first worked for Bruce Lee on Fist of Fury, and reveals that that made him want to be a star, not just a stunt double. Photo: Golden Harvest

Revealed: martial arts star Jackie Chan on Bruce Lee – ‘Everyone treated him like a god’, but I knew I could never be him

  • In a previously unpublished 1997 interview with the Post’s Richard James Havis, Jackie Chan reveals what he learned from Bruce Lee and his martial arts career
  • ‘I just admired him. The way he talked, the way he punched,’ Chan says. He also saw the pressure Lee was under, and learned not to ‘try and be a superhero’

Jackie Chan became Bruce Lee’s favourite stuntman while making Enter the Dragon. Chan first worked for Bruce Lee on Fist of Fury, and reveals that that made him want to be a star, not just a stunt double. Photo: Golden Harvest
Jackie Chan became Bruce Lee’s favourite stuntman while making Enter the Dragon. Chan first worked for Bruce Lee on Fist of Fury, and reveals that that made him want to be a star, not just a stunt double. Photo: Golden Harvest
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