His name was Lee Jun-fan . The world knows him with his legendary name Bruce Lee, was born in San Francisco, California, United States and was Chinese and American martial artist , actor, director, philosopher, producer & screen writer. Bruce lee was the founder of modern martial arts like Jeet Kune Do . The world admitted that he was the most influential martial artist of all time , along with a pop cultural icon of the 20th century.

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2.Early life of Bruce lee.

His parents were Graco ho and Lee hoi chuen . in December 1939 , his parents moved to Chinatown , San Francisco in California, for an international Opera tour. Bruce lee was born in 1940, which made him dual national of Hong Kong and USA. When lee was four months old , his family returned to Hong Kong. Lee family led an unexpected four year hard life as Japan, in the midst of world war 2 , launched a surprised attack of Hong Kong in December 1941.


Lee’s father introduced him as a child actor in Hong Kong film industry. These were not the martial art based films. Later on he played in various martial arts movies, which ruled the box office for years. He is noted for his roles in five feature-length Hong Kong martial arts films in the early 1970s. some of his famous movies are:

  • The Big Boss (1971)
  • Fist of Fury (1972)
  • Way of the Dragon (1972)
  • Enter the Dragon (1973)


In every movie, he showed his digital skills either in terms of stunts, martial arts, or acting. He was a superstar indeed.

4.Martial arts .

Wing Chun , Tai Chi &  Boxing (winning a Hong Kong boxing tournament) were his early martial arts experiences. Apparently frequent street fighting (neighbor hood and rooftop fights). The big names among his students were Chuck Norris, Sharon Tate and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.


Lee was suffering rapid headaches and seizures and was immediately rushed to Hong Kong Baptist Hospital .The doctors diagnosed Cerebral edema.

Lee died on July 20th 1973 , at the young age of 32.

Since his death, Lee has continued to be a prominent influence on modern combat sports, including judo karate, mixed martial arts, and boxing, as well as modern popular culture, including film, television, comics, animation, and video game. Time named Lee one of the 100 most important people of the 20th century.

Yes, he died, but he is still living in every heart of a combat sports lover.


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