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Coffee is a language in itself.

Coffee is a language in itself.

Do not let circumstances control you. You change your circumstances. ---->>>

A lot of people ask me when I do a stunt, 'Jackie, are you scared?' Of course I'm scared. I'm not Superman. ---->>>

We learn martial arts as helping weakness. You never fight for people to get hurt. You're always helping people. ---->>>

Anyone can be a Superman, but nobody can be Jackie Chan.

Anyone can be a Superman, but nobody can be Jackie Chan.

If you're too free, you're like the way Hong Kong is now. It's very chaotic. ---->>>

Most of the time, I'm not even working; I'm just helping people, because I feel that I am too lucky. ---->>>

I never wanted to be the next Bruce Lee. I just wanted to be the first Jackie Chan. ---->>>

I know I have to run 20 more minutes if I eat ice cream. Basically, I eat everything, but I just do more training. ---->>>

I do small things. I try to do good things every day. ---->>>

I'm crazy, but I'm not stupid. ---->>>

American stuntmen are smart - they think about safety. When they do a jump in a car, they calculate everything: the speed, the distance... But in Hong Kong, we don't know how to count. Everything we do is a guess. If you've got the guts, you do it. All of my stuntmen have gotten hurt.

American stuntmen are smart - they think about safety. When they do a jump in a car, they calculate everything: the speed, the distance... But in Hong Kong, we don't know how to count. Everything we do is a guess. If you've got the guts, you do it. All of my stuntmen have gotten hurt.

Don't try to be like Jackie. There is only one Jackie. Study computers instead.

Don't try to be like Jackie. There is only one Jackie. Study computers instead.

Sometimes I do need to go to karaoke, sometimes I need to relax. ---->>>

If everyone does some good, think of what a good world this will be. ---->>>

As a father, I always want my son to be perfect. When he was young, I tried to train him in martial arts, but he said, 'I don't want to become like Bruce Lee's son, with everybody telling me how good my father was.' I just think my son is too lazy. ---->>>

Before I do a stunt, I have to make sure it is safe. ---->>>

More understand China, then more people will have interest in China and more people will come to China to visit us because I am a tourist ambassador. ---->>>

Of course I get hurt. ---->>>

Cinema reflects culture and there is no harm in adapting technology, but not at the cost of losing your originality.

Cinema reflects culture and there is no harm in adapting technology, but not at the cost of losing your originality.

I'm not sure if it's good to have freedom or not. I'm really confused now. ---->>>

Speaking English is like tongue-twist for me. I can speak each word perfect, but then you have to string them together like, 'Blah, blah, blah.' That's when I get crazy. ---->>>

I really hope someday in Hollywood, some producer or director will hire me only to do drama. ---->>>

I want to be in 'Avatar'. I want somebody to hire me to be Superman, a Chinese Superman or Spider-Man. ---->>>

Now I am older, I understand we have to accept who we are. ---->>>

After all those years in Asia, I don't have to do promotion anymore. We just release a Jackie Chan movie and - Boom! - people go. ---->>>

I give the children education. ---->>>

My affection for Taiwan... is witnessed by everyone. My wife is Taiwanese and I am a son-in-law of Taiwan. I am half Taiwanese. ---->>>

Why did I become Jackie Chan? Mostly because I work very hard. When people were sleeping, I was still training. ---->>>

Being a stunt coordinator, I have to take care not only of myself but I have to make sure everyone is safe. ---->>>

In the past when I was in Hollywood, I was like a dog. I felt humiliated. My English was not good. People would even ask me 'Jackie Who?'. ---->>>

I want to be an Asian Robert De Niro. ---->>>

The ads all call me fearless, but that's just publicity. Anyone who thinks I'm not scared out of my mind whenever I do one of my stunts is crazier than I am. ---->>>

Besides entertainment and action, I want to educate. You know, as a producer or director, we do have a responsibility to society. ---->>>

Chinese people need to be controlled; otherwise, they will do whatever they want. ---->>>

I only want my work to make people happy.

I only want my work to make people happy.

Olympics for me is love, peace, united. ---->>>

I don't want to be an action star; action star's life is so short. I want my life to get longer. I want my career to get longer.

I don't want to be an action star; action star's life is so short. I want my life to get longer. I want my career to get longer.

I feel that there are a few things in the world without cultural barriers. ---->>>

I want to play a fireman and a spy. I want to learn special effects. ---->>>

In the real world, children love me. ---->>>

Jackie Chan is a myth.

Jackie Chan is a myth.

When I got depressed, I watched Bruce Lee movies. I learned everything from Bruce Lee.

When I got depressed, I watched Bruce Lee movies. I learned everything from Bruce Lee.

The life of an action star is very short. I want to be an actor like Robert De Niro , like Dustin Hoffman or Clint Eastwood who in their 70s or 80s can still act. ---->>>

I have a metal plate in my head, and can pop my shoulder and pop it back. ---->>>

I know I have a responsibility to the fans. ---->>>

I like to change characters and then, slowly I believe the audience treat me as, like an actor who can fight. It's not like an action star. ---->>>

I sometimes just don't like to see the Ultimate Fighting. I just find it, as a martial artist, I just find it too violent. ---->>>

I'm gradually beginning to feel that we Chinese need to be controlled. If we're not being controlled, we'll just do what we want. ---->>>

If there really is a god, then he really looks after me. ---->>>

In America there's no way I can make the kind of movie I like to make. ---->>>

In every movie I do have a dialogue. ---->>>

My schedule goes: wake up, running, exercise, downstairs, running shoes off, then to the shower. That's the Jackie Chan diary. ---->>>

I now have two different audiences. There's the one that has been watching my action films for 20 years, and the American family audience. American jokes, less fighting. ---->>>

For me the greatest source of income is still movies. Nothing - stocks, financial speculation, real estate speculation or businesses - makes more money for me than making movies. ---->>>

I just want people to remember me like I remember Buster Keaton. When they talk about Buster Keaton or Gene Kelly, people say, 'Ah yes, they good.' Maybe one day, they remember Jackie Chan that way. ---->>>

It is totally different making films in the East than in the West. In the East, I make my own Jackie Chan films, and it's like my family. Sometimes I pick up the camera because I choreograph all the fighting scenes, even when I'm not fighting. I don't have my own chair. I just sit on the set with everybody. ---->>>

I loved cowboy movies when I was a kid. When I was five years old, I was already wearing a cowboy hat and suit. When I grew up, I knew John Wayne, Clint Eastwood, Kirk Douglas and so on. ---->>>

I am really, really tired. ---->>>

I hate violence, yes I do. It's kind of a dilemma, huh?. ---->>>

I will make action movies, I think, for a few more years, another five years. ---->>>

I'm crazy, but I'm not too crazy. ---->>>

I love to clean. ---->>>

I'm tired of fighting. I've always known that I can't be an action star all my life. ---->>>

When you are learning about a martial art, it is about respect. ---->>>

I went by myself to Hollywood, I spoke no English, every day I had to go to school. ---->>>

Sometimes I'd like to play the bad guy and sometimes I'd like to die in a movie. ---->>>

The world is too violent right now.

The world is too violent right now.

Actor's life is very long.

Actor's life is very long.

I hate interviews - but you have to do them. ---->>>

I really like children to watch my movies. ---->>>

I've choreographed all of my movies. ---->>>

I've seen too many ups and downs in the movie industry. ---->>>

Money for me today does not really matter. ---->>>

My dream is to continue filming until my body tells me to stop. ---->>>

My wish is to bring my heroes to the big screen, and many of them have already appeared in my films. ---->>>

Since the child knew his parents would give in, he tried the same trick again and again. ---->>>

Sometimes, I'm very embarrassed. ---->>>

When I'm in meetings until 5am and then have to get up two hours later for filming, sometimes I ask myself 'why?' ---->>>

You cannot mix sports with politics. ---->>>

Every time I make American film I just trust American directors and American writers. ---->>>

I just make good movies. That's the way I thank my fans. ---->>>

I like to give back. ---->>>

I want to show audiences I can act. ---->>>

I'm afraid to fail again. ---->>>

I've got a very interesting background. ---->>>

When I give somebody something and see their face, it just makes me so happy. ---->>>

When I make a film - I direct my own film, I write my own script - that's what I want to hear from the audience. 'Oh, thank you, Jackie!' ---->>>

When I'm making an American film, it's more safe because there are so many people on the set to watch me. Whatever I do, they say, 'What are you doing!? Tell me first!' There are so many restrictions. ---->>>

Very difficult to understand American audience, what they like, what they don't like. Some movie I like very much, it doesn't work. Some movie I don't like, it gets big box office. Very difficult. ---->>>

When I was a child, I was very poor and wanted everything. So when I got money, I began buying things. ---->>>

The movie business is a big gamble.

The movie business is a big gamble.

Every country when they have Olympics, a lot of people come out opposed. ---->>>

I love wushu a lot and I would love to see it included in future Olympic Games. ---->>>

I make American films for American audiences and Asian films for Asian audiences. ---->>>

I don't want to be an action star, an action star's life is so short. I want my life to get longer, I want my career to get longer.

I don't want to be an action star, an action star's life is so short. I want my life to get longer, I want my career to get longer.

I play a nobody in Japan. ---->>>

I want to try something different in Hollywood, to tell the audience I am not just an actor star - I am an actor, too. ---->>>

I'm not a god - I do bad things. ---->>>

One day, I want to make a PG film. ---->>>

I feel like I have lived all over the world since I get to go everywhere to film. ---->>>

I think the family movie is very important to everybody right now. ---->>>

The kids never listen to you, especially the youngest ones. ---->>>

When I was young I didn't care about education, just money and box office. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Chinese
Born: 04-07, 1954
Birthplace: Victoria Peak, British Hong Kong
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Occupation: Actor
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Chan Kong-sang, SBS, MBE, PMW, (陳港生; born 7 April 1954), known professionally as Jackie Chan, is a Hong Kong martial artist, actor, film director, producer, stuntman, and singer. In his movies, he is known for his acrobatic fighting style, comic timing, use of improvised weapons, and innovative stunts, which he typically performs himself (wikipedia)