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  • Hong Kong, China
    Wednesday Apr 07, 1954

    Born

    Hong Kong, China
    Wednesday Apr 07, 1954

    Chan was born on 7 April 1954, in Hong Kong, as Chan Kong-sang.




  • Hong Kong, China
    Wednesday Dec 05, 1962

    Early appearances

    Hong Kong, China
    Wednesday Dec 05, 1962

    He began his career by appearing in small roles at the age of five as a child actor. At age eight, he appeared with some of his fellow "Little Fortunes" in the film Big and Little Wong Tin Bar (1962) with Li Li-Hua playing his mother.




  • Hong Kong, China
    Wednesday Mar 01, 1978

    1st major breakthrough

    Hong Kong, China
    Wednesday Mar 01, 1978

    Chan's first major breakthrough was the 1978 film Snake in the Eagle's Shadow, shot while he was loaned to Seasonal Film Corporation under a two-picture deal.[28] Director Yuen Woo-ping allowed Chan complete freedom over his stunt work. The film established the comedic kung fu genre, and proved refreshing to the Hong Kong audience.




  • Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Friday Dec 03, 1982

    1st Child Born

    Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Friday Dec 03, 1982

    In 1982, Chan married Joan Lin, a Taiwanese actress. Their son, singer and actor Jaycee Chan was born the day after they got married.




  • Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Friday Sep 18, 1998

    Hollywood breakthrough

    Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Friday Sep 18, 1998

    Chan's first huge blockbuster success came when he co-starred with Chris Tucker in the 1998 buddy cop action comedy Rush Hour, grossing US$130 million in the United States alone.




  • Hong Kong, China
    2004

    Founding JCE Movies Limited

    Hong Kong, China
    2004

    Despite the success of the Rush Hour and Shanghai Noon films, Chan became frustrated with Hollywood over the limited range of roles and lack of control over the filmmaking process. In response to Golden Harvest's withdrawal from the film industry in 2003, Chan started his own film production company, JCE Movies Limited (Jackie Chan Emperor Movies Limited) in association with Emperor Multimedia Group (EMG)




  • Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Monday Jan 05, 2004

    Hollywood star

    Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Monday Jan 05, 2004

    He has got his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.


  • Europe
    Friday Feb 11, 2011

    JC Dragon’s Heart Europe

    Europe
    Friday Feb 11, 2011

    In 2011, JC Dragon’s Heart Europe was established to continue the work of The Foundation throughout Europe and Africa.


  • Malaysia
    Sunday Feb 01, 2015

    Knight Commander Title

    Malaysia
    Sunday Feb 01, 2015

    On 1 February 2015, Chan was awarded the honour of Knight Commander of the Order of the Territorial Crown by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia Tuanku Abdul Halim in conjunction with the country's Federal Territory Day.


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